That night, he evacuated his position, circled around General Lord Cornwallis' army, and went to attack the British garrison at Princeton.
Washington rode up with reinforcements and rallied the fleeing militia.He then led the attack on Mawhood's troops, driving them back.Mawhood gave the order to retreat and most of the troops tried to flee to Cornwallis in Trenton.Since 1997, Princeton has gone 11-82 against teams ranked in the AVCA Top 15.Twice, Princeton has won multiple matches against Top-15 teams; the 1998 EIVA championship team defeated three nationally ranked opponents en route to the NCAA Championships, and the 2013 team won two matches against Top 15 teams.
The highest-ranked teams that Princeton has defeated has been No. 11 in the national rankings, a spot it held during the 1998 season.11 Penn State in the 1998 EIVA semifinal (3-1 on April 16, 1998), and No. The Tigers, coming off an EIVA championship, ended that year with a No.12 national ranking, the best postseason rank ever for Princeton men's volleyball.Princeton was the top team among others receiving votes during the 2013 season, and it entered the 2014 season as the second team among others receiving votes. Below are Princeton's victories over nationally ranked programs since it first earned full varsity status.The Battle of Princeton (January 3, 1777) was a pivotal battle in which General George Washington's revolutionary forces defeated British forces near Princeton, New Jersey.On the night of January 2, 1777 George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, repulsed a British attack at the Battle of the Assunpink Creek in Trenton.