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The referendum calls for the University to start an annual awareness initiative for eye health.

Sibley ’19 launches referendum for eye care Staff Writer

When AJ Sibley ’19 began studying at the University, he enrolled in several essay-heavy classes. He soon found himself pulling allnighters, which meant staring at bright white computer screens for hours. He was eventually diagnosed with Photophobia, or severe light sensitivity. Today, he cannot look at screens unless they have a feature that blocks out blue light, and he regularly wears sunglasses indoors.

Sibley’s own struggles with eye care was the impetus behind the Undergraduate Student Government referendum he submitted in March. The referendum, which will be voted on this week from Monday at 12 pm to Wednesday at 12 pm, calls on the University administration to start an annual awareness initiative on the health threats of computer screens and to install campus computers with blue light protection software. Sibley described the last four years—filled with pain,

blurry vision, and innumerable doctor appointments— as a “wake-up call.” “I was your typical millennial—binging Netflix, wasting hours on social media, all of the classic things that I’m sure everyone’s doing and thinking, this can’t happen to me,” he said. “I saw a number of times there were students doing the same bad studying habits that led to my [condition],” Sibley added. “Having their screen turned up really brightly, staring at a white Word document, workSee SIBLEY page 2


Prof. Tak Wing Chan presents findings on income inequality in China


Chan believes income inequality in China has worsened substantially in ony one generation.

By Claire Silberman Associate News Editor

Western countries tend to view income inequality in terms of a disparity in individuals’ earnings. According to Tak Wing Chan, Chinese income inequality is better conceptualized as a disparity in people’s earnings at different

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points in their lifetime. In a new study entitled “The Dynamics of Income Inequality: The Case of China in a Comparative Perspective,” Chan, a professor of quantitative social science at University College London, and his colleagues John Ermisch and Rob Gruijters examined longitudinal earn-

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ings of individuals of prime working age (between 31–55) in China, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Chan presented his findings in a lecture on Monday, April 15 at the University. “Within one generation, inequality in China has gone from a Scandinavian level to to the Latin American level,” Chan said. “If you think the U.S. is bad, China is worse.” Some of the inequality is caused by an increase in industrialization, according to Chan. With new technologies available, workers are able to transition out of low productivity, low wage jobs [and] into high productivity, high wage jobs. Much of the income loss in China, however, can be attributed to the volatility of Chinese incomes. According to Chan, over a two-year period, 52 percent of Chinese people suffered a loss of at least a quarter of their income, compared to only 32 percent of Americans. In other words, Chinese incomes are less predictable year-to-year. “There’s a lot more income instability in China,” See CHINA page 2


Poland plans on pursuing a career in public-interest law.

By Marissa Michaels Staff Writer

On Thursday, April 11, Nathan Poland ’20 was announced the winner of a 2019 Truman Scholarship, a national award that grants its recipients professional development opportunities and up to $30,000 toward graduate school. The award was given to 62 college juniors “with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service,” according to the Truman Scholarship Foundation. Poland, a junior in the Department of African American Studies earning certificates in both Spanish and Portuguese and statistics and machine learning, plans to use the scholarship to pursue a career in public interest law. “Immediately, I’m thinking of using the funds to pursue law school,” Poland said. “Hopefully, after I graduate, [I’ll] maybe take some time off to do some communitybased work so I can better orient myself around what I want to actually do with my law degree.” The scholarship was started in memory of President Harry S. Truman, who performed substantial humanitarian and service work. Poland believes that his experience in Princeton’s Novogratz Bridge Year Program and time at the University have given him insight into what service signifies. “Service is really fraught, and it’s a really complicated thing, because I think there’s often a dichotomy between the served and the server, or what often looks like a white-savior complex, or a western-world savior complex, and I think that’s really dangerous,“ Poland said. “It is important to consider that

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it’s not some higher power serving the underserved, but that it’s more fluid in that by serving others, we’re serving ourselves, and by serving ourselves, we’re serving others in some ways.” Poland said that most of his service work at the University has been focused on carceral reform. “I got to campus and I got involved with Petey Greene. I got involved with PREP, the Princeton Re-entry and Employment Preparation Program, which tutors people at [correctional] facilities all across New Jersey… I got involved with SPEAR. I was involved with the Princeton Private Divestment team my freshman year when we were pushing the University to divest from private prisons,” he said. This summer, Poland will intern at the Vera Institute of Justice in New York City. Poland said he is very grateful for the award and the platform it awards him, but he is still figuring out how to handle it. “I’m still grappling with what to do with the award, because I really would like to use it in a way that elevates other people’s voices and other people’s needs, rather than play into individual exceptionalism, which I think is really dangerous,” he said. “It’s funny because it’s a public service award that recognizes public service, but I feel like in some ways recognizing one individual is a disservice, because I feel like I am more than just myself. I am the communities I am a part of or the things that I care about,” Poland explained, specifically saying he belongs to the AAS department, SPEAR, and the Carl. A Fields Center. While Poland is grateful for this award, he said he recognizes that it is not his accomplishment alone and encourages people to think See POLAND page 3


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Chan said. “Things are just more extreme.” Chan explained that the instability stems from a lower average base pay for workers. In contrast to the United States and the United Kingdom, which have primarily salary-based compensation, China has workers who receive a higher proportion of their income off of performancebased metrics, which may differ from year-to-year. Chan pointed to research by political scientist Mary Gallagher to explain. “In China, liberalization of the labor market took place in a way in order to attract foreign invest-

ment. Different firms have to compete for loans and business and investment. There’s sort of a competition process between regions and between firms, drawing a downward spiral of worker protection,” Chan said. The unequal distribution of wealth is prominent in China, not only between regions and between urban and rural areas but also when controlling for geographical location. The lecture ended with the research’s concluding call to “examine the changing labor market and employment practices in China.” The lecture took place at 4:30 p.m. in the Louis A. Simpson International building.

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ing in the dark, pulling allnighters—things that are commonplace to a Princeton lifestyle but are actually extremely detrimental to our eyes and to our future productivity.” According to his referendum’s explanation, extensive computer use, especially in front of blue light, has been linked to severe eye strain, Computer Vision Syndrome, and Meibomian Gland Disorder. Sibley emphasized that he was frustrated with the University’s lack of attention to

the issue, one that he feels will play a major role in students’ lives. “If it’s Grad school or just a professional career in general, the chances are [that] we are going to be using screens likely more than anything else in our lives, including sleep,” he said. “There are straightforward, simple steps that we could all take to protect our eyes…and I think it’s the responsibility of the University to educate students on how to protect themselves.” Online voting on the referendum is available to undergraduates on Helios through 4:05 P.M. on Wednesday, April 17.

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about service as driven by the community. “I am most indebted to the wisdom and scholarship of my formerly and currently incarcerated students, peers, and mentors,” Poland wrote in an email to The Daily Princetonian. “Their perspectives and the embodied knowledge they possess, that they have been generous enough to share with me, have pushed my

academic horizons and challenged me to think deeply and serve intentionally around questions of justice and equity,“ he wrote. “I would not be where I am today without them, and I just wish they had the ability to contribute their insights and voices to every and all learning communities for the sake of justice, knowledge creation, and in the service of humanity.” Poland expressed thanks for the support he received from Dr. Steve Gump and the Office of International Programs (OIP) Fellowship

office; Professor Naomi Murakawa, Professor Imani Perry, Department Assistant Jana Johnson, Assistant to the Chair & Event Coordinator Dionne Worthy, and Department Manager April Peters, all of the AAS Department; Program Coordinator Jes Norman and Director Tennille Haynes, of the Carl. A Fields Center; and his friends and family. “I’m really thankful to my village of people and teachers and professors that kept me sane and kept me human during this time, because

this wouldn’t have been possible without them,” Poland said. Poland explained the timeconsuming process to win the award. First, he had to apply through Princeton to even be nominated for the award by submitting 12 essays. He then attended a conference with all of the other candidates from New Jersey, during which they were interviewed one-by-one. “The group really connected and was able to step outside of the experience and

be people with one another during that time and so I met a lot of people through that… They’re really amazing people,” he said. Poland is grateful to be among the recipients of this scholarship. “I’m humbled and honored and beyond fortunate,” he said. According to the scholarship’s website, Congress created the Truman Scholarship in 1975 as a “living memorial that would support future generations who answer the call to public service leadership.”


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The racist, ugly side of the beautiful game Arman Badrei

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n Tuesday, April 2, racism once again walked onto the soccer field. In the 85th minute of the Serie A match between Juventus and the Sardinian-based Cagliari, Moise Kean sealed the game with a composed right-footed strike on the ground, making it his fourth goal in four games, securing the win for Juventus. As the ball crashed into the back net, he leapt over the defender and goalkeeper and planted in front of the opposing crowd. He opened his arms wide, and coldly stared into the faces to match the boos he faced for the previous 90 minutes. But they weren’t just boos. Throughout the game, Kean — as well as his teammates Blaise Matuidi and Alex Sandro — had been the subject of racial abuse, including disgusting monkey chants. He handled it with absolute poise and class, though, standing up defiantly, proudly, confidently to the fans as he celebrated his nail-in-the-coffin goal. However, his teammate, defender and experienced leader of Juventus, Leonardo Bonuci, felt differently. “Kean knows that when he scores a goal, he has to focus on celebrating with his teammates. He knows he could’ve done something differently too. There were racist jeers after the goal, Blaise [Matuidi] heard it and was angered,” Bonucci said. “I think the blame was 50-50,” he went on. “We are professionals, we have to set the example and not provoke anyone.” Bonuci engages in obvious and shameful victim-blam-

ing here. Claiming that Kean provoked the audience to racism is beyond absurd, but what pains me more is that he says this to his own teammate, a 19-year-old player at that. To think that someone my age, only one month older than me in fact, is playing and excelling in one of the most competitive soccer leagues in the world but has to withstand such reprehensible actions by lovers of the same game is heartbreaking. But what disgusts me more is the notion that this problem has persisted and affected so many for so long. In 2013, Ghanian midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng of Milan was pushed over the edge during a friendly match against a lower-Italian side and walked off the field, joined by his teammates and ending the game. In 2014, Ghanian midfielder Sulley Muntari was abused by fans from Italian club Hellas Verona. In 2017 again, Muntari was given a yellow card for reporting his own racial abuse by fans to the referee, also against Cagliari and proceeded to walk off the field in protest. In late 2017 and early 2018, French midfielder Blaise Matuidi was verbally racially abused two separate times by fans, once at Hellas Verona, and once more at Cagliari. Only Verona was punished by the Serie A. I am in awe at the level of restraint demonstrated by such a young player on such a big stage. Kean handled the racism with such decisive action that should be mimicked by the Serie A in handling and punishing, those wrongdoers in this situation. Currently, there’s not enough authoritydriven sense of punishment. That same day, on April 2, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin called on referees to be “brave” and stop matches of racial abuse. Despite that,

the Juventus-Cagliari match was never stopped. Since 2017, FIFA has implemented its “Say No to Racism” campaign, which allows referees to follow a three-strike procedure: they can first stop the match and request the discriminatory behavior cease, they can ask again and issue another suspension of the match and finally decide to abandon the match as a whole. In the Muntari incident of 2014, the club Hellas Verona were fined only 50,000 euros and given a partial stadium ban. In the cases of Matuidi, action was only taken in the 2017 incident, with a 20,000 euro fine given to Hellas again. This most recent example of racism against Kean is an opportunity. It’s an opportunity for the Serie A to finally put a firm foot down on racism and to put an end to a history of such indecisive, weak countermeasures. It’s an opportunity for players, specifically Italians, to understand the gravity of such an issue and the disgusting immorality of it. It’s an opportunity to show fans exactly what respect actually means. And lastly, it’s an opportunity for victims of such racial abuse to not feel afraid or unsupported to play the game they, and we, all love. And given that the Serie A postponed their decision as of today (while also fining Kean for diving), let’s hope they make the right call. As long as racism is tolerated, it won’t go away. Italy, and the global soccer community, has a serious problem on its hands, perhaps the most pressing social issue connected to the sport. It’s not enough to simply take a stance on the issue. What players and fans must see is obvious signs of action and concrete consequences for immoral behavior.

That means harsh penalties and harsh fines. Soccer, like most things, comes down to money and instituting hefty financial punishments for repeated violations and failure to follow established guidelines is the best solution to a sick, culturally infused problem. Fans are representatives of clubs and punishing them might be the only way to attack this systemic issue. Contributing columnist Shannon Chaffers has written a similar article about racism in sports beyond soccer, in which she discusses psychological effects of such harassment on players and how best to combat such an issue. Italy is an ocean and some away, but soccer is a global love and a global community. Meeting a stranger and talking about this passionately shared love is an immediate bond. It’s happened to me here at Princeton too: I’ve been lucky enough to meet and play with others who support teams miles away with, in some cases, the same level of intensity as those sitting in the stands on matchday. To watch or to play is truly a pleasure every time, but not when hate joins the game. Soccer, or any sport for that matter, is about respecting your opponent. And while that may be hard to get through the minds of every single fan in attendance, at the very least, players and league administration must confidently grasp this idea of basic human morality. As much as #SayNoToRacism is popular and a step in the right direction, it’s not enough. Do something about it. Anything. And that goes for all parties involved. Arman Badrei is a first-year from Houston, Texas. He can be reached at abadrei@princeton. edu.

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Why we need to take more decisive measures to address racism in sports Shannon Chaffers

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bout a month ago, Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook was told by two Utah Jazz fans to “get down on your knees like you used to.” A few weeks ago, English soccer players Danny Rose, and Callum HudsonOdoi were subject to racist abuse from Montenegro fans while playing for England. And last week, Italian striker Moise Kean faced racism from opposing fans while playing for Juventus versus Cagliari. Racism in sports is nothing new. As long as racism exists in the larger society, it will find its way to sports arenas. But that doesn’t mean it should be viewed as normal. Sports teams and leagues must do more to root out racism in their fan bases by implementing harsher punishments for fans and teams.

A popular argument to devalue the racism black players face is that it is just part of the game. Players are supposed to take racism like any other heckling from the crowd: ignore it and get on with the game. When Kean refused to do so, instead standing arms outstretched in front of the opposing team’s fans after scoring a goal, both his captain and manager, who are white, criticized him for provoking racist abuse from the fans. Westbrook also refused to be silent, and he was fined $25,000 for swearing and threatening violence against the couple who abused him (the two fans were later banned from Jazz games for life). While sports leagues certainly shouldn’t condone threats of violence towards fans, the results of these incidents only reinforce the notion that black athletes should passively accept abuse and pretend it doesn’t affect them. The reality, however, is that racism has harmful psychological effects that shouldn’t

be swept under the rug. Rose, who has faced racist abuse throughout his career, recently said he can’t wait to retire from soccer to escape the racist attacks on him. Another English player, Raheem Sterling, has spoken out against the racism he’s endured from both fans and the English media. It’s clear that athletes of color are fed up with having to silently accept continual abuse that shows no signs of going away, despite campaigns dedicated to combating racism. It’s time for the leagues to acknowledge these players’ demands and take more drastic action to root out racism. Athletes have long complained that leagues haven’t done enough. Liverpool player Rhian Brewster’s story highlights this problem. At just 19 years old, he has already witnessed seven incidents of racial abuse directed at him or his teammates. Though he has lodged multiple complaints of racism UEFA, a soccer governing body, has taken little to no action to punish the offenders.

Sterling recently suggested forcing teams to play in empty stadiums as punishment. UEFA has used this type of punishment in the past. For example in 2014, CSKA Moscow fans were banned from attending Champions League games after several racist and violent incidents. However, this type of punishment is only used sparingly in European soccer and almost never in American sports. Implementing a rule that mandates empty stadium playing for racist abuse would act as an extremely strong deterrent against racist fans. Leagues should also explore docking teams of wins or points as a consequence for racist behavior by implementing a similar system in which clear deductions are set for racist abuse. It may seem unfair to punish whole fanbases and teams for the actions of a few individuals, but isn’t it more unfair to allow athletes to face consistent psychological harm — so much so that they can no longer find joy in the sport to which they’ve dedicated their lives?

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In addition to acting as a deterrent, taking such decisive measures would encourage teams to educate their fanbases about the pain their racist attitudes have caused. I can’t guarantee that harsher punishments will eradicate the racism that pervades sports arenas today. But given the fact that reports of abuse in soccer have increased by 11 percent this past year, for example, it is clear that the existing system isn’t working. Decisive, new strategies must be explored if sports leagues really want to address and eliminate racist abuse of their athletes. Sports often reflect society, but they can also spur change. By taking a stronger stand against racism, sports can change the way we react to racism in everyday life. It’s time to stop accepting racism as the status quo and protect players by proactively fighting against racial hatred. Shannon Chaffers is a firstyear from Wellesley, MA. She can be reached at


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Men’s volleyball makes program history after defeating Saint Francis and Penn State MEN’S VOLLEYBALL

By Alissa Selover

Associate Sports Editor

Friday, April 12 was a historic night for Princeton’s men’s volleyball team (15—12, 13—1 EIVA). The Tigers beat Saint Francis (15—13, 9—5 EIVA) 3—1 (25—19, 25—16, 20—25, 25—23), a victory that propelled the Tigers to an outright conference title and home court advantage for the EIVA playoffs for the first time in program history. The Tigers also faced Penn State (14—14, 10—4) on Saturday and defeated them 3—0 (25—19, 25—16, 25—20). Saint Francis entered Dillon Gymnasium on Friday evening with the only league win over the Tigers, a fact that motivated Princeton to try their hardest. The match started powerfully, as the Tigers took the first two sets. The Tigers were hitting with a .360 percentage in the first set, compared to the .129 of the Big Red Flash, with a total of 11 kills and only 2 errors to give them the win. The second set brought an even higher percentage of .562 with an even wider gap between them at Saint Francis, which was only at .167. Princeton couldn’t rally together the win in the third set, with only 9 kills compared to the Big Red Flash’s 17 in the set. Saint Francis ended the third set with a .433 hitting percentage and only 4 errors, their lowest number of errors for all four sets. Despite this loss, the Tigers came back in the fourth with high momentum and the home court advantage on their mind. Saint Francis was powerful in the fourth, taking the lead until the Tigers came back to tie it 23—23. Freshman Brady Wedbush had a solo middle block, which gave Princeton the match ball. Wedbush and sophomore Joe Kelly were powerful


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at the net with the block that not only won them the game, but also made program history. “In those final few points I think everyone was pretty locked in and focused on the moment. It’s important to avoid thinking about the future and what might happen because that’s when you lose focus and make mistakes,” Kelly said. “Over the last couple of weeks, our team has been spending some time before [and] after practices and lifts working on meditation and mindfulness. I think it’s really made a difference in our play, especially in these high stress moments with the game on the line.” Overall, the Tigers were powerful offensively and defensively. Junior George Huhmann had 16 kills and 6 blocks during the

match while juniors Parker Dixon and Greg Luck contributed 15 kills and 7 blocks combined. Senior Kendall Ratter had 8 kills and 5 blocks to add to the stats. Both Dixon and senior Corry Short had 7 digs, adding to the 27 total team digs. Kelly guided the team offensively with a total of 33 assists, ranking at No. 2 in the EIVA standings for assists per set. “There was a lot of talk about what we could do this weekend and what it meant for the program as a whole. But once it came down to game time, we were able to forget about what could happen and just focus on the opponent and task at hand,” Kelly explained. On Saturday, the Tigers prepared for one of their biggest games of the season, as well as

senior night for seniors Billy Andrew, Matthew Nicholas, Kendall Ratter, and Corry Short. The Tigers carried .500 average hitting percentage through their 3 matches against Penn State, who finished with a .246 average. According to GoPrincetonTigers, the match featured one of the “most efficient offensive performances for the team in years.” Huhmann carried the team offensively with 11 kills, while Ratter contributed 9 and Dixon added 8 to the 34 total kills during the match. Kelly set these hitters up with 30 assists during the match, bringing his season total to 973 assists. This weekend was special for the graduating seniors who played their last regular season game in Dillon Gym.

“We all realize that we have a limited number of games in our career here at Princeton, and especially for the seniors it’s important to make the most of every opportunity we have to play here.” Kelly said. “I think that’s why it’s so cool to be able to do something so special in the seniors’ final few matches at Princeton.” As the Tigers begin to prep for the upcoming EIVA weekend, they will be found pregame doing some short serve and pass practice and scouting out their opponents before the match, after which they usually have about an hour of relaxation before they report back to the gym. “In that time we usually go to Wucox [Wu and Wilcox] dining hall as a team for a fun relaxed dinner before the match, then we just hang in the team room, blasting some music to get everyone fired up before game time,” Kelly explained. Every member of the team also has their own pregame ritual. “For some reason, I’ve eaten a cheeseburger before every home match this year, and as long as we keep winning, I don’t plan on stopping,” Kelly said. The EIVA tournament will open on Thursday night in Dillon Gym as the second-seeded team, George Mason, plays the third-seeded team, Penn State in the semifinals at 5 p.m. The Tigers are currently the first seed in the EIVA and will take on the fourth seeded Saint Francis following the semifinal game at 8 p.m. The winners of these two matches will face each other on Saturday night at 7 p.m. for the championship game. Updates on tickets and live streaming information will be posted to the GoPrincetonTigers website during the week, as the information becomes available.


Men’s lacrosse defeats Dartmouth 13—4 in crucial Ivy League win By Tom Salotti, Associate Sports Editor

Men’s lacrosse (6—6, 1—3 Ivy League) defeated Dartmouth College (2—9, 0—4 Ivy) 13—4 in Hanover, N.H. on Saturday, moving them one step closer to qualifying for the Ivy League playoffs. Junior attacker Michael Sowers, with three goals and three assists in this weekend’s game, moved into second place in the program’s all-time points ranking with 237 points, only 12 behind record holder Kevin Lowe ’94. The victory over Dartmouth this weekend extended the Tigers’ win streak against the Big Green to six seasons and marks the third time in a row that Princeton has beaten Dartmouth in Hanover. The overall record between the two teams is now 58—9 in Princeton’s favor. Dartmouth was first to score in the game at 11:16 but Princeton responded less than a minute later with a goal from senior attacker Emmet Cordrey, assisted by Sowers. The Big Green’s George Prince put one in to bring Dart-

the back of the net. At halftime the score stood at 6—3. In the third quarter the Tigers allowed only one Dartmouth goal and added three more of their own with points from Robertson (assisted by freshman midfielder Beau Pederson), Cordrey (assist by Sowers), and sophomore middie Luke Crimmins. The fourth quarter saw Princeton keep a clean sheet as well as a hat trick from Brown and a goal and an assist from Sowers. The game finished 13—4 and put the team one step closer to achieving its postseason dreams. Along with Sowers’ recordbreaking performance, Brown PATRICK TEWEY / GOPRINCETONTIGERS extended his goal-scoring game Princeton celebrates a goal in its 13-4 win over Dartmouth Saturday.dnesday. streak to 25 in a row and sophomore goalie Eric Peters made 17 mouth up 2—1 with seven min- row with a goal. Sowers assisted in Princeton’s favor. saves — a season high — at an 81 utes to go in the first quarter — sophomore attacker Chris Brown For the remainder of the game percent success rate. the last time the team would lead with four and a half minutes to Princeton dominated DartSaturday’s game against Dartfor the rest of the game. go in the quarter, giving the Ti- mouth. The Tigers added two mouth was the first of the mustPrinceton proceeded to drop gers their first lead in the game goals in the second quarter — win final three regular season three goals on Dartmouth over at 3—2. Sowers got his own goal one from Sowers and the other matches. The team will face Harthe next four minutes. Sopho- a minute and a half later, his from junior attacker Phillip vard this weekend in Princeton more LSM Andrew Song scored 25th of the season. Dartmouth Robertson. Strong defense from and head to Cornell next week for at the six minute mark, making scored again with two minutes the team limited Dartmouth to their final game of Ivy play. Saturday his fourth game in a left and the quarter finished 4—3 seven shots, none of which saw

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