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Keeping Tabs on the Princeton University Water Polo Team

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 07/22/2014
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PRINCETON, N.J. – With the start of the 2014-15 academic year still seven weeks away, members of the Princeton University men's and women’s water polo teams are spread around the world enjoying productive summers before returning for the first day of classes on Sept. 10.

“I’m always amazed at the opportunities our players have,” said head coach Luis Nicolao. “Princeton opens so many doors and we encourage our students to take full advantage over the summer as they continue to develop both as athletes and individuals.”

In the pool, Ashleigh Johnson helped the United States senior women's national team capture gold at the 2014 Kirishi Cup, while Pippa Temple competed for the British Gas Great Britain national team at the LEN European Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

Taking courses overseas, several Tigers are studying in Bermuda, Greece and Vietnam, while others complete internships with Barclays, Credit Suisse, Royal Caribbean and the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

Below is a sampling of what Princeton student-athletes have been up to this summer:

2014 Princeton Water Polo Summer Plans:

British Gas Great Britain National Team
LEN European Championships, Budapest, Hungary

U.S. Senior Women’s National Team
Kirishi Cup, Kirishi, Russia

English Teacher, Sports Coach
Coach for College, Vietnam

Summer seminar, Contemporary Greek Literature and Photography
Athens, Greece

Senior Thesis
Department of Molecular Biology and Global Health Program

Course in Marine Biology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Bermuda Institute of Oceanic Research (BIOS), Bermuda

Infusion Strategy Management Intern, Multi-Specialty Health Division
McKesson Corporation, San Francisco, Calif.

National Environmental Policy Act Team
White House Council on Environmental Quality, Washington, D.C.

Intern, Business Development Group
Amgen, Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Intern, Emerging Leaders Program
Royal Caribbean, Miami, Fla.

Investment Banking Analyst
Barclays, New York, N.Y.

Summer Analyst
Credit Suisse, New York, N.Y.

Intern, William Morris Endeavor (WME)
Beverly Hills, Calif.

Intern, Pandexio

Intern, PAC-12 Network/Colliers International

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13
Saturday
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- 8:30 AM
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- 6:00 PM
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Sunday
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- 11:30 AM
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27
Saturday
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- 4:00 PM
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vs. Wagner (Bucknell Invitational)
- 8:30 PM
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28
Sunday
W. Water Polo
vs. Washington & Jefferson (Bucknell Invitational)
- 12:30 PM
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05
Saturday
W. Water Polo
vs. Marist (Harvard Invitational)
- 10:30 AM
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- 4:45 PM
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06
Sunday
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vs. Iona (Harvard Invitational)
- 10:30 AM
March
12
Saturday
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vs. TBA (San Diego State Invitational)
- TBA
March
13
Sunday
W. Water Polo
vs. TBA (San Diego State Invitational)
- TBA
March
18
Friday
W. Water Polo
vs. Azusa Pacific (LMU Invitational)
- 9:00 AM
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vs. Whittier (LMU Invitational)
- 2:00 PM
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19
Saturday
W. Water Polo
at Loyola Marymount (LMU Invitational)
- 10:30 AM
April
09
Saturday
W. Water Polo
at Michigan
- 11:00 AM
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vs. Indiana
- 8:00 PM
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10
Sunday
W. Water Polo
vs. Harvard
- 9:00 AM
April
16
Saturday
W. Water Polo
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- 2:00 PM
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- 7:20 PM
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17
Sunday
W. Water Polo
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- 10:20 AM
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- 5:00 PM
April
29
Friday
W. Water Polo
vs. TBA (CWPA Championships)
- TBA
April
30
Saturday
W. Water Polo
vs. TBA (CWPA Championships)
- TBA
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01
Sunday
W. Water Polo
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