Athletics News

"The Riverdale Press" Previews Fieldston Football

In its high-school football preview, The Riverdale Press captures Coach Gus Ornstein's excitement for the upcoming season and reports that the team is focused, cohesive, and ready to compete. Tomorrow is the Eagles' home opener against the Hopkins School.

Varsity Softball Wins NYSAIS Championship

On May 24, the varsity softball team faced rival Poly Prep for the third consecutive year in the NYSAIS finals and won the championship game with a final score of 6-3. Under Coach Stefanie Gozdziewski's leadership, the Fieldston team has won four of the last five New York state championships and six consecutive Ivy League titles.

Look Who's On the Jumbotron at Yankee Stadium

Fieldston Athletic Director and football coach Gus Ornstein '94 was honored Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium for winning Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach award. Ornstein was one of 50 national recipients of the award, named for coaches "who strive to win while also pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports."

Led by coaches Mike DelPrete and Caitlin Bricketto, and co-captains Matthew Ross '17 and Ben Kava '17, the boys varsity tennis team has an overall record of 4-5 (3-4 in league play). While the numbers seem to suggest otherwise, the level of play on the team this year has been remarkable.

Girls Varsity Softball Prepared for Tough Opponents

After starting the season with six consecutive wins, the girls varsity softball team suffered a tough loss last Friday against rival Poly Prep, who beat the Eagles in the state championship game last year. The game was neck and neck until the 6th inning when they pulled ahead with the winning run leaving us with the final score of 4-5.

Track Team Is Off and Running

Spring track is off to a running start! Thanks to new coach Alan Bautista, the team is working hard and running faster to improve their times.

Varsity Baseball Wins Home Opener

On Wednesday, the Eagles opened up league play against Collegiate. The Eagles came out victorious by a score of 10-3. In the first inning, senior Zack Semler hit a three-run home run that gave the Eagles an early lead, and later in the game junior Noah Siev hit his first career home run. The Eagles take on the Horace Mann Lions at home today at 4 pm.

Powered by Finalsite