The Hotchkiss Record

Boys Varsity Cross Country Runs as a Pack

Boys Varsity Cross Country Runs as a Pack

Ha Trang Tran ’22 Staff Writer

September 22, 2019

After a successful season last year, the Boys Varsity Cross Country team is hoping to bring the same energy, unity, and discipline into this year’s season. Although many changes were made this season, the team strives to integrate its new members while preserving traditions from previous years. Cross...

Athlete of the Issue: Louisa Essuman ’20

Athlete of the Issue: Louisa Essuman ’20

Elaine Oghoore ’22 Contributing Writer

September 22, 2019

Louisa Essuman ’20 is a four-year Senior and member of the Girls Varsity Soccer and Girls Junior Varsity Basketball teams. Sadie Gould ’20 said, “Louisa brings a lot of creativity to the field and is very fun to watch [and] play with. She has amazing foot skills and speed that really set her apart...

Water Polo Builds Foundation

Water Polo Builds Foundation

Jill Lanzone ’22 Contributing Writer

September 22, 2019

As the new school year begins, many students are suiting up for Varsity Water Polo. With a few changes from last year, the team is looking forward to a successful season. The most dramatic change to the team since last year is that it is now co-ed. The Girls Varsity Water Polo team was cancelled last...

Varsity Athletics Preview

Varsity Athletics Preview

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

September 22, 2019

Cross Country Boys and Girls Cross Country look ahead to the Canterbury Invitational meet this Saturday, where each team will face some of its stiffest competition. The girls look to improve on last year's underwhelming showing of 10th out of a 12-team field, while the boys look to continue their success...

Rowing Expands Offerings

Rowing Expands Offerings

Peyton Wexler ’22

September 22, 2019

The Fall Rowing Team is in the process of expanding and is quickly becoming one of the most popular teams, with students participating from all grades. Last year, with the help of an anonymous donor, the school was able to obtain funds needed to purchase boats and hire a coach. Numerous students joined...

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...