The National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced that Worcester Preparatory School girls’ and boys’ varsity soccer teams earned NSCAA Team Academic Awards, which are based upon the team academic performance throughout the entire school year. To be eligible, teams had to have a combined grade point average of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. Both Worcester teams exceeded the required average with Worcester boys averaging 3.84 and girls, 3.72. In addition to the NSCAA Team Academic Awards, the girls’ soccer team was honored with the NSCAA Gold Award-Team Ethics Award of Merit for High School Teams.
Above, girls soccer team members, front from left, Sarah Freund, Frankie Willing, Amanda Gabriel, Maura Smith, Madison Bescak and Cynthia Delaney; back, Assistant Coach Tony D’Antonio, Assistant Coach Megan Wallace, Mikalah Potvin, Laura Issel, Grace Tunis, Tori Barros, Regan Shanahan, Julia D’Antonio, Sophie Brennan, Olivia Bescak, Lilly DiNardo, Melissa Laws, Claire Dorey, Maggie Coutu and Head Coach Carol Hartnett. Missing from the photo are Alissa and Julie Talbert, Shelby Laws and Molly Soule´.
Below, boys soccer team members, front from left, Charlie Trupo, Nate Abercrombie, Aria Zia-Shakeri, Owen Nally, Tate Shockley, Wyatt Richins, Ross Dickerson, Elio Telo, Brian Trupo and Charlie Pritchard; ,back, Manager Jordan Osias, Head Coach Terry Underkoffler, Sam Deeley, Jack Marshall, Isaiah Nsah, Lorenzo De Jesus, Jack Pedigo, Ryan Nally, Noah Conboy, Lucas Payne, J.B. Loomis, Matt Reilly and Kyle Chandler.