Men’s Track and Field Dominates HYP, Sondre Guttormsen Executes New World Lead

Official Final Results 

Cambridge, MA

– The Princeton men’s track and field team has much to be proud of following Saturday evenings HYP victory in Cambridge at the Gordon Indoor Track. The Princeton men totaled 159 points to win HYP and outscore both Harvard and Yale.

The Crimson took second with 107 points and Yale third with 70.


A New World Lead for Sondre Guttormsen

Many momentous performances contributed to the men’s teams’ victory over both Harvard and Yale university, but Sondre Guttormsen’s showing in the pole vault gained attention on the global stage.

Guttormsen’s PR result of 5.84m/19’2” now stands as the new, world lead and has also set a new Norwegian Indoor Record.


With this result, he will not only continue to hold the Ivy record but will also rank No. 1 in the NCAA.

Pole vault is not the only event in which the Princeton men dominated. Multiple first place finishes were recorded, top-ten performances, and new PR’s too.


Princeton Highlights of HYP – Field Events

  • Greg Foster continues to be a force within the Long Jump, taking a first place finish with a distance of 7.69 m




  • Greg Foster in the Triple Jump placed second, with an impressive distance of 14.65m


  • In the Shot Put, Casey Helm finished in third place for the Tigers with a new PR of 16.78m

Princeton Highlights of HYP – Running Events

  • Jack Stanley had an admirable first place finish in the 1-mile run. He came in with a time of 4:01.57, just ahead of Duncan Miller in second at 4:01.82. Both Stanley and Miller performed at a high level throughout the whole race, especially within the final moments when crossing the finish line. 


  • Greg Foster continues to execute great 60m hurdle performances, finishing in second place at 7.89. With this result he will sit at No.3 on the Princeton all time performances list.


  • William Doyle took first place in the 400m dash with a time of 48.31and Anderson Dimon took first in the 500m run in 1:03.36.


  • A first-place finish and a new PR in the 60m dash was in store for Daniel Duncan. He finished in 6.70 to put his name at No.2 on the All-time Princeton record list.



  • Another incredible, first place finish came from Sam Rodman in the 800m run. His time was 1:47.49, which will help him to continue hold the No. 1 spot on the top-10 all-time performances list.


  • Ethan Reese’s second place finish in the 1000m run in 2:23.29, will serve as the No. 7 all time Princeton performance


  • Ibrahim Ayorinde had a strong showing in the 200m dash, finishing in first with a time of 21.20


  • Daniel O’Brien and Josh Zelek had the top two finishes for Princeton in the 3000m run. O,Brien took first in 8:02.84 and Zelek followed in second at 8:03.92



  • A new No. 10 all-time performance in the 4×400 relay came from Billy Doyle, Joey Gant, Samuel Rodman, and Anderson Dimon in 3:13.49. The performance was a full, team effort that came to an exciting first place finish for Princeton. A race that came down to the final moments, Dimon was able to accelerate past a fast, Harvard opponent, to cross the finish line and secure the relay win for Princeton. 

Looking Ahead

Head coach Fred Samara said, “We had a great meet with a number of amazing performances. We are in a great spot to get ourselves ready for indoor Heps and are proud of our performances from today. It was a great day for our team, and we will continue to prepare for the championship moving forward.”





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