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38 Days, 38 Sports: Field Hockey

Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications                                                                      Release: 07/11/2013
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As a countdown to the start of the 2013-14 athletic schedule, GoPrincetonTigers.com will take a look at each of Princeton's 38 sports. A new post will be added each day Monday through Friday until the first Princeton athletic event on Aug. 31.

 Princeton Field Hockey: Five Numbers to Know
1971 First season 21

Ivy League Championships

18 NCAA Tournament Appearances 2 Olympians 1 National Championship

 Head Coach

 Kristen Holmes-Winn
11th season as head coach in 2013-14
47 caps with U.S. Field Hockey National Team
• Ivy League Players of the Year
• 22 All-Americas
2012 NCAA national champions
2012 NFHCA and Mid-Atlantic Coach of the Year


Two to Watch

Julia Reinprecht
Three-time First-Team All-Ivy League and All-America selection
• Contributed to shutouts and 20 victories in 2012
• Tallied 14 assists and goals in 2012
• 2012 London Summer Olympian
• Member of U.S. Senior National Team


Teresa Benvenuti
• 2012 Ivy League Rookie of the Year
2012 All-Ivy and All-Region First Team
• Scored game-winning penalty corner in NCAA semifinals
• 21 starts, goals, assists, 21 points
• Member of U.S. Senior National Team


 Five Princeton Field Hockey Facts

• Field hockey was one of the original women's varsity sports introduced at Princeton in the 1971-72 academic year.

• Princeton, which became the first Ivy League school to advance to the NCAA championship game in 1996, won the program and the league's first NCAA title in 2012. The Tigers have advanced to the NCAA Final Four three times (1996, 1997 and 2012).

• Five current and former Tigers are members of the U.S. Senior National Team.

• Princeton set single-season marks in wins (21) and assists (78) in 2012, and points (284) and goals (109) in 1996.

• Only three players have ever been four-time All-Ivy League First Team selections in conference history - all former Tigers.


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