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Tigers in London

Published in the September 19, 2012, issue


Julia Reinprecht ’14
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Julia Reinprecht ’14

FIELD HOCKEY

The Reinprecht sisters, Julia ’14 and Katie ’13, played key minutes for the U.S. team, which was 1–5 in Olympic play. Alternate Michelle Cesan ’14 and assistant coach Nate Franks ’07 were on the sidelines in ­London.

Maya Lawrence ’02
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Maya Lawrence ’02

FENCING

Maya Lawrence ’02 and Susannah Scanlan ’14 won bronze in women’s team epee, the only U.S. fencing medal in 2012. Soren Thompson ’05 lost his ­opening bout in the ­single-elimination men’s individual epee tournament.

­Caroline Lind ’06
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­Caroline Lind ’06

ROWING

Eight Princetonians — ­representing three countries — competed, and four won medals: ­Caroline Lind ’06 (gold, U.S. women’s eight); Andreanne Morin ’06 and Lauren Wilkinson ’11 (silver, Canadian women’s eight); and Glenn Ochal ’08 (bronze, U.S. men’s four).

Diana Matheson ’08
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Diana Matheson ’08

SOCCER

Three days after a heartbreaking loss to the United States, Canada’s Diana Matheson ’08 scored in the 92nd minute against France to clinch the bronze medal. “It feels unreal, it feels like a dream,” she told the ­Associated Press.

Donn Cabral ’12
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Donn Cabral ’12

TRACK & FIELD

NCAA champion Donn Cabral ’12 took an early lead in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase final before falling back and ­finishing eighth, seven seconds behind gold ­medalist Ezekiel Kemboi of Kenya.

David Blatt ’81
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David Blatt ’81

BASKETBALL

Men's Basketball Coach David Blatt ’81 guided Russia to a bronze medal.

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