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Spring Sports Awards in Upper and Middle Schools
Posted 06/03/2016 02:55PM

Spring Sports Awards and Highlights

Softball won the Inter-Ac with an impressive record of 12-1 and only two losses in the season, and the Quakers won their second consecutive PAISAA championship title. Penn Charter's speedy crew duo Sally Stanley and Kelsey White raced at Nationals in Ohio and placed fourth, and the PC crew team had two top-ten finishes at the Stotesbury Regatta. Varsity baseball had a strong season but lost a heartbreaker in the PAISAA quarterfinals against Mercersburg Academy. Tennis battled to second place in the Inter-Ac and Nirvikar Singh was honored by the Inter-Ac tennis coaches with a prestigious sportsmanship award. Penn Charter hosted the Inter-Ac Track and Field championships on our new 8-lane track and the boys finished second in the league. Highlights at both the Inter-Ac and PAISAA championships were junior Akeem Blake in the high, long and triple jump and Felicia Robinson's triple jump that was roughly two feet longer than the second-best mark. Chris Tucker clocked 11.19 seconds in the 100 meter dash and took home a gold medal at the Inter-Ac champs. 

Upper School Athletes honored by Penn Charter coaches: 

Softball  Brigitte Gutpelet  Coaches Award
Softball  Eileen Hennessey Coaches Award
Softball  Devon Loftus Coaches Award
Baseball  Kenneth Bergmann  Coaches Award
Baseball  Frank Driscoll Coaches Award
Baseball  Michael Siani Coaches Award
Boys Lacrosse  Ryan Dickson Coaches Award
Boys Lacrosse  Jake McCain Coaches Award
Boys Lacrosse  Blake Target Coaches Award
Girls Lacrosse  Hannah Fox Coaches Award
Girls Lacrosse  Sarah Fleming Coaches Award
Girls Lacrosse  Macaul Mellor Coaches Award
Girls Track & Field  Marilyn Pease Coaches Award
Girls Track & Field  Felicia Robinson Coaches Award
Girls Track & Field  Emily Smith Coaches Award
Boys Track & Field  Akeem Blake Coaches Award
Boys Track & Field  Dylan Burnett Coaches Award
Boys Track & Field  Sean Foley Coaches Award
Boys Tennis  Nate Ewing Coaches Award
Boys Tennis  Justin Ko Coaches Award
Boys Tennis  Nirvikar Singh Coaches Award
Crew  Cesar Centeno Coaches Award
Crew  Nicholas Djerassi Coaches Award
Crew  Gordon Robertson  Coaches Award
Crew   Pamela Gonzalez Coaches Award
Crew  Emma Grugan Coaches Award
Crew  Sally Stanley Coaches Award

The following athletes earned All-Inter-Ac honors:

Softball  Faith Fenton   First Team
Softball  Brigitte Gutpelet   First Team
Softball  Eileen Hennessy   First Team
Softball  Devon Loftus  First Team
Softball  Grace Stansfield  First Team
Softball  Ayanna Matthews  Second Team
Baseball  Kenneth Bergmann   First Team
Baseball  Michael Siani   First Team
Baseball  Brendan Cellucci   Second Team
Baseball  Santino Primerano  Second Team
Boys Lacrosse  Sean McKee  First Team
Boys Lacrosse  Cody Sweeney   First Team
Boys Lacrosse  Drew Gallant  Honorable Mention 
Boys Lacrosse  Luke Stansfield  Honorable Mention 
Boys Lacrosse  Gavin Tygh  Honorable Mention 
Girls Lacrosse  Hannah Fox  First Team
Girls Lacrosse  Macaul Mellor  First Team
Boys Track & Field  Akeem Blake  First Team
Boys Track & Field   Chris Tucker  First Team
Girls Track & Field  Felicia Robinson  First Team
Boys Tennis  Nirvikar Singh  First Team 
Boys Tennis  Benjamin Swanson  First Team
Boys Tennis  Greg Zlobinsky  First Team

Middle School Spring Sports Highlights

Many Middle School students participated in spring sports, rounding out a year with impressive participation rates throughout. Middle School track and field was undefeated as a coed team. Split up in the championships, the boys took home first prize. Boys lacrosse had an impressive 9-2-1 season and varsity baseball went 7-3-1 after a tough start to the season. The coaches raised up many memorable and commendable performances by the PC Quakers and honored those listed below with the Dedication Awards and the Sportsmanship Awards. Congratulations to our Middle School athletes on a great season! The future of PC athletics is bright with you in it! 

Middle School Athletes honored by Penn Charter coaches: 

V. Girls Lacrosse Leah Sax Vanessa Ewing
JV Girls Lacrosse Olivia Schwartz Julia Steinhouse
Boys Track & Field Akeel Blake and Marcellus Poland Anthony Ciarrocchi
Girls Track & Field Alicia Newman and Sophia Solomon Sara Shipon
V. Baseball Eli Hall-King Jameson Ford
JV Baseball Augie Smith Samir Kalam Id-Din
JV-B Baseball Jack Larrabee Aidan Mehta
V. Softball Troi Rutherford Irish McCuen
Boys Tennis Thomas Fournaris Joshua John
V. Boys Lacrosse Noah Evans Kyle Jones
JV Boys Lacrosse Max Lentz Walker Ball

 Go Charter!

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Undefeated in the league, girls swimming / diving captures Inter-Ac title.

Penn Charter

A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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