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Phillipian Sports Staff CXXXVI    Thursday, October 17, 2013
  Ryder Stone:   When did you start playing football and why? Considering my first word was football, I’ve basically been playing my whole life. How is Andover football different from your old team? There’s a lot less Canadians, eh. If you could play for one NFL team, who would you play for? Dallas Cowboys. I was born and raised in Texas. I’ve been a fan as long as I can remember. Do you have any special superstitions? I’ve never really been a superstitious...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, October 17, 2013
Leaping in the air, Susan Yun ’17 nailed consecutive serves to put Andover three points over Exeter 19-16. Yun’s serves gave Andover the momentum it needed to sweep Exeter 3-0 this past Wednesday. Yun replaced injured Captain Kate Wincek ’14, who had to leave the game after being stung by several bees in the third set. “Seeing Kate so upset was scary for a second. We all thought that she was really badly injured,” said Erica Shin ’16. “Susan stepped in and played phenomenally, especially...
Phillipian Sports Staff CXXXVI    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Although Ian Whittall ’14 has blazed as Andover Boys Cross Country’s lead runner for the past two seasons, his path to success is as humble as it is outstanding. Starting as part of the training pack as a new Lower, Whittall exceeded all expectations, competing in a JV time trial and continuing on to dominate the Varsity scene within the span of a month. His consistent first place titles this season, along with his determination and perseverance in the past three years, have established him as...
Cameron Kerry    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Two minutes ahead of the second place runner and with the finish line in sight, Anoush Shehadeh ’15 shattered her own record on the Andover course by four seconds with a time of 17:37 on Saturday against Choate. Four days later, she beat another record on St. Paul’s course by 27 seconds. “I’m in much better shape than I was last year at this point and I’ve been working a lot on the little things like strength work and stretching. Overall, I’m just a year older, faster and stronger,” said...
Ryan Simard    Thursday, October 10, 2013
In the third quarter of Andover Boys Water Polo’s game against Choate on Saturday, Co-Captain Andrew Yang ’14 whipped three back-to-back shots past Choate’s goalie to cement Andover’s third consecutive win. Andover’s strong defense propelled the team to a 16-9 victory. The win pushed the team’s record over .500 for the first time in almost two years and marked the first time in three years that Andover has defeated Choate. “I think it’s so cool to be above .500 since we weren’t able to...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, October 10, 2013
With 17 minutes left on the clock, Katie Kreider ’14 dribbled down the field, blew by Choate’s midfield and sniped a goal from over 25 yards out. Kreider’s goal would decide Andover Girls Soccer’s 1-0 win over Choate. Prior to this match, Choate was undefeated, averaging four goals a game and boasting the impressive feat of having no goals scored against it. “We knew it would be a challenge to win against an undefeated team, but we used their record as motivation to prove that they could be...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Just ten seconds after Andover’s defense recovered a forced fumble early in the first quarter, Jake Howell ’14 secured a touchdown pass from Thomas Lane ’15 to increase Andover’s lead over Choate to 14-0. Andover went on to defeat Choate 41-7 on Saturday, improving its winning streak to three games. Coming into the game, Choate was ranked ninth in Massachusetts by MaxPreps. Andover’s convincing victory vaulted them from the 81st ranking to eighth among prep schools in Massachusetts....
Savannah Mastrangelo    Thursday, October 10, 2013
After 80 scoreless minutes filled with back-and-forth physical play, Nick Swenson ’15 received the ball on the touchline and swung a lofty cross into the box. After John Sandor ’17 brought the ball down at the top of the 18-yard box, Co-Captain Taylor Chin ’14 stepped up and blasted a one-time shot past Choate’s goalkeeper, putting Andover up 1-0. With 45 seconds left, Choate’s holding center midfielder beat Andover’s midfield with a single pass to Choate’s winger, who fed the ball to the 6-...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, October 10, 2013
With the match on the line, Mandy Reichenbach ’14 stepped up to the service line and brought the score from 8-13 to 13-13. However, the five point comeback was not enough for Andover Girls Volleyball to topple Choate, the reigning New England champions. Choate won the fifth set 15-13 to beat Andover 3-2 last Saturday. Last year, Andover fell to Choate in the semifinals of the New England Championships in a close 2-3 match. After losing the first set 17-25, Andover took the second set 25-...
Peter Hahn    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Co-Captains Diana Tchadi ’14 and Hannah Guzzi ’14 cheered, booted and drove down the field in Andover’s 1-0 victory over an undefeated Choate team on Saturday. Tchadi and Guzzi are leading Andover Girls Soccer in its quest for the postseason this year. After attending the postseason in 2010 and 2011, Andover barely missed out on the playoffs last year. Tchadi is a four-year Senior from Iowa City, Iowa, and plays an integral role in Andover’s defense. Guzzi, a four-year Senior from...
Felipe Chamon    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Amidst ear-splitting cheers from onlookers, Ethan McIntosh ’15 closed in on Choate’s lead runner, overtaking him just behind the Chapel for a second place finish on Saturday. Coupled with a strong performance from Ian Whittall ’14, Andover snagged first and second place against Choate on Saturday. However, the wins were not enough to secure an overall victory, and the team fell 20-32. Andover also struggled to find its footing against St. Paul’s and Exeter on Wednesday, falling 22-33 and 20...
Payton Jancsy    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Four minutes into Saturday’s game against Choate, Lexi Davidson ’17 fired a shot on net and Katerina Toffoloni ’15 readily banged home the rebound, giving Andover Field Hockey a 1-0 lead. This proved to be all the offense Andover needed, as it won the game 1-0. Andover’s offense dominated, outshooting Choate 18-4 and achieving 12 offensive corners to Choate’s six. “It was a really close game and my goal helped set the pace for the rest of the game and give us the lead. When I got the...

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