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Cassie Chin    Thursday, November 13, 2014
Facing a one-goal deficit with ten minutes left in Andover Boys Soccer’s game against Exeter last Saturday, John Sandor ’17 slotted a ball to Co-Captain Dylan Mott ’15 at the top of the box. The crowd tensed up as Mott corralled Sandor’s pass and powered past his defender, ultimately firing the shot that would be remembered for years to come. The shot rocketed off of Mott’s foot, curled into the left side netting of the goal and tied the game at one goal apiece, with Mott breaking Boys Varsity...
Jack Twomey    Thursday, November 13, 2014
When she is not in the pool scoring a whopping 39 goals for Andover Girls Water Polo, Sasha Newton ’16, a two-year Upper from Lafayette, CA, is acing the books. Newton was recently named Andover’s first USA Water Polo Academic All-American for her athletic and academic success. According to Newton, she did not know she was eligible for this honor until her last year’s Water Polo Co-Captains, Kaitlin Simpson ’14 and Lauren Conte ’14, informed her. The guidelines to be an Academic All-...
Whitney Garden    Thursday, November 13, 2014
Supported by a third overall finish from Captain Ethan McIntosh ’15, Andover Boys Cross Country took second out of 15 teams at the NEPSTA Division 1 Championships (Interschols) this past Sunday at the Hotchkiss School. McIntosh, along with the first and second overall finishers, broke the Hotchkiss course record. McIntosh’s 15:58 finish was his second career finish under 16 minutes. Despite McIntosh’s success, Andover was unable to defeat rival Exeter, which won its fourth consecutive...
Staff Report    Thursday, November 13, 2014
Girls Cross CountryAndover Girls JV Cross Country captured the NEPSTA Division I JV Championship (Interschols) with a 25-point performance on November 9. Andover’s performance sealed an undefeated 8-0 season and its 14th title in 15 years. Sharon Zhang ’16 raced to first out of 123 runners at Interschols with a 20:55 finish. Right behind Zhang were Marina Hunt ’17 and Qiqi Ren ’15, who finished third and fifth in 21:15 and 21:31, respectively. Andover’s Top Seven runners finished in...
Staff Report    Thursday, November 13, 2014
Click on the sports to see the coverage of the games from Andover/Exeter weekend.FOOTBALLAndover 13Exeter 12BOYS SOCCERAndover 1Exeter 1Dylan Mott '15 breaks the career goals record by scoring his 48th career goal against Exeter on Saturday.GIRLS SOCCERAndover 3Exeter 1FIELD HOCKEYAndover 4Exeter 1Field Hockey Captain Evagelia Toffoloni '15 has scored 49 career goals and 23 goals in this season to break both the career scoring and single-season scoring records.The Phillipian names Ashley...
Cam Kerry    Thursday, November 13, 2014
After four years playing for Andover Field Hockey, Captain Eva Toffoloni ’15 left the field after a crushing win over Exeter with an unscathed perfect season, having shattered not only Andover’s single-season scoring record, but also the career scoring record. During her final season at Andover, Toffoloni racked up a whopping 23 goals. Over the course of her four-year Andover career, she scored 49 goals. “Her stick skills are amazing. She’s able to bring her defender one way and cut the...
Sam Zager    Thursday, November 13, 2014
Dylan Mott ’15 slipped the ball past the Exeter keeper’s outstretched arms, and as the shot curled left in a dangerous fashion, the crowd collectively held its breath. Then, in a familiar scene for Andover Boys Soccer, the shot turned into a goal as the ball landed inside the post by mere inches and settled itself in the back of the net. As Mott ran to the corner flag and sprinted up the sideline, the crowd erupted to celebrate Mott’s equalizing goal against Exeter and 48th Andover career...
Stephan Min    Thursday, November 13, 2014
Paving the way for Andover Girls Cross Country’s NEPSTA Division I Championship (Interschols) title, Grace Rademacher ’18 and Michaela Jones ’18 took third and fourth place overall with times of 19:10 and 19:16, respectively. Andover finished the season with an undefeated 6-0 record and its first Championship victory since 2010. “Looking back, what really set [our team] apart was our depth,” said Rademacher. Parker Tope ’16 added, “Throughout the whole entire season we had really...
Alexa Tsay    Thursday, November 13, 2014
Beth Krikorian ’17 set the tone for Andover Field Hockey’s game on Saturday by tipping the ball off a rebound into the goal to give Andover a 1-0 lead against its rival Exeter. Andover went on to score twice more in the first half and again in the first minute of the second half. The result was a resounding 4-1 win that secured an undefeated regular season. “I think that we had a strong mindset going into the game, knowing it was our last [regular season] game, and it would determine our...
Staff Report    Thursday, November 13, 2014
Ashley Tucker ’18 made a name for herself as a starting Junior on Andover Field Hockey’s unstoppable offense this season. She netted seven goals during the season and an additional two goals in a Tilton scrimmage. Her offensive contributions helped Andover close out an impressive 15-1-1 season. Teammate Kelly McCarthy ’16 said, “[Tucker] works hard every day at practice, which definitely pays off. She runs hard and always has her head up to look for the next pass. Those are her greatest...
Viraj Kumar    Thursday, November 13, 2014
With Andover Volleyball trailing by four points in the third set, Alex Becker ’15 slammed a cross-court spike that fired up the Andover crowd and gave the team momentum at a crucial point in its match against Exeter this past Saturday. Despite the team’s efforts, Andover fell to Exeter 3-2. “We came out ready to win. Since we won the first point, the whole crowd got pumped up and loud,” said Franziska Trautmann ’16. Overwhelmed by the cheers and blaring vuvuzelas, Exeter dropped behind...
Andrew Zhang    Thursday, November 13, 2014
Darting into the box, Jeanine Moreau ’16 connected with a cross from Kaitlin Hoang ’17 and hammered the ball into the back of the net to score Andover Girls Soccer’s second goal in five minutes against Exeter. The team would go on to pull off a resounding 3-1 victory on Saturday and secure itself a playoff spot for the NEPSAC 2014 Class A Tournament. In the tournament, Andover fell short of Westminster in a heartbreaking 2-1 loss in overtime. Andover came out blazing against Exeter and...

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