Here is the listing of events that involve Ivies for Tuesday, July 31. If there is no mention of the event being broadcast on TV, check NBCOlympics.com for the online broadcast.
After defeating Tunisia on Sunday, 60-56, Koko Archibong (Penn) and the Nigerian men’s basketball team will face Lithuania at 9:30 a.m., in their second game of group play. The contest will be broadcast on NBC’s Specialty: Basketball channel. Archibong played five minutes and recorded one rebound and one steal in Nigeria’s four-point win over Tunisia.
Columbia’s Sherif Farrag, competing for Egypt, will take part in the men’s fencing individual foil tournament. The event will begin at 5:30 a.m., with the gold medal bout at 2:40 p.m.
The US women’s field hockey team, featuring a healthy does of Tiger blood, will face Argentina at 2:00 p.m. in the second game of group play for both teams. Fans can watch the game on MSNBC. Team USA includes four current Tigers in sisters Julia and Katie Reinprecht (players), Michelle Cesan (alternate) and assistant coach Nate Franks (coaching staff). The Americans fell to Germany, 2-1, on Sunday. Katie Reinprecht was on the field for 48 minutes, while Julia Reinprecht played 44 minutes.
In Judo, the men’s 81kg and the women’s 63kg tournaments will take place, starting at 4:30 a.m. and 4:37 a.m., respectively. The women’s gold medal fight will start at 11:00 a.m., followed by the men’s at 11:10 a.m. The US judo team is coached by Jimmy Pedro (Brown).
In rowing, Ken Jurkowski (Cornell) and Gevvie Stone (Princeton) will compete in the men’s and women’s single sculls quarterfinals, respectively, at 6:00 a.m. and 6:40 a.m. After advancing from the repechage, the All-Ivy USA men’s lightweight four boat of Anthony Fahden (Dartmouth), Nick LaCava (Columbia), Will Newell (Harvard) and Robin Prendes (Princeton) will race in the semifinals at 7:40 a.m. Rowing action can be seen on NBC from 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.
In sailing, after finishing sixth in race one and 10th in race two on Monday, Dartmouth’s Erik Storck will skipper his boat in races three (7:00 a.m.) and four (7:45 a.m.) of the men’s 49er class. The US sailing team is coached by Yale coach Zack Leonard, a former Bulldog himself (’89).
Princeton’s Diana Matheson and Team Canada will face Sweden in Women’s Soccer Group F action at 9:30 a.m. The game will be live on MSNBC. The Canadians are 1-1 in group play after their 3-0 win over South Africa on Saturday and need a win to assure advancing to the knockout round (could also advance with a tie or loss depending on other results). Matheson has played all 90 minutes in each of her team’s games.