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Building on Outstanding Regular Season, Nassau Lemmings Thrive at PASDA Meet

After finishing second in the 2013 Division 2 dual meet standings in the Princeton Area Swimming and Diving Association (PASDA), the Nassau Swim Club Lemmings matched that performance in the…

Combining Professional Expertise, Amiable Nature, PU Head Trainer Thompson Earns Hall of Fame Honor

Growing up in Rhode Island, Charlie Thompson had visions of playing in the NHL someday but a knee operation in his senior year of high school derailed his hockey career.…

After Superb Debut Season for Tiger Field Hockey, Benvenuti Primed to Help U.S. at Junior World Cup

When Teresa Benvenuti joined the Princeton University field hockey program last August, she was a bit intimidated by the squad’s returning U.S. Olympians, Katie and Julia Reinprecht. “Coming in, we…

Moving to Pitcher From Catcher on Bucknell Baseball, Princeton Native Hrabchak Making Impact for Bisons

For Tom Hrabchak, spending most of his first two seasons with the Bucknell University baseball team riding the bench as a back-up catcher was frustrating. “The freshman and sophomore years…

PHS Standout Bloom Relishes the Battle As Post 218 Narrowly Misses Playoff Spot

Ellis Bloom and his teammates on the Princeton Post 218 American Legion baseball team found themselves in an unusual position as they headed into the final days of the regular…

With Holman Coming Through in Crunch Time, Dr. Palmer Survives in Summer Hoops Playoffs

As Dr. Palmer battled Clear View Window Cleaning late in the second overtime last Monday in the opening round of the Princeton Recreation Department Summer Men’s Basketball League playoffs, DeQuan…

PU Water Polo’s Hoffenberg Primed to Be a Threat As U.S. Shoots for Gold at World Maccabiah Games

For Drew Hoffenberg, competing for the U.S. Junior National water polo team during his high school years hastened his development as a player. “It’s a lot of fun; you are…

PU Hoops Alum Micir Has Teaching in Her Genes, Excited to Start Coaching Career With Dartmouth

Even as Addie Micir was working overtime at Jadwin Gym to sharpen her skills for the Princeton University women’s basketball team, she sensed that coaching was in her future. “I…

Sparked by Hayden’s Production, Enthusiasm Post 218 Baseball Battling for Playoff Berth

Jon Hayden sees himself as a catalyst for the Princeton Post 218 American Legion baseball team. “I like to try to get people pumped up in the game,” said centerfielder…

Showing the Benefits of Diligent Approach, PYS Breaks Through in Summer Men’s Hoops

Clutching a clipboard, Mark Shelley put in a workout on the sidelines at the Community Park courts last Wednesday evening, never sitting as he urged on his players verbally and…