Quarterback Blake Stenstrom ’24
Princeton Athletics/Sideline Photos

1: Quarterback BLAKE STENSTROM ’24 led Princeton football to its eighth win of the season and its first over Dartmouth since 2018, completing 31 of 40 passes for 264 yards and running for a touchdown in a 17-14 victory Nov. 5. Through early November, Stenstrom, who transferred to Princeton from the University of Colorado, topped all Ivy League quarterbacks in completion percentage (69.7 percent) and passing yards (2,123) while tossing 12 touchdown passes and two interceptions. Princeton was the Ivy’s lone undefeated team heading into its final two games against Yale and Penn. 

Sammy Popper ’23
Photo: Shelley M. Szwast

2: Field hockey’s SAMMY POPPER ’23 scored Princeton’s second goal — her ninth of the season — to seal a win over Brown Oct. 30 and guarantee the Tigers an Ivy championship and a spot in the NCAA Tournament. With a 3-1 win at Columbia the following weekend, Princeton finished 7-0 in league games. 

Anthony Monte ’24
Photo: Greg Carroccio/Sideline Photos

3: ANTHONY MONTE ’24 placed third and three other Tigers finished in the top 10 as Princeton men’s cross country edged Harvard to repeat as champions in the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx Oct. 28. Monte ran the 8-kilometer course in 24:11.6, 12.3 seconds behind individual winner Acer Iverson (Harvard), who set a Heps course record.