Princeton Announces 15th Hall of Fame Class
Class of 2021 Princeton Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
The Princeton Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is pleased to announce the 15th Class of
Princeton Athletes to be inducted into the Princeton Athletic Hall of Fame.
The 2021 Class inductees include; the 2003 Boys Tennis State Championship Team, Stanley Browder (Class of 1977), Brittney Dowdy (Class of 2005), and John Russell (Class of 2002).
2003 Boys Tennis State Champion Team.
The 2003 Varsity Boys Tennis team put together an undefeated and record-breaking season to the school’s first-ever Team State Tennis Championship. Led by Coach Bob Caress, Division I Enquirer Coach of the Year, Princeton was 20-0 overall and 9-0 in the Greater Miami Conference. The Vikings swept the conference tournament, winning every court, a feat that had not been accomplished prior to this season. The championship team included Assistant Coach Manis and Assistant Coach Shreiner. Members of the team were Jon Keyser, Randy Lofgren, Mike Hertlein, Wil Lofgren, Matt Metully, Tony Teuful, Mike Streitmarter, and Andy Caress. Sophomore Tony Teufel finished up runner-up in the State Singles Tournament. He was named 1st Team All-State. In the State Doubles Championship, Wil Lofgren and Matt Metully were runners-up. Both Wil and Matt received 1st Team All-State honors. Andy Caress and Randy Lofgren were quarter-finalists during the State Doubles Tournament, and were named 2nd Team All-State.
Stanley Browder was a 1977 Princeton Graduate. He was a member of the Football team. He received first team all-Greater Miami Conference honors, All City honors, and All-State honors. Stanley participated in the Ohio All-Star contest in August. He later played collegiately at Colorado University.
John Russell was a 2002 Princeton Graduate. He was a member of the Football, Soccer, and
Track & Field teams. John was the 2002 State Champion in the Boys Pole Vault with a 15’06.00 mark. He currently holds the school record in the Pole Vault with a 15’9’ mark during his senior season.
Brittney Dowdy was a 2005 Princeton Graduate. She was a member of the Girls Volleyball, Girls Basketball, and Girls Track & Field teams. Dowdy currently holds the school record in Discus (127’5”) and Shot Put (41’10.5”). During her basketball senior season, she was selected 1st Team all-Greater Miami Conference. She helped the Vikings win the 2005 Greater Miami Conference Championship with a 15-1 league record.
The Princeton Athletic Hall of Fame celebration will get underway Friday, October 8th as our Varsity Football Team is slated to host Sycamore starting at 7:00pm. There will also be a recognition of our 2020 Class. The celebration will continue with the Inductee Ceremony and Dinner on Saturday, October 9th at the Sharonville Convention Center. Additional details will be shared on www.vikenation.org
DICK'S Sporting Goods Honors GMC Girls Golf Standouts
DICK'S Sporting Goods, a tremendous supporter of interscholastic athletics, salutes the accomplishments of Mason's Ally Madden as the GMC "Girls Golf Athlete of the Year" and her coach, Chad Layton as the GMC "Girls Golf Coach of the Year.
Ally Madden led the charge for the Mason Comet girls golf team by posting a stellar two-day, 36 hole total of 137 to capture medalist honors. In recognition of this feat, Ally was tabbed as the "GMC Girls Golf Athlete of the Year". To go with this ultimate honor as a senior, Ally Madden has also earned first team All-Greater Miami Conference recognition each year of her four-year high school varsity career. Congratulations to one of the best and most consistent golfers this conference has ever witnessed.
Ally Madden - GMC "Girls Golf Athlete of the Year"
After leading the Mason Comets to their third GMC title in the past four years, Mason Head Girls Golf Coach Chad Layton was selected in a vote of his coaching peers as the GMC "Girls Golf Coach of the Year". Ironically, this is also the third time Coach Layton has been selected to this "COY" three times in the past four years. It is always gratifying to be recognized and reinforced by ones coaching peers.
Head Coach Chad Layton - GMC "Girls Golf Coach of the Year"
All photos are compliments of the Mason Sports Information Director, Dan Hilen
Mason Girls Golf Wins GMC Title
Mason SID, Dan Hilen press release:
MASON GIRLS GOLF WINS 2021 GMC TITLE IN RECORD-BREAKING STYLE!
It was another “record-breaking” day for the Mason Girls Golf program at the GMC Championships this past Tuesday and Wednesday. The Comets won their 3rd title in the past 4 years at Walden Ponds Golf Course, setting a new tourney record with a team score of 574 (288-286) and exceeding their last year's best-ever league mark by 5 strokes.
GMC Champion team members: Demi Xie, Ally Madden, Abby Love, Nicole Mater,
Nicole Xie, and Karlie Dillon
Photo compliments of Mason SID, Dan Hilen
Team two-day scores were as follows:
Mason 574, Sycamore 615, Lakota West 621, Lakota East 643, Oak Hills 684, Fairfield 737, Colerain 845, and Middletown 901.
GMC medalist honors went to Mason's Ally Madden with a two-day total of 137, closely followed by Sycamore's Caroline Thompson with a 140 total.
Ally Madden's league low score of 137 also earned her the GMC "Female Golfer of the Year" title.
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Big GMC congratulations on your achievement!
GMC Golf Championships On Horizon
The first Greater Miami Conference Championships to be contested this year will be girls and boys golf. This 36 hole affair will take place at Walden Ponds Golf Course located at 6090 Golf Club lane, Hamilton, Ohio 45011. GMC girls golfers will take to the course first on Tuesday, September 14th and Wednesday, September 15th. The GMC boys golfers will compete one week later on Tuesday, September 21st and Wednesday, September 22nd. Tee times on all four days of competition will begin at 8:00 AM.
Defending GMC Champions on both the girls and boys side of the course hail from the land of the Comets in Mason.
GMC Girls Golf Championship Results: Baumspage GMC Girls Golf Results 2021