Athletics

Westminster Academy Men's Basketball alumnus, Paul Atkinson '17, was the 2019-2020 Ivy League Player of the Year at Yale University. Atkinson announced that after graduation from Yale this spring he will be a grad transfer and eligible to play for Notre Dame next season. He selected Notre Dame from a Top 5 that included: University of Kansas, North Carolina State, Stanford University, University of Texas, and the University of Miami. Congratulations to Paul and we look forward to seeing him in the Irish blue and gold!...

The Lions Swimming and Diving teams had an impressive showing at their District meet on Saturday, October 31. With several weather delays, both Ladies’ and Men’s teams were still able to capture the District Championship titles. There were also quite a few Individual Champions to celebrate in their respective events: Tori Barbar (500 free), Christian Clark (50 free and 100 free), Abigail Farrar (Diving), JoJo Richter (100 back), Blake Shaw (Diving), and Men's 200 free relay of Christian Clark, Max Flores, Mark Pekic, and Blake Shaw. Way to go Aquatic Lions! Congratulations to the Varsity Ladies’ and Men’s Cross Country teams...

While a few Homecoming traditions were put on hold this year due to COVID, school spirit was on full display through decorated hallways and dress-up days. The Homecoming football game was an eventful one, as a limited crowd joined us at the west campus Athletic Complex to cheer on the Lions as they took on the Saint Andrews School Scots. Although the Lions came up short, they fought hard throughout the game and had an impressive showing in the second half, where they outscored the Scots 27-0. Our Homecoming Court representatives were recognized on the field at halftime, while our...

In the last 12 months, the Lions Athletic Club (Boosters) was newly formed and focused on supporting our Westminster Academy student-athletes to excel on and off the field with new equipment, gear, and facilities. You can support the Lions Athletic Club by purchasing a family banner (2' x 3') for $250 for the 2020-2021 academic year on East or West campus. You may also click here to view a variety of Corporate Sponsorship packages available. All proceeds will be used to support athletics. Please email boosters@wa.edu with your interest as soon as possible. Our most recent project was the installation of the...

On Tuesday, May 19, the Athletic Department recognized the academic accomplishments of our student-athletes. They also gave tribute awards to a few student-athletes who embody key character traits. Congratulations to everyone! Go Lions! Highest Team Grade-Point Average Ladies’ team: Ladies’ Varsity Swimming and Diving team Men’s team: Men’s Varsity Cross-County team Top Scholar-Athletes recognize the varsity athletes whose commitment to academic excellence is displayed through the highest GPA in their class. Freshmen Annabelle Audet (Cheer) Ellie Farrar (Ladies’ Soccer) Layton McCartney (Men’s Swimming) Mark Pekic (Men’s Swimming) Sophomores Carson Elmer (Golf) Emily Graham (Ladies’ Water Polo) Sarah Larkin Lewis (Ladies’ Track and Field, Volleyball) ...