The Trinity-Pawling cross country team returns 5 of the top 7 from the 2017 team: Nick Grande ’19, Thomas Howell ’20, Jack Long ’21, Jimmy Nolan ’21, and Andrew Zhang ’20. It is the hope of the coaching staff that this group of runners will learn from last year’s experiences and continue to develop as racers and runners. Also returning from last year are Rodger Ecker ’20, Ryan Kane ’21, Tommy Li ’21, David Poulos ’21, Tim Wang ’19, Ledi Wang ’21, Ben Yoon ’20, Jack Zhang ’19, and Tom Zhao ’19. All of these runners returned to school in better condition and the coaches expect them to push the top runners and in turn, improve the overall quality of the team. Newcomers Toby Berner ’21, Henry Daniel ’20, Thomas Fears ’21, Nico Mooney ’20, Sam Fechner ’20, Sam Stone ’19, Tucker Kellogg ’23, Brian Poulos ’22, Logan Weis ’23, Tian Yu ’20, and James Wang ’21 are all running well and the coaching staff is confident that they will contribute to the overall success of the team. The goals of this group are to improve every day, work hard every day, and embrace the idea of athletic competition.
The 2018 football team is getting ready for the home opener against Avon Old Farms on Saturday, September 22nd. The team has been working hard to prepare throughout the pre-season and has recently elected this year’s captains. In alphabetical order, the 2018 Trinity-Pawling football captains are Jake Conlan ’19, Eddie Gonzalez ’19, Christian Keyes ’19, and Donté Williams ’20. The Pride looks forward to competing for an Erickson League Championship and making their third straight New England Bowl Game.
Coach Clougher begins his second year as head coach of the varsity soccer team. He will be relying on quite a few young players to grow during the season. Captains Jack Haims ’19 and Mark Trainor ’19 will be counted for their leadership and steady play. New junior Bailey Monteiro ’20 will get the bulk of the playing time in goal. Andrew Belcher ’22 and Sebastian Padilla Ortega ’21 have shown promise in the midfield. Trevor Cole ’20 and Huma Bekhiet ’19 are strong defenders. Joey Musa ’19 will add some skill at the offensive end of the field. The team looks forward to competing against some of the best teams in the country.
Find the 2018 fall athletic schedule here.