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Lara Guvelioglu    Thursday, December 12, 2013
Andover’s 200 Medley Relay team blew past both Suffield and Peddie to clinch the first event of the season, posting a final time just 0.13 seconds short of the 2002 school record. With a 1:50.27 finish, the combined efforts of Lauren Conte ’14, Danielle Liu ’14, Co-Captain Amy Zhao ’14 and Co-Captain Kaitlin Simpson ’14 put Andover Girls Swimming ahead in a tight race against two strong teams. Despite its strong start and a new pool record, Andover fell 120-65 to the reigning New England...
Payton Jancsy    Thursday, December 12, 2013
Looking to bounce back from its 1-2 record from last season, Andover Indoor Track hopes to have a breakout season and eventually reach its ultimate goal of winning the NEPSAC Championship. The Captain of Girls Track, Diana Tchadi ’14, has high expectations for some of the team’s young members. “Camille Little ’16 is going to have a breakout season after having a great [Junior] year. She broke so many records last year and without a doubt will be a Division 1 runner,” said Tchadi. “Kinsey...
Sam Zager    Thursday, December 12, 2013
Andover Girls Squash, led by Head Coach Jenny Elliott and Co-Captains Adèle Bernhard ’14 and Madeleine Mayhew ’15, is optimistic about its prospects for the upcoming season. The team finished out last season just above .500, posting a 7-6 record. “I see a lot of potential in this team. It is a great group of hardworking girls, ready to challenge themselves both on and off the court… I think our record is going to be successful,” said Mayhew. The team will enter this season with seven...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, December 12, 2013
In the first race of the season, Andover’s “A” 200 Medley Relay of Co-Captain Tim Wynter ’14, Scott Simpson ’14, Alex Li ’15 and Michael Camarda ’14 shattered the Suffield pool record with a 1:36.61 finish, the fifth fastest performance in Andover’s school history and the 12th fastest in New England history. Led by Co-Captains Joe Faller ’14 and Wynter, as well as nine other returning Seniors, Andover Boys Swimming is striving to claim its sixth consecutive undefeated season in the New England...
Savannah Mastrangelo    Thursday, December 12, 2013
With a decisive 6-1 win over Tabor last Saturday, Andover Boys Squash picked up where it left off last season. After finishing with a winning record of 10-7 and advancing from Division B to Division A in Interschols, Andover’s momentum seems to have carried through to the 2013-2014 season. Captain Jake Rauh ’14 will lead the team, which includes six new additions to the roster. Returners Michael Huang ’15, Justin Curtis ’15 and Alex Kun Woo Kim ’14 will accompany him in this task as they...
Peter Hahn    Thursday, December 12, 2013
Captain David Belluche ’14 delivered a huge hit on a Brewster Academy forward, drawing shouts from the home crowd and setting the tone for the rest of the game. Big Blue hockey went on to win its season opener 7-1. Boys Hockey has shown off its offensive prowess for the start of the season. A deep roster with good chemistry has resulted in Andover outscoring opponents 18-8 over the course of its first three games. “This year we have more lines that can hurt up front than we have had before....
Cam Kerry    Thursday, December 12, 2013
With 3:26 left in the third period, Maggie Walsh ’14 toe-dragged between two Winchendon defenders, faked the shot on the backhand, and wristed the puck home above the goalie’s glove. Assisted by Lexi Davidson ’17, the goal was the only goal of the matchup between Andover Girls Hockey and Winchendon on Wednesday. After dropping its first game of the season 4-2 at the hands of BB...
Staff Report    Sunday, December 8, 2013
Peter Washburn, Instructor in Mathematics and Director of Andover Crew, has taken a leave of absence for the winter and spring terms, according to a December 8 email from Patrick Farrell, Dean of Faculty, to the faculty, administration and staff. Washburn has been an integral member of the crew program since he joined the Andover community in 1980. Dale Hurley, current Girls Varsity Crew Coach and Instructor in Mathematics, will assume the role of Interim Director of Andover Crew, wrote...
Staff Report    Saturday, November 16, 2013
Andover Football fought its way to claim the title of New England Champions with a 35-28 comeback win over Brunswick in this year’s Jack Etter Bowl. Facing the biggest deficit it had seen all season, Andover was down 21-6 at halftime. A Brunswick interception and touchdown later, Andover was down 28-6.Ryder Stone ’14 opened the scoring for Andover again and brought the score to 28-12 going into the fourth and final quarter of the season. Z.GALLAGHER/THE PHILLIPIAN With the newly acquired...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, November 14, 2013
On a frigid November Friday night before the Pep Rally, Team Wolfpack and Team Foxcroft gathered in Phelps Stadium for the Annual Cluster Soccer Championship. Propelled by two goals from Hirsh Chitkara ’14, Team Wolfpack left the field victorious, with the final score at 4-3. Team Foxcroft arrived to the pitch 40 minutes early to warm up, while Team Wolfpack arrived just before the game, without a soccer ball to practice with. “Our motto all year was ‘Winter is Coming,’ so we really felt that...
Payton Jancsy    Thursday, November 14, 2013
After recovering from a mishandled corner, Co-Captain Amy Morin ’14 fired a shot while Anna Fucillo ’15 perfectly placed her stick in front of it, tipping it into the Westminster goal. This proved to be Andover’s only goal of the game, as the team suffered a season-ending 4-1 quarter finals loss at the hands of sixth-seeded Westminster after capturing the fifth seed in the NEPSAC field hockey playoffs. Earlier in the week, Andover lost to its historic rival, Phillips Exeter Academy, 4...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, November 14, 2013
In the Non Sibi Society’s annual Swim-a-Thon this past Sunday, 30 students and faculty joined forces to raise money for the Children of God, a Syrian humanitarian organization. One standout Swim-a-Thon participant was Mika Latva-Kokko, Instructor in Physics, who swam a record-breaking total of 300 laps. “Two years ago, I did 250 laps, but this year I wanted to push myself a little further. I was hoping to get to 300 laps, about 7500 yards. I just finished 300 laps before two-and-a-half...

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