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Brad Snyder, Ph.D. candidate at Princeton, wins Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo

Brad Snyder, a PhD in Public Affairs candidate at Princeton who was blinded in 2011 while serving as a Navy lieutenant, won gold last night in the triathlon at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Brad Snyder, a PhD in Public Affairs candidate at Princeton who was blinded in 2011 while serving as a Navy lieutenant, won gold last night in the triathlon at the Tokyo Paralympics.

SPORTS | 08/28/2021

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After competing in Tokyo, Trippas ’22 and Guttormsen ’23 look ahead to season

Two members of the Princeton men’s track and field team represented their home countries in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Ed Trippas, a rising senior, competed for Australia in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Sondre Guttormsen, a rising junior, competed for Norway in pole vault. Neither athlete advanced to the finals, but both are set to return to campus this fall.

Two members of the Princeton men’s track and field team represented their home countries in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Ed Trippas, a rising senior, competed for Australia in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Sondre Guttormsen, a rising junior, competed for Norway in pole vault. Neither athlete advanced to the finals, but both are set to return to campus this fall.

SPORTS | 08/20/2021

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Fred Vystavel ’16 wins bronze for Denmark in men’s pair rowing

After nearly a week of competition, Princeton finally has its first medalist of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the third-place finish, Vystavel becomes the 60th Princetonian to medal at an Olympic Games.

After nearly a week of competition, Princeton finally has its first medalist of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the third-place finish, Vystavel becomes the 60th Princetonian to medal at an Olympic Games.

SPORTS | 07/29/2021

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Mohamed Hamza ’23 finishes seventh in men’s foil at the Olympics

Hamza will fence again in the team men’s foil event on August 1 with his Egyptian teammates, Alaaeldin Abouelkassem and Mohamed Hassan. “I’ll definitely take this momentum into my team event,” he told the ‘Prince,’ “and the following individual Olympic event in Paris 2024 hopefully!”

Hamza will fence again in the team men’s foil event on August 1 with his Egyptian teammates, Alaaeldin Abouelkassem and Mohamed Hassan. “I’ll definitely take this momentum into my team event,” he told the ‘Prince,’ “and the following individual Olympic event in Paris 2024 hopefully!”

SPORTS | 07/26/2021

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Despite late start, Princeton rowing teams eye national championship

The COVID-19 pandemic meant that most sports teams have not competed in the past year. On April 24, rowing became the first sport to compete since campus closed last March. Now, the teams have their eyes set on competing in the national championship. 

The COVID-19 pandemic meant that most sports teams have not competed in the past year. On April 24, rowing became the first sport to compete since campus closed last March. Now, the teams have their eyes set on competing in the national championship.  

SPORTS | 05/06/2021

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Moments in March: Pete Carril led the Tigers to a stunning upset over UCLA

In 1996, Pete Carril — who had served as men’s basketball head coach at Princeton for 29 years — became the only Division I coach to record 500 wins at a university that doesn’t offer athletic scholarships. Unbeknownst to the ’95–’96 team, it was his final season.

In 1996, Pete Carril — who had served as men’s basketball head coach at Princeton for 29 years — became the only Division I coach to record 500 wins at a university that doesn’t offer athletic scholarships. Unbeknownst to the ’95–’96 team, it was his final season.

SPORTS | 04/05/2021

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Moments in March: How Princeton’s 1988-89 men’s basketball team saved March Madness

“After the game, I said, ‘if people are talking about this 10 years from now, that would give me tremendous pride,’” said team captain Bob Scrabis. “Here we are, 32 years since then, and we're still talking about it.”

“After the game, I said, ‘if people are talking about this 10 years from now, that would give me tremendous pride,’” said team captain Bob Scrabis. “Here we are, 32 years since then, and we're still talking about it.”

SPORTS | 03/25/2021

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Moments in March: Bill Bradley ’65 led the Tigers to their only Final Four run in school history

The ‘Prince’ spoke with Princeton basketball alumni Don Rodenbach ’66 and Bob Haarlow ’66 on their team’s journey to the Final Four round of the 1965 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament — a team coached by Butch van Breda Kolff ’45 and led by Bill Bradley ’65.

The ‘Prince’ spoke with Princeton basketball alumni Don Rodenbach ’66 and Bob Haarlow ’66 on their team’s journey to the Final Four round of the 1965 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament — a team coached by Butch van Breda Kolff ’45 and led by Bill Bradley ’65.

SPORTS | 03/18/2021