FIELD HOCKEY | Red Loses to No. 1 Princeton, Prepares to Take On Dartmouth


In the final moments of the first half, with No. 20 Princeton (9-6, 6-0 IVY) leading Cornell (10-6, 4-2 IVY) by one goal, the Red tried to equalize. Cornell got a penalty corner and looked to senior captain Marisa Siergiej to tie the score. On a nicely executed play, the team got the ball to Marisa Siergiej who put a tremendous shot on net. However, Princeton goalie Anya Gersoff delivered an outstretched save to deny Marisa Siergiej.

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Red Loses to No. 1 NCAA-Bound Princeton

In what has been one of the best seasons for the Cornell women’s soccer team in 20 years, the Red had a chance to upset the No. 1 team in the Ivy League on Saturday. However, Princeton (13-3-0, 6-0 Ivy), coming off of a nine-game winning streak, was able to clinch the Ivy League bid to the NCAA tournament and find its 10th win in a row against the Red (9-3-4, 2-3-1 Ivy). A characteristically strong Cornell defense did its best to hold off the Tigers, who boast two particularly strong players on the attack. Junior goalkeeper Kelsey Tierney earned herself seven saves, a season high for 2015.

FOOTBALL | Red Prepares to Face Tigers’ Strong Attack

It’s another week for Cornell football and another matchup against a fast-paced offense. The Red has played four straight offenses that primarily play no-huddle, and each time, the team has given up at least 28 points. With a matchup against Princeton looming, the defense gets yet another challenging, complicated offense to go up against. “It’s definitely challenging going against a fast pace attack,” junior linebacker Jackson Webber said. “Your mind is racing, your body is getting tired.

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Cornell Goes on the Road to Take on Princeton Tigers


The pressure is on for Princeton. With a win this Saturday, Cornell women’s soccer can spoil Princeton’s chance to clinch the Ivy league title while tacking on another win to the already successful season for the Red. However, the Princeton Tigers (12-3, 5-0 Ivy) have not lost since Sept. 13 of this season and are on an absolute tear. The Tigers have won 10 straight matches, two of which were decided in overtime.

M. Lax To Take On No. 1 Seed Virginia in Semifinals

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The men’s lacrosse team upset Princeton for the second time this season and reached the national semifinals for the second time in three years with a 6-4 win over the Tigers in Hempstead, N.Y., on Saturday. Senior midfielder Max Seibald was held without a point for the first time since April 22, 2006, a 4-3 win over the Tigers. Freshman attackman Rob Pannell notched three assists and senior midfielder Rocco Romero led the team in scoring with two goals.[img_assist|nid=37427|title=Foxboro-bound|desc=Members of the men’s lacrosse team celebrate after defeating Princeton 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA men’s lacrosse tournament.|link=node|align=left|width=|height=0]


Members of the men’s lacrosse team celebrate after defeating Princeton 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA men’s lacrosse tournament.

Red to Face Princeton In One-Game Playoff

The baseball team will host Princeton tomorrow for the right to face Dartmouth for the Ivy League Championship. The Red (15-21, 10-10 Ivy) split a doubleheader with the Tigers (18-18, 10-10) on Friday and dropped the first game of Monday’s twin bill. Needing a win in Game 2, freshman infielder Frank Hager blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth to put Cornell in front for good. The fact that the Red is even in this position is remarkable considering its 2-11 start.

Baseball Splits Series With Tigers

The baseball team played four games against Princeton in hopes of determining a champion in the Ivy League’s Gehrig division. All that was determined is that the teams need to play a fifth game. Rookie Frank Hager’s clutch home run Sunday afternoon helped Cornell (15-21, 10-10 Ivy) finish with a 2-2 record on the weekend, thus preserving a tie with Princeton (18-17, 10-10 Ivy) for the best record in the division.
“[Sunday’s win] was very exciting ,” senior Adam Jacobs said. “Being a senior, that could have been my last game here at Cornell. We came together, pulled it out, and lived to fight another day, but we know our job is not done yet.”

Softball Looks for Revenge Against Tigers

After having to wait a year to avenge heartbreaking defeat last April, the softball team will finally step up to the plate against Princeton today at 12:30 p.m. for the Tigers’ final home games of the season. The Ivy League South Division Champs (34-10, 13-3 Ivy) will then return to Ithaca, with Princeton (14-18, 8-8) trailing behind them, to celebrate their own Senior Day doubleheader on Niemand-Robison Field this Sunday.
Because Cornell and Princeton are travel partners, the four-game series is divided between the two venues.

Baseball Fights for Division’s Top Spot

A spot to battle against the Rolfe Division champion for the Ivy League title is up for grabs this weekend as Cornell takes on Princeton. The Red will tangle with the Tigers in a twinbill today at Clarke Field before returning home to Hoy Field on Sunday to wrap up the final two games of this series and the Ancient Eight season.
Since the Ivy League switched to a two-division format in 1993, no team has ever finished in last place for three years in a row, then bounced back to capture a division title the very next season. Cornell would be the first team to pull off such a remarkable turnaround.