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Staff Report    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Andover Girls Squash has brought home a national championship and a resounding 6-1 victory against Exeter this season, as well as a 14-4 record that catapulted it into the top teams in the league. As an individual sport, the unity of the team as a whole is due in large part to Co-Captains Adèle Bernhard ’14 and Madeleine Mayhew ’15. With seven years of Varsity experience between the two of them, including four combined years as Captains, the two have made an enormous impact on their team....
Staff Report    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Andover Boys and Girls Swimming traveled to Germantown Academy to compete in the 2014 Easterns Swimming and Diving Championships last week. The teams broke a combined 14 records in the two-day competition.COURTESY OF PAUL MURPHYCOURTESY OF PAUL MURPHYAndover Boys and Girls Swimming celebrateafter their fourth and sixth place respectivefinishes at the Easterns Championships in Pennsylvania. Easterns RecordsBoys: 100-Yard Backstroke: Tim Wynter ’14 with 49.08. Broke 17-year-old record set in...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Co-Captain Tim Wynter ’14 coasted to the wall in 49.08 seconds to break a 17-year-old 49.14-second pool record in the 100-Yard Backstroke. The fastest backstroker in 114 years of Eastern Interscholastic Championships history, Wynter currently holds the New England record of 49.06 seconds as well. “Breaking the meet record felt great. It was a good race for me, but I still want to improve on it this coming weekend at New Englands. I think that I can swim faster,” said Wynter. This was one...
Phillipian Sports Staff CXXXVII    Sunday, February 23, 2014
Andover was crowned the Winter Andover/Exeter Champion on Saturday. Girls Hockey and Girls Basketball defeated Exeter, while Boys Hockey tied Exeter and Boys Basketball fell to Exeter in OT. Andover ended the day with a 2-1-1 record.GIRLS BASKETBALLTweets By Isabella HaeggIt's game time here in the Borden Gym! Bring your #threepointgoggles! #gobigblue pic.twitter.com/Xtc72Nksxl— Phillipian Sports (@PhillipianSprts) February 22, 2014Kate Hoey makes it 11-4 @phillipsacademy over @phillipsexeter...
Staff Report    Thursday, February 20, 2014
GIRLS HOCKEYAndover Girls JV Hockey decisively secured a 2-0 shutout of rival Exeter at home on Wednesday. Caroline Shipley ’16 and Catalina Feder ’15 scored to snap the team’s four-game scoreless streak.“What we may lack in skill we more than compensate for with enthusiasm, sportsmanship and pride for our teammates and our efforts. Playing in this final game proved just that—we skated as hard as we could, and earned an incredible win that perfectly concluded a great season,” said Zoe Gallagher...
Peter Hahn    Thursday, February 20, 2014
A minute and a half after Assistant Captain Michael Lata ’14 tied Andover Boys Hockey’s game 2-2 against Brooks on Saturday, Rob Devaney ’14 picked up the puck in Andover’s zone and rushed down the ice. He patiently toe-dragged around a Brooks defender and fired the puck into the top right corner with a one minute left in the game. The last-minute goal extended Andover’s winning streak to four games. Andover Boys Hockey played three games this week against Tabor, Brooks and Northfield Mount...
Sam Zager    Thursday, February 20, 2014
After dropping an intensely competed 10-12 opening game in her match when Andover Girls Squash’s match against Exeter on Wednesday, Misha Hooda ’14 recollected herself in the intermission and came out with an unwavering conviction to redeem the close loss. With her inspired play, Hooda more than doubled her opponent’s score in the second game and did not move an inch in the third, only relenting two points. In the fourth and final game, Hooda once again made quick work of her opponent as she...
Noah Belser    Thursday, February 20, 2014
Andover Nordic Co-Captain Sean Burkitt ’14 pushed through adverse conditions to race his way to sixth overall placement in the Lakes Regional Championship. Andover Nordic wrapped up its season this past Wednesday. The race was a skiatholon, meaning the first three kilometers are skied in classic gear, then during the race ski type is switched to skate style for the last two kilometers of the five kilometer race. The Girls placed fourth of eight teams, while the Boys placed eighth of eleven...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, February 20, 2014
Despite losing to both Northfield Mount Hermon and Rivers, both for the second time this season, narrower margins reflected the substantial improvement of Andover Girls Basketball. Andover lost 75-42 to a top-seeded NMH team on Friday. “We knew that it was going to be an intense game. We watched game film prior to Friday, so we knew we really needed to focus on shutting their shooters down with our 2-3 defense,” said Co-Captain Kasey Hartung ’14. NMH charged out to a 32-11 lead that turned...
Savannah Mastrangelo    Thursday, February 20, 2014
Battling sickness and a match point, Co-Captain Michael Huang ’15 rallied back in a epic test of both physical and emotional boundaries from 10-8. After winning the first game 11-8 and then dropping the second game 7-11, Huang was relentless in the third. He rallied back and forth with his Exeter opponent, but neither could capitalize on multiple match points until Huang pulled it out at 18-16. Carrying this momentum to that fourth game, Huang closed out the match 11-7. Andover finished off...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, February 20, 2014
Out of breath, Co-Captain Joe Faller ’14 looked up at the scoreboard to see the time: 1:27.32. Faller started to smile; he knew what he had accomplished. His finish in the 200-Yard Freestyle Relay shattered the meet record previously held by Exeter and the school record established by Michael Camarda ’14, David Cao ’14, Faller and Co-Captain Tim Wynter ’14 earlier this season. Camarda, Christian Alberga ’17 and Scott Simpson ’14 preceded Faller in the race. The group’s performance...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, February 20, 2014
Capitalizing on an offensive rebound from Captain Jake Howell ’14, Kene Adigwe ’14 drove to the hoop, and kissed the ball off the glass, capping off an Andover run in the second half. Adigwe’s layup on Monday brought Andover Boys Basketball within four points of Brooks after falling into a 15-point halftime deficit. Despite the comeback, Andover never got closer than four points, as foul trouble and turnovers down the stretch led the team to a 58-50 loss. In the plays preceding Adigwe’s...

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