This past weekend, Princeton men’s ice hockey swept #2-seeded Union to advance to the ECAC Finals while Princeton women’s basketball punctuated their regular season championship with the Ivy Tournament title and auto-bid to NCAAs. Please find below information around each postseason competition, as well as PVC co-sponsored pre-game receptions and watch-parties.
Please note: current undergraduate students are not permitted to attend the PVC-sponsored receptions; additionally, parents of current student-athletes who attend either reception must be FY15, FY16 or FY17 donors of $10 or more due to NCAA compliance policies. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
PRINCETON WOMEN’S BASKETBALL – NCAA TOURNAMENT (Thursday Evening Reception / Friday Hotel Send-Off)
Princeton women’s basketball, your 2017-18 Ivy League regular season and tournament champions, are headed back to the NCAA Basketball Tournament for the 7th time in the past nine years. The #12th-seeded Tigers travel to Raleigh, NC where they will take on #5-seeded Maryland at 12:30pm on Friday, March 16th.
#12 PRINCETON vs. #5 MARYLAND
Friday, March 16th – 12:30pm
Reynolds Coliseum (2411 Dunn Ave, Raleigh, NC)
Alumni and Friends Reception (Thursday): Join us for a Thursday evening reception at the team hotel with an appearance by Coach Banghart and the Tigers before departing for their team meal. Light bites and beverages will be provided.
- Time: Thursday, March 15th, 5:30-7:00pm
- Location: Concourse A Banquet Room, Embassy Suites Brier Creek Hotel (8001 Arco Corporate Drive, Raleigh, NC 27617)
- RSVP Here
Hotel Pre-Game Send Off (Friday): Join the Princeton band, cheerleaders, and fans at the team hotel (Embassy Suites Brier Creek) at 10:00am Friday morning to cheer on the Tigers as they depart for Reynolds Coliseum. Coffee and bagels will be provided, and the team plans to formally depart the hotel at 10:30am.
PRINCETON MEN’S ICE HOCKEY – ECAC CHAMPIONSHIP (Pre-Game Reception)
Fresh-off series sweeps of #10 Brown and #2 Union, Princeton men’s ice hockey returns to the ECAC Finals in Lake Placid, NY for the first time since 2009. The Tigers will take on top-seeded Cornell this Friday, March 16th at 4:00pm, with the winner advancing to Saturday’s championship game (7:30pm) to face the winner of the Harvard-Clarkson semifinal.
Pre-Game Reception: the Princeton University Hockey Association and the Princeton Varsity Club are teaming up for a reception in advance of Friday’s semifinal game in close proximity to Herb Brooks Arena.
- Location: Wiseguys Sports Bar & Grill (11 School St., Lake Placid, NY)
- Time: Friday, March 16th, 2:00-3:45pm
- RSVP Here
Fan Guide: click here for the Princeton Hockey Fan Guide to the ECAC Championship (i.e., ticketing information, hotels, broadcast details, etc.)