Kyla Sears ’21, Julia Ratcliffe ’17, Asher Lee-Tyson ’18

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Women’s lacrosse midfielder KYLA SEARS ’21 scored four goals and assisted on another in Princeton’s 15-10 win over Cornell at Class of 1952 Stadium April 21. The Tigers improved to 4–1 in Ivy League games (8-5 overall) and earned a spot in the four-team Ivy tournament. Through the Tigers’ first 13 games, Sears led Princeton with 43 goals and 15 assists. Sears also ranked second in the league in shooting percentage, putting 58.1 percent of her shots in the net. 

Photo: Beverly Schaefer


JULIA RATCLIFFE ’17, the 2014 NCAA hammer-throw champion, earned gold in the Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia, April 10. Representing her native New Zealand, Ratcliffe took the lead on her fifth throw, which traveled 69.94 meters (229 feet, 5.5 inches), 1.74 meters farther than the best throw of her nearest competitor, Australia’s Alexandra Hulley. 

Photo: Beverly Schaefer


Shortstop ASHER LEE-TYSON ’18 had five hits in seven at-bats during Princeton baseball’s series at Columbia April 21 and 22. Princeton won two of three games for its first series win against the Lions since 2011. Through April 22, Lee-Tyson led the Tigers in batting average (.319) and on-base percentage (.414), reaching base safely in 23 of the first 25 games he started this season.