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Varsity girls lacrosse wins home game against Newark

Varsity girls lacrosse wins home game against Newark

by Tiffany Wong, Aquila News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Varsity lacrosse won their home game against Newark High School 13-6 today at 5 p.m. Newark scored the first goal of the game 19 seconds into the first half, with attacker Sara Yen (9) responding with Harker’s first goal around three minutes after. The Eagles followed up with eight more goals scor...

Varsity girls lacrosse beats Lincoln-San Jose 13-3

Varsity girls lacrosse beats Lincoln-San Jose 13-3

by Jessie Wang, Reporter

March 24, 2018


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

The Varsity girls lacrosse team defeated Lincoln-San Jose 13-3 this Wednesday at home. The first goal of the game was scored by Heidi Zhang (11) at the four-minute mark and was followed by four straight goals by Elise Mayer (11). Elise scored seven of the Eagles’ 13 goals. Lincoln managed to s...

Varsity girls lacrosse defeats Stevenson School 15-4

Varsity girls lacrosse defeats Stevenson School 15-4

by Derek Yen, Winged Post Opinion Editor

March 17, 2018


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

The girls lacrosse team defeated Stevenson School 15-4 this Thursday at home. The girls came out swinging, with three quick goals scored by Elise Mayer (11) and Grace Hajjar (10) in the first 70 seconds. After the quick opener, the pace of the game slowed, with no goals being scored by either team for the ...

Varsity girls lacrosse beats Salinas High School 9-5

Varsity girls lacrosse beats Salinas High School 9-5

by Anthony Xu, Reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

The Harker lacrosse team won their season opener 9-5 against Salinas High School Tuesday afternoon at home. Both teams started off strong and after ten minutes of play the score remained tied 0-0, with key saves from goalie Nellie Tonev (10). However, Salinas broke the tie to score first. Seconds lat...

Girls lacrosse kicks off season with win

Girls lacrosse kicks off season with win

by Meena Gudapati, Winged Post News Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Girls varsity lacrosse started the season with a win, defeating Newark Memorial High School 10-3 at Davis Field today. Although the game is the first to be included in the season, it counts as a non-conference match. The girls played two preseason games prior to this match. The girls scored fi...

Head girls’ lacrosse coach makes her debut

Head girls’ lacrosse coach makes her debut

by Angele Yang, Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports, Winged Post

Alyssa Dunlap became head coach of the upper school girls lacrosse team this spring, replacing Danae Rodriguez. Andrew Newmark and chemistry teacher Andrew Irvine serve as assistant coaches this year. Dunlap has played lacrosse since fifth grade. She led her high school team to three consecutive P...

Girls lacrosse loses to Castilleja School at home

Girls lacrosse loses to Castilleja School at home

by Gloria Guo, TALON Seniors Section Editor

March 8, 2016


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls’ lacrosse team lost 13-1 to Castilleja School at 4:30 p.m. during their home game today. “Our start wasn't very strong today, and the other team played really well,” sophomore Ellen Minkin said. “I think we really improved in the second half after we finally started playing...

Girls lacrosse loses tough matchup against Gunn High School

Girls lacrosse loses tough matchup against Gunn High School

by Trisha Dwivedi, Executive Sports Editor

March 3, 2016


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Sports

The girls lacrosse team lost to a competitive Gunn High School 19-0 at 4:30 p.m. on Davis Field today. With two players out due to injury and two more not present because of the State DECA Conference, the team was short four players today as they took on a tough team. Defender Priyanka Taneja (11)...

Varsity girls lacrosse loses 14-3 to Archbishop Mitty in season opener

Varsity girls lacrosse loses 14-3 to Archbishop Mitty in season opener

by Sharanya Balaji and Trisha Dwivedi

February 25, 2016


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls lacrosse team lost 14-3 to Archbishop Mitty High School during their first game of the season on Davis Field today at 4:30 pm. At halftime, the Lady Eagles were down 9-0. During the second half, the girls were able to score 3 goals by Mahlet Demi (11) and Aditi Maheshwari (11)....

Lacrosse begins season with a smaller roster

Lacrosse begins season with a smaller roster

by Meena Gudapati, Winged Post Copy Editor

February 20, 2016


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Sports

This year, girls’ lacrosse will only have a varsity team unlike previous year due to the 20-girl roster. Many of the girls on the team started frequent pre-season workouts a few months in advance to get in better shape for the season. Official team practices began on Feb. 1 at the middle school...

Varsity girls’ lacrosse wins at their senior night

Varsity girls’ lacrosse wins at their senior night

by Sahana Srinivasan and Maya Kumar

May 11, 2015


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Sports

Varsity girls’ lacrosse held their senior night on May 8, ending the season with a narrow 10-9 victory over Mercy Burlingame. The ceremony began at 4 p.m., honoring seniors Megy Appalaraju, Hannah Bollar, Allison Kiang, Leeza Kuo, Priscilla Pan and Sabrina Sidhu with flowers presented by their teammates...

Varsity girls’ lacrosse loses to Sequoia

Varsity girls’ lacrosse loses to Sequoia

by Sanjana Avula, Reporter

May 6, 2015


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls’ lacrosse team lost to rival Sequoia, Friday on Davis Field, with a final score of 11-19. The team started off strongly, taking the lead 5-4, but fell behind afterwards. During the game, Soo Eng, the mother of goalie Meilan Steimle (10), expressed her thoughts on the team’s progress...

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