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A London Wrap: Individual Results Overview

On Friday, Aug. 10 the last three of the League’s 49 athletes concluded participation at the 2012 London Games. Here is an event-by-event look at the results:

Brown
Craig Kinsley ’11, USA (men’s track and field, javelin)
– Qualification: 23rd (of 44) in 78.18

Nikola Stojic ’97, Serbia, (rowing, men’s coxless pair)
– Heat 1: 4th (of 5) in 6:23.87
– Repechage: 2nd (of 4) in 6:26.61
– Semifinal A/B 2: 6th (of 6) in 7:07.78
– Final B: dns

Columbia
Sherif Farrag ’09, Egypt (fencing, men’s foil)
– Team Foil Round of 16: Great Britain def. Egypt, 45-33 (Farrag L: 5-4, L: 5-3, L 5-2)

Erison Hurtault ’07, Dominica (men’s track and field, 400m)
– Heat 7: 5th (of 6) in 46.05 (season best)

Nick LaCava ’09, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
– Heat 1: 5th (of 5) in 6:02.42
– Repechage: 1st (of 4) in 6:00.86
– Semifinal A: 5th (of 6) in 6:05.06
– B Final: 2nd (of 6) in 6:09.23

Nzingha Prescod ’15 USA (fencing, women’s foil)
– Indiv. Foil Rd. of 32: Aida Mohamed (Hungary) def. Prescod, 15-10
– Team Foil Quarterfinals: Korea def. USA, 45-31 (Prescod T: 2-2, L: 5-4, W: 6-4)
– Team Foil Consolation 5-8: USA def. Japan, 44-22 (Prescod W: 4-0, W: 5-0, W: 6-4)
– Team Foil Consolation 5-8: Poland def. USA, 45-39 (Prescod L: 5-3, L: 4-2, L: 7-5)

Nicole Ross ’12, USA (fencing, women’s foil)
– Indiv. Foil Rd. of 32: Ines Boubakri (Tunisia) def. Ross, 15-8
– Team Foil Quarterfinals: Korea def. USA, 45-31 (Ross L: 5-3, W: 4-3, L: 9-6)
– Team Foil Consolation 5-8: USA def. Japan, 44-22 (Ross W: 6-5)
– Team Foil Consolation 5-8: Poland def. USA, 45-39 (Ross did not fence)

Jeff Spear ’10, USA (fencing, men’s sabre)
– Team Sabre Consolation 5-8: Belarus def. USA, 45-35 (Spear L: 5-3, L: 5-3, L: 5-3)

Lisa Stublic ’06, Croatia (women’s track and field, marathon)
– Marathon: 52nd (of 118) in 2:34:03

James Williams ’07, USA (fencing, men’s sabre)
– Indiv. Sabre Rd. of 32: Nikolay Kovalev (Russia) def. Williams, 15-12
– Team Sabre Quarterfinals: Russia def. USA, 45-33 (Williams L: 5-3, L: 5-3, T: 5-5)
– Team Sabre Consolation 5-8: China def. USA, 45-28 (Williams L: 5-4, W: 8-5, L: 5-2)
– Team Sabre Consolation 5-8: Belarus def. USA, 45-35 (Williams did not fence)

Cornell
Muhammad Halim ’08, Virgin Islands (men’s track & field, triple jump)
– Group B: 9th (of 14) in 16.39

Ken Jurkowski ’03, USA (rowing, men’s single sculls)
– Heat 6: 3rd (of 5) in 7:08.49
– Quarterfinal 3: 5th (of 6) in 7:18.27
– C/D Semifinal 2: 6th (of 6) in 7:56.51
– D Final: dns

Morgan Uceny ’07, USA (women’s track and field, 1,500m)
– Heat 3: 2nd (of 15) in 4:06.87
– Semifinal 1: 3rd (of 12) in 4:05.34
– Finals: dnf

Dartmouth
Anthony Fahden ’08, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
– Heat 1: 5th (of 5) in 6:02.42
– Repechage: 1st (of 4) in 6:00.86
– Semifinal A: 5th (of 6) in 6:05.06
– B Final: 2nd (of 6) in 6:09.23

Sean Furey ’04, USA (men’s track & field, javelin)
– Qualification: 37th (of 44) in 72.81

Evelyn Stevens ’05, USA (women’s road cycling)
– Road Race: 24th (of 66 entrants) in a time of 3:35:56

Erik Storck ’07, USA (sailing)
– Men’s 49er R1: 6th (of 20), +0:54
– Men’s 49er R2: 10th (of 20), +1:14
– Men’s 49er R3: 16th (of 20), +1:39
– Men’s 49er R4: 1st (of 20) in 29:36
– Men’s 49er R5: 7th (of 20) +0:45
– Men’s 49er R6: 13th (of 20) +1:35
– Men’s 49er R7: 20th (of 20) +3:15
– Men’s 49er R8: 18th (of 20) +1:57
– Men’s 49er R9: 2nd (of 20) +0:10
– Men’s 49er R10: 17th (of 20) +2:05
– Men’s 49er R11: 5th (of 20) +0:59
– Men’s 49er R12: 20th (of 20) +4:21
– Men’s 49er R13: 17th (of 20) +3:03
– Men’s 49er R14: 8th (of 20) +1:35
– Men’s 49er R15: 17th (of 20) +3:00
– Men’s 49er Final Standings: 15th (of 20) with 157 points

Harvard
Brodie Buckland ’06, Australia (rowing, men’s pair)
– Heat 2: 2nd (of 5) in 6:24.83
– A/B Semifinal 2: 3rd (of 6) in 7:02.12
– A Final: 5th (of 6) in 6:29.28

Caryn Davies ’05, USA (rowing, women’s eight)
Heat 1: 1st (of 5) in 6:14.68
A Final: 1st (of 6) in 6:10.59 – Gold Medal

Temi Fagbenle ’15, Great Britain (women’s basketball)
– Group B Play: Australia def. Great Britain, 74-58 (Fagbenle 4 pts., 1 asst., 3 reb., 2 stl. in 16:33)
– Group B Play: Canada def. Great Britain, 73-65 (Fagbenle 6 pts., 3 asst., 6 reb., 1 blk., 2 stl. in 25:58)
– Group B Play: Russia def. Great Britain, 67-61 (Fagbenle 6 pts., 5 reb., 3 blk. in 20:26)
– Group B Play: France def. Great Britain, 80-77 ot (Fagbenle 2 pts., 2 reb., 1 stl. in 15:41)
– Group B Play: Brazil def. Great Britain, 78-66 (Fagbenle 6 pts., 4 reb., 1 asst., 2 blk. in 17:14)

Malcolm Howard ’05, Canada (rowing, men’s eight)
– Heat 2: 4th (of 4) 5:37.91
– Repechage: 2nd (of 6) in 5:27.41
– A Final: 2nd (of 6) in 5:49.98 – Silver Medal

Samyr Laine ’06, Haiti (men’s track & field, triple jump)
– Group A: 6th (of 19) in 16.81
– Final: 11th (of 12) in 16.65

Esther Lofgren ’09, USA (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 5) in 6:14.68
– A Final: 1st (of 6) in 6:10.59 – Gold Medal

Alex Meyer ’10, USA (swimming, 10km)
– Men’s 10km: 10th (of 25) in 1:50:48.2

Will Newell ’11, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
– Heat 1: 5th (of 5) in 6:02.42
– Repechage: 1st (of 4) in 6:00.86
– Semifinal A: 5th (of 6) in 6:05.06
– B Final: 2nd (of 6) in 6:09.23

Henrik Rummel ’09, USA (rowing, men’s four)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 4) in 5:54.88
– Semifinal A/B2: 1st (of 6) in 6:01.72
– A Final: 3rd (of 6) in 6:07.20 – Bronze Medal

Penn
Koko Archibong ’03, Nigeria (men’s basketball)
Group A Play: Nigeria def. Tunisia, 60-56 (Archibong 1 reb., 1 stl. in 4:52)
Group A Play: Lithuania def. Nigeria, 72-53 (Archibong 2 pts., 3 reb., 1 stl. in 12:48)
Group A Play: USA def. Nigeria, 156-73 (Archibong 1 reb., 2 asst. in 14:09)
Group A Play: Argentina def. Nigeria, 93-79 (Archibong 1 reb. in 3:19)
Group A Play: France def. Nigeria, 79-73 (Archibong 2 reb., 2 asst. in 8:01)

Susan Francia ’04, USA (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 5) in 6:14.68
– A Final: 1st (of 6) in 6:10.59 – Gold Medal

Princeton
Donn Cabral ’12, USA (men’s track & field, steeplechase)
– Rd. 1: 4th (of 13) in 8:21.46
– Final: 8th (of 15) in 8:25.91

Sara Hendershot ’10, USA (rowing, women’s pair)
– Heat 1: 2nd (of 5) in 6:59.29
– A Final: 4th (of 6) in 7:30.39

Maya Lawrence ’02, USA (fencing, women’s epee)
– Indiv. Epee Rd. of 32: Lawrence def. Mara Navarria (Italy), 15-12
– Indiv. Epee Rd. of 16: Rossella Fiamingo (Italy) def. Lawrence, 15-7
– Team Epee quarterfinals: USA def. Italy, 45 – 35 (Lawrence W: 6-4, W: 4-0, L: 7-5)
– Team Epee semifinals: Korea def. USA, 45 – 36 (Lawrence W: 3-1, L: 4-1, L: 9-6)
– Team Epee cons. finals: USA def. Russia, 31-30 (Lawrence W: 3-1, L: 4-1, L: 9-6) – Bronze Medal

Caroline Lind ’06, USA (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 5) in 6:14.68
– A Final: 1st (of 6) in 6:10.59 – Gold Medal

Sam Loch ’06, Australia (rowing, men’s eight)
– Heat 1: 2nd (of 4) in 5:32.43
– Repechage: 4th (of 6) in 5:28.67
– A Final: 6th (of 6) in 5:51.87

Diana Matheson ’08, Canada (women’s soccer)
– Group F Play: Japan def. Canada, 2-1 (Matheson 90 mins. played)
– Group F Play: Canada def. South Africa, 3-0 (Matheson 90 mins. played, 2 SOG)
– Group F Play: Canada tied Sweden, 2-2 (Matheson 90 mins. played, 2 Shots, 1 SOG)
– Quarterfinals: Canada def. Great Britain, 2-0 (Matheson 90 mins. played, 1 shot)
– Semifinals: USA def. Canada, 4-3 (extra time) (Matheson 120 mins. played)
– Bronze Medal Game: Canada def. France, 1-0 (Matheson 90 mins. played, GWG in 92nd minute) – Bronze Medal

Andreanne Morin ’06, Canada (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 2: 1st (of 3) in 6:13.91
– A Final: 2nd (of 6) in 6:12.06 – Silver Medal

Glenn Ochal ’08, USA (rowing, men’s four)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 4) in 5:54.88
– Semifinal A/B2: 1st (of 6) in 6:01.72
– A Final: 3rd (of 6) in 6:07.20 – Bronze Medal

Robin Prendes ’11, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
– Heat 1: 5th (of 5) in 6:02.42
– Repechage: 1st (of 4) in 6:00.86
– Semifinal A: 5th (of 6) in 6:05.06
– B Final: 2nd (of 6) in 6:09.23

Julia Reinprecht ’14, USA (field hockey)
– Group B Play: Germany def. USA, 2-1 (J. Reinprecht 44 mins. played)
– Group B Play: USA def. Argentina, 1-0 (J. Reinprecht 47 mins. played)
– Group B Play: Australia def. USA, 1-0 (J. Reinprecht 40 mins. played)
– Group B Play: New Zealand def. USA, 3-2 (J. Reinprecht 45 mins. played)
– Group B Play: South Africa def. USA, 7-0 (J. Reinprecht 47 mins. played)
– 11/12th-place game: Belgium def. USA, 2-1 (J. Reinprecht 43 mins. played)

Katie Reinprecht ’13, USA (field hockey)
– Group B Play: Germany def. USA, 2-1 (K. Reinprecht 48 mins. played)
– Group B Play: USA def. Argentina, 1-0 (K. Reinprecht 50 mins. played)
– Group B Play: Australia def. USA, 1-0 (K. Reinprecht 50 mins. played)
– Group B Play: New Zealand def. USA, 3-2 (K. Reinprecht 56 mins. played)
– Group B Play: South Africa def. USA, 7-0 (K. Reinprecht 56 mins. played)
– 11/12th-place game: Belgium def. USA, 2-1 (K. Reinprecht 57 mins. played, 2 shots)

Susannah Scanlan ’14, USA (fencing, women’s epee)
– Indiv. Epee Rd. of 64: Olena Kryvystka (Ukraine) def. Scanlan, 15-13
– Team Epee quarterfinals: USA def. Italy, 45 – 35 (Scanlan W: 6-4, W: 4-0, L: 7-5)
– Team Epee semifinals: Korea def. USA, 45 – 36 (Scanlan L: 7-5, L: 4-3, L: 5-3)
– Team Epee cons. finals: USA def. Russia, 31-30 (Scanlan did not fence) – Bronze Medal

Gevvie Stone ’07, USA (rowing, women’s single sculls)
– Heat 5: 3rd (of 5) in 7:33.68
– Quarterfinal 2: 2nd (of 6) in 7:39.67
– Semifinal A/B 2: 4th (of 6) in 7:52.98
– B Final: 1st (of 6) in 7:45.24

Soren Thompson ’05, USA (fencing, men’s epee)
– Indiv. Epee Rd. of 64: Joerg Fiedler (Germany) def. Thompson, 15-4

Lauren Wilkinson ’11, Canada (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 2: 1st (of 3) in 6:13.91
– A Final: 2nd (of 6) in 6:12.06 – Silver Medal

Yale
Ashley Brzozowicz ’04, Canada (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 2: 1st (of 3) in 6:13.91
– A Final: 2nd (of 6) in 6:12.06 – Silver Medal

Charlie Cole ’07, USA (rowing, men’s four)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 4) in 5:54.88
– Semifinal A/B2: 1st (of 6) in 6:01.72
– A Final: 3rd (of 6) in 6:07.20 – Bronze Medal

Tess Gerrand ’10, Australia (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 1: 2nd (of 4) in 6:20.89
– Repechage: 3rd (of 5) in 6:18.63
– A Final: 6th (of 6) in 6:18.86

Sarah Lihan ’10, USA (women’s sailing)
Women’s 470 R1: 7th (of 20) +3:20
Women’s 470 R2: 3rd (of 20) +1:06
Women’s 470 R3: 5th (of 20) +1:10
Women’s 470 R4: 7th (of 20) +1:12
Women’s 470 R5: 19th (of 20) +2:27
Women’s 470 R6: 20th (of 20) +2:38
Women’s 470 R7: 3rd (of 20) +1:04
Women’s 470 R8: 9th (of 20) +2:04
Women’s 470 R9: 17th (of 20) +3:03
Women’s 470 R10: 9th (of 20) +3:21
Women’s 470 Standings: 9th (of 20) after 10 races with 78 points
Women’s 470 Medal Race: 10th (of 10) +3:33
Women’s 470 Final Standings: 9th (of 20) with 98 points

Stu McNay ’05, USA (men’s sailing)
Men’s 470 R1: 17th (of 27) +2:15
Men’s 470 R2: 22nd (of 27) +2:58
Men’s 470 R3: 10th (of 27) +1:43
Men’s 470 R4: 3rd (of 27) +0:52
Men’s 470 R5: 23rd (of 27) +3:41
Men’s 470 R6: 23rd (of 27) +4:07
Men’s 470 R7: 6th (of 27) +1:10
Men’s 470 R8: 18th (of 27) +1:55
Men’s 470 R9: 7th (of 20) +1:38
Men’s 470 R10: 4th (of 20) +1:21
Men’s 470 Final Standings: 14th (of 20) with 108 points

Taylor Ritzel ’10, USA (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 5) in 6:14.68
– A Final: 1st (of 6) in 6:10.59 – Gold Medal

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Full Circle: Penn’s DeFrantz Hands Out Gold

On Thursday morning after the United States women’s 8 boat held off Canada to win Olympic Gold for the second consecutive Olympics, Penn’s Anita DeFrantz, bestowed fellow Ivy League grads Caryn Davies (Harvard ’05), Esther Lofgren (Harvard ’09), Susan Francia (Penn ’04), Caroline Lind (Princeton ’06) and Taylor Ritzel (Yale ’10) and the rest of the U.S. team their Gold Medals.

A 1976 bronze medalist at the Montreal Games with the USA women’s eights, DeFranz is currently on the IOC’s Juridical Commission, the Finance Commission and the Sport and Law Commission. She is also the chair of the IOC’s Women and Sport Commission and the IOC Athletes’ Commission Election Committee and won her Olympic Bronze a year before graduating from Penn’s law school.

Earlier this year, http://www.IvyLeagueSports.com ran a feature on DeFrantz as part of a Black History Month celebration. To read that feature, click the link below:
The Ivy Influence: Anita DeFranz

 

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USA’s Almost All-Ivy Men’s Four Boat Wins Bronze

Team USA’s almost All-Ivy men’s four boat of Henrik Rummel (Harvard ’09), Glenn Ochal (Princeton ’08) and Charlie Cole (Yale ’07), along with teammate Scott Gault, took Bronze on the final day of Olympic rowing at the Eton Dorney Rowing Centre. It marks the first Bronzes of the League’s 2012 rowing medal count (five Gold, four Silver, three Bronze).

Great Britain won the race in 6:03.97, followed by Australia (6:05.19) and USA (6:07.20). The fourth-place boat, Greece, finished more than four seconds behind the Americans.

The Americans started in lane five after the lanes were redrawn due to winds. After 500 meters, Great Britain held a slight lead on Australia with the rest of the field level at about a boat length back. But from there, the three eventual medalists separated themselves from the pack.

At the halfway point, to the delight of the home crowd, Great Britain led by a deck over Australia, with the US about a length back of the Aussies. The Americans made a move heading into the final 500m, but were unable to overtake Australia, which in turn was unable to catch up to Great Britain.

Rummel, Ochal and Cole become the first Ivies to earn an Olympic medal in the men’s fours since Doug Burden (Princeton ’88) won Silver in the 1992 Barcelona Games.

Ending the 2012 Games with 12 rowing medals (five Gold, four Silver, three Bronze), the Ivies have the highest combined rowing medal total (men’s and women’s) amongst Ivy rowers since the 1984 Los Angeles Games when they combined for 14 (1 Gold, 12 Silver, 1 Bronze).

Complete men’s four results are here.

In other rowing action on Saturday, Princeton’s Gevvie Stone won the women’s single sculls B final to place seventh overall. Stone started fast and was neck-and-neck with the Lithuanian Donata Vistartaite after 500m, then took the lead into the 1,000m mark. She led by a deck after 1,500m and increased that lead to cross the line in 7:45, more than two seconds ahead of Vistartaite.

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Saturday, August 4

Here is the listing of events that involve Ivies for Saturday, August 4. If there is no mention of the event being broadcast on TV, check NBCOlympics.com for the online broadcast.

Penn’s Koko Archibong and the Nigerian men’s basketball team will face Argentina in their second-to-last game in group play. The game will start at 5:15 p.m. and will be broadcast on NBC’s Specialty: Basketball channel.

Princeton’s Maya Lawrence and Susannah Scanlan will compete for Team USA in the women’s fencing team epee tournament, starting at 4:00 a.m (Team USA starts at 5:30 a.m.). The Gold medal match will begin at 2:15 p.m.

The US women’s field hockey team, featuring Princeton sisters Julia and Katie Reinprecht (players) and assistant coach Nate Franks (coaching staff), will take on New Zealand at 2:00 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on NBCSN.

The almost All-Ivy boat of Henrik Rummel (Harvard), Glenn Ochal (Princeton) and Charlie Cole (Yale), along with teammate Scott Gault, will compete in the Gold medal race of the men’s four, starting at 5:30 a.m. After placing fourth in her semifinal on Thursday, Princeton’s Gevvie Stone will compete in the Final B of the women’s single sculls, starting at 4:30 a.m. NBC will broadcast highlights of the rowing action from 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

In sailing, men’s and women’s 470 class action continues. Yale’s Sarah Lihan will race at 9:05 a.m. (race three) and 10:20 a.m. (race four), while fellow Bulldog Stu McNay will compete in races five (9:00 a.m.) and six (10:15 a.m.) on the men’s side.

The first round of the men’s 400m will take place at 5:35 a.m., with Columbia’s Erison Hurtault competing for Dominica. Cornell head track and field coach Nathan Taylor is serving in the same capacity for the US Virgin Islands. Track and field action can be seen on NBC from 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and as part of its primetime show from 8:00 p.m. – midnight, as well as on MSNBC from 4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

NBCOlympics.com Broadcast Schedule for Aug. 4

Schedule of Olympic Events

Olympic TV Schedule

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Ivy Eyes Focused on Men’s Fours as Olympic Rowing Draws To A Close

The final day of Olympic rowing action of the 2012 London Games will feature two races that Ivy fans will want to pay particular attention to as rowing at the Eton Dorney Rowing Centre draws to a close on Saturday morning.

Starting the morning off for the Ivies, Gevvie Stone (Princeton ’07) will compete in the women’s single sculls B Final, which is slated to take place at 6:00 a.m. (ET). Stone moved to the B Final after placing fourth in her semifinal in a time of 7:52.98.

Then at 6:30 a.m. (ET), the almost All-Ivy boat of Henrik Rummel (Harvard ’09), Glenn Ochal (Princeton ’08) and Charlie Cole (Yale ’07), along with teammate Scott Gault, will have a chance to add to the League’s 2012 rowing medal count of nine (five Gold, four Silver) as they make up seventy-five percent of the U.S. men’s four boat that will be racing in the A Final.

The Americans, who won heat one in 5:54.88 and then placed first in their semifinal in 6:01.72 to advance to the A Final, will face Germany, Australia, Great Britain, Greece and the Netherlands. The U.S. will be in lane three.

The last time an Ivy alum earned an Olympic Medal in men’s fours came at the 1992 Barcelona Games when Doug Burden (Princeton ’88) won a Silver Medal with the U.S. fours.

With nine rowing medals already, the Ivies have matched their best combined (men and women) output since the 1988 Seoul Games (2 Silver, 7 bronze). Should the U.S. men’s four boat race to a spot on the podium tomorrow morning to move the 2012 total to 12, it would mark the highest combined rowing medal total amongst Ivy rowers since the 1984 Los Angeles Games (1 Gold, 12 Silver, 1 Bronze).

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Friday, August 3

Here is the listing of events that involve Ivies for Friday, August 3. If there is no mention of the event being broadcast on TV, check NBCOlympics.com for the online broadcast.

Harvard sophomore Temi Fagbenle and the Great Britain women’s basketball team battle France at 3:00 p.m. on the NBC Specialty: Basketball channel.

In fencing, the men’s team sabre tournament will commence at 6:30 a.m. Columbia’s James Williams and the rest of the US squad will start their run towards Gold with a match against Russia. The winner will take on either China or Romania in the semifinals. The Gold medal bout will start at 1:45 p.m.

The men’s and women’s heavyweight judo tournaments will start at 4:30 a.m. and 5:26 a.m., respectively. The women’s Gold medal fight will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by the men’s final at 11:10 a.m. The US team is coached by Jimmy Pedro (Brown).

The men’s rowing single sculls final will start at 4:30 a.m. Cornell’s Ken Jurkowski is out of Gold medal contention, but he will race in the Final D. A pair of Ivies will race in the men’s pair finals, but only one has a chance for a medal. Harvard’s Brodie Buckland and his teammate, James Marburg, will try to put Australia on the podium in the Final A, while Brown’s Nikola Stojic, racing for Serbia, will compete in Final B. Rowing action can be seen on NBC from 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., 3:45 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. and as part of its primetime show from 8:00 p.m. – midnight.

In sailing, Dartmouth’s Erik Storck will skipper his 49er class boat in races nine (8:30 a.m.), 10 (9:15 a.m.) and 11 (10:00 a.m.). After six races, Storck and his teammate, Trevor Moore, stand in seventh place with 37 net points. After 15 races, the top 10 in the standings will move on to the medal race. Yale’s Sarah Lihan will take to the water with the start of the women’s 470 class, with race one starting at 7:00 a.m. and race two beginning at 8:15 a.m. Fellow Bulldog Stu McNay will compete in races three (7:05 a.m.) and four (8:20 a.m.) of the men’s 470 class.

Princeton’s Diana Matheson and Team Canada will take on the host team in the women’s soccer quarterfinals at 2:30 p.m. on NBCSN.

Track & Field officially kicks off, and Princeton’s Donn Cabral, the 2012 NCAA steeplechase Champion, will run in the qualifying round of his signature event at 8:00 a.m. Track & Field will be broadcast on Telemundo from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., as well as NBC from 10:00 a.m. – noon, 4:25 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and as part of its primetime show from 8:00 p.m. – midnight.

NBCOlympics.com Broadcast Schedule for Aug. 3

Schedule of Olympic Events

Olympic TV Schedule

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W8+ Recap: Eight Medal Ivy Haul as USA and Canada Finish One-Two

The Gold Medalists from the U.S. Women’s 8 boat (Courtesy of Allison Frederick/US Rowing)

The United States defended its title and finished first for the second consecutive Olympics in an exciting women’s eights final at the Eton Dorney Rowing Centre on Thursday morning. With the win, Ivy League grads Caryn Davies (Harvard ’05), Esther Lofgren (Harvard ’09), Susan Francia (Penn ’04), Caroline Lind (Princeton ’06) and Taylor Ritzel (Yale ’10) all won Gold. The USA was challenged primarily by Canada and its Ivy contingent of Andreanne Morin (Princeton ’06), Lauren Wilkinson (Princeton ’11) and Ashley Brzozowicz (Yale ’04) put together a Silver medal showing.

The American boat jumped out to a slight lead over the Netherlands and Canada at the 500 mark and then really seemed to dig in and build the lead over the next 1,000. Canada tried to make a push down the stretch but the American boat held steady and won gold for the second Olympics in a row in a time of 6:10.59. The Canadians took silver (6:12.06), while the Netherlands finished with the bronze (6:13.12). Tess Gerrand (Yale ’10) and the Australian boat placed sixth (6:18.86).

Canada’s Women’s Eight Silver Medalists (Courtesy of Rowing Canada)

As part of the USA women’s eights boat in 2008, Davies, Francia and Lind all earned a second consecutive Gold. Having also claimed Silver with the USA women’s eights at the 2004 Athens Games, Davies secured her third consecutive Summer Olympic medal. Prior to Davies, the last Ivy alum to medal in three consecutive Summer Olympics was Frederick Morgan Taylor (Dartmouth ’25). Morgan Taylor, a 400-meter hurdles specialist, captured gold in that event at the 1924 Paris Games and followed with a bronze in 1928 in Amsterdam and a silver at the 1932 Los Angeles Games. Davies is the first female Ivy graduate to medal at three consecutive Summer Games.

The Ivy League medal count is now up to nine (five Gold, four Silver). NBC will broadcast a tape delay of the rowing action from 2:20 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and then possibly as part of its primetime broadcast from 8:00 p.m. – midnight. Complete results are here.

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Thursday, August 2

Here is the listing of events that involve Ivies for Thursday, August 2. If there is no mention of the event being broadcast on TV, check NBCOlympics.com for the online broadcast. For a complete Women’s eight preview, click here.

After falling to Lithuania on Tuesday, 72-53, a game in which Penn’s Koko Archibong posted two points, three rebounds and a steal, the Nigerian men’s basketball team will have a tough task ahead of them when they face the 2012 version of the Dream Team in a group A matchup. The game will start at 5:15 p.m. and will be broadcast on NBCSN. Nigeria is 1-1 and tied with Lithuania in the group A standings with two games remaining in group play.

In fencing, Team USA, featuring Columbia’s Nzingha Prescod and Nicole Ross, will compete in the women’s team foil tournament. The Americans hope to equal or better their showing in 2008, when they won Silver. Prescod and Ross hope to give the Ivy League medals in this event in back-to-back Olympics, joining Harvard’s Emily Cross, who earned Silver in 2008.

The US women’s field hockey team can now call itself the Cardiac Kids, after its 2-1 loss to Germany and 1-0 win over Argentina. The Americans, featuring Princeton sisters Julia and Katie Reinprecht (players) and assistant coach Nate Franks (coaching staff), will take on Australia at 5:45 a.m. The game will be broadcast live on NBCSN.

Brown’s Jimmy Pedro will guide the US Judo team in the men’s 100kg and women’s 78kg tournaments. The men’s event will begin at 4:30 a.m., while the women’s will start at 5:18 a.m. The Gold medal bouts will take place at 11:00 a.m. (women’s) and 11:10 a.m. (men’s). MSNBC will broadcast the Gold medal matches from 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Gold medal race of the men’s lightweight four will start at 5:00 a.m. The All-Ivy USA men’s lightweight four boat of Anthony Fahden (Dartmouth), Nick LaCava (Columbia), Will Newell (Harvard) and Robin Prendes (Princeton) are out of Gold medal contention after finishing fifth in their semifinal on Tuesday, but they will race in Final B (which will follow Final A).

Another rowing Gold medal will be earned on Thursday, this time in 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. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m.

The semifinals of the men’s four will start at 5:30 a.m. Team USA features two Ivies in Henrik Rummel (Harvard) and Glenn Ochal (Princeton). NBC will broadcast the rowing action from 2:20 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and as part of its primetime broadcast from 8:00 p.m. – midnight.

Sailing action includes races 7 (7:00 a.m.) and 8 (7:45 a.m.) in the 49er class, which will feature Dartmouth’s Erik Storck (USA). Yale’s Stu McNay will finally take to the water with the start of the men’s 470. Race 1 will begin at 7:00 a.m., with race 2 starting 90 minutes later.

NBCOlympics.com Broadcast Schedule for Aug. 2

Schedule of Olympic Events

Olympic TV Schedule

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