Author Archives: the PVC

Bert Kerstetter ’66 – Football

Bert Kerstetter ’66 gave the following address while sitting on a panel of former Princeton student-athletes during Reunions Weekend 2011. The discussion focused on the myriad ways that the panelists’ undergrad and post-graduate experiences have been shaped by their participation in intercollegiate athletics. It was entitled “The Post-Game Show: Putting the Values of Princeton Athletics into Practice,” and was moderated ... Read More »

The 2011 Princeton Varsity Club Awards Banquet

Each year, the PVC celebrates the accomplishments of the Princeton Athletics senior class with a grand banquet attended by family, friends, coaches, staff and many others in the Princeton community. The 14th edition featured a multitude of award winners; fitting for a group of seniors that had put together a combined 48 Ivy League Championships in four years. This includes five William ... Read More »

Alexandra Douwes ’11

Douwes delivered this speech as her keynote address at the 2011 PVC Banquet on May 26, 2011. An All-Ivy, All-Region, and NFHCA National Academic performer, Douwes grew up in the Netherlands before attending Princeton. “I would like to start with a short poem that is a favorite of John Wooden’s, one of the greatest basketball coaches of all time at ... Read More »

Patrick Biggs ’11

Biggs, a senior captain and All-Ivy performer for the Men’s Swimming team, delivered the following address as a keynote speaker at the 2011 PVC Awards Banquet. “First, I want to thank Gary Walters and the entire Princeton Athletic Community for the opportunity to speak here tonight. I am honored to be standing in front of such a diverse and talented ... Read More »

Princeton Athletics Strikes Trenton with Weapons of Mass Construction

In April, over 130 Princeton student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and faculty fellows headed to Trenton/Hamilton border to contribute to the renovation process at Mill One, a future “sustainable urban village.” Representatives of 12 Princeton athletic programs spent the afternoon working in and around a 240,000 square foot, 110-year-old textile mill which will serve as a mixed-use, environmentally-friendly “campus” when completed. The ... Read More »

Peter Quimby

Peter Quimby, former Deputy Dean of the College and current Headmaster at the Governors Academy, delivered the following address upon receiving the Princeton Varsity Club Award for Distinction at the 2011 PVC Banquet. During his time at Princeton, Quimby served as an Academic-Athletic Fellow for the Field Hockey and Men’s Ice Hockey programs, and as Princeton’s Faculty Athletics Representative to ... Read More »

PVC on the Road at Tampa

On March 17th, 2011, the Princeton Men’s Basketball team took on Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The PVC was on hand with the Friends of Princeton Basketball to support the Tigers as they took the eventual national semifinalists down to the wire in first round action! Event Photos: Read More »

Becket Wolf ’97 – Lacrosse

Becket Wolf ’97 gave the following speech at his induction to the New Jersey Lacrosse Foundation’s Hall of Fame. Along with his submission, he notes: “What Princeton gave me is exceptional, and that is why I’m giving back.” January 30, 2011 I would like to thank the New Jersey Lacrosse Foundation, the Committees of the North and South Chapter, Peter ... Read More »

Academic-Athletic Fellows Spotlight: Peter H. Quimby

Peter H. Quimby is currently Princeton’s Deputy Dean of the College and an Academic-Athletic Fellow with the Tiger Field Hockey and Men’s Ice Hockey teams. He recently took the time to answer some questions for a segment in the PVC News. The full text of the interview follows. PVCN: Could you briefly discuss your background and interest in athletics? PQ: ... Read More »

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