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Andrew Zheng    Friday, October 4, 2013
For Will Orben, Co-Head Coach of Boys Varsity Soccer and Instructor in Mathematics, playing professional soccer was never the plan, but the journey was more than he could ever ask for.Despite living in Southern Indiana, Orben grew up playing hockey, only dabbling with soccer on the side. When the hockey program at home dissolved, Orben turned to boarding schools hoping to continue his education and athletics.He went into Taft his 11th grade year with the intent of playing both hockey and soccer...
Payton Jancsy    Thursday, October 3, 2013
Eva Toffoloni ’15 picked up the rebound off Co-Captain Hannah Sorkin ’14 and passed to Anna Fucillo ’15, who slapped the ball into the back of the net for a 2-1 lead halfway through the second half. Andover Field Hockey traveled to Brooks this past Friday looking to avenge its loss to last year’s cross-town rival and nabbed a 3-1 win. On Saturday, Andover fell to Tabor 4-3, but rallied to beat Governor’s Academy 3-0 on Wednesday. Against Brooks, Eva Toffoloni was a constant offensive...
Cam Kerry    Thursday, October 3, 2013
Anoush Shehadeh ’15 dashed past the competition at the Codfish Bowl, finishing first and beating college runners with a time of 18:14. Facing college runners from schools including Boston University, Bates and Tufts, Andover placed seventh at the Codfish Bowl this past Saturday. “The team did really well! A lot of our new runners had a really strong first race and our average team time was pretty fast for our first race of the season…that makes me excited to see what will happen over the...
Ryan Simard    Thursday, October 3, 2013
Nick Faulkner ’16 fired off three consecutive goals to start Andover Boys Water Polo’s game against Williston Northampton on Saturday. Faulkner, who has had 11 goals this season, continued to dominate the pool and propelled the previous winless Andover team to victory in Saturday’s game. Andover’s almost impenetrable defense proved crucial in its 25-4 and 24-1 doubleheader wins over Williston and Hotchkiss. “The game on Saturday went extremely well,” said Aaron Teo ’15. “The team...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, October 3, 2013
Katie Kreider ’14 dribbled down the field to the end line in the middle of the second half, slotting the ball back across the top of the six-yard box to teammate Alex Thomas ’15, who fired a shot past the BB...
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...

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