Several Loomis Chaffee alumni made headlines over the past few weeks for their performances on the ice, the field, and the track. Here are some stories you might have missed:
Sophie Elgamal '17 earned All-American honors at the 2019 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, where she placed third in the women's 3000-meter run and she set a new personal-best time of 9:46.79. She entered the race as the eighth seed and improved from her previous best time of 9:54.47 by 7.68 seconds. Elgamal also earned All-American honors in the fall with the women's cross-country team.
Maddie Leidt '17 was named to the 2019 New England Hockey Writers Association Division III All Star team after a successful sophomore campaign with the Middlebury College women's ice hockey team. Leidt was named to the First-Team All-NESCAC squad this year after being named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year as a freshman.
Kaleigh Quennec '17 is competing in the International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championships in Espoo, Finland, as a member of Team Switzerland. You can follow the action at the IIHF Women's World Championship website.
Jacob Bryson '16 and the rest of the Providence College men's ice hockey team will be competing in the 2019 Men's NCAA Frozen Four in Buffalo, New York, next week. They will take on second-ranked University of Minnesota Duluth, last year's national champion, on April 11 at 5 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2. Bryson is a draft pick of the Buffalo Sabres.
Peter DeSimone '15 scored his 100th career goal for the Ursinus men's lacrosse team on March 13 against Eastern University. DeSimone ranks second all-time in goals at Ursinus and is only three goals away from the top spot. He ranks fifth all-time in assists and third all-time in total points, only 11 points away from the top spot. The Ursinus team is ranked No. 9 in the country at the Division III level.
Kerry Lyne '16 reached the 100-point milestone with the Union men's lacrosse team when he scored a goal against Montclair State on April 3. The junior has been a major part of the Union team's offense. The team is ranked No. 20 in the country in Division III.