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Samara, Dolan and McCullough Earn Regional Awards
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Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications
Release: 03/05/2012
Sophomore Conor McCullough flanked by head coach Fred Samara and assistant coach Steve Dolan
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Sophomore Conor McCullough flanked by head coach Fred Samara and assistant coach Steve Dolan

NEW ORLEANS (3/6/12) - The Princeton men's track & field team nearly swept the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Mid-Atlantic Regional awards, winning three of the four. Fred Samara was named the Head Coach of the Year, Steve Dolan was named the Assistant Coach of the Year and sophomore Conor McCullough was named the Field Athlete of the Year.

Mid-Atlantic Region Field Athlete of the Year  - Conor McCullough - Princeton
McCullough, a sophomore from Canoga Park, Calif., is the collegiate-leader in the weight throw, having marked an Ivy League-record throw of 76-1 (23.19m) at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet in early February. McCullough also won the Ivy title in the event.

Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year - Fred Samara - Princeton
Now in this third decade at the helm of the Tigers track & field program, Samara led Princeton to the Ivy League Championship. The Tigers completed the regular season ranked #2 in the region with conference champions in the 400, 500, 800, 1000, 5000, triple jump and weight throw. Conor McCullough leads the nation in the weight.

Mid-Atlantic Region Assistant Coach of the Year - Steve Dolan - Princeton
Dolan’s middle-distance and distance squad scored 99 points to help bring home the Ivy League Championship. The Tigers set Ivy League records in the 3,000 (7:53.15), 5,000 (13:45.92) and distance medley relay (9:31.95). Middle distance highlights included three four-minute or faster milers (3:58.76, 3:59.98, 4:00.30) and three men under 1:50 in the 800 meters (1:49.72, 1:49.91, 1:49.92).

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