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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...

Varsity girls’ lacrosse cradles their efforts to victory against Santa Catalina

Varsity girls’ lacrosse cradles their efforts to victory against Santa Catalina

by Ashley Jiang and Emma Yu

May 6, 2015


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Sports

With refreshing Gatorade and victory in their sight, the Upper School varsity girls’ lacrosse team fought against the pre-summer heat and won against the Catalina Cougars April 29. The first half ended with a score of 14-3, Eagles in the lead, followed by another five points during the second half...

Girls’ varsity lacrosse loses 10-7 to Woodside

Girls’ varsity lacrosse loses 10-7 to Woodside

by Aditya Varshney, Aquila Social Media Editor

April 18, 2015


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls' lacrosse team lost 10-7 to Woodside High School on Davis Field on Friday despite Leeza Kuo’s (12) high-scoring performance. Woodside got on the scoreboard first with a goal in the first five minutes of the game. Harker responded by tying the game in the next possession following...

Girls’ varsity lacrosse defeats Aragon High School

Girls’ varsity lacrosse defeats Aragon High School

by Lauren Russel, Reporter

April 9, 2015


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Sports

The girls’ varsity lacrosse team won its game against Aragon High School at Davis Field with a final score of 14-6. The first half started quickly with Harker winning the draw and making a fast-break down the field, resulting in a shot on Aragon within the first ten seconds. In the following five...

From middle school fields to the midfield: Hannah Bollar’s lacrosse journey

From middle school fields to the midfield: Hannah Bollar’s lacrosse journey

by Priscilla Pan

May 31, 2014


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Online Exclusive, Sports

Standing on the Eagle’s crest in the middle of Davis Field, a yellow lacrosse ball jammed between her and her opponent’s lacrosse sticks, Hannah Bollar (11) awaits the referee’s impending whistle to start the draw. Hannah plays most positions, but is officially a midfielder and co-captain of the Varsi...

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