The Hotchkiss Record

Athletes of the Issue: Bearcats to Play College Sports

Cyrus Farman-Farmaian ’21, Connie Cao ’21, and Lucas Mastrodomenico ’20

May 30, 2019

After playing as many as four full years as Bearcats, many of our top student athletes will continue their athletic careers in college. Below is a list of 29 students who have reported that they will be playing a sport in college. Data provided by Mr. Roger Wistar.mherst College Jillian Mazzocca...

Athletes of the Issue: Sami Thomas ’19

Athletes of the Issue: Sami Thomas ’19

Connie Cao ’21

May 30, 2019

Sami Thomas ’19 is a four-year Senior and Captain of the Girls Varsity Golf team. In the winter season, Sami also captained Girls Varsity Swimming. Sami led the golf team to a Founders League Championship and third-place finish at the Pippy O’Connor Golf Championship. Ellie Farrington ’19 said,...

Athletes of the Issue: Abby Hillebrecht ’19

Connie Cao ’21

May 30, 2019

Abby Hillebrecht ’19 is a four-year Senior and co-captain of the Girls Varsity Lacrosse team. In the fall and winter seasons, Hillebrecht captained the Varsity Field Hockey team and was a member of the Girls Varsity Hockey team, respectively. This Fall, she led the Varsity Field Hockey Team to the...

Athletes Reflect

May 30, 2019

Oliver Leeds ’19 I’ve been on JV Tennis and Squash for four years; they have both played an integral part of my experience at Hotchkiss. I’ve [also] had the opportunity to be the captain of the tennis team for the past two years and [of the] squash [team] this past year. It’s been a great opportunity...

A Dash to the Finish: Track and Field at New Englands

Kyle Roshankish '20

May 27, 2019

In quiet Lakeville, the Hotchkiss Track and Field team woke at the crack of dawn to put on an electric show at the 2019 New England Championship meet at Loomis Chaffee, which welcomed teams from around the area including several Founders League Rivals, such as Choate and Deerfield. Both the Boys and th...

Varsity Ultimate Makes a Statement

Varsity Ultimate Makes a Statement

Max Beckwith ’21

May 15, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...