Alumni rowers earn tickets to Beijing

Five Princeton alumni were named to US Rowing's 2008 Olympic roster June 27. Paul Teti ’01 will row in his third consecutive Olympics, this time with the men's four. Lia Pernell ’03 will compete with the women's quadruple sculls. Caroline Lind ’06 will be a member of the women's eight, and classmate Steven Coppola ’06 will join the men's eight. Simon Carcagno ’98 was selected as an alternate on the men's team. Alumnus Sam Loch ’06 was chosen for the Australian men's eight earlier this year, and Olympic veteran Andreanne Morin ’06 is a candidate for the Canadian women's eight. Olympic rowing events will begin August 9 at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park in the Shunyi district of Beijing.