150 Years
Princeton W. Squash BIO
 Alex Sawin

At Princeton — 2013-14: went 13-5, 5-2 in the Ivy League as a co-captain … had Princeton's lone win over eventual national champion Trinity … played mostly at the No. 7 spot … recorded wins at both No. 4 (Drexel) and No. 5 (Stanford) … played in the A flight at the CSA national championships … posted a home win over Yale … recipient of the Alexis Anastos Award. 2012-13: went 12-3 to help Princeton win its first Ivy League title since 2009 … played at the No. 7 position … earned clinching victory over Harvard in 5-4 upset of reigning national champion … was one of three Princeton players to win against both Harvard and Yale … went 3-1 in the Holleran Cup before falling to classmate Lexi Saunders in a 3-2 semifinal … earned 3-2 win over Penn. 2011-12: went 11-4 during her second season in the varsity lineup … went 5-2 against the Ivy League … played most of the year at the No. 6 spot … had 3-0 wins over both Trinity and Yale during the regular season … won her opening consolation draw match during the Ramsay Cup tournament. 2010-11: shared the team lead with 17 victories and had team-best win percentage of .850 … played most of the season at the No. 6 position and went 4-1 in Ivy League play … joined teammate Casey Cortes as only Tiger players to go 3-0 in the Howe Cup; rallied from deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 against Trinity for (7), 13, (8), 7, 9 victory that helped Princeton finish third nationally … went 5-1 in the Holleran Cup draw and lost in finale to teammate Katie Giovinazzo … won first seven collegiate matches, including debut against Columbia.

Before Princeton — finished as the second-ranked American recruit during the summer of 2010 … ranked as high as fourth at the U-19 age level … won the U-19 Junior Championship Tour at Penn and finished fifth at the Gold Nationals the same year … made the Baldwin School varsity team as an eighth grader and played No. 1 starting with her freshman year … led team to Inter-Ac title as a senior … helped team to two Top-8 finishes at high school nationals, including fourth-place finish as a senior … earned 13 varsity letters overall at Baldwin: five in squash, four as a starter on the soccer team and two apiece in lacrosse and golf … captained soccer, squash and golf teams … named Team MVP of soccer team during junior year … earned Pat West Award for squash … began playing squash around seven years old.

Personal — born Sept. 4, 1991 … daughter of Henry and Kathleen Sawin … father is a cardiologist; mother works in commercial real estate … has an older sister Samantha, a younger sister Caroline and two older brothers, John '07 and Jeffery … brother John played golf for Princeton … had three uncles graduate from Princeton … sings in an a capella group … interested in economics.
Year: Senior
City/State: Haverford, Pa.
High School: The Baldwin School
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