Caitlin Berube ‘13
Caitlin has been playing outstanding golf this season. She was Williston’s medalist in the team’s recent victories over Choate, and Westover shooting a 42 on the nine hole course. Caitlin has played an instrumental part in helping the team to a 9-1-1 record thus far.
James Porricelli ‘12
Senior, James Porricelli has played consistent tennis over the course of the season. He always displays a positive attitude and a competitive spirit. Playing in the #6 spot on the ladder, James has been the team’s lone winner in recent tough matches against tough Avon and Westminster opponents.
Abby Walker ‘14
Abby has been outstanding in goal for the girls JV lacrosse team this spring. In recent games with strong NMH and Choate opponents Abby made many key saves to help the team earn ties in both games. Abby’s leadership on and off the field has allowed her to maintain a positive attitude and a poised presence in net.
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.
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.
Natalia Ovando ‘15
Natalia has enjoyed an outstanding season for the girls varsity basketball team. Natalia leads the team in scoring and last week netted 17 points last week in games against Cheshire and Taft. On Wednesday she scored a career-high 33 points against Miss Porter’s, the most by a Williston player since 2002.
Keegan Dunlop ‘12
Last week Keegan scored a career-high 22 points against Loomis Chaffee and followed with 12 points and 12 rebounds in the team’s win over Westminster. Keegan has been both a defensive force and an offensive threat, to help the squad remain competitive throughout their challenging schedule.
Rosie Lacas ‘14
Rosie has had an outstanding season as the goalie for the girls’ jv hockey team. In the past two weeks Rosie has given up just a single goal in each of the team’s last four games as they have defeated Cushing, Loomis and Northfield Mt. Hermon.
Kathryn Tomaselli ‘12
Kathryn has been an outstanding leader and consistent contributor for the girls’ hockey team. Last week in the team’s game against Kimball Union Kathryn scored 2 goals and 3 assists in the team’s 5-2 win. During that game she scored the 100th point of her career becoming only the second girl to reach that milestone in the program’s history.
Tim Keegan ‘13
A goalkeeper for the boys’ varsity hockey team, Tim has been instrumental to the team’s success during the past two weeks. Tim recently averaged 30 saves per game as the team beat Milbrook 2-1, Loomis 6-2, and tied Northfield Mt. Hermon 3-3.
Nick Hill ‘17
Nick made an incredible comeback in his match against Eaglebrook last week to win in the fifth game. Nick has shown a tremendous amount of perseverance in his matches throughout the season, while displaying positive energy and consistency in his leadership.
David Fay ‘13
David has been playing solid squash for the boys varsity team this season sporting a team best 6-2 record. Last week he defeated opponents from Hotchkiss and Suffield. David has a great work ethic and is a great teammate both on and off the court.
Miranda Gohh ‘13
Miranda has been outstanding in goal for the girls varsity hockey team this season. Last Wednesday she earned a shutout in the team’s 4-0 home victory over a solid Taft squad.
Ben Sarat ‘14
Last week Ben’s positive energy and clutch play helped the boys’ third basketball team erase a 10 point deficit against Suffield in an exciting comeback win. Ben scored 10 points with 5 rebounds and 2 assists in the game.
Anthony Aquadro ‘15
Anthony is off to an outstanding start to the season for the boys ski team. He has been Williston’s top finisher in the team’s last two races. Coach Latham continues to be pleased with Anthony’s work ethic and drive to improve.
Ashley Fitch ‘15
Ashley has shown great improvement in her last two meets for the girls’ varsity swim team, dropping over 20 seconds in her last two races, Ashley had her first varsity victory winning the 500 freestyle against Kent and also had a close second place finish in the 200IM.
Abbie Foster ‘16
Abbie has been a tough competitor for the girls jv squash team. In her last three matches she defeated girls from Westminster, Loomis Chaffee and Suffield. “Abbie is the kind of competitor that rises to the occasion” says coach Choo.
Ole Setsaas ‘12
Ole had a big week for the boys’ varsity hockey team scoring 2 goals and 2 assists in the team’s 6-1 win over Worcester, and another clutch goal in a close game against Berkshire. Ole is always a positive force for the team and his consistent effort has made him an important contributor to the team’s recent success.
Alicia Barry ‘14
Alicia has been playing very well for the girls’ varsity hockey team. She is a constant threat both defensively and offensively for the team. Last week Alicia scored 3 goals in the team’s wins over Berkshire and Gunnery. Alicia is positive and hardworking each day, which has helped the team get off to a solid start to the season.
Tiger Liu ‘14
Tiger has been a consistent contributor for the boys’ third basketball team. Last week Tiger scored 18 points with 16 rebounds in the team’s win against Berkshire and then followed that with 21 points to go along with 18 rebounds in the team’s win over Bement. His aggressive play and leadership have been critical to the teams 4-0 start to the season.
Sam Goldsmith ‘12
The captain of the wrestling team, Sam had an outstanding day on Saturday at the team’s senior day as they faced Deerfield, Pomfret and Suffield. Sam pinned all three of his opponents to help his team to a 2-1 record on the day. Coach KaneLong has been impressed with the level of leadership that Sam has provided all season long.
Jen Carellas ‘15
Jen is off to a strong start for the girls’ varsity ski team. On Wednesday she finished second for Williston and 13th overall in the team’s first race of the season. Jen has been working hard at every practice and has been supportive of her teammates.
Gabby Thomas ‘15
Gabby has helped the girls jv basketball team get off to an outstanding 4-0 start to their season. Last week Gabby scored 39 points in the team’s 69-30 win over Berkshire School.