St. Albans grad and Princeton right-handed pitcher Matt Bowman was selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Draft. Bowman, the No. 410 pick overall, was drafted by the New York Mets in the 13th round.
In 2012, Bowman split time between the mound and shortstop, earning All-Ivy League Honorable Mention accolades at both positions. On the rubber, he went 4-2 with a 4.66 ERA. In nine starts over 56 innings of work, he boasted a pair of shutout victories and three complete games, while tallying 58 strikeouts and giving up only 17 walks. At the plate, Bowman was Princeton's third-leading batter averaging .308. He had 41 hits, 26 runs, 15 RBI, a pair of doubles, a triple and a home run in 33 starts.