Water polo goalie ASHLEIGH JOHNSON ’17 was named the Most Valuable Player at the FINA World Championships after leading the United States women to their third straight championship June 26. Johnson made 14 saves in her team’s 11-6 victory over Spain in the final. She also helped the U.S. win gold at the Pan American Games Aug. 10.
Men’s squash alum TODD HARRITY ’13 won two gold medals for the United States at the Pan American Games, competing in the men’s team event and the men’s doubles with partner Chris Hanson. Harrity is the top-ranked American man on the PSA World Tour.
ELIZA STONE ’13 won gold in both the women’s individual and team saber events at the Pan American Games. Stone and Kat Holmes ’17, who won gold in team and individual epee, led an impressive U.S. team that also included gold medalists Kasia Nixon ’20 (women’s team epee) and Chloe Fox-Gitomer ’22 (women’s team saber).
Four other Tiger athletes captured Pan Am medals: Bella Alarie ’20 (U.S. women’s basketball, silver), Kareem Maddox ’11 (U.S. 3-on-3 men’s basketball, gold), Kathleen Sharkey ’13 (U.S. women’s field hockey, bronze), and Elise Wong ’19 (Canada women’s field hockey, silver).