Here is the listing of events that involve Ivies for Sunday, July 29. If there is no mention of the event being broadcast on TV, check NBCOlympics.com for the online broadcast.
Men’s basketball kicks off Sunday’s action, as Penn’s Koko Archibong and the Nigerian squad will face Tunisia at 4:00 a.m. The game will be broadcast on NBC’s Specialty: Basketball channel.
Columbia’s James Williams will compete in the fencing Individual Sabre Tournament, which will begin at 5:30 a.m. and will end at 2:10 p.m. with the gold medal match.
The US field hockey team features a distinct Princeton presence as sisters Julia and Katie Reinprecht are members of the team and assistant coach Nate Franks serves in the same capacity for the national squad. Princeton junior Michelle Cesan is an alternate for the team, which will face Germany at 4:15 p.m. in a Group B matchup. The game can be watched on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN).
The Ivy Leaguers on the rowing teams that competed on Saturday are hoping they will not be racing on Sunday, as the repechage will take place for the men’s lightweight four (4:40 a.m.), men’s single sculls (4:50 a.m.) and women’s single sculls (5:20 a.m.). The repechage is for the squads that do not make the finals after the heats. The US lightweight four boat is All-Ivy, as Columbia’s Nick LaCava, Dartmouth’s Anthony Fahden, Harvard’s Will Newell and Princeton’s Robin Prendes make up the squad, while the US single sculls’ team includes Cornell’s Ken Jurkowski (men’s) and Princeton’s Gevvie Stone (women’s).
Other rowing action on Sunday includes the heats of the women’s eight. Team USA features Harvard’s Caryn Davies and Esther Lofgren along with Penn’s Susan Francis, Princeton’s Caroline Lind and Yale’s Taylor Ritzel. A pair of Tigers, Andreanne Morin and Lauren Wilkinson, are on Canada’s squad. Rowing will be broadcast on NBC from 340 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The men’s 66kg and women’s 52kg judo tournaments will begin at 4:30 a.m., with the gold medal bouts at 11:00 a.m. (women’s) and 11:10 a.m. (men’s). The US judo team is coached by Brown alum Jimmy Pedro (’94).
The first sailing events of the Olympics will take place on Sunday, with action in the men’s Finn, women’s Elliott 6m and men’s Star. The US sailing team is coached by Yale coach Zack Leonard, a former Bulldog himself (’89).