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Lacrosse - Girls' Varsity


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 Type Details Result Score Status
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Williston Northampton School
Williston Northampton School Away Details
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The Hill School
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Canterbury School
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Northfield Mount Hermon School
Northfield Mount Hermon School Away Details
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Kingswood-Oxford School
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Berkshire School
Berkshire School Away Details
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Ethel Walker School
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Loomis Chaffee School
Loomis Chaffee School Away Details
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Deerfield Academy
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Miss Porter's School
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Westminster School
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Greenwich Academy
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Kent School
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Sacred Heart Greenwich
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Hotchkiss School
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Choate Rosemary Hall
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Roster

Roster

# Name Position Class Hometown
1 Brooke Marx 2022 Denver, CO
2 Chase Melchionni 2022 Bernardsville, NJ
3 Lauren Villanueva 2022 Watertown, CT
4 Grace Denious 2022 Wilton, CT
5 Caroline Messer 2022 Old Greenwich, CT
6 May Cassidy 2020 Windermere, FL
7 Lucy Gretsky 2019 Westfield, NJ
8 Emma Hentemann 2021 Greenwich, CT
10 Charlotte Powell 2019 Hopkinton, NH
11 Annabel Dewing 2019 Palm Beach, FL
12 Asia Rupert 2019 Greenwich, CT
13 Margaret Kahler 2022 Wayzata, MN
15 Eva Baurmeister 2019 Darien, CT
16 Julia Kunzelmann 2020 Avon, CT
19 Emilee Adami 2019 Southbury, CT
20 Paton Roberts 2021 San Francisco, CA
22 Sophia Sheumack 2021 Bronxville, NY
24 Abigail Hano 2020 Winston Salem, NC
25 Eliza Travelstead 2020 Litchfield, CT
31 Lily Cook 2020 West Palm Beach, FL
32 Chloe Meuse 2022 Ross, CA
Tyler Arbuckle 2019 Bristol, CT
Corinna Dorr 2019 Manchester, MA
Mohamed Doucoure 2019 New York, NY
Michael Yamin 2020 Middlebury, 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
2006-07 6-9 2007-08 6-8
2008-09 10-5 2009-10 10-5
2010-11 11-4 2011-12 13-2
2012-13 7-8 2013-14 10-4
2014-15 7-7 2015-16 7-9
2016-17 12-3 2017-18 7-7

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