GA field hockey, volleyball capture wins

Grace Schulze recorded three goals and one assist for the Greenwich Academy field hockey team in its 7-0 road victory over Kent School in a game held on Saturday.

With their second straight win, GA raised its record to 6-1.

“Kent was aggressive and tough to get around, but we played a nice passing game and moved the ball nicely,” GA coach Jamie Brower said.

Greenwich Academy took a 4-0 lead into halftime. Elektra Rodger gave the Gators a 1-0 lead at the 22:14 mark of the first half, converting a Schulze pass.

Lila Murray tallied with 19:53 left in the first half, with Katharine Glassmeyer assisting on the goal, making it 2-0. Schulze’s goal with 13:16 remaining in the first half put GA on top, 3-0. Glassmeyer assisted on the goal.

Schulze then capped the first-half scoring with 10:30 to go. In the second half, Murray, Schulze and Julia Freedman each tallied for the Gators, who outshot Kent, 24-1. Greenwich Academy held a 13-7 advantage on Kent in penalty corners.

Up next for Greenwich Academy is a home matchup against Rye Country Day School on Tuesday at 4:15 p.m.


Greenwich Academy added another convincing win to its ledger, defeating visiting Hotchkiss School, 3-0, in a match played on Saturday.

The Gators won the match by set scores of 25-10, 25-22, 25-21.

“The girls played very well today,” GA coach Christy Girard said. “We were able to work hard this week on some offensive options and implement them. Our serving and serve receive was great.”

Madlin Decker registered eight kills, five digs and one block to pace Greenwich Academy, which ran its record to 8-0. Alexandra Trofort had seven kills and one ace, while Valeska Lasky tallied 20 service points, 23 assists and two kills for the victors.

“Valeska did some really great things, her passing was terrific, enabling us to run a faster offense,” Girard said.