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New Fairfield resident part of Wooster School Ultimate Frisbee Team heads to tourney

Wooster School Ultimate Frisbee Selected To Prestigious New England Tournament 

The Wooster School Ultimate Frisbee team is having its finest year in school history, currently with a record of 12-3!  The team is ranked 51st in the nation and 4th in the state of Connecticut. Wooster is behind perennial powers Hotchkiss, Middletown and Xavier, all significantly larger schools. The team placed third in the recently completed state tournament, upsetting Xavier 15-7 in what was probably the team’s finest game of the year. Wooster clinched the 3rd place spot by winning the consolation game against HVAL rival Watkinson 9-3. Up next is the HVAL Championship game at Watkinson School on Friday, May 19 at 4:30 pm

The team has, for the first time in school history, qualified to play in the First Division of the New England Prep School Ultimate League (NEPSUL) Tournament. Wooster goes in as the 4th seed in a tournament with only six teams from all over New England, including Northfield Mount Hermon, Phillips Academy, Hotchkiss School, Deerfield Academy, and Concord Academy. It will be a tough tournament, but the team is anxious to compete with the best in New England. The tournament will be held on Saturday, May 20, starting at 9:00 am at Choate Rosemary Hall. 

To learn more about the 2017 NEPSUL Championships, please visit: http://ctul.scorereport.net/2017/youth-open/event15687 

Let’s go Generals! 

About Wooster School

Wooster School is an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school, serving students from Fairfield and Westchester Counties. Located in Danbury, Connecticut, the School serves students from Pre-K through grade 12. A leader in classroom innovation and teaching, Wooster School is a place where thinking and learning are personal, meaningful, and visible; and where faculty work closely with students in small classes and cohorts to think and communicate critically and creatively. At Wooster, every student participates, every student contributes, and every student learns and develops the necessary skills to be a life-long learner and leader in college and beyond.

To learn more, visit http://www.woosterschool.org/ or contact Wooster School Admissions at (203) 830-3916.

About New England Prep School Ultimate League

The NEPSUL is made up of over fifty independent day, boarding, and parochial schools that support Ultimate Frisbee.

To learn more, visit http://www.nepsul.org/.

Photos take by Christopher Priedemann, Wooster School 

Photo 1 - Ian McBrayer (Redding, CT)

Photo 2 - Matt Eskenazi (Brewster, NY)

Photo 3 - Brogan Heneghan (New Fairfield, CT)

Photo 4 - Drew Schnaudigel (Brewster, NY)

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