Speedster Gabby Thomas, has been impressing teammates and coaches with her remarkable speed and determination through the track season. In the team’s most recent meets against Kingswood-Oxford, Westminster, and Hopkins Gabby set a new school record in the long jump with a leap of 17’ 7.5”. This jump broke the previous mark set by Annie Huyler ’08 in 2007. In the same week, Gabby also recorded a new record in the triple jump with a leap of 35’ 11.75”, which eclipsed her own record set last year.
Last week junior Michael broke the school record for the 200 meter dash. Michael’s time of 22.3 seconds eclipsed the previous record of 22.7 sec. set by Sydney Baptista in 2005. As a first year student at Williston, Michael has been an outstanding addition to this year’s track team, always arriving with a smile on his face and willingness to work to work hard to reach his and the team’s goals.
Mika Sovjani ‘18
First year lacrosse player, Mika Sovjani has picked up the game quickly. Mika scored a goal in last week’s match up against Rectory and is quickly becoming a skilled, fast, and versatile player! She is always arriving to practice and games with a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn.