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Fall 2021 Athletic Awards

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School celebrated the fall varsity athletic season in an all-school assembly on Thursday, November 4.

Highlights of the season included the Girls’ Varsity Cross Country team taking 2nd place in the DII West Region and earning a bid to the State meet and soccer players Sarah Knight ’24 and Sarah Grace Powell ’24 were named to the All-District Soccer Team. The Varsity Mountain Biking team finished the season in fourth place in the state and the middle school team finished in fifth place. Riders Grayson Clark ’28, Harper Thompson ’27, William Schrader ’26, Miren Colbert ’27, Elliott Benson ’24, Patrick Murphy ’23, Caleb Palmertree ’23, Eli Wilson ’22, Eli Thompson ’22, Libby Neubauer ’23, and AJ Clements ’23 had top ten finishes in the State Championship race. Several SAS riders had top-five finishes for the race series: Will Schrader ’26 (1st, 8th Grade Boys), Patrick Murphy ’23 (4th, JV Boys), Caleb Palmertree ’23
(5th, JV Boys), Libby Neubauer ’23 (4th, Varsity Girls), and AJ Clements ’23 (3rd, Varsity Boys).

After recognizing the seniors on each team, coaches bestowed awards for Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player, and Coaches’ Award. The first two awards are voted on by the team. Receiving recognition were:

Varsity Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country: Most Valuable Runner Charlie Barron ’22 and Alex Brewster ’22; Most Improved Runner Matti von Friesen ’24 and Claudius Gleske '24; and Coaches' Award Pyunn Ntwari ’22 and Chloe Middlebrooks ’22

Golf: Most Valuable Player Tyler Rodgers '22; Most Improved Player Reilly Tafaro '24

Girls’ Varsity Soccer: Most Valuable Player Riley Burnette ’22; Most Improved Player Breezy Rollins ’22; Coaches’ Award Iliana Pate ’22

Mountain Biking: Most Valuable Rider AJ Clements ’23; Most Improved Rider Eli Wilson ’22; Coaches’ Award Libby Neubauer ’23

Varsity Volleyball: Most Valuable Players Lexi Taylor ’23; Most Improved Player Emily Bailey ’23; Coaches’ Award Ava Carlos ’23

The winter athletics season is underway with SAS competing in basketball, wrestling, and swimming.