The BASEBALL team finished 14–26, but two Tiger seniors were selected in the Major League Baseball draft last month. Pitcher Michael Fagan, at left, who led the Ivy League in strikeouts with 77, was picked in the ninth round by the Oakland Athletics. Ivy Player of the Year Alec Keller, who split time between second base and center field, was selected in the 17th round by the Washington Nationals.
Julia Reinprecht ’14, Katie Reinprecht ’13, and Kat Sharkey ’13 were members of the 10th-ranked Team USA FIELD HOCKEY squad that finished fourth at the World Cup championship in the Netherlands.
WOMEN’S CREW finished sixth as a team at the NCAA Championships. The varsity eight missed the finals by less than half a second, but rebounded to beat Virginia in the petite final. In MEN’S CREW, the varsity eight heavyweights captured the bronze medal in the IRA national championship final.
Four members of Princeton’s TRACK & FIELD teams earned second-team All-America honors at the NCAA Track & Field Championship: Chris Bendtsen ’14 in the men’s 10,000-meter event, Adam Bragg ’16 in the pole vault, Megan Curham ’17 in the women’s 10,000-meter run, and Damon McLean ’14 in the triple jump. Peter Callahan ’13 finished fourth in the men’s 1,500-meter run.
Ron Fogarty, head hockey coach at NCAA Division III Adrian (Mich.) College, was named MEN’S HOCKEY coach at Princeton. Fogarty leads all active NCAA coaches in win percentage.
Princeton’s 27-year streak of winning the Ivy League’s unofficial ALL-SPORTS POINTS CHAMPIONSHIP ended this year as Harvard finished in the lead.
DAVID BLATT ’81 was named head coach of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. Blatt, a point guard under former coach Pete Carril, has coached overseas for 20 years, leading teams in Israel, Italy, Turkey, and Russia.