Athletes of the Month
Athlete of the MonthOctober 2013
- Hobey Bryne - Football
- Kyle Vedovelli - Water Polo
- Andrew Faulstich - Cross Country
- Jahkeem Hunt - Soccer
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Hobey Bryne of Football. During the month of October, Hobey was an impact player on both offense and defense. In four games he recorded 30 tackles, three interceptions (two returned for touchdowns), a sack, a forced fumble and a game-tying touchdown reception in the last minute of a game. Hobey has been one of the most reliable players on the team and a great leader by example.
- Mary O'Sullivan - Field Hockey
- Bailey Geise - Volleyball
- Megan Pehoviak - Cross Country
- Tori Bernardo - Soccer
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Megan Pehoviak of Cross Country. Meg experienced a great month as she improved her overall performance time by three minutes. Meg stepped up as the #2 runner for three of the four meets in October, placing in the top 10 three times. She consistently works very hard to put herself in scoring position to help the overall placement of the team. Meg continually shows qualities that have made her a true captain of the team. She is a great example to her teammates each day in practice and in competitions.
- Shacor Privott - Football
- Chae Brangman - Soccer
- Andrew Faulstich - Cross Country
- Austin Fabbo - Water Polo
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Chae Brangman '14 of Boys' Soccer. During the month of September, Chae was pivotal to his team's success. In five games, Chae recorded six goals and one assist. Opposing teams had a very difficult time matching up with him as he posed a constant threat. His tactical awareness and athleticism allow Chae to be one of the most effective players on the field at all times.
- Ashley Theriault - Volleyball
- Marissa Small-Towns - Cross Country
- Christina Wakefield - Soccer
- Helen Assefaw - Field Hockey
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Christina Wakefield '14. In September, Christina played key role in her team's overall fortunes. In the first six games of the season, she tallied six goals and four assists as the team went 4-2. Christina is a driving force on the field for the team. Her work ethic, competitiveness and desire to make her teammates better are evident each day in practice and in games. She has had a big impact with the eight freshmen on the team as she has helped their confidence and performance level grow steadily.
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Matt Naumec '15 of Golf. Matt experienced a tremendous month of May on the golf course. He was a combined 3-over par for the 36 holes he played, and was match medalist in three of the four matches against Loomis, Cushing, Choate, Kingswood, Deerfield, Northfield and Worcester. Matt also won the Kingswood Invitational Tournament, topping a field of 115 golfers.
- Tennis: Dado Nozirov '13
- Volleyball: Marcel Pettway '15
- Baseball: PJ Jasak '14
- Lacrosse: Colby Hamwey' 15
- Track: Andrew Faulstich '15
- Rugby: Jack Viens '13
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Marissa Small-Towns '14 of track. Marissa had another great month on the track. During meets against Suffield, Hyde, Worcester and Bancroft, Marissa continued to lead the Titans. At the New England Prep Division III Championships, Marissa won the 400, place second in the 800 and ran on the 4x400 relay team, which placed fifth and set a school record.
- Tennis: Sarah Goolishian '13
- Softball: Emma Kindblom '17
- Lacrosse: Carly Cronin '13
The Boy Athlete of the Month is John Tierney '15 of Boys' Lacrosse. John experienced a great month, scoring 30 goals and handing out 19 assists in eight games. John's highlights included a 10 goal, five assist game against Vermont Academy, and a six goal, four assist match vs. South Kent.
- Matt Naumec '15 - Golf
- Dado Nozirov '13 - Tennis
- Andrew Bemben '13 - Baseball
- Marcel Pettway '15 - Volleyball
- Sasha Ollinyk '14 - Rugby
- Marcus Klebart '15 - Track
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Alyssa Natario '13 of Softball. Alyssa reached base 17 times in 33 plate appearances, batting .310. Defensively, at second base, has made 19 of 21 plays. Alyssa always demonstrates great post and self-control in practice and games.
- Carly Cronin - Lacrosse
- Chiara Masella and Francesca Besana - Tennis
- Marissa Small-Towns - Track
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Sasha Oliinyk ’14 from Wrestling. During the month of January, Sasha went undefeated in all of his matches against 14 schools. Within this very intense competition with many outstanding wrestlers, Sasha was dominant. Many teams did everything they could to avoid confronting him in his weight class. Sasha has also shown great leadership with his teammates as he leads by example and drives them to be the best that they can be.
- Dimash Aimurzayev ’14 – Riflery
- Goodluck Okonoboh ’14 – Basketball
- Marcus Klebart ’15 – Winter Track
- Ian Robinson ’14 – Swimming
The Girl January Athlete of the Month is Ivy Durepo '13 from Swimming. During the month of January, Ivy had many outstanding performances. She was undefeated in all of her races and set a Canterbury pool record in that meet. Ivy has also been the pivotal leg of many of the Titan’s winning relays, including two relays at Westminster that secured a double win over Westminster and Ethel Walker. Ivy came within a half second of breaking a pool record set by Elizabeth Beisel at St. Georges. Beisel is the reigning Olympic silver medalist.
- Helen Assafaw ’14 – Basketball
- Christina Wakefield ’14 – Skiing
- Marissa Small-Towns ’14 – Winter Track
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Megan Pehoviak ' 14 of Basketball. Megan regularly played out of position to help the Titans. During the Stoneleigh-Burnham Tournament, Meg was named to the All-Tournament team.
Swimming - Maddy McCloskey '15
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Garfield Ding of Swimming. Garfield was a versatile member of the team in December. He placed first in the 100 breaststoke against Kingswood-Oxford and Portsmouth Abbey. Garfield also posted some of the fastest times in recent years in the 50 and 100 freestyle.
Basketball - Goodluck Okonoboh '14
Wrestling - Sasha Oliinyk '14
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Adolph Kawuba of Boys' Soccer. During November Adolph did it all for the team. His ability to play multiple positions was critical to the team's overall success as the season concluded. Adolph played key roles as a left back, but also managed to contribute game-winning assists against Kingswood Oxford and Avon Old Farms. He also led the team in assists for the season.
Football: Kenny Goodnow
Cross Country: Joe Thibault
Water Polo: Michael Caine
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Nina Lu of Girls' Volleyball. Nina experienced a great month with the volleyball team as she contributed in many different areas to help the overall team effort. During November Nina achieved a 95% serving rate, had 14 kills and 10 digs. Nina maintained a great work ethic in practices and games.
Cross Country: Olivia Neiswanger
Field Hockey: Sydney Liptak
Soccer: Tori Bernardo
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Andrew Buxton '13 of Water Polo.
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Marissa Small-Towns '14 of Girls' Cross Country.
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Joe Thibault '13 from Boys’ Cross Country. Joe had a very successful month for the Cross Country team. He came in fifth out of 150 runners at the Canterbury Invitational and third at the Marianapolis Invitational, which led the team to a second place finish out of 11 teams. Joe has been a leader at practice. Joe’s work ethic has been an excellent role model for the younger athletes. D.J. Jean Baptiste (water polo), Shacor Privott (football) and Drew Bemben (soccer) were nominated for their respective sports.
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Christina Wakefield '14 of Girls' Soccer. During the month of September, Christina has been a critical part of the offensive efforts of the Girls’ Varsity Soccer team. Christina scored seven goals in six games. She had multi-goal games against both Kingswood and Westminster, scoring twice in each match. Christina is also a tireless worker on the field. She is relentless in her pursuit of the ball and in applying pressure on the opponents defensively. Bailey Giese (volleyball), Allie Cerpovicz (field hockey) and Marissa Small-Towns (cross country) were also nominated.
2011 - 2012
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Jared Osumah '12. Jared established himself as one of the all-time great track athletes at WMA, winning the long jump and triple jump at the New England Class C Championship Meet. He also placed second in the high jump.
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Richelle Davis '12. Richelle batted .454 in May and provided great leadership to a young softball team. She also announced she would be playing field hockey at St. Anselm's.
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Ben Marcus '12 and Charles Callahan '14. Ben fired a no-hitter for the baseball team in a 7-0 victory over Millbrook, while the play of Charles in goal led the lacrosse team to a 12-6 win over Vermont Academy in its opener.
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Marissa McDermott '12. Marissa's play between the posts helped the lacrosse team to a 6-1-1 record in April.
Girl Nominees are: Carla Dippe - Skiing, Michaela Fortin - Basketball, Mia Konstantakos - Swimming
The Girl Athlete of the Month is: Michaela Fortin, who averaged over 10 points a game during the month of February. She was also a pivotal part of the defensive efforts during each and every game. Michaela scored 12 points in the New England Tournament game against Kimball Union in March, including two 3-pointers.
Boys Nominees are: Elijah Barrows - Swimming, Jaylen Brantley - Basketball, Ryan McLarney - Wrestling
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Elijah Barrows, earned two top-5 finishes at the Bud Erich Invitational, winning races against several Division 1 schools. Elijah came in second and fourth in the 50 and 100 Freestyle races at the New England Championships. He was also a key contributor to the WMA record-breaking 200 Freestyle Relay.
Girl nominees are: Alexandra Baltazar - Winter Track, Kelsey Gomes - Basketball, Madeline McCloskey - Swimming, Christina Wakefield - Skiing
Boy nominees are: Kamali Bey - Basketball, Kevin Lambert - Swimming, Ryan McLarney - Wrestling, Jared Osumah - Winter Track
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Madeline McCloskey, who remained undefeated throughout the month of January. She highlighted all of this success with a tremendous victory in the 100-Yard Backstroke during the Westminster meet and a school record for the 200-Yard Freestyle.
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Ryan McLarney, who had a record of 12 wins and 2 losses this month. The highlight of the month came when Ryan defeated a top-ranked wrestler from Worcester Academy in addition to being a very steady performer during all practices and competitions.December
Girl Nominees are: Ivy Durepo - Swimming, Brielle Robinson - Basketball
Boy Nominees are: Jaylen Brantley - Basketball, Kevin Lambert - Swimming, Joe Thibault - Wrestling
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Ivy Durepo, who was undefeated in three swim meets and set individual school records in the 100 Breast Stroke, 50 and 100 Freestyle, and the 200 Individual Medley. Ivy was also a key member of the record-setting 400 Freestyle Relay team against Kingswood Oxford.
The Boy Athlete of the Month is Jaylen Brantley, who was named the MVP of the Peddie Tournament in New Jersey, where he scored his 1,000th career point. Jaylen was also named a second team All Star at the City of Palms Tournament in Florida where he led the team to a second place finish. In December, Jaylen averaged 23 points, 4 steals, and 5 assists.
Girl Nominees are: Allie Cerpovicz – Field Hockey, Anna Misiewicz – Volleyball, Marissa Small-Towns – Cross Country, Christina Wakefield – Soccer, Kaylee Walton – Water Polo
Boy Nominees are: Wing Ho Chan – Cross Country, Ben Marcus - Water Polo, Mike Mendes – Football, German Ortega – Soccer
The Girl Athlete of the Month is Christina Wakefield who scored 11 goals and contributed 4 assists in 5 games During the month of October. Throughout the month, Christina led our offensive efforts as she sustained continual pressure on opposing defenses. She also earned a hat trick and added 3 assists against Canterbury.
The Boy Athlete-of-the-Month is Ben Marcus, who scored an amazing 31 goals in five games during the month of October. He also tallied his 200th career goal and set a new school record. Ben is a team leader by example, as he continually displays tremendous sportsmanship and consideration towards his opponents. He is the focal point of the Titan offense, but is also careful to ensure that all of his teammates have a quality experience.
The Girl Athlete of the Month for September is Julia Beech for Soccer
The Boy Athlete of the Month for September is Joseph Thibault for Cross Country
2010 - 2011
Girl nominees are: Hannah Clewes - Softball, Emma Hjarne - Golf, Sara Lawrence - Lacrosse, Marissa Small-Towns - Track & Field, Nancy Wong - Tennis
Boy nominees are: Derrick Barnagian - Lacrosse, Ben Marcus - Baseball, Jaren Osumah - Track & Field, Andrej Pajovic - Volleyball, Max Rankin - Rugby, Naruhiko Sugiura - Tennis
The Girl Athlete of the Month for May is Emma Hjarne, who was the team medalist in matches with Williston and Pomfret, as well as at the KIT postseason tournament where she shot 80 and finished in the top 15% of all competitors. Emma also finished in second place in the Pippy O'Connor Tournament of the 30 top female golfers competing.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for May is Jared Osumah, whose efforts in the High Jump and the Long Jump were keys to the team's overall results throughout the month of May. At the New Englands, Jared finished first in the Long Jump, setting a new school record, and fifth in the High Jump. He also competed at New Englands in the 100-meter dash and the 4x100-meter relay.
Girl nominees are: Julia Bell - Lacrosse, Michelle Ding - Tennis, Emma Hjarne - Golf, Brooke Mele - Softball, Marissa Small-Towns - Track
Boy nominees are: Nicholas Manning - Lacrosse, Brandon McKenna - Tennis, Michael Mendes - Baseball, Jared Osumah - Track, Andrej Pajovic - Volleyball, Kanta Sugai - Rugby
The Girl Athlete of the Month for April is Julia Bell, who had 41 goals and 14 assists in 7 games during the month of April. Julia is a steady presence as a team leader, midfield connector, playmaker, feeder, and scorer for the Girls' Varsity team.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for April is Kanta Sugai, who scored an amazing 11 tries in 6 matches In April. During this stretch, his team won 4 contests and lost 2. His athleticism and individual accomplishments on the field were critical to the overall success of the team.
Girl nominees are: Elizabeth Hodson - Skiing, Mia Konstantakos - Swimming, Chloe Snyder - Basketball
Boy nominees are: Kevin Lambert - Swimming, Joseph O'Connell - Basketball, German Ortega - Riflery, Joseph Thibault - Wrestling
The Girl Athlete of the Month for February is Elizabeth Hodson, who placed 9th out of 55 girls at the New England Championships.
Libby consistently went up against the top skiiers on the opposing teams throughout the season and realized her goal of breaking into the top 10 at the NEPSAC championships.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for February is Joseph Thibault, who he finished the regular season with a record of 26 wins and 1 loss.
He also placed 2nd at the Class A Championships. Joe then went on to represent the Academy with great distinction at both the New England and the National Championships.
Girl nominees are: Elizabeth Hodson - Skiing, Mia Konstantakos - Swimming, Brielle Robinson - Basketball, Marissa Small-Towns - Winter Track
Boy nominees are: Jaylen Brantley - Basketball, Keoni Colson - Wrestling, Christopher Glabicky - Winter Track, Kevin Lambert - Swimming, Tashfiq Mannan - Riflery
The Girl Athlete of the Month for January is Mia Konstantakos, who had multiple outstanding performances is January. She was a double winner against Westminster as she came in first in the 100 Free and the 100 Backstroke. Mia was also victorious against Cheshire, winning the 100 Free. She has also been a strong leader for the entire team throughout the season.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for January is Jaylen Brantley, who led the team to wins over Brimmer and May, suffield, and Loomis-Chaffee in January. During this outstanding stretch for his team, Jaylen averaged 21 points and 5 assists per game.
Girl nominees are: Kathryn Corbett - Cross Country, Richelle Davis - Field Hockey, Rachael Kantor - Soccer, Eva Landers - Water Polo, Qiuhui Lucy Wang- Volleyball
Boy nominees are: Eric Diogun - Water Polo, Adolph Kawuba - Soccer, Kyle Sweeting - Football, Joseph Thibault - Cross Country
The Girl Athlete of the Month for November is Rachael Kantor, who had a tremendously successful month of play. She continued to be the main anchor for all defensive efforts. During November, the team went 4-2-0, allowing only 6 goals in as many games. Rachael's leadership in the back was critical to sustaining strong efforts against top Class A and B opponents, as well as to helping the development of younger defenders and goalkeepers.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for November is Joseph Thibault. Joe had a great month for the Cross Country team. He finished 6th at the quad meet with Worcester, Pomfret, and Cushing. Joe also did very well at the New England Championships where he earned 17th place overall.
The Girl Athlete of the Month for October is Brittany Barry (Girls' Varsity Soccer).
The Boy Athlete of the Month for October are Keoni Colson (Varsity Football) and Ben Marcus (Water Polo).
The Girl Athlete of the Month for September is Jeannette Viens (Girls' Varsity Volleyball).
The Boy Athlete of the Month for September is Chris Glabicky (Varsity Cross Country).
2009 - 2010
Girl nominees are: Casey Berg – Softball, Carly Cronin – Lacrosse, Michaela Rollings – Tennis, Molley Shea – Track & Field
Boy nominees are: Matthew Antonacci – Golf, Edmond Bertheaud – Lacrosse, Milan Drecun – Volleyball, Brian Fracasso – Baseball, Rickey Moore – Track & Field, Naruhhiko Sugiura – Tennis
The Girl Athlete of the Month for May is Carly Cronin, who scored 16 goals and was the catalyst for the Girls' Lacrosse Team, which had a 2-2 May record.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for April is Brian Fracasso , who had a .555 batting average, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 7 RBI in leading the Baseball Titans to a 4-4 end-of-season record.
Girl nominees are: Allison Arnieri – Softball, Kathryn Corbett –Track, Carly Cronin – Lacrosse, Michaela Rollings - Tennis
Boy nominees are: Michael Foley - Baseball, Adam Ginsberg – Lacrosse, Sean Meunier – Tennis, Rickey Moore – Track, Andrej Pajovic – Volleyball
The Girl Athlete of the Month for April is Michaela Rollings, who is playing #1 singles for the 5th consecutive year. She is 3-0 in April and the dominant player in the league.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for April is Adam Ginsberg , who is a major contributor in every phase of the game with 5 goals, 7 assists, and a dominating 77 % winning percentage on face-offs in leading Boys' Varsity Lacrosse to a 4-6 April record.
Girl nominees are: Mia Konstantakos – Swimming, Donna Lee – Riflery, Quilin Cindy Li – Winter Track, Riley-Jane Marini – Basketball, Stephanie Robbins – Sking
Boy nominees are: Nathan Lee – Swimming, Philip Spottswood – Basketball, Naruhiko Sugiura – Winter Track
The Girl Athlete of theMonth for February is Stephanie Robbins, who placed 3rd in the last slalom race at Eaglebrook, 4th in slalom and 10th in GS in the New England Championships. She is a constant role model on and off the mountain for less experienced skiers.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for February is Philip Spottswood, who averaged 16 points and 7 assists for the 5-1 Titans during the month.
Girl nominees are: Mia Konstantakos – Swimming, Bethany Lyon – Winter Track, Chloe Snyder – Basketball
Boy nominees are: Adam Ginsberg – Skiing, Nathan Lee – Swimming, Andrej Pajovic – Basketball, Naruhiko Sugiura – Winter Track, Joe Thibault – Wrestling
The Girl Athlete of the Month for January is Mia Konstantakos, who won 9 of her last 10 races and set a new school record in the 100 Backstroke.
The two Boy Athletes of the Month for January are Nathan Lee, who broke 3 school records this month in the 200 freestyle, the 500 freestyle and the 200 IM, and Joe Thibault, who was undefeated for the month of January, going 14 – 0 against many strong Class A opponents.
Girl nominees are: Carly Cronin – Basketball, Mia Konstantakos – Swimming, Bethany Lyon – Winter Track
Boy nominees are: Eric Dortch – Basketball, Christopher Glabicky – Winter Track, Nathan Lee – Swimming, Joe Thibault – Wrestling
The Girl Athlete of the Month for December is Carly Cronin who averaged 12 points a game to lead Girls' Varsity Basketball to a 4-1 record.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for December is Eric Dortch who averaged 13 points and 6 rebounds, leading Boys' Varsity Basketball to a 6-4 record.
Girl nominees are: Casey Berg – Volleyball, Stephanie Robbins – Field Hockey, Carey Shetterley – Water Polo, Sara Vincunas – Soccer
Boy nominees are: Christopher Glabicky – Cross Country, David Lawrence – Soccer, Ben Marcus – Water Polo, Travis Treibt – Football
The Girl Athlete of the Month for November is Stephanie Robbins, Field Hockey co-captain, who had a strong performance and led team from her center midfield position in the November games.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for November is Travis Treibt who was team’s leading rusher and had two touchdowns in November.
Girl nominees are: Aimee Adamski – Soccer, Yu (Claire) Bi – Cross Country, Caitlin Charette – Water Polo, Laura Dederichs – Volleyball, Brooke Mele – Field Hockey
Boy nominees are: Connor Devivo – Soccer, Chris Glabicky – Football, Ben Marcus – Water Polo, Trevor Treibt - Football
The Girl Athlete of the Month for October is Brooke Mele who has been an inspiration to the Field Hockey team.
The Boy Athlete of the Month for October is Connor Devivo who had 8 goals and 2 assists in October.
Girl nominees are: Emma Camilleri – Field Hockey, Meghan Cole – Soccer, Haleigh Murphy – Volleyball, Vicky Seligman – Cross Country
Boy nominees are: Adam Ginsberg – Cross Country, Casey Marini – Soccer, Trevor Treibt - Fotball
The Girl Athlete of the Month
for September is Haleigh Murphy
who had a 97.5 serving percentage with 8 aces and 24 kills over 4 matches.
The Boy Athlete of the Month
for September is Casey Marini
who has had 3 shutouts after missing all of last year with knee surgery.