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Fall 2015 Athletic Award Night
Posted 11/04/2015 02:57PM

Varsity athletes at St. Andrew's-Sewanee School were recently honored at the Fall Athletic Awards. After individual teams met with coaches, all athletes and families met in McCrory Hall for presentation of the Most Improved Player (MIP), the Most Valuable Player (MVP), and the Coaches' Award winners. The players on the team select MIP and MVP awards.
SAS celebrated the achievements of the varsity fall teams, including cross country, football, golf, mountain biking, girls' soccer and volleyball.

Members of the varsity cross country team ran in the TSSAA Division II-A state regionals. Sophia Patterson'19 placed 40th, with a time of 27:17.20. The boys' team placed seventh overall, led by Mustafe Axmed '16 with a 14th place finish, in 19:10.30. Axmed was named to the All-Region team. He was followed by Isaac Tang '18 (40), James Pitts '20 (43), Andreas Forsyth '16 (50), Drew Copeland '16 (59) and Oscar Jing '19 (60).

Hannah Powell '17 placed second and Tommy Oliver '16 placed sixth at the TSSAA Div. II-A State Golf Championships. Both golfers qualified for the State Tournament by taking first place in the boys' and girls' regional golf tournament.

SAS volleyball player Lexie Laurendine was named to the Division II-A East/Middle All-District Second Team. The team finished the year with a 14-8 record.

The football team went through a rebuilding year. The varsity girls' soccer team finished the season 4-4-2. The mountain biking team had not yet completed their season on awards night.

Go to to see all the photos from the award night.

Girls Soccer

Head Coach: Harrison Camp

Assistant Coach: Elizabeth Walker

MIP: Katelyn Giltner

MVP: Isabel Butler

Coaches: Isabel Butler, Mason Goodson, Eliza Gooding

Seniors: Isabel Butler, Mason Goodson, Eliza Gooding

Record: 4-4-2


Head Coach: John Hargis

Assistant Coach: McLain Still & Bruce Summers

MIP: Larson Heitzenrater

MVP: Michael Schaerer

Coaches Award: Seth Horton

Seniors: Michael Schaerer & Seth Horton

Record: 0-8

Cross Country

Head Coach: Mark Brunton

MIP: Oscar Jing (cut more than 10 minutes off his time)

MVP (boys): Mustafe Axmed

MVP (girls): Sophia Patterson

Coaches Award: Lachlan Hassman

Seniors: Mustafe Axmed, Andrew Copeland, Andreas Forsyth, Lachlan Hassman

Mustafe Axmed named to Division II-A all region team

Mountain Biking

Head Coach: Speed Baranco

Assistant Coach: Beth Pride Ford

Adult Riders: Michael Short, Pete Mollica & Rob Bachman

MIP: Spencer Davis & Marshall Zhao

MVP (Boys): Zhaoqi Zhang

MVP (girls): Abby Mainer – 7 year rider

Coaches Award: Colburn Hassman & Matthew Mollica

Seniors: Abby Mainzer, Colburn Hassman & Joshua Alvarez


Head Coach: Rob Zeitler

Assistant Coach: Christiana True

MIP: Lydia Angus

MVP: Lexie Laurendine

Coaches Award: Sophie Swallow

Seniors: Margaret Wilson & Sophie Swallow

Record: 14-8

Team GPA = 3.4

Lexie Laurendine named 2nd team All-District


Head Coach: John Brewster

MIP: Gio Hui

MVP: Tommy Oliver

Coaches Award: Jake Wiley

Seniors: Tommy Oliver & Jake Wiley

Record: 8-2

One stroke off from a decade old team record of 157 strokes...

Tommy Oliver – Region Champion & 6th in State

Hannah Powell – Region Champion & 2nd in State

Tommy Oliver had a season average of 35.8 which is under par


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