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Alexa Tsay    Thursday, September 11, 2014
After faltering at the tail-end of an otherwise impressive 11-win season, Andover Field Hockey returns to the field hungry for greater success this fall. “In 2013, we started the season 10-1-1, but then we seemed to stumble a bit down the stretch and lost three of our last four games, including Nobles...
Sports Staff CXXXVII    Thursday, September 11, 2014
Friday, September 12 4:30 PM Boys Soccer vs. St. Paul’s 4:45 PM Girls Volleyball vs. Governor’s 5:00 PM Football vs. B.B. & N. Saturday, September 13 4:00 PM Girls Volleyball vs. Taft/Hotchkiss/Exeter
Whitney Garden    Thursday, September 11, 2014
Returning from a second-place finish at last year’s New England Prep School Division I Cross Country Championship (Interschols), Andover Boys Cross Country hopes to bring home first place this coming November, led by a strong pack of experienced runners. “Last year, Interschols was definitely the main highlight of the season for us. Everyone ran well and contributed to a second-place effort,” said Ralph Skinner ’16, who finished fourth for Andover at the Championship. Although Ian...
Peter Hahn    Thursday, September 11, 2014
After a rigorous preseason, Andover Girls Cross Country will look to produce another strong season under the leadership of Co-Captains Evelyn Tackett ’15 and Anoush Shehadeh ’15. In the 2013 season, the team put together a 5-1 record. Andover will look to go undefeated this year with six of its Top Seven runners—Shehadeh, Peyton McGovern ’16, QiQi Ren ’15, Sharon Platt ’15, Sharon Zhang ’16 and Alana Gudinas ’16—returning. Along with the impressive season record, the team placed third...
Andrew Zhang    Thursday, September 11, 2014
Co-Captain Kinsey Yost ’15 found the net with a rocket from outside the box to score the first goal of the season and give Andover Girls Soccer a 1-0 lead over Milton in the 49th minute at home on Wednesday. Then, with two minutes left on the clock, rookie forward Zoe Oasis ’17 proved her athletic prowess as she juked the goalie and secured Andover’s 2-0 season-opening victory. This win helps build momentum to kick off Andover’s season. Despite graduating five key Seniors, the revamped...
Laura Bilal    Thursday, September 11, 2014
This season, Andover Football will look to rebuild its team after losing its pass rusher, receiver and rusher among the 16 players from last year’s undefeated squad. To help fill the holes of the 9-0 Jack Etter Bowl Championship team, eight new Post-Graduates will join a core returning team. “As always, the goal is to win every game, win the championships and have fun doing it,” wrote Captain Rob Needham ’15 in an email to The Phillipian. As one of the few four-year players, he will lead...
Viraj Kumar    Thursday, September 11, 2014
With five new additions to its roster, Andover Girls Volleyball is searching for its first Championship in three years. Despite kicking off its 2013 season with a strong few games, Andover faltered down the stretch. The team ended last season on a disappointing note with two consecutive losses for an 8-7 record. “The team had strong potential and was treated with respect by opponents who eventually bested us; we took one or two sets off the eventual semifinalists even with changing line...
Cassie Chin    Thursday, September 11, 2014
A 4-1 loss to Nobles...
Howard Johnson    Thursday, September 11, 2014
After its first New England title and its best-ever regular season record at 10-4, Andover Boys Water Polo will look for success in the pool despite the loss of ten Seniors. Andover’s team is headlined by Co-Captains Marc Sevastopoulo ’15 and Nick Faulkner ’16, and bolstered by Seniors Eliot Sagay ’15, Chris Li ’15 and Aaron Teo ’15. Anchored by players who have experience in water polo and have trained in swimming for years, speed in the water will be a huge advantage for the team. “...
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...

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