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Charlie Volker's journey from Princeton track and football to Team USA bobsledding

During his time at Princeton, Charlie Volker ’19 was an All-Ivy football and track athlete. But after graduation, he left those sports behind in favor of something entirely new: Bobsledding. Daybreak sat down with Volker to talk about his transition to the sport, his training, and his hopes for making it to the Beijing Olympics in 2022. 

During his time at Princeton, Charlie Volker ’19 was an All-Ivy football and track athlete. But after graduation, he left those sports behind in favor of something entirely new: Bobsledding. Daybreak sat down with Volker to talk about his transition to the sport, his training, and his hopes for making it to the Beijing Olympics in 2022. 

PODCAST | March 21

Hanne Bortslap competing in the pole vault 
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With the Ivy League season cancelled, Princeton track athletes turn elsewhere

On February 18, the Ivy League announced that it will not be holding spring athletic competitions. Today, sports reporter Wilson Conn speaks to junior pole vaulter Hanne Borstlap and senior triple jumper Kara Steele, two athletes on the women’s track team, about their reactions to the cancellation, and how they are planning to stay competitive without a season.

On February 18, the Ivy League announced that it will not be holding spring athletic competitions. Today, sports reporter Wilson Conn speaks to junior pole vaulter Hanne Borstlap and senior triple jumper Kara Steele, two athletes on the women’s track team, about their reactions to the cancellation, and how they are planning to stay competitive without a season.

PODCAST | March 7

Ryan Schwieger ’21 (left) and Jerome Desrosiers ’21 (right) will compete as graduate transfer students next year at Loyola University Chicago and the University of Hawai’i, respectively.
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With Ivy League athletics canceled, Men's Basketball's Desrosiers and Schwieger look elsewhere

We spoke with Jerome Desrosiers and Ryan Schwieger about their impending transfers to play basketball at Loyola Chicago and Hawai’i, respectively. Though they are moving on following a canceled Princeton season, both remember their time as Tigers fondly. 

We spoke with Jerome Desrosiers and Ryan Schwieger about their impending transfers to play basketball at Loyola Chicago and Hawai’i, respectively. Though they are moving on following a canceled Princeton season, both remember their time as Tigers fondly. 

SPORTS | February 25

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Princeton in the Pros: Seth DeValve ’16

Seth DeValve ’16 played college football at Princeton and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in 2016. Making headlines as the first white NFL player to kneel during the national anthem, he has consistently advocated for social justice off the field.

Seth DeValve ’16 played college football at Princeton and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in 2016. Making headlines as the first white NFL player to kneel during the national anthem, he has consistently advocated for social justice off the field.

SPORTS | February 7

James Chu ’00 at the 2019 Brooklyn Mile.
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Once a Tiger: James Chu '00

In the first ‘Once a Tiger’ profile of 2021, Features Staff Writer Ben Angarone interviews James Chu ’00, a former Princeton cross-country runner who, to this day, lives and breathes running. 

In the first ‘Once a Tiger’ profile of 2021, Features Staff Writer Ben Angarone interviews James Chu ’00, a former Princeton cross-country runner who, to this day, lives and breathes running. 

FEATURES | January 28

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Dockx '18 at the 2020 World Series and during her time at Princeton.

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Princeton in the Pros: Danielle Dockx ’18

Danielle Dockx ’18 knew she wanted to go into medicine and that she wanted to work in the sports industry. However, she was told that she could only put her two passions together if she put medicine first and sports second. This wasn’t an option for Dockx. Instead, she put her passion for sports first, making it her number-one priority, and landed a job with the Tampa Bay Rays.

SPORTS | November 19

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Tiger Time-Out: James Hartley ’23

James Hartley ’23, an outside hitter for the men’s volleyball team looking to major in CEE, took a leave of absence after his first year at Princeton, a decision he was initially unsure of. Now, Hartley has come to realize how great of a decision it was, as he has found new jobs, activities, and opportunities to keep him busy.

SPORTS | November 12