On Sunday, May 27, the Wesleyan men's lacrosse team defeated Salisbury University 8-6 in the Division III National Championship game, and former Pelican Zack Zavalick '16 was a major part of the team's success.
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The Los Angeles Chargers announced on Monday, May 14, that they have signed All-American defensive end Patrick Afriyie '14.
Every year in April, the Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance hosts a Gold Key dinner to recognize men and women who have made significant contributions or have achieved excellence in athletics as players, coaches, or administrators. This year Gretchen Ulion SIlverman '90 received the award.
Emma Trenchard '17 and the rest of the University of North Carolina women's lacrosse team won the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship on April 29, and Emma was named to the All-ACC Tournament team.
It is not uncommon for a postgraduate at Loomis Chaffee to find success in collegiate sports after leaving the Island, but for Fairfield University men's basketball freshman guard Jesus Cruz '17, the journey was anything but common.
In her senior year as a member of the girls swimming and diving team at Loomis, Madison Perry '17 dominated the one-meter dive. A year later she is dominating once again, this time in the Ivy League at the University of Pennsylvania.
Bobby Cecere '16 and Margaret Stover '16 both received the C. Gilbert Shepard Award from the Yale Club and Scholarship Foundation of Hartford for their leadership qualities and athletic prowess. It is the first time that both recipients of the award are graduates of the same high school.
Several Loomis alumni playing on their college teams captured league trophies over the weekend and qualified for NCAA post-season play.