On January 10, the Fédération Internationale de Hockey (FIH) announced the team that would represent the United States at the Indoor Hockey World Cup (IHWC) on February 2 to 6, 2022 in Liège, Belgium. The Hill School’s very own Maddy Orsi ’22 was named to the team by U.S. Women’s National Indoor Team Head Coach Jun Kentwell. Orsi is the first-ever Hill School student to be named to an IHWC team.
On January 19,2022, Hill Indoor Track and Field hosted a competitive meet against Solebury and Perkiomen Schools at The Mercer Field House. Quintin Craig ’23 broke the 13-year school record during the 55m dash, running a 6.64.
On January 15 and 16, Hill Wrestling traveled o Council Rock High School for the 2022 Escape the Rock Tournament. Lehigh University Wrestling commit, Kelvin Griffin ’22, entered this tournament as the 6-seed, and, according to Head Coach Dave Hoffman, “turned in, unquestionably, his best performance of the year.”
A total of 25 Hill School student-athletes earned All-MAPL recognition.
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) has named 48 student-athletes to their high school All-American team including two Hill School field hockey players - Maddy Orsi ’22 and Maggie Kondrath ’23. Being chosen to a NFHCA post-season team is the highest honor available to a high school field hockey player in the United States.
The team won their match against The Lawrenceville School 3-1 on Saturday, November 6.
What. A. Game. Spectators in the stands and on the sidelines were on their feet during the second half of the nail-biter against Lawrenceville on Saturday, November 6. Coming off four consecutive losses, the team found their momentum with the thought of battling it out with their longest rival to clinch the win. The students didn’t hesitate to storm the field while holding their Hill flags up high, waving in pure adrenaline.
Two consecutive MAPL Championships weren’t enough for varsity field hockey, so they secured another one on November 6 vs. The Lawrenceville School winning 5-0. After a slow start, the team started to find their groove and dominated the field. Coach Weissbach now has three MAPL Championships under her belt as head coach of the championship team, and by the looks of it, there will be many more.
On Wednesday, November 10, 13 Hill School students achieved their dream of becoming a Division 1 student-athlete when they either signed a National Letter of Intent or received a Likely Letter.