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A Tribute to Dick Kazmaier ’52

Dick Kazmaier ’52, the 1951 Heisman Trophy winner and a 1966 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame, has been the face of Princeton Football since his days as an undergraduate, when he led Princeton to the 1950 national championship. He is Princeton’s only Heisman Trophy winner, and the most recent of three in Ivy League history to win ... Read More »

Princeton Athletics 2013 Video: Coming Home

Happy Holidays from Princeton Athletics! We are pleased to present our annual video, Princeton Athletics: Coming Home. This year, we are excited to feature Saturday, November 16th, when several of our varsity Tiger teams competed, practiced, or hosted alumni gatherings on campus. In addition to the competitive grit displayed by our teams on the playing fields, there was a sense ... Read More »

Student-Athletes Give Back During the Holiday Season

Throughout this holiday season, many student-athletes, coaches and administrators have come together to take part in various service activities, large and small. Teams & Toys is a community service project that allows Princeton’s varsity teams to adopt underprivileged families in the local Princeton community for the holiday season. Participating Princeton teams purchase and donate gifts for the children of their adopted families. ... Read More »

Tigers in the Big Leagues: Education Through Athletics at its Finest

Chris Young ’02, Will Venable ’05, Ross Ohlendorf ’05 and David Hale ’11 excitedly returned to campus to participate in the Jake McCandless ’51 PVC Speaker Series. The talk was titled, “Tigers in the Big Leagues,” and the participants did not disappoint. They shared reflections on their respective Princeton student-athlete experiences, tales of tough big league match-ups, and what it ... Read More »

Jake McCandless ’51 PVC Speaker Series Announced

Jake McCandless ’51 PVC Speaker Series presents Tigers in the Big Leagues A Conversation with Chris Young ’02, Will Venable ’05, Ross Ohlendorf ’05 and David Hale ’11 Tuesday, December 10th 7:30pm – McCosh 50 The Princeton Varsity Club will welcome four Tigers, Chris Young ’02, Will Venable ’05, Ross Ohlendorf ’05 and David Hale ’11, back to campus as ... Read More »

PVC Service Circle: Tigers Got Talent

TO WATCH HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NIGHT, CLICK HERE. The Princeton Varsity Club was excited to support ‘Tigers Got Talent,’ a talent show featuring Princeton’s varsity student-athletes at Dillon Gym on Thursday, November 7. This new event showcased the various talents of student-athletes across several different teams. The talent show, sponsored by the PVC Service Circle, donated nearly $1,000, 100% of ... Read More »

Education Through Athletics – Mandela Sheaffer ’13 & Khamal Brown ’16

During practice on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, football player Khamal Brown ’16 was showing symptoms of a head injury, although the injury was not the result of a collision. Mandela Sheaffer ’13 noticed Khamal was having memory trouble and seemed to be struggling, so he took swift action by immediately bringing his teammate over to the University’s Director of Athletic ... Read More »

Education Through Athletics – Eliza Stone ’13 & Diamond Wheeler ’14

Princeton Athletics fans are aware that the 2012-13 academic year resulted in an impressive four national championships for the Tigers. Three of the four titles were won by teams; field hockey, men’s distance medley relay team (indoor track & field) and men’s and women’s fencing. The final national title was won by fencer Eliza Stone ’13, who captured the individual ... Read More »

Reading with the Tigers Fall ’13

Princeton student-athletes, representing a variety of sports, traveled to Monument Elementary School in Trenton, NJ where they read to school children and talked about the importance of education and teamwork as part of the PVC Reading with the Tigers Program. The PVC sponsors multiple Reading with the Tigers events throughout the academic year. The program is geared to get Tiger student-athletes ... Read More »

Collegians for the Cure 5K

The Princeton women’s swimming and diving team hosted its 6th annual Collegians for the Cure 5K Run on Saturday, September 21, 2013.  With support from the PVC, the run was a huge success and a great way for Tiger teams to kick off the fall semester.  In total, over $4,000 was raised to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  Our sincere thanks to everyone who came out to ... Read More »

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