Squad down in first round of playoffs

Squad down in first round of playoffs

Following last year’s trend, the field hockey team lost to Newport in overtime in the first round of playoffs Oct. 27, ending its postseason early. “Honestly, we should’ve won,” forward Emma Wasserman ’16 said. “We played really well and almost scored in the final minutes, but we couldn’t finish it.” This was the squad’s third […]

Girls’ Soccer looking strong

Girls’ Soccer looking strong

The girls’ soccer program is undergoing a few changes to strengthen the team’s dynamic both on the field and off the field. Instead of having a separate JV and varsity team, program head Richard Simms is integrating the two. “We’re really working on becoming one team,” forward Anya Andrews ’17 said. “There’s a dual roster, […]

Field hockey out of playoffs after first round

Field hockey out of playoffs after first round

Varsity field hockey lost to Newport 2-1 today in the first round of the playoffs, cutting them out of the postseason tournament and ending their season, in overtime. This has been a reoccurring situation. Teammates said earlier that they wanted to make sure they stayed playing at the same strong level and didn’t lose their lead. The […]

Happiness in a Bottle? Students say antidepressants help

Happiness in a Bottle? Students say antidepressants help

Thomas* ’16 realized he needed to be taking antidepressants when he tried to kill himself February of last year. He is taking a fluoxetine substitute for Prozac, which is designed to treat all types of depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) primarily. Prozac, as with all other common antidepressants, is a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor. Serotonin […]

Young field hockey squad struggles in early season play

Coming off a 10-0 win against Louisville Sept. 24 and an overall record of 4-6-1, the field hockey team is working to clean up its game with a predominantly young team. Though the game against Louisville was an easy victory, the squad often struggles to maintain leads, field hockey program head Erin Creznic said. The […]

Wolverines defeat Newport Beach 3-0

Varsity field hockey won 3-0 against Newport Beach yesterday, with all goals scored in the second half by Nicole Bahar ’18. This was after a 2-1 loss to Huntington Beach the day before, where all of Huntington’s goals were scored within the last 15 minutes of the game. This was the first game regular season game the […]

Field Hockey defeats Westminster 3-0

Varsity field hockey played their first scrimmage today and won 3-0 against Westminster. Paige Yoo ’17, Mia Reilly ’18 and Claire Quinn ’16 scored one goal each. Alyse Tran ’18 was taken out in the second half because of a hit to the shoulder. The squad travels next to Orlando, Florida, to face off against […]

Squad to depend on skill over experience

Coming off an undefeated season, varsity field hockey enters the fall season with a team that will be dependent on its younger players. The team lost Maddie Oswald ’15 to Georgetown and Brooke Reese ’15 to Yale, both Division I schools. They left the team with only three seniors and five juniors, making them reliant […]