Princeton men’s swim team is done for the year after ‘vulgar’ messages

PRINCETON, N. J. – Princeton University has officially cancelled the rest of the men’s swimming and diving team is the season after the administrators discovered that the members had posted “vulgar and offensive” material on the team’s electronic mailing list.

The school announced Thursday that Athletic Director Mollie Marcoux Samaan, has told the team that does not complete in the meets scheduled against Navy on Jan. 7 and Harvard and Yale on Feb. 5. They will also not complete in the Ivy League championship in February.

The suspension was first announced last week, came after an anonymous complaint alerted university officials of different materials, including the school-sponsored team mailing list and other electronic correspondence.

The university says that the “misogynistic and racist” comments from the concerned women’s swimming and diving team.

The suspension is the third for an Ivy League team since November.

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