Laing 14 Strong

Top 10 Male and Female Athletes of the Decade

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 12/15/2009
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The last 10 years have seen nearly 2,500 athletes compete in 38 varsity sports for the Princeton Department of Athletics.

Between Jan. 1, 2000, and the end of the 2009 fall season, Princeton teams combined to win 117 Ivy League titles, 42 more than the next-highest school.

Princeton teams won 13 national championships, and 13 athletes won individual national championships.

Goprincetontigers.com will be counting down the Top 10 male and female athletes of the decade, with the following schedule:

  Male Athletes Female Athletes
No. 10 Doug Lennox, swimming
Meagan Cowher, basketball
No. 9 Mauricio Sanchez, squash
Julia Beaver, squash
No. 8 Soren Thompson, fencing
Elizabeth Pillion, soccer/lacrosse
No. 7 Greg Parker, wrestling
Liz Costello, track
No. 6 Zane Kalemba, hockey
Lauren Simmons, track
No. 5 Will Venable, basketball/baseball
Theresa Sherry, soccer/lacrosse
No. 4 Jeff Terrell, football
Rachael Becker, field hockey/lacrosse
No. 3 Ryan Boyle, lacrosse
Caroline Lind, rowing
No. 2 Tora Harris, track and field
Esmeralda Negron, soccer
No. 1 Yasser El Halaby, squash
Alicia Aemisegger, swimming

 

To be considered, an athlete had to have competed at least two years of his or her career in this decade. Current athletes needed to have completed three years.

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February
12
Friday
M. Track & Field
at Fasttrack National Invite
- All Day
W. Track & Field
at Fasttrack National Invite
- All Day
W. Tennis
vs. Kentucky
- 2:00 PM
W. Water Polo
vs. Cal Baptist (Princeton Invitational)
- 2:00 PM
M. Squash
vs. Cornell
- 3:00 PM
M. Tennis
vs. Brown (ECAC Championship)
- 5:00 PM
W. Squash
vs. Cornell
- 5:30 PM
M. Volleyball
vs. BYU
- 7:00 PM
W. Hockey
vs. Clarkson
- 7:00 PM
M. Hockey
at Clarkson
- 7:00 PM
W. Basketball
vs. Cornell
- 7:00 PM
February
13
Saturday
M. Track & Field
at BU Valentine Invitational
- All Day
M. Tennis
vs. Dartmouth/Penn (ECAC Championship)
- TBA
W. Water Polo
vs. Villanova (Princeton Invitational)
- 8:30 AM
W. Tennis
vs. Rutgers
- 12:00 PM
Wrestling
vs. Columbia
- 1:00 PM
W. Hockey
vs. St. Lawrence
- 3:00 PM
W. Water Polo
vs. Cal Lutheran (Princeton Invitational)
- 6:00 PM
W. Basketball
vs. Columbia
- 6:00 PM
Wrestling
vs. Cornell
- 7:00 PM
M. Basketball
at Columbia
- 7:00 PM
M. Hockey
at St. Lawrence
- 7:00 PM
February
14
Sunday
M. Tennis
vs. TBA (ECAC Championship)
- TBA
W. Water Polo
vs. Iona (Princeton Invitational)
- 11:30 AM
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