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Vol. 112, No. 15

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Tigers in London

The complete list of Princeton’s 2012 Olympians

Published in the July 11, 2012, issue


PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON/WIKIPEDIA

David Blatt ’81

Coach Men’s basketball, Russia

Blatt, the Russian head coach since 2006, is making his second Olympic appearance with a team that includes NBA star Andrei Kirilenko.

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Donn Cabral ’12

Men’s track and field, United States

June was a remarkable month for Cabral, who graduated from Princeton, won an NCAA championship in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, and then qualified for the Olympics in the same event three weeks later.

PHOTO: COURTESY USA FIELD HOCKEY

Michelle Cesan ’14

Women’s field hockey, United States

Cesan, an alternate on the London roster, was one of four undergraduates who trained with the national team this year and will return to Princeton in the fall.

PHOTO: COURTESY USA FIELD HOCKEY

Nate Franks ’07

Assistant coach Women’s field hockey, United States

Franks began coaching as a student assistant during his undergraduate days and joined Princeton field hockey’s fulltime staff last year.

PHOTO: COURTESY PRINCETON CREW/TOM NOWAK

Sara Hendershot ’10

Women’s rowing, United States

Hendershot teamed with training partner Sarah Zelenka to win the U.S. trials in the women’s pair.

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Maya Lawrence ’02

Women’s fencing, United States

Living and training in Paris, Lawrence has made a steady climb in the world epee rankings.

PHOTO: COURTESY US ROWING

Caroline Lind ’06

Women’s rowing, United States

Lind won gold in Beijing and returns with the powerhouse U.S. eight, the defending world and Olympic champions.

PHOTO: COURTESY PRINCETON CREW/TOM NOWAK

Sam Loch ’06

Men’s rowing, Australia

Loch, who also rowed at the Beijing games, aims to lead the Australian eight into medal position.

PHOTO: COURTESY WIKIPEDIA/ANN ODONG

Diana Matheson ’08

Women’s soccer, Canada

Matheson, a veteran of three Women’s World Cups, has returned from injury just in time for her second trip to the Olympics.

PHOTO: COURTESY ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS

Andreanne Morin ’06

Women’s rowing, Canada

Morin, a law student at Université de Montréal, will make her third Olympic appearance with the Canadian women’s eight.

PHOTO: COURTESY US ROWING

Glenn Ochal ’08

Men’s rowing, United States

After graduation, Ochal coached the Princeton freshman lightweights while training with the national program.

PHOTO: COURTESY US ROWING

Robin Prendes ’11

Men’s rowing, United States

A national champion with the Princeton lightweight eight, Prendes will compete in the lightweight four.

(A correction was made to the original text.)

PHOTO: COURTESY USA FIELD HOCKEY

Julia Reinprecht ’14

Women’s field hockey, United States

Julia, a defensive standout for the U.S. team, is the youngest of three sisters to star for the Princeton field hockey team.

PHOTO: COURTESY USA FIELD HOCKEY

Katie Reinprecht ’13

Women’s field hockey, United States

Katie won Ivy League Player of the Year in her first two seasons at Princeton and has proved herself as a scorer and playmaker in international games.

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Susannah Scanlan ’14

Women’s fencing, United States

A late surge in the World Cup season propelled Scanlan into the third spot on the U.S. women’s epee team.

PHOTO: COURTESY US ROWING

Gevvie Stone ’07

Women’s rowing, United States

Stone, currently on leave from med school at Tufts, will represent the U.S. in single sculls.

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Soren Thompson ’05

Men’s fencing, United States

In his return to the strip, Thompson has earned a top-10 world ranking and a second trip to the Olympics.

PHOTO: COURTESY PRINCETON CREW/TOM NOWAK

Lauren Wilkinson ’11

Women’s rowing, Canada

A member of Princeton’s NCAA-champion varsity eight last year, Wilkinson will join Morin in the Canadian women’s eight.

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2 Responses to London 2012 - Princeton's Olympians

Michaela Copenhaver ’11 Says:

2012-07-10 11:07:10

I'm fairly certain Prendes is rowing in the four, not the eight — the eight is a non-Olympic event.

Kathy Federici Greenwood Says:

2012-07-10 11:12:49

Thank you, Michaela, for that correction. Prendes is competing in the lightweight four.
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