During the second half of spring break, 16 members of the varsity lacrosse team spent five days down in sunny Florida with Hogan Lax Spring Team Training. The team was able to practice multiple times a day (without worrying about snow) and participated in three scrimmages against schools from across the country. Our athletes learned new stick skills and lacrosse drills from the Hogan Lax coaches. All of the team's hard work was rewarded with a fun day at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure. Other great experiences on the trip included: a lecture from an ex-Marine specialist, a team dinner, and seeing an alligator right outside of the rooms! Come see all of the hard work that the team put in over break at their scrimmage on Tuesday at 4:00 PM or at their first home game of the season this Wednesday at 4:00 PM against Gill St. Bernard's School! See photos from the trip in the gallery.
Congratulations to the three Stuart athletes who were named by the Trenton Times to the All-Prep Indoor Track Team for 2016–2017: Senior Casey Nelson (3200M), junior Michelle Kwafo (55M), and junior Alison Walsh (High Jump). In addition to this honor, all three athletes broke Stuart's standing school record in their events. It's an honor for our team to have three athletes named to the All-Prep Indoor Track team out of only nine individual events in a county full of very talented teams!
Stuart Middle School and Upper School swim teams held the Second Annual Green & White Swim Meet back in February. With more than 30 swimmers participating, most of the parents were in attendance to support the girls. The program consisted of a mix of a few traditional events with fun events like t-shirt relays and the plunge for distance. Everyone had a great time and in the end, we had a very close competition with the White Team edging the Green Team, 310 to 298, though equal credit goes to Green, whose numbers are about 30% less than White on the swim team. See photos from the meet in the gallery.
It's been a big year for Stuart junior Michelle Kwafo who recently earned the title of Prep B State Champion in the 55m hurdles as she also competed against college athletes this past Sunday at the Princeton Invitational at Princeton University.
The Stuart CYO team came out on top with a first place in the Small School Division, and Stuart's three team captains, Caroline Johnson '22, Molly Lagay '21, and Catherine Martin '21, were all elected to the Mercer County All Star Team. With a total of exactly 300 points in combined Stuart/CYO play, eighth grader Catherine Martin was awarded Most Valuable Player in the Small School Division.