DEVIN CANNADY ’19 became the 33rd men’s basketball player to top 1,000 career points — and the sixth to do it in his junior year — during the Tigers’ 76–70 loss to Penn at the Palestra Jan. 6. Princeton bounced back with a weekend sweep of Columbia and Cornell Jan. 12 and 13. Through Jan. 13, Cannady led the Ivy League in 3-point shooting, making 42.7 percent of his attempts from beyond the arc.
Women’s squash All-American OLIVIA FIECHTER ’18 put the finishing touches on a comeback win over No. 2 Trinity Jan. 11. Fiechter, Princeton’s No. 1 player, defeated Bantams star Raneem Sharaf, 3–1, and the Tigers won 5–4 after trailing 4–1 early in the match. Princeton entered the January exam break with a perfect 9–0 record.
Longtime Princeton men’s track and field coach FRED SAMARA was inducted into the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame Dec. 13. At the ceremony, Samara joked about the jobs he held in the 1970s while training for the Olympic decathlon, including flipping hamburgers and selling vacuum cleaners. He found his calling as a coach: In four decades at Princeton, he has led the Tigers to 41 Ivy Heptagonal team titles and mentored four Olympians and six NCAA champions.