Category: Athletics

2017 Fall Sports Awards

Our Mustangs had an outstanding fall season!

Girls’ Varsity Soccer (11-1-1 regular season) won the NEPSAC Class C Championship and Girls’ Varsity Volleyball (17-0 regular season) made it to the NEPSAC Class C finals for the second year in a row.
Boys’ Varsity Soccer (10-5-1 regular season) won the South East New England (SENE) Conference Championship and made it to NEPSAC Class D semifinals. Both Cross Country teams had strong seasons and a great post-season showing. The Girls’ team came in 1st place in the SENE Championship and the Boys’ team came in 3rd.

The 2017 Fall Sports Awards took place during playoffs and reflect regular season achievements. Thank you to all the coaches who help make this season a success!

As well as teams, the following individual players were honored at the Fall Sports Awards:

Most Valuable Player
Ania Ludkiewicz ’19 — Soccer
Jace Legowski ’18 — Soccer
Ian Hua ’20 — Cross Country
Kacey Deecher ’20 — Volleyball

Most Improved Player
Jillian Ouimet ’21 — Soccer
Jola Oke ’18 — Soccer
Marie Hua ’21 — Cross Country
Jocelyn St. Onge ’18 — Volleyball

Coach’s Award
Kasia Ludkiewicz ’21 — Soccer
Hazim Jaber ’19 — Soccer
Olivia Ramirez ’19 — Cross Country
Ethan Deecher ’18 — Cross Country
Aniis Anderson ’18 — Volleyball

Players’ Choice Award
Emilee Auclair ’18 — Soccer
Devon Huard ’18 — Soccer
Nicolette Peterson ’19 — Cross Country
Ian Hua ’20 — Cross Country
Ashley Stebbins ’18 — Volleyball

Girls’ Soccer Wins NEPSAC Championship

Congratulations to Girls’ Varsity Soccer on winning the NEPSAC Class C Championship! The Mustangs capped an excellent season (11-1-1) by edging out Brewster Academy 2-0, with Emilee Auclair ‘18 and Mia Levesque ‘19 scoring and Ryleigh Cauley ‘19 with the clean sheet. This marks the third NEPSAC Championship in the past four seasons (previous wins were in 2014 and 2015) for the team.

In addition to winning the NEPSAC Class C Championship, the team was ranked #1 in New England Class C and Western New England Class C Champions, both for the second consecutive year.

Way to go, Girls’ Varsity Soccer–we are proud of you!

Thanks to Mrs. Cauley for the photos.

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MacDuffie Camps a Success

Summer camp season passed by in a blink!

There were two camps at The MacDuffie School this summer: Our kids’ day camp and basketball camp.

Kevin Konstant, Director of Summer Programs, oversaw the day camp for rising 1st through 8th graders. Running in one-week sessions from July 10 to August 18, the camp included theater and dance, swimming, digital storytelling, forensics, art classes, and more…something for everyone. Camp MacDuffie was a success once again, and we look forward to next year.

Coach Rivera kicked off his first basketball camp (Running With Rivera), which ran from July 31 to August 4 and included kids ages 5 to 15. Forty-five developing basketball players worked with Coach Rivera, current players, and other area coaches. Coach said the inaugural camp was so well-received that he’s thinking of adding a second session for next year.

Thank you to all the families who supported our 2017 summer camps!

The good news is that our camps were fun and educational. The bad news is that summer is coming to a close…

Spring Sports Awards

Congratulations to all the student athletes who were honored at the Spring Sports Awards, and thank you to all the coaches who help make this season a success!

As well as teams, the following individual players were honored:

Most Valuable Player
Ade Olua ’17 – Badminton
Shannon Li ’17 – Crew
Ryleigh Cauley ’19 – Lacrosse
Kacey Deecher ’20 – Tennis
Marus Ludkiewicz ’17 – Track & Field
Connor Stevenson ’17 – Ultimate Frisbee

Most Improved Player
Prin Jitroongruangchai ’17 – Badminton
Avery Anderson ’19 – Crew
Grace Drost ’20 – Lacrosse
Nicholas Wang ’20 – Tennis
Ibrahim Koc ’19 – Track & Field
Vincent Pedersen ’18 – Ultimate Frisbee

Coach’s Award
Ludder Lu ’17 – Badminton
Jake Grondin ’17 – Golf
Talia Wiesel ’19 – Lacrosse
Beyza Tumturk ’18 – Tennis
Nicolette Peterson ’19 – Track & Field
Henry Ho ’17 – Ultimate Frisbee

Players’ Choice Award
Collin Wu ’19 – Badminton
Tim Yu ’17 – Crew
Kiara Rogers ’22 – Lacrosse
Eric Xiong ’19 – Tennis
Evan Murdock ’17 – Track & Field
Ethan Shelburne ’17 – Ultimate Frisbee

Thank you to Mrs. Cauley for the photos!