PRINCETON, N.J. — Andrew Lin (), a team captain for the Princeton University men’s water polo,is among seven Tigers’ student-athletes named finalists for the 2021 Art Lane ’34 Award, which is presented annually to undergraduate student-athletes in recognition of selfless contribution to sport and society.
The Art Lane ’34 Award will be presented at the virtual Gary Walters ’67 Princeton Varsity Club Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 13, starting at 8:00 p.m. Eastern. For more information on the 2021 banquet, CLICK HERE.
An exceptional example of service and leadership during his time at Princeton. Lin was a major contributor as an attacker for 2018 Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) championship team, and was honored in 2019 as an Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic selection.
Out of the pool, Lin helped organize the men’s and women’s water polo programs’ walk to support the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legal Defense Fund, raising several thousand dollars in the process. Additionally, he has been extremely active with Athletes in Action in his time on campus, having helped organize the group’s annual Teams and Toys initiative to donate toys to underprivileged children in the local community.
A computer science major, Lin is a member of the University Cottage Club’s Diversity Committee, Asian Student-Athletes of Princeton and the Christian Union Nova Student Leadership Board, and has been a lead volunteer with the Princeton Varsity Club’s “Reading with Tigers” program.
Information courtesy Princeton University Athletics Communications