The Hotchkiss Record

Recruits Strengthen Lacrosse’s Attack

Recruits Strengthen Lacrosse’s Attack

Madeline Chang ’22

May 5, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

Quarter Final Analysis and Predictions – Champions League

Victoria Chen '21, Sander Kuijs '21, and Michael Zhang '21

April 28, 2019

FIRST LEG ANALYSISIntro: After a month-long wait, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Champions League finally returned with the quarterfinal round. The first legs took place on April 9th and 10th, providing just six goals. No game had more than two goals scored, foreshadowing how...

A Bright Future for Hotchkiss Sailors

A Bright Future for Hotchkiss Sailors

Sander Kuijs '21

April 20, 2019

The Varsity Sailing Team dominated last weekend – could it be a sign of things to come?The Hotchkiss Varsity Sailing Team recently competed at the New England Fleet Racing Championships on Saturday, April 13. The Championship determined which team gets to compete at the Nationals, which will be ...

Spring Trips Give Teams a Head Start

Spring Trips Give Teams a Head Start

Bo Zeigler ’20

April 11, 2019

Over Spring Break, the Co-ed Sailing, Boys and Girls Varsity Lacrosse, and Boys Varsity Baseball teams traveled across the country to train for the upcoming season. The Sailing team traveled to The Edison Sailing Center in Fort Myers, Florida. Its days included two practices and time for team bonding...

JV Ultimate Handles a New Season

JV Ultimate Handles a New Season

Yitong Wu ’20

April 11, 2019

After two weeks of practices indoors, the JV Ultimate players will finally be back on Taylor Field. Although many strong returning players have moved up to Varsity, JV is brimming with many new players. Together, the players are working to form a strong team culture. Returning player Justin Han ’20...

Athlete of the Issue: Bradford Rawlings ’19

Athlete of the Issue:  Bradford Rawlings ’19

Charlie Comfort ’21

April 11, 2019

Bradford Rawlings ’19 is a three-year Senior and a defenseman on the Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team. In the Fall, he was co-captain and starting goalkeeper for the Boys Varsity Soccer team. Ryan Sellew ’21, his lacrosse teammate, said, “Brad has developed as a player and a leader throughout his years...

Two Spring Teams Canceled

Two Spring Teams Canceled

Max Beckwith ’21

April 11, 2019

Unfortunately, the athletics program is down two girls teams this spring. There was not sufficient interest in the Girls JV Softball or Girls Varsity Water Polo teams, prompting their cancellations. The two teams tried to reach out and recruit more students, but as the spring season got closer, it became...

Girls Varsity Tennis Defends Multiple Titles

Girls Varsity Tennis Defends Multiple Titles

Christian Crider ’20

April 11, 2019

The girls on the Varsity Tennis Team may be the defending New England Champions, but they are not letting last year’s success make them complacent. Co-Captains Savannah Roberts ’19 and Ginny Barnes ’19 have said that another New England Title would be fantastic, but that their main focus is to...