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Ivies In London | Year-by-Year Ivy Olympic history

PRINCETON, N.J -- Once again the Ivy League provided compete Olympic coverage with its Ivies in London blog, located at, which followed Ivy athletes and coaches particpating in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Coverage focused on the League's 49 particpants in the 2012 London Games and was an all-encompassing hub site that pointed fans towards interesting stories and features surrounding the League's athletes and coaches. In addition to the blog, fans followed the Ivy League and all of its Olympics content on Twitter (@Ivy_Athletics), using the hashtag #LondonIvies, and on Facebook (

The 49 athletes hail from all eight Ivy League schools and represented 11 countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada, Croatia, Dominica, Egypt, Great Britain, Haiti, Nigeria, Serbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Princeton led the way with 15 participants, followed by Harvard (nine), Columbia (eight), Yale (six), Dartmouth (four), Cornell (three), Brown (two) and Penn (two).

Moreover, four Ivy League coaches performed the same duty in London, including Columbia fencing head coach Michael Aufrichtig, Cornell men's track and field head coach Nathan Taylor, Harvard men's swimming and diving head coach Tim Murphy and Princeton assistant field hockey coach Nate Franks . On top of that, Columbia field hockey assistant coach Caroline Nichols is a member of the US field hockey team, former Penn wrestler Brandon Slay is an assistant with the US wrestling squad, former Cornell rower Dan Fonhofer is a member of the US men's rowing coaching staff and the U.S. Judo squad will be coached by Jimmy Pedro (Brown '94). Former Columbia wrestler David Barry is the Team Leader for the US greco-roman wrestling squad.

Ivy athletes have enjoyed great success in the most recent Games with 42 athletes bringing home 14 medals (five gold, seven silver and two bronze) from the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing and 19 athletes securing 10 medals (six gold, three silver and one bronze) from the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Canada.

Since the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Ivy League student-athletes and alums have combined to win 356 medals at the Summer Games, including 147 gold, 116 silver and 93 bronze. This count of 356 medals earned at the Summer Games would rank 13th in the all-time standings for individual countries (complete country rankings - summer).

Brown (2)
Craig Kinsley '11, USA (men's track and field, javelin)
Nikola Stojic
'97, Serbia, (rowing, men’s coxless pair)

Columbia (7)
Sherif Farrag '09, Egypt (fencing, men's foil)
Erison Hurtault
'07, Dominica (men’s track and field, 400m)
Nick LaCava '09, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
Nzingha Prescod '15 USA (fencing, women’s foil)
Nicole Ross '12, USA (fencing, women’s foil) 
Lisa Stublic '06, Croatia (women’s track and field, marathon)
Jeff Spear '10, USA (fencing, men’s sabre)
James Williams '07, USA (fencing, men’s sabre)

Cornell (3)
Muhammad Halim '08, Virgin Islands (men’s track & field, triple jump)
Ken Jurkowski '03, USA (rowing, men's single sculls)
Morgan Uceny '07, USA (women's track and field, 1,500m)

Dartmouth (4)
Anthony Fahden '08, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
Sean Furey '04, USA (men's track & field, javelin)
Evelyn Stevens
'05, USA (women's road cycling)
Erik Storck '07, USA (sailing)

Harvard (9)
Brodie Buckland '06, Australia (rowing, men's pair)
Caryn Davies '05, USA (rowing, women's eight)
Temi Fagbenle '15, Great Britain (women's basketball)
Malcolm Howard '05, Canada (rowing, men's eight)
Samyr Laine '06, Haiti (men's track & field, triple jump)
Esther Lofgren '09, USA (rowing, women's eight)
Alex Meyer '10, USA (swimming, 10K)
Will Newell '11, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
Henrik Rummel '09, USA (rowing, men’s four)

Penn (2) 
Koko Archibong '03, Nigeria (men's basketball)
Susan Francia
'04, USA (rowing, women's eight)

Princeton (15)
Donn Cabral '12, USA (men's track & field, steeplechase) 
Sara Hendershot '10, USA (rowing, women’s pair)
Maya Lawrence '02, USA (fencing, women's epee)
Caroline Lind '06, USA (rowing, women's eight)
Sam Loch '06, Australia (rowing, men's eight)
Diana Matheson '08, Canada (women's soccer)
Andreanne Morin '06, Canada (rowing, women's eight)
Glenn Ochal '08, USA (rowing, men’s four)
Robin Prendes '11, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
Julia Reinprecht '14, USA (field hockey)
Katie Reinprecht '13, USA (field hockey)
Susannah Scanlan '14, USA (fencing, women's epee)
Gevvie Stone '07, USA (rowing, women’s single sculls)
Soren Thompson '05, USA (fencing, men's epee)
Lauren Wilkinson '11, Canada (rowing, women's eight)

Yale (6)
Ashley Brzozowicz '04, Canada (rowing, women’s eight)
Charlie Cole '07, USA (rowing, men’s four)
Tess Gerrand '10, Australia (rowing, women’s eight)
Sarah Lihan '10, USA (women’s sailing)
Stu McNay '05, USA (men’s sailing)
Taylor Ritzel '10, USA (rowing, women's eight)


Princeton (2)

Michelle Cesan '14, USA (field hockey alternate)
Ashley Higginson '11, USA (women's track & field, steeplechase alternate)

Yale (1)
Jamie Redman '10, USA (rowing spare)


Alum Jimmy Pedro '94, USA (judo)

Fencing head coach Michael Aufrichtig, USA (modern pentathlon, fencing portion)
Former wrestler David Barry, USA (Team Leader, greco-roman wrestling)
Field hockey assistant coach Caroline Nichols, USA (field hockey player)

Men's track & field head coach Nathan Taylor, Virgin Islands (track & field head coach)
Alum Dan Fronhofer '04, USA (men's rowing coaching staff)

Men's swimming & diving head coach Tim Murphy, USA (open water swim coach)

Alum Brandon Slay '98, USA (wrestling coaching staff)

Field hockey assistant coach Nate Franks '07, USA (field hockey coaching staff)

Rowing assistant coach Sarah Trowbridge, USA (rowing, double scull)

Know of an alum, student or coach who is missing from this list? Please send an email with the subject line: London; or tweet links and information at @Ivy_Athletics.