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Tigers of the Week: Caroline Lind ’06, Andreanne Morin ’06, Lauren Wilkinson ’11, Maya Lawrence ’02, Diana Matheson ’08, Glenn Ochal ’08, and Susannah Scanlan ’14

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From left, Olympic medalists Caroline Lind ’06, Andreanne Morin ’06, Lauren Wilkinson ’11, Maya Lawrence ’02, Diana Matheson ’08, Glenn Ochal ’08, and Susannah Scanlan ’14. (Photos: Courtesy U.S. Rowing [Lind, Ochal]; Athletic Communications [Morin, Lawrence, Scanlan]; Princeton Crew/Tom Nowak [Wilkinson]; Wikipedia [Matheson] )
 
“Someone pinch me?”
 
Those were the words rower Andreanne Morin ’06 tweeted to fans and friends Aug. 2 after finally reaching the medal podium in her third Olympic appearance. Morin, the stroke of the Canadian women’s eight, and teammate Lauren Wilkinson ’11 each earned silver. American Caroline Lind ’06 won gold in the same event, becoming the first Princeton woman to win multiple gold medals in rowing. (She also was part of the U.S. women’s eight in Beijing.)
 
The “pinch me” moments continued in a record-setting week for Princetonians. Glenn Ochal ’08 of the U.S. men’s four added to Princeton’s rowing medal count, earning bronze Aug. 4. Ochal was happy to be part of the first United States medal in the event since 1992, but he also has an eye toward the future. “Bronze is great,” he told the Philadelphia Inquirer. “But there are still two boats ahead of us we want to catch.”
 

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