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GA's Katie D. '21, just turned in an impressive score card at the Charleston Springs Junior World Qualifier in Millstone Township, NJ. Tied for first after two rounds, Katie lost in a playoff. In her final 9 holes, the GA sophomore shot two birdies and eagle to finish with 70 on the day and a 142 over the course of the tournament. She will look to help her team repeat as FAA League Champions and return to to the top of the leader board at the Pippy O'Conner New England Golf Championship.

This past weekend the GA sailing team competed in the O'Day Championships/NESSA Fleet Race Championship. While the qualifying event was held at multiple venues, GA was on its home waters racing out of Indian Harbor Yacht Club and finished in 3rd, their best result in this competition. 15 schools qualified to race on Sunday at the Hotchkiss School with only one other team being an all-girls school in Newton Country Day. Racing in unfamiliar vessels, FJ's opposed to 420s, the Gators did their best under challenging conditions. With much of the season ahead of them, the team is looking to use this valuable experience going forward.

Group XI's Grace A. was selected as one of 14 US sailors to compete in the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships to be held in Gdynia, Poland this coming July. Grace is the only female sailor who will competing in the Laser Radial event. Out of the 14 athletes representing the US, 11 will be first-time competitors including Grace. This is a tremendous honor for her and for GA, as stated on the event page, "The championship attracts only the best youth sailors from around the world and competition is notoriously tough as competitors are selected by their Member National Authority (MNA) from a host of eligible sailors within each nation."

GA's swimming and diving team won its third NEPSAC Championship in three years off of strong performance in the pool and on the 1meter board. A smaller roster and the graduation of some talented teammates did not deter this year's team from putting up points as they exceeded last year's total with 409.5. For a full summary of the meet, please read this Greenwich Time article.

For the fourth time in four years, and their 16th overall, Greenwich Academy earned New England Champion honors in their final tournament of the year at Choate Rosemary Hall. This senior class made up of two sets of twins, Haley A. and Claire A. & India S. and Lucy S., have won 12 titles in all while members of the varsity A team -- 4 FAA Championships, 4 New England Championships, and 4 National Championships. An impressive record for an impressive group! While those 8 shoes will be hard to fill, there is no doubt that next year's squad will look to keep the streak alive.

Seven members of GA's field hockey team made the 2018 Keith Waldman — Optimal Performance Associates/NFHCA High School National Academic Squad. Senior L. Berger and juniors E. Barringer, K. Glassmeyer, A. Packard, E. Rodger, G. Schulze and M. Waker were honored. The High School National Academic Squad program recognizes those high school seniors and juniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted grade-point average of 3.50 out of 4.0 or the equivalent through the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

Congratulations to all!

Class of '21's Lila M. and Skye A. earned a 2nd and 3rd place finish in the girl's slalom event at the Class B New England Ski Championship held at Ski Sundown in East Hartford, CT. A total of four Gators took to the slopes as the aforementioned were joined by class of 19's Caitlin O. and Lauren W. all of whom competed in the giant slalom event in the morning. Last year, Lila finished 12th in the giant slalom event.

Also seen in the picture are the members of the Brunswick Alpine ski team.

The path to the final saw GA dispatch different opponents than last year but they met up with Agnes Irwin once again to compete for the Championship. With convincing wins against St. Ann's of Brooklyn, Episcopal Academy of Philadelphia and Deerfield Academy the Gators found themselves in a familiar place for the last match of the tournament. Nerves struck everyone at the Trinity College squash courts when, in their first two matches, the Gators dropped a game each. But soon the butterflies settled and shots once again had precision as GA went on to win three out of their first four matches needing only one more to clinch. And that they did! This is the 4thyear in a row that GA has earned the Patterson Cup and the program's 13thNational Championship overall.

Meanwhile, the Varsity B opened up with a 4-3 over Lawrenceville only to be beat by semi-finalist and previous Champions, Baldwin. The Gators rebounded from that loss to post an impressive 5-2 win over Nobles to propel them to the Classic Plate Final against Episcopal Academy. GA competed honorably and lost a tight match 3-4 with two contests going to 5 games.

GA's JV squad competed in the second draw where they opened up against a talented team from Taft and struggled to pick up a game. Next they faced to Rye High School and while they didn't come away with the win they did notch their first win of the tournament. While the team took 3 games off of Brooklyn's Poly Prep it was not enough to make it to advance. In their final match of the tournament GA played St. George's School of Middletown, RI where they mustered two wins out of seven.

Greenwich Academy's volleyball team will take to their home court tomorrow as the FAA League Champion and number one seed in the tournament finishing the regular season with a 11-4 record. There are many to credit with the team's success this season and, no doubt, the play of Valeska L. at setter and Alexandra T. at middle blocker have done their share to the help the Gators. It is not a coincidence that the two were also selected to the New England Region Volleyball Association's Girls Youth Team this past summer, two of 24 in the region. With their strong play along with classmate Evie Kay G. and strong veteran leadership from a talented senior class, all will work to do their best to carry their success into Wednesday and beyond.

Greenwich Academy was all over New England this weekend and found success just about everywhere they traveled!

Though the cross country team did not beat Loomis in their on-the-road dual meet, they ran several PRs. This timing bodes well for our harriers as the team prepares for the FAA Championship race to be held October 29th at Waveny Park.

The Head of the Charles Regatta has over 11,000 rowers competing each year. GA sent a 4 and 8 with 85 boats in each event. The Gators had impressive finishes -- the 4 placed 19th while the 8 was 28th -- each boat racing qualifying times for 2019. Also of note, GA alumna and former coach, Natalie Reynolds won the women's club singles event!

GA's field hockey team came back from a 2-goal deficit stunning an unbeaten Sacred Heart team on their home turf. Unquestionably this was the Gators biggest win of the season! One more FAA victory will secure the title for GA.

Soccer took to the road and notched a 2-0 win over Kent. An important New England win, the Gators have two critical matches this week -- Loomis on Wednesday and St. Luke's Saturday.

While our volleyball team did not beat Taft, they were only one of three schools to get a game off of the Rhinos. GA hosts Greens Farms today for what could be the FAA title!

What more action?? Come to GA's GO BEYOND DAY! This Saturday October 27th

Varsity Field Hockey 2:30 vs. Westminster -- Tammaro Field

Thirds Field Hockey 2:30 VS. Westminster -- Ridgeview Field

Varsity Soccer 3:00 vs. St. Luke's -- Lower Turf Field

Varsity Volleyball 3:00 vs. Berkshire -- Raether Gymnasium

JV Volleyball 3:00 vs. Berkshire -- Ramsing Gymnasium




GA's 2017 volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award. The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale. Congratulations to all of the players on the team!

Rising senior Kate H. recently took home 5 gold medals at the Connecticut Long Course Swimming Championships held at Wesleyan University. Kate was the first to touch the wall in the 50free, 100back, 200back and 100fly. All of these results qualify Kate for the National Club Swimming Championships this summer in as well as the USA Swimming Senior National Championships this winter. Kate also won gold in the 200free relay and the 400medley relay. Kate is GA's most decorated swimmer and, along with 3 others, will help lead this year's swimming and diving team as captain.



GA's Katie D. '21 recently won an American Junior Golf Association qualifying event shooting a one over par 73 at Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Katie has been a mainstay on the GA golf team the last two years helping her team secure the FAA Championship this spring as well as having two strong showings at the New England Pippy O'Connor Tournament. Congratulations, Katie!

GA's Izzy Nixon continues to receive accolades for her work on and off of the lacrosse field at Yale University. Her latest notable accomplishment was being named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association's Academic Honor Roll. Nixon was one of 10 Bulldogs to receive this honor thus earning the team IWCLA Academic Squad recognition. A player must have a 3.5 GPA or higher to earn this honor. Without question, Izzy has epitomized what it is to be a student-athlete this season with her achievements on the field, Second Team All-Ivy honors, and in the classroom--congratulations.

GA's Caroline Dunleavy, '17, is making the move to Yale University from the University of Notre Dame where she had an outstanding tennis season coupled with a strong performance in the classroom. Dunleavy reached quarterfinals in the ITA Midwest Regionals and made the dean's list. Dunleavy competed for one season at GA where she earned the FAA singles title, she was the #1 ranked prospect in New England as a senior and ranked as high as 29thnationally. Welcome back to Connecticut, Caroline!

Scoreboard

Thursday, 04/18/2019
  Lacrosse - MS Green
  vs. New Canaan Country School
W   |  13-6
  Tennis - Varsity
  vs. King School
7-0
Wednesday, 04/17/2019
  Tennis - Varsity
  vs. Kent School
W   |  7-0
  Water Polo - Varsity
  vs. Hopkins School
W   |  11-1
Tuesday, 04/16/2019
  Golf - Varsity
  vs. King School
W   |  5-0
  Lacrosse - MS Gold
  vs. Sacred Heart Greenwich
W   |  9-4
  Tennis - Thirds
  vs. School of the Holy Child
W   |  6-1
  Lacrosse - Varsity B
  vs. School of the Holy Child
W   |  11-7
Monday, 04/15/2019
  Lacrosse - MS Gold
  vs. Rippowam Cisqua School
T   |  8-8
  Lacrosse - Varsity A
  vs. Hackley School
W   |  21-12
  Lacrosse - Varsity B
  vs. Greenwich High School
W   |  13-2
Saturday, 04/13/2019
  Lacrosse - Varsity A
  vs. Saddle River Day School
W   |  13-6
Thursday, 04/11/2019
  Golf - Varsity
  vs. Greens Farms Academy
W   |  5-0
  Tennis - Varsity
  vs. Rye Country Day School
W   |  6-1
  Tennis - Thirds
  vs. Rye Country Day School
Loss (0-7)
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