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.
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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
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
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
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
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
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