Field Hockey: The varsity field hockey team went 1-1 this week, losing to Delmar HS and defeating Wilmington Christian. In their loss to #1 ranked Delmar on Tuesday, Peri Mulveny ’23 performed well in goal and recorded a game-high 14 saves.
On Friday, the Quakers defeated Wilmington Christian 4-0! Alexa Donahue ‘22 started the scoring for the Quakers in the 1st quarter, ripping a shot right past the goalkeeper off of a beautiful assist from Margo Gramiak ‘22. Minutes later, Madeline Rowland ‘23 put the Quakers up 2-0 with an unassisted shot that found the back of the net. Lucy Wood ‘22 scored her second goal of the 2021 campaign in the 2nd quarter when she finished off an assist from Sophia Brennan ‘23. Gramiak rounded out the scoring for WFS in the 3rd quarter, blasting a shot past the goalie off of an assist from Donahue. Mulveny posted her second shutout of the season, saving both shots that came her way.
Now 2-1, the Quakers will look for win number three on Monday afternoon when they host MOT Charter at 4:00 p.m.
Volleyball: The varsity volleyball team went 1-1 this week, falling to #1 ranked St. Mark’s and defeating Wilmington Christian. In their loss to the #1 Spartans on Tuesday afternoon, the Quakers fought hard and won the first set (the only team to take a set off of St.Mark’s all season). The Spartans rallied back after that, taking the next three sets en route to a 3-1 win. Reena Robinson ’22 smashed a team-high 16 kills and added four digs. Jocelyn Nathan ’23 recorded a team-high 21 digs while Nat Bush ’22 handed out a match-high 30 assists.
On Friday, the Quakers got back to their winning ways and defeated Wilmington Christian 3-0! Abby Carian ‘22 recorded a match-high 17 kills. Nathan tallied 14 digs and served up 11 aces while Bush dished out a match-high 28 assists.
The Quakers, now 2-1, will look for win number three on Tuesday afternoon when they host Wilmington Charter at 4:30 p.m.
Soccer: The Quaker soccer team defeated Wilmington Christian 8-0 in their only match of the week on Friday afternoon! Alessio Cristanetti-Walker ’23 scored a team-high four goals in the first half, giving him ten total in the team’s first three games. Shiloh Connor ’22, Johnny Finizio ’22, Chaz Manolakos ’23, and Rohan Mandayam ’23 rounded out the scoring for the Quakers as they each scored one goal.
Quinn Green ’24 led the team with two assists while S. Connor, Mandayam, Manolakos, and Kato Connor ‘25 each handed out one helper. The back end, led by A.P. Rossi ’22, Aiden Borst ’22, Rhys Rademaker ’22, and Kevin Dolan ’24, limited the Warriors to three shots. Carter Ross ’23, making one save, posted his second shutout of the season.
The Quakers, now 3-0, are back in action next Tuesday when they host Concord HS at 4:00 p.m.
Football: The varsity football team improved to 2-0 on Friday night, defeating Tatnall 35-0! Robby Tattersall ’23 accounted for three touchdowns (1 passing, 1 rushing, & 1 blocked punt return). The offensive line paved massive running lanes all night which allowed Osi Chukwuocha ’22 to rush for a game-high 262 yards on 28 carries. Chukwuocha also scored two touchdowns, giving him three on the season. Jaden Willie ’23 was on the receiving end of Tattersall’s touchdown pass.
On defense, the Quakers posted their second straight shutout as they prevented Tatnall from making any big plays all night. In addition to Tattersall’s blocked punt that he returned for a touchdown, Chukwuocha recorded his first interception of the 2021 season in the 2nd quarter.
The Quakers are back in action next Saturday afternoon when they host Tower Hill. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m.