Year in review: Top Princeton sports headlines

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Douglas Davis ’12 was the man of the hour after his game-winning shot in the Ivy League playoff game against Harvard.
Our review of the year at Princeton continues with a look at some of the most memorable sports moments of the last 12 months. Add your picks in the comments section below.
 
1. The shotMen’s basketball
 
Douglas Davis ’12 drained a leaning jump shot at the buzzer to beat Harvard March 12 and send Princeton back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2004. Related stories: Davis ’12 hits winning shot; Davis ’12, Tigers aim to be ‘unforgettable’
 
2. Gold rush in CaliforniaWomen’s open crew
 
The women’s open varsity eight completed an undefeated season with an NCAA title May 29, pulling away from the field in Sacramento, Calif. Related story: Great eight: Open women win NCAA gold
 

3. Harrity sweeps nationalsMen’s squash
 
After sharpening his game in a series of international matches, Todd Harrity ’13 emerged as the top player in men’s collegiate squash, winning the national individual crown March 6. Related story: Harrity ’13 wins national title
 
4. Repeating without RasheedWomen’s basketball
 
With star forward Niveen Rasheed ’13 sidelined by a knee injury for the entire league season, Princeton marched to its second consecutive Ivy championship. Related story: Women’s basketball wins Ivy, returns to postseason
 
5. Completing the double-tripleMen’s and women’s track and field, cross country
 
By winning 2011 Ivy titles in indoor and outdoor track and field – and cross country titles in the fall of 2010 – the Princeton men and women completed an unprecedented “double-triple” sweep. Related story: Cabral ’12, Higginson ’11 find thrills in the ’chase

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