Westover lost 12-2 to a talented Ethel Walker team. Zoe Al-Tawiti scored both goals for the Wildcats. Maddie Siefert and Kasey Ingerson both played strong on offense helping to create the scoring opportunities for Zoe. Westover looks forward to taking on Kingswood-Oxford next Wednesday.
Junior Varsity Lacrosse
JV Lacrosse 2017
Not pictured: Julia K.
The purpose of the JV lacrosse program is to teach the girls the sport of lacrosse and the fundamental elements of the game. The girls learn the essential skills of catching, throwing, cradling, and dodging. Through practices and competition, the girls gain confidence in themselves as players, the ability to work as a team, as well as strategies to succeed in games and ultimately transition to the varsity level of competition.
The 2017 JV lacrosse roster consists of twelve players, of which three are returners. The 2017 JV lacrosse team is coached by Sam Mallette in her third season.
Westover lost 11-1 to a strong Kingswood-Oxford team on Wednesday. Despite the loss, the Wildcats played a strong defensive game. Jiberly Sandoval pulled out some big saves to help keep the goal deficit down. The lone Wildcat goal was scored by Zoe Al-Tawiti. The Wildcats look forward to their last game on Wednesday against Miss Porters.
Westover was represented well in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Conference this winter with five athletes being named All-NEPSAC in swimming and basketball.
The varsity swimmers are honored as National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA) Silver Level Scholar team for earning a team GPA of above 3.5.
At the Winter Sports Awards held on March 1, each team was recognized and the girls were awarded their letters, pins, and certificates. Nineteen students received team awards, while four were recognized as All-CISAC (Connecticut Independent School Athletic Conference), three as CISAC Honorable Mention, and one as a NEPSAC (New England Preparatory School Athletic Council) All-Star.
The Swim Team's successes at the New England Prep School Swimming and Diving Division III Championships included its first New England Champion.