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Felipe Chamon    Thursday, October 3, 2013
Finishing second and sixth respectively, Ian Whittall ’14 and Ethan McIntosh ’15 spearheaded Andover Boys Cross Country’s second place finish at Northfield Mount Hermon on Saturday. While Andover placed behind Phillips Exeter Academy, Whittall finished ahead of Exeter’s first runner and McIntosh crossed the line between Exeter’s fourth and fifth. “Those finishes suggest the Exeter team might be vulnerable in a way it wasn’t a year ago,” wrote Head Coach Jeff Domina in an e-mail to The...
Kailash Sundaram    Thursday, October 3, 2013
Last Friday, Casey Durant '14 flew straight from a Biology 560 test to compete in the 2013 Nature Valley First Tee Open, an official Champions Tour even in Pebble Beach, California that was internationally televised on the Golf Channel. The three day pro-am tournament in California was conducted at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Del Monte Golf Course. "It was really exciting and really cool. I learned a lot and got some tips from the pro I was playing with. It was just so cool to see these...
Savannah Mastrangelo    Thursday, October 3, 2013
With 15 minutes left in the first half, Nick DiStefano ’14 threaded a through ball to Dylan Mott ‘15, who blew by two Bridgton defenders to score his seventh goal of the season. Andover scored one more goal later in the game to defeat Bridgton 2-1. Earlier in the week, Andover defeated Tabor 5-2. The team fell behind early in the first half against Bridgton, though managed to come out with a 2-1 victory. This was the first time this season that Andover has had to battle back from an...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, October 3, 2013
With Andover holding onto a one-point lead in the fourth quarter, Ian Maag ’14 dropped back in the pocket and lofted a touchdown pass to Matt Ilalio ’14, effectively winning the game. Andover Football defeated Kent 20-13 last Saturday, improving its record to 2-0 this season. The two-game winning streak is Andover’s longest since 2009. In addition to his fourth quarter touchdown to Ilalio, Maag completed 76 percent of his passes for 156 yards. Ryder Stone ’14 rushed for 84 yards on 18...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, October 3, 2013
With Andover trailing by a score of 16-17 to Northfield Mount Hermon in the second set, Co-Captain Kate Wincek ’14 fired off nine consecutive service points to steal the set 25-17, sparking a major Andover surge. Andover Girls Volleyball ended the game with a 3-1 victory over NMH. “[It was] the best set I have seen a team play in my coaching career,” said Coach Clyfe Beckwith. After falling 18-25 in the first set, Andover switched to a different formation to help swing the momentum...
Payton Jancsy    Thursday, September 26, 2013
Evagelia Toffoloni ’15 scored the game winning goal against Loomis when she pounced on a rebound off the Loomis goalie and tucked the rebound in the goal. Andover Field Hockey faced a tough opponent in Loomis Chaffee under the lights of Phelps Stadium, but Andover’s strong defense held Loomis to only two shots on net throughout the entire game. Andover was able to pull a 2-1 victory last Friday night. “Loomis beat us last year 4-2, so we were seeking revenge against them. We knew they...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, September 26, 2013
Fresh out of Isham for a concussion, Co-Captain Alex Becker ’15 led Andover Girls Volleyball to victory with 36 out of the team’s combined 43 kills against St. Paul’s on Wednesday. The 3-1 win avenged an earlier loss on Saturday that ended Andover’s 13-year win streak over Loomis Chaffee. “Having Becker back was a huge help, because everyone was able to get back into their normal rotation and play next to the people they’re used to playing next to,” said Wincek. “The flow of who has what...
Savannah Mastrangelo    Thursday, September 26, 2013
With six yards between Clark Perkins ’14 and the rebounded ball and a Loomis striker coming full speed ahead, Perkins’ athletic prowess kicked into play as he dove out to the dangerously placed ball, taking the scoring chance and the opposing player down with him. Four games into the season, Andover Boys Soccer remains undefeated following a 0-0 tie against Loomis Chaffee last Saturday and a 4-1 win over Holderness this Wednesday. In his first start for Boys Soccer, Perkins anchored the...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, September 26, 2013
Jake Howell ’14 lept up in the air, wrestled with a defender, caught a pass with outstretched arms and barely managed to stay inbounds enroute to a 74-yard touchdown. The touchdown was one of five in Andover’s 40-14 win against Loomis, the team’s first home victory since 2009. Andover currently leads the New England Prep School Athletic League with 40 points in one game. Andover produced 24 points in the first half, while the defense shut out Loomis. Ian Maag ’14, quarterback, and...
Jamie Chen And Kailash Sundaram    Thursday, September 26, 2013
This year, 40 years after the Abbot Academy merger, the Andover Athletics Advisory Board strives to bring the same core values of equal opportunity to the playing field. Comprised of the Captains of Andover’s 35 Varsity teams, the Advisory Board brings together outstanding athletes and student leaders to work towards a common goal—promoting male and female team partnership. This year, newly elected Co-Heads Tyler Marshall ’14, Captain of Football, and Diana Tchadi ’14, Captain of Girls...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, September 26, 2013
With 15 minutes remaining in the second half, Aly Wayne ’14 drove down the field and took a shot on goal. While Loomis’s goalie diverted the shot, Alex Thomas ’15 was quick to react, deflecting the ball into the net before Loomis’s goalie could recover. The goal, however, was not enough for Andover, as the team fell to Loomis, 2-1 on Saturday. “Although we did not win, the team put up a great fight and worked extremely well together as a unit. Everyone put in their best effort and was...
Phillipian Sports Staff CXXXVI    Thursday, September 26, 2013
Co-Captains Kate Wincek ’14 and Alex Becker ’15 will the lead the Girls Andover Volleyball team this season with the goal of winning the New England Prep Fall Girls Volleyball Association (NEPFGVA) championship, an accomplishment the team has achieved four times in the last decade.            E.AVVAKUMOVA/THE PHILLIPIAN Kate Wincek '14                                  ...

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