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July 11, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 15

Donn Cabral ’12, center, won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Championships to become the first Princeton runner to win an NCAA title since 1934.

Cabral ’12 leaps to NCAA victory for men’s track

Published in the July 11, 2012, issue

An exceptional year for the men’s track and field team ended with Donn Cabral ’12 doing what no Princeton runner had done in nearly eight decades: With his first-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Championships June 9, he became the...Read more
Men’s lacrosse faculty fellow John McPhee ’53, with defenseman Rob Castelo ’14, describes the sport as “football, basketball, and ice hockey in an advanced state of evolution.”

Extra Point

A shaman finds magic in an ancient game

Published in the July 11, 2012, issue

Writer and professor John McPhee ’53 often has written about sports, most famously about the grace Bill Bradley ’65 displayed on the basketball court (A Sense of Where You Are) and the unlikely rise of African-American tennis star Arthur Ashe (Levels of the...Read more

Tigers continue dominance of Ivy athletics

Published in the July 11, 2012, issue

Princeton teams tied Harvard for the most Ivy League championships in 2011-12. Princeton won the tally outright for the ­previous six years, including a record 15 wins in 2010-11. In the unofficial all-sports standings, in which the schools receive points...Read more
Heidi Robbins ’13

Novice helps women’s rowing ­finish fourth in NCAAs

Published in the July 11, 2012, issue

When Heidi Robbins ’13 arrived at Princeton, she never had tried rowing. Three years later, she is a standout for women’s open crew, helping the Tigers to a fourth-place finish in the NCAA Champion­ships this season.  A solid high school lacrosse player,...Read more

Sports Shorts

Published in the July 11, 2012, issue

MEN’S HEAVYWEIGHT CREW failed to qualify for the grand final at the IRA National Championships May 31–June 2 but won its consolation race to finish seventh overall. WOMEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT CREW placed fifth, while MEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT CREW took sixth at the...Read more
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