Brandon Diaz ’12 and Jay Sylvia ‘12
Against Millbrook on Saturday, seniors Brandon Diaz and Jay Sylvia were outstanding at the plate. Diaz went 3-3 with two home runs, four RBI, and two walks, while Sylvia went 4-5 including three home runs and seven RBI. Sylvia currently has a .350 batting average, a 1.000 slugging percentage and five home runs so far this season. Diaz, with four home runs, has a .474 batting average. Diaz and Sylvia have both hit home runs in three of the team’s seven games thus far.
Gabby Thomas ‘15
A week ago in the girls’ track team’s season opening meet against Vermont and Cheshire, Gabby set a school record in the triple jump with a leap of 35’6″ surpassing the old record by almost two feet. Last weekend, at the Deerfield Relays Gabby cleared 5’0″ which is a personal best by 4″ and is only 3” from the school record.
Jay Brennan ‘15
JV Baseball standout, Jay Brennan, went 3-3 with two doubles, a single and a stolen base in last Wednesday’s match-up against Eaglebrook. In Saturday’s seventh-inning comeback win over Rectory, Jay was 2-4 with one run, one RBI, two stolen bases and a number of great defensive plays in the field. On the week Jay was 5-7 with two doubles, three stolen bases, a run and a RBI.
Freshman Gabby Thomas set a new school record in the triple jump on Wednesday with a leap of 35′ 6″. The previous record of 33′ 10″ was held by Annie Huyler ’08. Thomas, who is the defending NEPSAC Div. II 100 meter champion, also won the high jump and 100 meter dash and was a member of the winning 4×100 relay team in the team’s win over Cheshire Academy.
Kerri Reimund ‘13
Kerri is off to a great start to the season for the varsity softball team. Playing the catcher position this year her defensive play has been outstanding and a large factor in the team’s success. She also leads the team in batting average (.600) and runs scored.
Watt Iamsuri ‘12
In matches against Millbrook and Gunnery, Watt hung tough to win both of his singles matches in third set tiebreakers. Over the course of these two matches, Watt played five tiebreakers and came away with 3 wins. During every match and practice, Watt displays impeccable sportsmanship and is always positive as he helps lead his team by example.
Jenny Hall ‘12
In JV Softball’s opening game against Berkshire, Jenny was outstanding on the mound pitching a complete game and recording 8 strikeouts along the way. In addition, she went 5 for 5 from the plate, including a double and a grand slam home run. Jenny’s hard work and leadership have set a positive and competitive tone for the team.
Bridget Instrum ‘12
A tri-captain of the girls’ varsity lacrosse team, Bridget has started the season fast scoring nine goals in the team’s season opening 20-8 win over a strong Hotchkiss team. Bridget followed this up by scoring five goals in the team’s 9-3 win over Wilbraham & Monson.
Michael Grassi ‘12
Mike is off to a great start to the baseball season. In the team’s opener against Wilbraham & Monson he had three hits and five RBI including a walk-off grand slam to win the game in the bottom of the seventh. Mike is a consistent hard worker in practice and leads by example.
Senior Kevin Conroy is this year’s recipient of the Dr. Frank L. Boyden Award, an honor presented by the Western Massachusetts chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.
Conroy was honored at an award and dinner ceremony at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst on April 1. Continue reading