Bella Alarie ’20, Matt Bowman ’14, Kelly Shon ’14

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Women’s basketball standout BELLA ALARIE ’20 tested her skills against some of the world’s best young players at the Under-19 FIBA World Cup in July. Alarie started all seven games for the United States and grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds in the tournament final, an 86-82 loss to Russia. Princeton head coach Courtney Banghart also spent part of her summer with USA Basketball, serving as an assistant coach for the under-23 women’s national team, which won the inaugural Four Nations Tournament.

St. Louis Cardinals


The hardest-working pitcher in baseball? MATT BOWMAN ’14 could stake a claim to that title. Through Aug. 20, the St. Louis Cardinals reliever had appeared in 61 games, tying for the most outings in the major leagues. He had a 3.83 earned run average and two saves. 

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KELLY SHON ’14 added her name to the history books at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship June 30, shooting an 8-under-par 63 to tie the tournament’s single-round record. Shon’s 9th-place tie at the Women’s PGA was her best finish in a major.