Greenwich Academy

Greenwich Academy captures NEPSAC Class A Field Hockey Tournament title with 4-3 victory over Taft School in finals

Nearly every team Greenwich Academy played this season was a postseason caliber squad, so when it faced Taft School in Sunday’s NEPSAC Class A Field Hockey Tournament final it was certainly a battle-tested team. Riding a wealth of momentum after defeating one formidable foe after another, Greenwich Academy passed its final test of the season […]

Greenwich Academy posts 2-1 overtime win over rival Sacred Heart Greenwich in NEPSAC Class A field hockey quarterfinals; Greenwich Academy playing Phillips Academy Andover in tournament’s semifinal-round

Greenwich Academy and Sacred Heart Greenwich have shared a storied field hockey rivalry for several decades, but this season the Greenwich-based programs authored perhaps the most intense chapter of their rivarly. The 2022 chapter of Greenwich Academy-Sacred Heart Greenwich field hockey rivalry included four games between the two highly successful squads, with the Gators and […]

Greenwich Academy defeats Sacred Heart Greenwich, 1-0, for FAA Tournament title; Ellie Johnson with the game-winning goal

The old sports adage, “it’s hard to beat a team three times in a season,” rang true Friday when Sacred Heart Greenwich tried to gain its third victory of the season against longtime neighborhood field hockey rival Greenwich Academy – this time, with the FAA Tournament title at stake. Victorious against Greenwich Academy twice during […]

Greenwich Academy recognizes students aiming to compete at the Division I level

Contributed report courtesy of Greenwich Academy On National Signing Day, parents, coaches, and teachers convened to recognize the 12 Greenwich Academy senior student-athletes planning to compete at Division I colleges and universities.  Those signing national letters of intent at Wednesday morning’s event at Greenwich Academy were Kate Haffenreffer, who will play lacrosse at Vanderbilt University, […]

Greenwich Academy soccer team edges Rye Country Day School, 1-0, in FAA Tournament semifinals in overtime

Greenwich Academy’s soccer team had to put in some overtime against Rye Country Day School on Tuesday, but it certainly didn’t mind. Overtime was prime time for third-seeded GA, which registered a 1-0 overtime win over fifth-seeded Rye Country Day in the quarterfinal-round of the FAA Soccer Tournament held at Greenwich Academy on Tuesday. Greenwich […]

Greenwich Academy’s Maddy Lee wins race at FAA Championships, GA places 2nd in team standings; Sacred Heart’s Ava Lillis third, Macy Putka of Greenwich Country Day finishes fifth at Sherwood Island

Running to victory is certainly nothing new to Maddy Lee. A Greenwich Academy junior, Lee entered Monday’s FAA Cross Country Championships as the winner of every league race this fall and she wasn’t about to have her success streak stopped at the much-anticipated championship meet. Lee won the race at the FAA Cross Country Championships […]

Greenwich Academy soccer team edged by St. Luke’s in a late-season FAA match; Gators pay tribute to its eight senior athletes on their Senior Day

In a rematch of last season’s FAA Tournament soccer final, Greenwich Academy and St. Luke’s School faced each other with first place in the league on the line on Friday as is usually the case when the rivals meet, this game featured intense, back-and-forth action. Both teams had their moments in this late-season FAA duel, […]

Greenwich Academy field hockey team outlasts Loomis Chaffee School, 2-1

Photo by David Fierro: Sisters Laetitia Cartellieri and Lavinia Cartellieri have excelled as members of the Greenwich Academy field hockey team this fall. Greenwich Academy edged visiting Loomis Chaffee School, 2-1, on Oct. 26, 2022. Generating shots on goal wasn’t an issue for Greenwich Academy’s field hockey team during its game against Loomis Chaffee School […]

Sacred Heart Greenwich defeats FAA field hockey rival Greenwich Academy on fourth quarter goal by senior Mackenzie Coleman

Like the first meeting between longtime FAA neighborhood field hockey rivals Sacred Heart Greenwich and Greenwich Academy, GA made an early opening statement, scoring first in the much-anticipated late-season matchup. And like the first game between the Tigers and Gators, it was Sacred Heart that had the final say. Mackenzie Coleman’s goal with 7:08 remaining […]

Greenwich Academy’s Maddie Lee places first at FAA cross country meet; Gators finish second in team standings; Sacred Heart’s Ava Lillis places second, Macy Putka of Greenwich Country Day, fifth

Greenwich Academy junior Maddie Lee propelled the team’s sensational showing at an FAA cross country meet held on Wednesday at Purchase College, in Purchase, N.Y., winning the race in impressive fashion. Lee crossed the finish line first for Greenwich Academy in a time of 18:40.4 to continue her outstanding season. Greenwich Academy placed second as […]

Sacred Heart Greenwich edges Greenwich Academy in FAA volleyball matchup, 3-2

Sacred Heart Greenwich and Greenwich Academy renewed their volleyball rivalry on Wednesday and as is usually the case between the neighborhood foes, it was a close, hard-fought match. Dropping the first set, Sacred Heart came back to defeat visiting Greenwich Academy, 3-2, in an FAA match. With the win, the Tigers improved their record to […]

Greenwich Academy shuts out visiting Kent in NEPSAC field hockey action

Pink was the color of choice for Greenwich Academy’s field hockey team on Saturday against Kent School, as members of coach Jamie Brower’s squad donned pink shirts and socks in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While Greenwich Academy raised awareness for breast cancer by wearing pink, it also reminded those in attendance that they’re […]

Greenwich Academy turns back Taft, 1-0 in NEPSAC field hockey action

A fourth quarter goal by Georgia Schmitz lifted the Greenwich Academy field hockey team to a hard-fought 1-0 win over host Taft School in an NEPSAC matchup today in Watertown. With their third straight victory, the Gators upped their record to 6-2. Schmitz, a freshman midfielder, scored off a rebound off a shot by junior […]

Greenwich Academy field hockey team posts home victory over Hotchkiss School

Greenwich Academy’s field hockey team registered two recent wins, one of which came Sunday against formidable foe Hotchkiss School. Scoring two first-quarter goals, the Gators defeated visiting Hotchkiss, 4-1, in a NEPSAC matchup. The victory raised the Gators’ record to 5-2 overall. “Both teams played a physical game,” GA coach Jamie Brower said. “It’s always […]

Sacred Heart Greenwich uses three-goal fourth quarter to edge neighborhood rival Greenwich Academy in field hockey action

Sacred Heart Greenwich stared at two-goal deficit entering the fourth quarter of its game against longtime field hockey rival Greenwich Academy, after GA registered second and third quarter goals, yet the Tigers couldn’t be tamed in the final quarter. The fourth quarter belonged to Sacred Heart, which rallied to score three goals, the last of […]

Greenwich Academy cross country team places second in first FAA meet of the season; GA’s Maddie Lee finishes first in race; Greenwich Country Day, Sacred Heart, third and fourth in team standings

Behind a first-place finish from junior Maddie Lee and four top-20 finishes, Greenwich Academy’s cross country team placed a strong second in the team standings at the first FAA meet held on Wednesday at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport. Lee, who is coming off a sensational sophomore season, won the FAA race at Sherwood […]

Greenwich Academy edges Greenwich Country Day in FAA volleyball matchup

Greenwich Academy’s volleyball team started its 2022 season by edging Greenwich Country Day School in a well-played FAA volleyball match held on Saturday at Greenwich Country Day. GA won the match by game scores of 25-18, 25-20, 18-25, 23-25, 15-11. For the Gators, senior captain/outside hitter Casey Brower registered 26 kills, 17 digs and two […]

Greenwich Academy defeats Greenwich Country Day in FAA field hockey action

Greenwich Academy’s field hockey team opened its FAA season in impressive fashion, posting a decisive 6-0 win over host Greenwich Country Day School in a game held on Tuesday in Greenwich. GA was sparked by three goals from senior tri-captain/center midfielder Laetitia Cartellieri. Sophomore forward Caroline Busler, senior tri-captain/tri-captain Sienna Tejpaul and junior forward Brooke […]

Greenwich Academy soccer team hoping to return to FAA Tournament finals

When Greenwich Academy played St. Luke’s School in the championship game of the FAA Tournament last November, the matchup marked the continuation of an impressive postseason tradition GA has enjoyed. Greenwich Academy has appeared in six of the last seven FAA Tournament title games, winning the championship on three occasions. Once again possessing a deep, […]


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