From left, Patrick Glory ’23 and Quincy Monday ’23
1 —Patrick Glory ’23 and Quincy Monday ’23 each finished runner-up in their respective weight classes and earned All-American honors at the 2022 NCAA Wrestling Championships. The first NCAA finalists for Princeton wrestling in over two decades, the 3rd-seeded Glory, wrestling at 125 pounds, and 5th-seeded Monday, at 157 pounds, each won four matches to progress through their respective brackets, before both wrestlers ultimately fell just short of winning an individual national title. It was a banner year for Princeton wrestling nonetheless, and with Glory and Monday returning for their senior seasons, the Tigers will have their sights set nearly one year from now on the 2023 NCAA Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Sondre Guttormsen ’23, center
Seth James Photography
2 — Sondre Guttormsen ’23 won the NCAA national championship for men’s indoor pole vault, becoming the Tigers’ first individual indoor track champion since 2002. Hailing from Norway, Guttormsen, a 2021 Tokyo Olympian, was one of eight Tigers to earn All-American honors in at the NCAA championships in Birmingham, Alabama, contributing to a 5th-place team finish for the Tigers. Having set the Ivy League pole vault record at 5.82 meters earlier in the season, Guttormsen sailed to a national title with a mark of 5.75 meters and was named NCAA field athlete of the year for the mid-Atlantic region.
Alexis Laudenslager ’23
3 — Alexis Laudenslager ’23 threw the 28th no-hitter in Princeton softball history in a recent Ivy League matchup against Brown, striking out 10 in a dominant performance with only a 4th-inning walk standing between her and a perfect game. Laudenslager’s gem helped complete a weekend sweep of league rival Brown and moved the Tigers to 3-0 in the Ivy League, their best start since 2017. The first no-hitter by a Princeton pitcher in Ivy League play since Erin Snyder ’06 threw one in 2006, Laudenslager’s silencing of the Bears’ bats moved her to first in ERA and second in strikeouts in the league.