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Lacrosse - Boys' Varsity

Record: 4-1

Overview

Overview

2016 Founders League Champions

The boys' varsity lacrosse team is steeped in tradition and prides itself in developing outstanding lacrosse players. Founded in 1962, lacrosse has always been highly regarded at Taft, and the legacy today is as strong as ever. Competing in some of the most competitive lacrosse leagues in the nation, The Founders League and New England West - Division I, Taft has consistently fielded strong teams with tremendous success against competitors such as Deerfield, Salisbury, Hotchkiss, Westminster, and Choate.

Taft has witnessed many fine lacrosse players come through the program and subsequently enjoy success at some of the top Division I and III college programs in the nation. Since 2000, the year Taft was voted Tri-National Champion and ranked #1 in the country, student-athletes have consistently matriculated at schools in the Ivy League, ACC, Patriot League, ECAC, NESCAC and Centennial Conferences. The success of Taft lacrosse rests on the principles and tradition of hard work, dedication, and teamwork in the true spirit of the game. The program continues to attract some of the finest scholar-athletes, building upon this excellent tradition and ensuring its future success.

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Schedule

Schedule

Opponent Date Time Location Advantage Type Details Result Score Status
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Canterbury School
Home View Recap Win 20-5
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U.S Military Academy Prep
U.S Military Academy Prep Away Scrimmage Details
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U.S Naval Academy Prep
U.S Naval Academy Prep Away Details Win 19-11
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Brunswick School
Home View Recap Loss 4-16
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Westminster School
Home View Recap Win 14-11
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Millbrook School
Home View Recap Win 15-2
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Deerfield Academy
Deerfield Academy Away Details
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Choate Rosemary Hall
Choate Rosemary Hall Away Details
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Northfield Mount Hermon School
Northfield Mount Hermon School Away Details
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Kent School
Home Details
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Berkshire School
Berkshire School Away Details
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Salisbury School
Home Details
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Loomis Chaffee School
Loomis Chaffee School Away Details
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Avon Old Farms School
Avon Old Farms School Away Details
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Hotchkiss School
Home Details
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Trinity-Pawling School
Home Details

Roster

Roster

# Name Position Class Hometown
0 John Hartfiel Midfield 2018 Minneapolis, MN
2 Dennis Kennedy Defense 2018 Darien, CT
3 William Bock Goalie 2018 Scarsdale, NY
4 Scott Del Zotto Attack 2018 Orangeville, ON
5 Peter Kenerson Defense 2019 Watertown, CT
6 William Dobensky Defense 2019 Shelton, CT
7 Robert Peterson Attack 2019 South Glastonbury, CT
8 Peter Davies Attack 2019 Dover, MA
9 John Sheehan Midfield 2018 New York, NY
10 Emmett Berg Midfield 2019 Venice, CA
11 Avery Coleman Midfield 2019 New York, NY
12 John Parsons Defense 2020 Hanover, NH
13 Henry Hentemann Midfield 2019 Greenwich, CT
14 William Kugler Defense 2020 Greenwich, CT
16 Alexander Salnikoff Defense 2018 Millbrook, NY
17 Alexander Bamford Attack 2019 Bedford Hills, NY
18 Nicholas Kenerson Defense 2021 Watertown, CT
19 Alexander Brown Attack 2020 Greenwich, CT
20 Marshall Henshaw Midfield 2019 Waccabuc, NY
21 Charles Yerkes Midfield 2018 Bronxville, NY
22 John-Jack Bryant Midfield 2020 Fort Lauderdale, FL
23 Thomas Archie Defense 2020 Darien, CT
24 Ryan Low Midfield 2019 Bedford, NY
25 Ian Wohlhieter Goalie 2018 Watertown, CT
26 Christian Jimenez Defense 2020 Yorktown Heights, NY
27 Joseph Hardison Midfield 2018 Darien, CT
28 Dashiell Sachs Midfield 2021 Westport, CT
30 Matthew Schwartz Midfield 2018 Armonk, NY
33 Alexander Erbstein Midfield 2021 Gulf Stream, FL
34 Charles Wright Defense 2018 Darien, CT
77 Samuel Milardo Defense 2020 Lyme, CT
91 Benjamin Craine Defense 2020 Weston, CT
Jordan Agudosi Manager 2018 North Brunswick, NJ
Travis Wang Manager 2018 Taipei

Coaches

Coaches

About Coach Bell

Nicolas Bell joins the Taft faculty as an English teacher and the boys' varsity lacrosse coach. Nic is a 2009 graduate of Brown University where he received his B.A. degree in Modern American History. Nic played varsity lacrosse for four years at Brown. During his senior year, he helped lead the team to their first NCAA tournament berth in over a decade.

After receiving his degree, Nic joined the faculty of the Blue Ridge School, where he was recognized as the Virginia Independent Conference Coach of the Year. Nic joined the faculty of Trinity-Pawling School in 2011, where he served as an English teacher, college counselor, dorm parent and advisor, as well as the head coach of T-P’s highly competitive lacrosse program. In recognition of his success, Nic was honored as the 2012 New England West Coach of the Year.

Nic’s work with youth lacrosse is expansive and well respected. He is the head coach of Team New England for the Under Armour Underclass All-American Games and is affiliated with a number of youth club and showcase programs. In addition to teaching English and coaching lacrosse at Taft, Nic will coach JV boys’ basketball and live with his wife Ann, and their daughter, on HDT 5.

About Coach Madden

Rob graduated from Amherst College after four years at Taft. While in college, he captained the varsity soccer and lacrosse teams and was selected to the Second-Team All-NESCAC soccer team. Graduating with a degree in Spanish, Rob rejoined the Taft community as a Spanish teacher and sports information director in 2007. Rob served as head coach for girls’ varsity soccer for three years and assisted boys’ varsity lacrosse for four years. He then left Taft to pursue a Master of Science at the Mark H. McCormack School of Sports Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. While at UMass, Rob assisted the Amherst College men’s lacrosse team, working primarily with the defense. Rob returned to Taft in 2012 as a member of the admissions team, and assumed his current role of co-director of athletics in 2013. He currently head coaches girls' varsity soccer and assists boys’ varsity lacrosse. Rob lives on campus with his wife, Kara Zarchin, two children, Conor and Laurel, and dog, Quinn.


Record

Record

Year Record Year Record
2006-073-102007-084-10
2008-0910-52009-1010-6
2010-11 5-10 2011-12 10-7
2012-13 13-5 2013-14 12-4
2014-15 8-9 2015-16 15-3

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