Six freshman named Chas Halstead, James Campbell, Ben Nicoll, James Williamson, Calvin Greene, and John Ely travel to Saratoga Intercollegiate Regatta to represent Princeton in its first intercollegiate race, After a few aborted attempts, the program was now up and running with its first boathouse along the canal and a few four and six-oared shells. Nicoll, Campbell, Halstead, et. al. represent Princeton well, defeating Brown by four seconds and taking vengenace on Yale for their attempted boat swindle with a solid whoopin'. The frosh wear orange and black ribbons on their shirts at the regatta, marking the first time Princeton is represented with these colors.