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Isabella Haegg    Sunday, June 15, 2014
Down 1-0 against Hotchkiss in the finals of the Class A New England Championships, Andover Boys Tennis staged a spirited comeback on its way to a 4-1 victory, claiming the title for the second year in a row and providing a fitting bookend to the season.The victory capped a 10-2 season, including a fourth-place finish at the New England Mid-Atlantic Tournament.Strong individual performances from Co-Captain James Heaney ’14 yielded a second-place finish in the Class A Singles bracket of the New...
Victoria Bergeron    Sunday, June 15, 2014
Under the leadership of new Head Coach Stewart MacDonald, Andover Boys Crew capped off its regular season by winning the gold Team Trophy at the New England Interscholastic Rowing Association Championship Regatta (NEIRAs) on May 24 for the third time in four years. Andover’s first boat claimed first place out of 18 boats, and B2 and B3 each came in second place in their races.“Andover [found success due to] a simple, but important, combination of commitment to team mentality, instead of...
Andrew Zheng    Sunday, June 15, 2014
The sharp sound of the final buzzer pierced the chaos of the scrambling players, sending Andover Girls Water Polo streaming into the pool to celebrate its New England Championship win and redemption from a disappointing loss in last year’s finals.Seeded third in the NEPSAC Final Four Tournament, the team overcame a 2-0 deficit to Hopkins in the semifinals to push it into the Championship game. Then with the game tied 7-7 in the finals against Choate, Sasha Newton ’16 put the team ahead with 20...
Peter Hahn    Sunday, June 15, 2014
Jay Tucker ’14 started his attack from just outside the crease, and sliced between two defenders to create space. With defenders collapsing on him from every angle, Tucker somehow found the room to get a shot off that slipped past the Exeter goalie for the improbable goal.Andover Boys Lacrosse ended its season with a 9-7 record. It outscored its opponents by a 140-123 margin during the sixteen game season, helped along by games such as the 14-0 shutout against Holderness.After getting off to a...
Andreas Tonckens    Sunday, June 15, 2014
Led by Co-Captains Sean Burkitt ’14 and Zoe Chazen ’14, Andover Cycling improved on last year’s sixth overall finish by two spots and came in fourth in the final standings.“We had a really strong season, and I think that having a similar team for the past two years was really helpful for our development. We didn’t lose anyone from the Boys team last year and only had three girls graduate, so this team was very experienced,” said Nick Swenson ’15, next year’s Boys Captain. “What that means...
Noah Belser    Sunday, June 15, 2014
With the arrival of Freshman phenomenon Regan Posorske ’17, Andover Girls Tennis found another formula for success in 2014, finishing 9-1 and taking second place in both the prestigious Kent and NEPSAC Class A Tournaments.Led by Co-Captains Camille Price ’15 and Campbell Howe ’14, Andover cruised to a 7-0 start to the season.The team’s first loss came at the hands of Milton, which would later go on to take the title from Andover at New Englands.Throughout the season, doubles matches played a...
Viraj Kumar    Sunday, June 15, 2014
Trading wins and losses for the first six games, Andover battled through a transition year, integrating new players into the team and finishing with an overall record of 3-6.After suffering an injury to anchor David Yoon ’14 the team struggled to replace his offensive and defensive contributions. “It was hard for us to come back after taking a hit like that. David was a crucial part of our team just in terms of communication,” said teammate Achindra Krishna ’15.After scraping by in the...
Fadzi Gambia    Sunday, June 15, 2014
After Andover Girls Lacrosse netted just its second win of the season at the midway point of the spring, Co-Captain Nekele McCall ’14 said to her team, “Our overall goal as of now is to make sure we play a full 50 minutes. We are prone to go on runs, but then let other teams go on runs. We need to work on our consistency and make all of our possessions count.” Her words did not fall on deaf ears. Going 5-3 on the rest of the year, Andover flipped a switch and battled back to finish the season...
Chiraag Gohel    Sunday, June 15, 2014
Andover Girls Track and Field raced to a fourth place finish at the NEPSTA Championships, only thirteen points off first place finisher Loomis Chaffee. Another first and second place finish would have given the Girls team a victory at its championships. The Girls team finished with a 3-2-1 record.“On the girls side, I felt we had an incredible season. Returners kept up their awesome performances with a lot of improvement, and we also saw some outstanding performances from new members of the...
Sam Zager    Sunday, June 15, 2014
It has been quite the run for Softball Co-Captain Kasey Hartung ’14. Hartung, who joined the team as a junior, has been an anchor at third base for Andover the last four seasons and for a string of three consecutive Big East Championship titles. As the Andover fans filed out Sunday after a double header vs. Exeter, Hartung looked around, taking in the field one last time.Coming off an undefeated season that saw Andover lock down its third straight big east title, a very young team this season...
Cam Kerry    Sunday, June 15, 2014
Andover Golf finished its season with a 10-1-1 record, as the team successfully defended the Witherspoon and Lovell Cups over rivals Phillips Exeter Academy and Governor’s with a combined score of a 989-1016-1089. Andover also defeated Exeter 7-0 at Hillview earlier in the season.“The most memorable match was sweeping Exeter at home at the beginning of the season,” said Rob Devaney ’14. “We always like to beat a rival that badly.”Andover’s depth was visible throughout the season, with the team...
Ryan Simard    Sunday, June 15, 2014
Andover Ultimate capped off its season with a fourth-place finish at the NEPSUL tournament and a Spirit of the Game award.After losing seven Seniors to graduation last year, the team struggled to regain its footing this spring. Although the absence of MASHUL and Co-Captain All-Star Piper Curtis ’13 was heavily felt, Co-Captains Alec Tolentino ’14 and Rem Remmel ’14 preserved the integrity of the game, leading the team to another Spirit of the Game award at NEPSUL.In his second year as Captain,...

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