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Cross Country District Champions

October 26, 2017 Posted in: Athletics Tags:

District Champs BoysFor the seventh year in a row, Westminster Academy’s men’s cross country team brought home the district title, led by the first, second, and third-place finishes by seniors, Josh DeAngulo and Saahr Edouard, and freshman, Cason Alday.

The ladies’ team also reigned as 2017 District Champions, led by first and second-place finishes by sophomore, Jasmine Hincapie, and freshman, Rebecca Forrester.  Drew Franta and Megan McCormick also finished strong with fifth and sixth place finishes. Go Cross Country Lions!

Athletic Highlights—October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017 Posted in: Athletics Tags: , , , ,
Thursday, October 12
  • Varsity Golf: Champion of the Annual WA-CCA Cup
  • MS Volleyball (Red): 1st Place Finish in the South Florida Middle School League Tournament
Monday, October 16
  • Varsity Volleyball District Quarterfinals: Won 3-0 vs. FAU High School
Tuesday, October 17
  • 6th Grade Football: Won 26-8 vs. The King’s Academy
  • Varsity Volleyball District Semifinals: Won 3-2 vs. John Carroll High School

WA Alumnus, Michael Taylor, Makes First Post-Season Grand Slam In Nationals History

October 12, 2017 Posted in: Athletics Tags: ,

Michael-Taylor2WA alumnus, Michael Taylor ’09, hit the first post-season grand slam in the Washington Nationals franchise history to give the Nationals a 5–0 win over the Chicago Cubs and stretch the National League Division Series to a game five tonight. The grand slam came in the eighth inning with two outs. Visit mlb.com to view this historical hit. Way to go Michael Taylor!

Athletic Highlights—October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 5
  • Varsity Men’s Swimming and Diving: Won 110-89 vs. Calvary Christian
  • Varsity Volleyball: Won 3-1 vs. Somerset College Prep
Saturday, October 7
  • MS Volleyball (Red): 1st Place in the South Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament
Tuesday, October 10
  • 6th Grade Football: Won 34-12 vs. University School
  • MS Volleyball (Red): Won 2-1 vs. Boca Christian
  • JV Volleyball: Won 2-1 vs. Boca Christian

Wednesday, October 11

  • MS Volleyball (Red): Won 2-1 vs. Somerset Central

Athletic Highlights—October 5, 2017

Thursday, September 28

  • MS Volleyball (Red): Won 2-0 vs. Highlands Christian
  • JV Volleyball: Won 2-0 vs. Highlands Christian

Friday, September 29

  • MS Volleyball (Red): Won 2-0 vs. Berean Christian
  • Varsity Ladies’ Swimming and Diving: Won 84-63 vs. Covenant Christian and won 77-64 vs. St. Edward’s
  • Varsity Men’s Swimming and Diving: Won 106-13 vs. Covenant Christian and won 86-68 vs. St. Edward’s

Saturday, September 30

  • Varsity Men’s Swimming and Diving: Won 94-65 vs. Holy Trinity and won 89-76 vs. Space Coast High School
  • Varsity Ladies’ Cross Country: Jasmine Hincapie and Rebecca Forrester both medaled at the Florida Runners Invitational in Lakeland

Monday, October 2

  • MS Volleyball (Red): Won 2-0 vs. University School
  • Varsity Ladies’ Swimming and Diving: Won 74-56 vs. Somerset Academy
  • Varsity Men’s Swimming and Diving: Won 125-38 vs. Somerset Academy and won 106-62 vs. Chaminade-Madonna

Tuesday, October 3

  • 6th Grade Football: Won 30-14 vs. Pine Crest
  • JV Volleyball: Won 2-0 vs. Somerset Canyons
  • Varsity Volleyball: Won 3-0 vs. Somerset Canyons

WA Celebrates Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award!

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Earlier today, Westminster Academy held a special assembly to celebrate the first-place finish in the Boys Division of the Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award presented by the Florida High School Athletic Association along with the state, regional, and district championships accomplished last year.

WA athletic director, Tony DeMare, presented the award to the boys’ varsity coaches.

“Our student-athletes and coaches at Westminster Academy are motivated to compete at the highest level. Seeing our programs awarded the Sunshine Cup is an embodiment of honoring the Lord and providing a testimony through athletics. This is an esteemed award, and we are humbled to be recognized by the FHSAA with this great honor.” –Tony DeMare

Student-athletes from the Class of 2017, many of whom contributed to this award, have gone on to compete at the next level at the University of Albany, Gardner-Webb, Gordon, Holy Cross, University of Miami, MIT, Northeastern, Rhodes, Stetson, and Yale.

We are looking forward to great seasons this year—Go Lions!

Woodson Swimming & Diving Invitational Recap

September 28, 2017 Posted in: Athletics Tags: ,

swimmingMany of our top swimmers and divers competed at the 54th annual Woodson Invitational this past Saturday against teams from all across Florida including swimming powerhouse Jacksonville Bolles School and Winter Park High. The highlight of the meet came in the form of double wins for both Jessica Nava and Chase Perry. The seniors beat an impressive field in both the 50 and 100-yard freestyle. Other highlights included freshman Blake Shaw finishing in second place in diving with a new personal best, JoJo Richter making finals in both the 200 IM and the 100 backstroke, and Andy Brantmeyer scoring in the 500 freestyle. Our relay teams consisting of Jessica Nava, JoJo Richter, Maddie Sipowski, and Mia Hibler for the girls and Chase Perry, Trent Shaw, Christian Henderson, Adam Warters, and Noah Sipowski for the boys also scored well and had season-best times. The team will travel to Vero Beach and Melbourne this weekend for two meets and will conclude their regular season next Thursday with Senior Night against Calvary Christian Academy. Way to go Lions!