Before recognizing the nine fall programs and their accomplishments over the past season, Director of Athletics Mark Conroy took a moment to honor Al Lavalle, who worked in the Physical Plant Department for 3 years and in The Cage at the Athletic Center for a decade.
“Al had an incredibly profound impact on everyone who knew him,” said Conroy. “With all due respect to all of us who work with students on a regular basis here, no one in our community impacted more students than Al during those 10 years.”
Conroy then announced the following highlights and individual award winners. The award winners were also recognized during fall sports team night on November 16.
“I wanted to thank all of those of you who wore the blue and green this fall for competing so hard and so well,” Conroy said. “Your sportsmanship was outstanding.”
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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.