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Athletics News, March 21

John O’Neill, Director of Athletics
March 21, 2019

High Expectations for Track & Field

Belmont Day’s track & field team is loaded with talent this spring. Despite only having 13 athletes, the team is geared up for a record-breaking season and is expected to give much larger programs a run for their money. Leading the way for the Blue & Gold is a contingency of seventh graders who are all returning for their second year. On the boys’ side, Miles Sandoski and Cole Sparks will look to build upon successful cross country seasons from this fall. For the girls, Piper Morris and Kiki Friedbauer will look to lower already impressive times from a year ago. The Blue & Gold is slated to kick off their interscholastic schedule on the road on Thursday, April 4.

Athletics News

  • Classmates Ashley Luo and Anni Taylor will be counted on to provide leadership to the JV ultimate team this spring. The duo is beginning their second straight season together as teammates.

  • Sixth grader Noah Brauner and seventh grader Jack Abruzzi used their experience with Boston Ultimate Disc Alliance to their advantage during ultimate tryouts and each earned spots on the varsity team.

  • With tryouts still in process, eighth grade tennis players Colton Largay and Philippe Pitts are tightening up their technique in preparation of the varsity season.

  • Elizabeth Amaratunga and Julia Clayton will be counted on to provide a physical presence on the lacrosse field this spring. The duo played a similar role this winter on the basketball court.

  • Owen Finnerty and Xander Lightbody are settling into defensive roles for the boys’ lacrosse team and both players will give long poles a try next week at practice.

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