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Eden Livingston    Thursday, April 4, 2013
After a strong 2011-2012 season, Andover Golf looks to defeat its rival Deerfield this season with the help of two new recruits that will contribute to the top of the ladder. Newcomers Ellie Blum ’15 and Tyler Tsay ’15 have been playing well and currently lead tryout scoring. “Ellie Blum and Tyler Tsay have played very well in tryouts. They are very promising new players and will be a great addition to the Varsity lineup,” said Co-Captain John Perkins ’13. With the help of the newcomers,...
Patrick Daly    Thursday, April 4, 2013
Coming off a 16-5 regular season record and an illustrious New England Championship, Andover Baseball returns with potent power and strong leadership this season as it attempts to defend its title. “We have a lot of returning guys, and we have all been there before,” said Captain Seamus O’Neill ’13. “It allows us to know we have the ability and maturity to pull out games in the end” Andover finished last season with a three game win streak, all by means of walk off hits. “I think everyone...
Isabel Taylor    Thursday, April 4, 2013
With the addition of many promising new players, Andover Boys Volleyball looks forward to an exciting and hopefully successful season. “With such a small league you never know how things will turn out. The season’s just getting started, but the guys look good so I’m excited, and I hope we do well,” said Co-Captain David Crane ’13. “We have a lot of new players, so we need to work on our teamwork and communication.” New Upper Alex Tamkin ’14 has the potential to be a major contributor to...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, April 4, 2013
Lead by a strong group of Seniors, Andover Boys Crew looks forward to an extremely promising season. The team this year is determined to repeat last year’s feat: winning gold in the first, second and third boats as well as gold in the team boat at last year’s New England Championship Regatta. “Hopefully with hard training throughout the spring we will be able to re-validate our title,” said Franco D’Agostino ’13. Nonetheless, Andover is looking to continue improving as a team and hopes to get...
Payton Jancsy    Thursday, April 4, 2013
After coming off a strong last season, Andover Girls Lacrosse looks ahead to a promising season with an abundance of new talent. “We have a good balance of speed, athleticism, skill and grit, and we have a very strong quartet of Seniors to lead us,” said coach Kate Dolan. This quartet consists of Captain Hailey Novis ’13, Kaitlin Poor ’13, Cara Daly ’13 and Giovanna Pickering ’13. “[The Seniors] will look to lead the relatively young group of girls to having a great season,” said Dolan...
Andrew Zheng    Thursday, April 4, 2013
Coming off a New England Championship, Andover Girls Water Polo is looking to repeat its success from last season. “Last year we had a really great season, so of course I’d love see us win another championship,” said Co-Captain Amelia Danovitch ‘13. “We have a large team this year, so once the season is in full swing that will really come in handy, It gives our team a lot of depth, so people with different strengths can all contribute in the pool,” said Co-Captain Julia Smachlo ‘13....
Savannah Mastrangelo    Thursday, April 4, 2013
Andover Girls Tennis looks to continue its two year undefeated streak this season. In the past, strong leadership from number one on the ladder Katherine Lee ’13, as well as the team’s depth, has allowed it to pull through in tight matches. With six returning players, the team has high hopes for the upcoming season. The only new player on the team is Isabella Haegg ’16, who is expected to play in the top half of the ladder. “From what I have seen so far, we have a strong base of...
Jamie Chen    Thursday, April 4, 2013
With only six returning players, Andover Ultimate will need to quickly strengthen a relatively young team this season to live up to its second place finish in both the NEPSUL Championships and Amherst Invitational last season. However, the team remains optimistic that the promising pool of fresh talent, along with the leadership from returners, will carry it to a successful season. “We lost a lot of Seniors, a lot of handlers, a lot of leaders,” said Co-Captain Alec Tolentino ’14. “But I...
Andrew Zheng    Thursday, April 4, 2013
A 13-2 win over BB...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, April 4, 2013
For the first time in four years, Andover Track and Field will begin its season without a New England Championship under its belt. Prior to last season, the girls team had won four straight titles from 2008 to 2011, and the boys team had won three straight titles from 2009 to 2011. This season, the girls are coming off of a second place finish at the Interscholastic Tournament (Interschols), and the boys an eighth place finish. “Even though [the girls] lost their winning streak, they...
Phillipian Sports Staff    Friday, March 8, 2013
Kailash Sundaram    Thursday, February 28, 2013
Michael Kim ’14 and Conal Lynch ’13 sniped two goals within the first eight minutes of the game to give Andover Boys Hockey an early lead in the team’s 5-2 victory over Exeter last Saturday. Andover avenged a 2-1 loss to Exeter in January by sealing this victory in the 135th year of the storied rivalry. The team drew first blood around three minutes into the first period when Kim intercepted an Exeter pass and proceeded to score top left on a wrist shot. Only minutes later, Lynch...

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