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Subject: Re: At least you're not quoting Woodrow Wilson, but...

Go Green
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Date Posted: 14:40:08 11/07/21 Sun
In reply to: Valmad 's message, "At least you're not quoting Woodrow Wilson, but..." on 13:25:22 11/07/21 Sun

The Ivy still had freshmen football in my day. In 1989, Princeton beat us en route to a shared title with Yale (Cozza's last title). They also won the freshmen game against us if that means anything... :)

In 1990, 1991, and 1992, we beat them. 1991 was a "winner take all" game. 1992 enabled us to share the title with the Tigers (we had gotten upset against Cornell a few weeks earlier).

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Date Posted: 14:59:38 11/07/21 Sun

The 1989 freshmen game at Princeton was especially a thrill for me. Not only was it my first collegiate game, but we shared a locker room with the New Jersey Nets (who were training at Princeton at the time).

It was the first time I had seen NBA guys up close. They were BIG!!!!


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Date Posted: 15:45:51 11/07/21 Sun

one of the very biggest NewJersey Nets on that'89 team was seven foot center, Chris Dudley. Dudley, of course, came out of Yale; a school that not only will you be mightily rooting for in six days time; but a school that can lay far better claim than Dartmouth to "having Princeton's football number":those two have met 142 times; Yale's won seventy-eight; including fourteen straight from 1967 to 1980; and by a score of 51-14 the last time the two met in 2019.

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Date Posted: 17:12:53 11/07/21 Sun

Ha! I never knew that Dudley was on that team! I really didn't pay much attention to Ivy sports history until a while after I got there, so I wouldn't have known him at the time anyway...

... that said, there were a good number of 7-footers (or darn close to it) in that locker room with us. It was something!

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