The Hotchkiss Record

Boys Varsity Basketball Builds Momentum

Boys Varsity Basketball Builds Momentum

Margo Donohue ’22

January 22, 2020

Boys Varsity Basketball continues to light up the court, maintaining its momentum from last season. After winning games throughout Winter Break and playing against Lawrenceville at Barclays Center in New York City, the team is prepared to dominate this season. Last season, the Boys Varsity Basketball...

Theresa Yu ’19 Makes Team USA

Theresa Yu ’19 Makes Team USA

Michael Zhang ’21

January 22, 2020

On a sunny, windy weekend in May, alumni, students, and family gathered on Taylor Field to celebrate the Hotchkiss Ultimate Frisbee team’s 20th anniversary. Coach David Thompson used cones to set up endzones, and the group divided itself into two teams. Although players’ ages ranged from three to...

Coach’s Corner: Michelle Repass

Coach’s Corner: Michelle Repass

Connie Cao ’21

January 22, 2020

Michelle Repass is Head Coach of the Girls Swimming and Diving team. Coach Repass swam at Southern Connecticut State University, where she captained the team in her Senior Year. She also holds experience coaching at both the prep school level and the club level. At Hotchkiss, she led the team to victory...

Girls JV Hockey Looks to the Future

Girls JV Hockey Looks to the Future

James Bushell ’22

January 22, 2020

With one win, eight losses, and one tie during the 2018-2019 season, the Girls JV Hockey team is looking to bounce back this year. After solid seasons the two seasons before, the team hopes to repeat its previous success. The team, coached by first-year Head Coach Eric Stone, has multiple goals this...

Boys Varsity Squash Preps for Challenges

Boys Varsity Squash Preps for Challenges

Rachel Mokriski ’21

January 22, 2020

The Boys Varsity Squash team brings a palpable energy to every practice on the Cullman courts. By encouraging each other not to give up close matches, the team hopes to set itself apart from its competition. Co-captain Taylor Clayton ’21 said, “I think we’re really focused on being good teammates...

Athlete of the Issue: Maggie Smith ’20

Athlete of the Issue: Maggie Smith ’20

Atalia Jae Navarro ’21

January 22, 2020

Maggie Smith ’20 is a four-year senior and four-year member of the Girls Varsity Basketball team, where she is co-captain alongside Delaney Hayes ’20. Teammate Jordyn Harrison ’22 said, “She always shows up ready to play, has an amazing work ethic, and is always sure to support the team no matter...

Girls Swimming Poised for Success

Girls Swimming Poised for Success

Margo Donohue ’22

December 12, 2019

With past accomplishments imbuing swimmers with a sense of pride, accomplishment, and motivation, Girls Varsity Swimming is focusing its efforts on repeating the success of last season. Last year, the team had one of its strongest seasons in recent history, winning the Founders League Championship in...

AOI: Miles Brewster

AOI: Miles Brewster

Rachel Mokriski ’21

December 12, 2019

Miles Brewster ’20, a three-year member and two-year captain of the Boys Varsity Basketball team, lights up the court with his energetic style of play. Last year, Miles was named to the all-NEPSAC class A team and led the Hotchkiss team to the semi-finals of the New England championship. Teammate CJ...

Boys Hockey Fights Cancer

Boys Hockey Fights Cancer

Hannah Goldberg ’22

December 12, 2019

Air-horns blasted on November 22 in Schmidt Hockey Rink as fans, many wearing white t-shirts emblazoned with a purple “Hockey Fights Cancer” logo, erupted into cheers. Boys Varsity Hockey took on the Brunswick Bruins in its Hockey Fights Cancer game, which ended in an thrilling 4-2 victory. While...

Athlete of the Issue: Harper Pertchik ’20

Athlete of the Issue: Harper Pertchik ’20

Connie Cao ’21

November 21, 2019

Harper Pertchik ’20 is a three-year Senior on the Varsity Volleyball team. She is a co-captain and has led the team to its best record in over five years. Teammate Ashley Kase ’21 said, “Harper has been an amazing leader, player, and teammate over the past two years. She led our team to one of...

Girls Varsity Soccer Ends Season in Semifinals

Girls Varsity Soccer Ends Season in Semifinals

Margo Donohue ’22

November 21, 2019

After a series of thrilling victories, the Girls Varsity Soccer team’s season ended in the semifinals of the New England Tournament. After a last-minute victory against Taft and an upset win against Nobles, the team fell to Miss Porter’s 1-0 on Saturday. Head Coach Christy Cooper P ’08, P’11...

JV Volleyball Bounces Back

JV Volleyball Bounces Back

Vivian Shi ’23

November 9, 2019

With a large proportion of fresh faces, the JV Volleyball team has been forced to develop chemistry on the fly. Although the season has been rocky at times, new players have demonstrated potential for the future. After starting the season off with three straight wins, the team fell to Taft in the...