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Propelled by Ettin’s Foul Shooting Prowess, University Radiology Advances in Title Defense

A lot of basketball players, even superstars like LeBron James and Shaquille O’Neal, have struggled when sent to the foul line at crunch time. But former Princeton High and current…

Competing at School, Club, National Level, Monaghan Rising Up the Water Polo Ladder

As a ten-year-old, Sophia Monaghan had her sights set on being a swimming star. But when her NJ Stingrays swim club coach suggested that she try out for the team’s…

After Hamstring Injury Nearly Ended Fencing Career, PU Alum Thompson Making Return Trip to Olympics

After producing a breakthrough performance in the epee at the 2004 Athens Olympics, Soren Thompson was looking to make more history four years later at the Beijing Games. The former…

Going on Hiatus From Princeton Studies, Scanlan Heading to London Olympics in Epee

Susie Scanlan still has three semesters to go before graduating from Princeton University but her U.S. passport is totally marked up and in need of an insert. For St. Paul,…

PU Alum Westgarth Enjoyed Life-Changing Moment Getting to Lift Stanley Cup With Los Angeles Kings

Even though Kevin Westgarth was forced to be a spectator for the Los Angeles Kings during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, that didn’t stop the former Princeton University men’s hockey standout…

After Rocky Freshman Debut With Bryant Baseball, Former PDS Star Scott Produces Breakout Season

Jon Scott will long remember getting the initial hit of his Bryant University baseball career. Scott, a former Princeton Day School standout catcher, pounded out an RBI single in a…

Sparked by Krasna’s Outstanding Backcourt Play, PA Blue Devils Loom as Threat in Summer Hoops

Although Jesse Krasna is playing in just his second season with the PA Blue Devils in the Princeton Recreation Department Summer Men’s Basketball League, he has some deep bonds with…

Executing Plan in Steeplechase Final at U.S. Trials, PU Grad Cabral Books Spot for London Olympics

Donn Cabral dominated the competition this spring in the steeplechase. During the course of his final season with the Princeton University track team, Cabral cruised to victory in the 3,000-meter…

Bringing Youth, Spirit to U.S. Field Hockey’s Defense, PU’s Reinprecht Chasing a Medal at London Games

Although Julia Reinprecht is the youngest player on the U.S. Olympic women’s field hockey team, she doesn’t feel out of place. “There are a couple of girls from college and…

Gifted PU Midfielder Reinprecht Raises Level of Game; Aiming to Help U.S. Field Hockey Taste Olympic Glory

Over her first three years with the Princeton University field hockey team, Katie Reinprecht distinguished herself as a gifted playmaker. The midfielder from North Wales, Pa. was the Ivy League…