PRINCETON: PHS set to induct latest Athletic Hall of Fame class


The Princeton High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced the 2017 Hall of Fame Induction Class.
The class will be inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame during a dinner and banquet that will be held Saturday, Nov. 18 at Mercer Oaks Country Club in West Windsor.
This year’s Hall of Fame class includes six individuals and one team. Being inducted are:
Charlie Pemberton ’62: A standout in Football & Basketball who was named PHS Best All-Around Athlete in 1962.
Tom Patrick ’81: All-County and All-Area runner who won the 3000m at the Group II State Championship meet in ’81 and set the Mercer County Championship Meet Record in the 3000m.
Jesse Applegate ’04: All-American swimmer who set school records in the 50 & 100 Freestyle.
Erin Cook ’06: 1,000 point scorer and All-County performer in Girls’ Basketball.
Fraser Graham ’11: All-State golfer who captured the 2010 Tournament of Champions Title and the 2010 and 2011 Mercer County Titles. He was also an All-County standout in Ice Hockey.
Doug Snyder: Coach of Boys’ Basketball from 1986-1997. His teams captured three straight Central Jersey Group II Championships from 1992-1994, set school records for most wins in a season and featured three 1,000-point scorers.
Also inducted will be the 1992–1994 Boys’ Basketball Teams. Princeton captured three consecutive Central Jersey Group II Championships during this span, set school records for most wins in a single season and featured three of the school’s top five all-time leading scorers in Bram Reynolds, Rodney Derry and Kirk Webber.
The Hall of Fame Awards Dinner and Banquet will take place at Mercer Oaks Country Club in West Windsor on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 6-10 p.m. Tickets are $55 and all proceeds go towards scholarships for current Princeton High School student-athletes.
Individuals interested in purchasing a ticket or contributing to the scholarship fund can contact Bob James at 921-0946 or email the Hall of Fame Committee at [email protected].