Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications
Paul Rassam, head coach of the top-ranked Princeton women's lightweight crew, and Tommy Wornham, the starting quarterback for the Princeton football team, join the latest edition of TigerCast.
Rassam led Princeton to a silver medal at the 2010 EAWRC championships and a bronze at the IRA national championships, and his squad is looking for even more in 2011. Princeton jumped to No. 1 in the national rankings after sweeping both reigning national champion Stanford and reigning Eastern champion Wisconsin during a season-opening weekend in California, and the Tigers stayed perfect last weekend with a sweep of Bucknell and MIT. Rassam talks about the quick start and how impressed he has been with his team's offseason work.
Wornham has been Princeton's starting quarterback since the first game of the 2009 season, though he missed the second half of last season with a shoulder injury. Through the early part of the 2010 season, he was ranked among the national leaders in both passing and total offense, and he talks about his even better feel for the new Tiger offense during this 2011 spring season. Wornham also discusses the overall confidence of his teammates, who are in the middle of their first week of spring ball.
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To listen to specific interviews, please use this guide: Paul Rassam (women's lightweight crew) 6:00; Tommy Wornham (football) 13:40.
Sept. 16: Bob Surace (football); Liz McStravick (women's volleyball); Julie Shackford (women's soccer).
Sept. 23: Peter
Farrell (women's cross country) 5:20; Steve Verbit (football) 21:50.
Sept. 30: Kristen
Holmes-Winn (field hockey) 5:00; Antoine Hoppenot (men's soccer) 16:50;
Eddy Morrissey (football) 33:25.
Oct. 7: Steve Dolan (men's cross country) 5:30; Jim Salgado (football) 15:10.
Oct. 14: Jolie Ward (volleyball) 6:05; James Perry (football) 21:15.
Oct. 21: Jim
Barlow (men's soccer) 4:25; Kayleigh Iatarola (women's soccer) 14:55;
Jared Backus (football) 30:55.
Oct. 28: Ashley Higginson (women's cross country); Donn Cabral (men's cross country); Jeff Kampersal (women's hockey)
Nov. 4: Julie
Shackford (women's soccer) 4:40; Josh Walburn (men's soccer) 15:45;
Chris Ayres (wrestling) 27:40.
Nov. 11: Courtney Banghart (women's basketball) 7:00; Matt Zimmerman (football)
Nov. 18: Guy
Gadowsky (men's hockey) 6:40; Luis Nicolao (men's water polo) 18:20.
Nov. 23: Bob Surace (football) 1:10.
Dec. 2: Kristen
Holmes-Winn (field hockey) 5:20; Meredith Monroe (women's swimming)
21:10; Colin Cordes (men's swimming) 29:45.
Dec. 9: Niveen
Rasheed (women's basketball) 4:55; Mike Kramer (men's hockey) 17:05.
Dec. 16: Kareem Maddox (men's basketball) 6:05; Gail Ramsay (women's squash) 16:10; Bob Callahan (men's squash) 27:45.
Dec. 23: Year In Review (part 1) 1:40.
Dec. 30: Year In Review (part 2) 1:35.
Jan.6: Travis Erdman (wrestling) 6:40; Rachel Weber (women's hockey) 20:40.
Jan. 13: Sam Shweisky (men's volleyball) 4:20.
Jan. 20: Luis Nicolao (women's water polo) 5:45; Jim Barlow (men's soccer) 12:25.
Jan. 27: Sarah Furgatch (women's swimming) 10:30; Brett Lullo (men's swimming) 21:25.
Feb. 3: Dan Mavraides (men's basketball) 9:00; Addie Micir (women's basketball) 22:30; Chris Ayres (wrestling) 37:50.
Feb. 10: Zoltan Dudas (fencing) 7:55; David Letourneau (squash) 21:05.
Feb. 17: Austin Hollimon (men's track & field); Jackie Moss (women's squash); Chris Bates (men's lacrosse)
Feb. 24: Thanithia Billings (women's track & field) 8:55; Ming Ong (women's swimming & diving) 20:25; Chris Sailer (women's lacrosse) 31:55.
Mar. 3: Courtney Banghart (women's basketball) 7:10; Colin Hanna (men's swimming) 20:10; Chris Ayres (wrestling) 33:15.
Mar. 10: Dan Mavraides (basketball) 5:45; Geoff Faux (swimming) 19:40.
Mar. 17: Douglas Davis (men's basketball) 6:55; Devona Allgood (women's basketball) 20:10.
Mar. 24: Glenn Michibata (men's tennis) 6:20; Lauren Wilkinson (open crew) 16:55.
Mar. 31: Megan Bradley (women's tennis) 5:50; Marty Crotty (men's lightweight rowing) 18:30.