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After Falling Just Short of Spot in London Olympics, PU Alum Higginson Primed for Worlds Steeplechase

Ashley Higginson’s dream of competing in the 2012 Summer Olympics died in the backstretch at Hayward Field last July as she placed fourth in the steeplechase at the U.S. trials,…

PU Alum McGarvie Reilly Sparks Defense, Helping U.S. Women’s Lax to World Cup Title

As the U.S. squad underwent its final preparations before starting play in the 2013 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women’s World Cup, Holly McGarvie Reilly was cautiously optimistic. “It was…

PU Mourns Passing of Football Legend Kazmaier, Touched by his Sterling Character, Athletic Greatness

In a week where the sports headlines were dominated by sordid tales of a racial slur uttered by Riley Cooper of the Philadelphia Eagles, Alex Rodriguez’s impending suspension from baseball…

Saving Her Best for Last in Senior Season With PU Fencing, Stone Looks to Keep Rolling at World Championship Meet

In her first three seasons on the Princeton University fencing team, Eliza Stone had already put together a glittering resume. The Chicago, Ill. native had placed eighth, second, and third…

Inspired by Tales of Medieval Knights to Start Fencing, PU Epeeist Holmes Aiming to Shine at World Tourney

As a grade schooler, Katharine Holmes was fascinated with tales of Middle Ages derring-do. “When I was nine, I loved reading books about medieval times and I wanted to be…

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…

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…

Tiger Alum McGarvie Reilly Looking for Encore As U.S. Women’s Lax Defends World Cup Title

Holly McGarvie Reilly has been busy on many fronts since helping the U.S. squad win the gold medal at the 2009 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women’s World Cup. After…