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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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October
05
Sunday
M. Water Polo
vs. Navy
- 12:00 PM
October
09
Thursday
M. Water Polo
at UCLA
- 8:00 PM
October
11
Saturday
M. Water Polo
vs. Pacific (SoCal Tournament)
- 12:25 PM
October
12
Sunday
M. Water Polo
vs. TBA (SoCal Tournament)
- TBA
October
18
Saturday
M. Water Polo
vs. TBA (Ivy Tournament)
- TBA
October
19
Sunday
M. Water Polo
vs. TBA (Ivy Tournament)
- TBA
October
25
Saturday
M. Water Polo
vs. Fordham
- 11:30 AM
M. Water Polo
vs. Iona
- 2:30 PM
M. Water Polo
vs. Washington & Jefferson
- 7:00 PM
November
01
Saturday
M. Water Polo
at Bucknell
- 1:00 PM
November
07
Friday
M. Water Polo
vs. TBA (Southern Division Championship)
- TBA
November
08
Saturday
M. Water Polo
vs. TBA (Southern Division Championship)
- TBA
November
09
Sunday
M. Water Polo
vs. TBA (Southern Division Championship)
- TBA
November
21
Friday
M. Water Polo
vs. TBA (CWPA Championship)
- TBA
November
22
Saturday
M. Water Polo
vs. TBA (CWPA Championship)
- TBA
November
23
Sunday
M. Water Polo
vs. TBA (CWPA Championship)
- TBA
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