Olympic hopefuls

Tigers at the trials

Follow Princeton alumni and students at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore., June 27-July 6, and the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Neb., June 29-July 6.

i-ef0a59bbddec15e9ad5f8a205a74526b-tracktrials.pngIn track and field, NCAA All-American Cack Ferrell ’06 will run the women’s 5,000 meters (semifinals – June 30, 8:50 p.m.; finals – July 4, 8:55 p.m.), and Tora Harris ’02, a 2004 Olympic team member and 2006 USA outdoor champion, will compete in the men’s high jump (qualifying – July 3, 7:25 p.m.; final – July 5, 12:55 p.m.).

i-86d38dfc01a09ac60a499649e7b08ad4-swimtrials.jpgThe swimming trials will feature eight current or future Tigers, led by multi-talented star Alicia Aemisegger ’10, a qualifier in six events (100-meter butterfly, 200-meter freestyle, 200-meter butterfly, 200-meter breaststroke, 800-meter freestyle, and 200-meter individual medley). Other athletes slated to compete: Courtney Kilkuts ’10, 200-meter individual medley; Meredith Monroe ’11, 100- and 200-meter backstroke; Jillian Altenburger ’12, 200-meter individual medley; Will Schaffer ’09, 200-meter individual medley; Mike Carter ’09, 100-meter freestyle; Dan Eckel ’09, 200-meter butterfly; and Colin Hanna ’11, 200-meter individual medley.

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