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Spring Sports Soar Into Action

Tanner Lee ’23 Assistant Sports Editor Sam Cherry '23 Assistant Sport Editor
The spring season is finally here and so are sports!
Softball: “This is the first season the softball team will be able to play on our new field! My co-captain Annie [Burtson ’21] and I worked really hard to get this field over the years, so it’ll be great to finally be able to play on it!” - Ava Pfannenbecker ’21

Boys Tennis: “After not getting to play last spring, I’m looking forward to competing under Coach Frias’ leadership and with a young team that has a lot to prove.” - Luke Brennan ’23

Boys Crew: “Something unique about this season is that we can’t all go to the boathouse at the same time so we’re splitting the team and going on different days. It’s really exciting to get out on the water because half the team hasn’t been to the boathouse because our season was cut short last year. I’m most looking forward to forming bonds with the other people in my boat so we can work well together in races when they return.” - Egan Turner ’23

Girls Lacrosse: “I love that we have so many games, reviving the sense of normalcy from last season. Seeing everyone on the turf at practice is always one of my favorite parts of the day. Also, having spring teams competing and cheering one another on restores our school spirit. I’m really looking forward to getting back out on the field and playing with my teammates!” - Shoshana Epstein ’23

Girls Track: “I think the most unique part of this season would be the virtual meet we have scheduled and I’m curious about what that meet will look like. The most exciting part is that we have an actual track! It’s been great so far to practice on the new track and I think it will be great for everyone’s development, especially for hurdle and field events and some events we haven’t been able to before. We’ve also never had a home meet before, so I’m really looking forward to that.” - Jasmine Simmons ’21

Boys Track: “The track team was able to schedule several meets this season; I’m excited to finally compete against other schools again.” - Jonathan Hwa ’21

Boys Lacrosse: “There are a lot of challenges going into this season with rule changes and a shortened preseason due to Covid-19. Aside from that, I think I speak for the entire team when I say we are extremely excited to get out there together for the first time in two years.” - Zachary Bleil ’22

Baseball: “We have a lot of new players that don’t have much Varsity experience but, on the other hand, we have enough talent and opportunity to compete against the tough FAA baseball schools.” - Jason Chung ’21

Girls Crew: “Even though the team doesn’t have any scheduled meets this season, we are all very excited to finally get back on the water for the first time in over a year. And I’m definitely looking forward to having ended this school year with such a wonderful and disciplined team.” - Julia Brennan ’23

Golf: “It is [most exciting] to just be able to play after missing a whole year, and getting the whole team back together. The most interesting part about the season is definitely where we play, given that Yale hasn’t been fully open to our use, so it has taken a lot of flexibility for us to adjust. Also, I’m looking forward to playing in matches for the first time in a couple years!” - Dev Madhvani ’23
Editor in Chief 
Zach Williamson

Managing Editor 
Anjali Subramanian

Kallie Schmeisser
Riley Foushee
Evie Doolittle
Amir McFerren
Vivian Wang
Aanya Panyadahundi
Zoe Sommer
Megan Davis
Anand Choudhary
Sophia Neilson
Amalia Tuchmann
Rose Robertson

Abby Regan
Anika Madan
Shriya Sakalkale

Melody Cui
Tanner Lee
Sam Cherry
Eli Ratner
Hanna Jennings
Brayden Gray
Connor Tomasulo

Ayelet Kaminski

Web Editors
Nick Hughes
Sophie Denny

Business Manager
Sophia Cerroni
Luca Vujovic

Faculty Advisers
Jenny Nicolelli
Elizabeth Gleason
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