The Hotchkiss Record

Varsity Ultimate Makes a Statement

Varsity Ultimate Makes a Statement

Max Beckwith ’21

May 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Varsity Ultimate Frisbee team currently sits near the top of the standings with a 10-2 record, but fell just short of defending its Connecticut State Championship on Saturday, May 11. This year’s team is coached by veteran Head Coach David Thompson and new Assistant Coach Eric Stone. It has been...

Athlete of the Issue: Tommy Lewis ’19

Athlete of the Issue:  Tommy Lewis ’19

Lucas Mastrodomenico ’20

May 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

Tommy Lewis is a three-year Senior and member of the Varsity Baseball team. In the fall, he was a co-captain of Varsity Football, and in the winter helped Varsity Basketball get to a Tri-State and Founder’s League Championship. His teammate, Henry Emsweiler ’22 said, “Tommy uses his leadership...

Girls Varsity Golf Braves the Elements

Margo Donohue ’22

May 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

Despite a cold and rainy start to the season, Girls Varsity Golf is playing with energy and animation on the course. After earning second place in both the Founders League and New England Championships and going undefeated in the regular season, the team strives to maintain its position as the strongest...

Track and Field Sprints Past Competition

Track and Field Sprints Past Competition

Gunnar Overstrom ’21

May 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

Through rain or shine, each afternoon more than 100 students head down to Sprole field and get ready to run. The Boys and Girls Track and Field teams are coming off a successful season last year, and is looking to continue its dominance this spring. The team is the largest on campus, with more than...

Boys Varsity Golf Looks Ahead

Ben Do ’22

May 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Boys Varsity Golf team currently holds a 9-6 record on the season. It began strong, winning its first three matches. The team had its first loss against Brunswick in its fourth match, though players shot the best score of the season. The team also had a good placement in the Andover Invitational...

Crew Program Starts Strong

Alec Stern ’21

May 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

In the midst of its first ever season, the crew team has already anchored itself as an essential sport this spring. Thanks to an anonymous donor, the school was able to acquire the funds necessary for boats and a coach. Many students were overjoyed and pumped with excitement when the announcement of...

Boys Varsity Tennis Looks to Build on Hot Start

Boys Varsity Tennis Looks to Build on Hot Start

Ben Do ’22

May 5, 2019


Filed under Sports

Coming off a succesful season last year, Boys Varsity tennis has already passed expectations, avenging early losses which have led to a nearly perfect start of the season. Although tennis is often viewed as a primarily individual sport, the tennis coaching staff seeks to change this narrative, urging...

Recruits Strengthen Lacrosse’s Attack

Recruits Strengthen Lacrosse’s Attack

Madeline Chang ’22

May 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the talent of new players combined with the experience and leadership of returning seniors, the Girls Varsity Lacrosse team is coming in strong this spring. Starting with team bonding during their trip to Orlando, Florida over spring break, returning players worked to make new players feel like...

Varsity Baseball Breaks out of Slump

Varsity Baseball Breaks out of Slump

Ryan Sellew ’21

May 5, 2019


Filed under Sports

After two consecutive years of improving upon the previous years’ record, the Boys Varsity Baseball team aims to continue moving in the right direction. The team lost three Postgraduates (PGs) and three Seniors last year, but it has added several new members, including PGs Max Duchesne ’19 and...

Athlete of the Issue: Amanda Hill ’19

Athlete of the Issue:  Amanda Hill ’19

Connie Cao ’21

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports

Amanda Hill is a three-year Senior and co-captain of the Girls Varsity Track and Field team. In the fall season, she was a goalie for Girls Varsity Field Hockey and co-captain of the Girls JV Hockey in the winter. Track and Field co-captain Maddie Rego ’19 said, “Amanda has been a great teammate...

Spring Athletes Reap Benefits of Dynamic

Yitong Wu ’20

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports

This winter, while most of us were still asleep, Dynamic team members woke early to begin training in the MAC at 6:30 a.m. in preparation for their upcoming seasons. The 44 members participating in Dynamic Training were athletes who play varsity sports in the fall and/or spring. The team was divided...

Boys JV Golf Drives For Success

Boys JV Golf Drives For Success

Margo Donohue ’22

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports

After a wet and chilly start to the spring season, the Boys JV Golf team can finally get out onto the golf course. Only two out of the 16 players are returners, so the team is stocked with talented players eager to learn more about the game. The team’s philosophy, centered on fun, helps create a relaxed...