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Lacrosse - Girls' Varsity

Record: 12-3

Overview

Overview

Unwavering work ethic and commitment are the foundation of Taft’s approach, which focuses on a fast-paced, aggressive style of play. Recent varsity players have gone on to play at such top Division I and III programs as Georgetown, Boston College, UVA, Connecticut College, Babson, and Bowdoin, joining a long succession of graduates to continue their lacrosse careers at the collegiate level. The team enjoys perennial battles with great opponents such as Hotchkiss, Choate, and Greenwich Academy and looks to build upon their previous achievements in the upcoming season.

Email Head Coach Kate Pistel

Schedule

Schedule

Opponent Date Time Location Advantage Details Result Score Status
vs.
Lawrenceville School
Home Details Loss 6-18
vs.
Canterbury School
Home Details Win 17-9
vs.
Northfield Mount Hermon School
Northfield Mount Hermon School Away Details Win 11-8
vs.
Kingswood Oxford School
Home Details POSTPONED: TBD
vs.
Berkshire School
Berkshire School Away Details Win 17-9
vs.
Ethel Walker School
Home Details Win 14-4
vs.
Loomis Chaffee School
Loomis Chaffee School Away Details Loss 10-16
vs.
Deerfield Academy
Home Details Win 12-8
vs.
Miss Porter's School
Home Details Win 19-4
vs.
Westminster School
Westminster School Away Details Win 12-11
vs.
Greenwich Academy
Home Details Loss 9-15
vs.
Kent School
Kent School Away Details Win 16-9
vs.
Convent of the Sacred Heart
Home Details Win 11-10
vs.
Hotchkiss School
Home Details Win 10-9
vs.
Choate Rosemary Hall
Home Details Win 15-4
vs.
Hopkins School
Hopkins School Away Details Win 17-3

Roster

Roster

# Name Position Class Hometown
19 Emilee Adami 2019 Southbury, CT
9 Eva Baurmeister 2019 Darien, CT
Elliott Brown Manager 2017 Odenton, MD
Brandon Cartagena Manager 2017 New York, NY
31 Lily Cook 2020 West Palm Beach, FL
5 Eliza Denious (captain) 2017 Wilton, CT
11 Annabel Dewing 2019 Palm Beach, FL
17 Corinna Dorr 2019 Manchester, MA
21 Paisley Eagan 2018 Wilton, CT
4 Nina Garfinkel (captain) 2017 Hillsborough, CA
Charles Himmelrich Manager 2017 Gulf Stream, FL
7 Jamie Howie 2018 Aspen, CO
23 Samantha Manfreda 2017 Bethel, CT
22 Natalie Muskin 2017 Madison, CT
15 Kaitlyn Piechnik 2018 Chatham, NJ
10 Charlotte Powell 2019 Hopkinton, NH
18 Katherine Queally 2017 Riverside, CT
12 Asia Rupert 2019 Greenwich, CT
29 Bridget Slocum 2017 Greenwich, CT
25 Eliza Travelstead 2020 Litchfield, CT
6 Courtney Wandelt 2018 Redding, CT
24 Natalie Witkowski 2018 Cheshire, CT

Coaches

Coaches

About Head Coach Kate Pistel

Kate came to Taft from Hamilton College, where she worked as the assistant women’s lacrosse coach and the assistant men’s and women’s squash coach. She is a graduate of Suffield Academy and was awarded the George Butler Cup for Athletics and Sportsmanship as well as membership in the Torch Society, the school’s highest award for character and integrity. Kate went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in human development from Colby College. While at Colby, she played varsity soccer, squash, and lacrosse, and was elected captain for each of these teams during her senior year. In addition to her numerous All-NESCAC honors, Kate received The Millett Award, which is given to the top female student-athlete who has contributed the most to Colby athletics in her four years. Kate is an admission officer at Taft, also serving as assistant coach for girls’ varsity soccer, head coach for boys’ varsity squash, and head coach for girls’ varsity lacrosse. She lives on HDT2.

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Record

Record

Year Record Year Record
2006-076-92007-086-8
2008-0910-52009-1010-5
2010-11 11-4
2011-12 13-2
2012-13 7-8 2013-14 10-4
2014-15 7-7 2015-16 7-9

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