2021-22 Winter Athletic Season Recap
CA winter teams enjoyed a successful and satisfying return to competition this winter after being sidelined by the pandemic last year.
The all-gender varsity wrestling team had a highly successful season! The squad secured the EIL championship with an impressive come-from-behind victory over Lexington Christian Academy at the Battle. In addition, ten wrestlers qualified for the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) tournament and represented CA well at the very competitive event.
The girls and boys varsity Alpine ski teams also enjoyed much success! The girls team earned a 4th place finish at the NEPSAC championships and 2nd place in the Central Massachusetts Ski League (CMSL). The boys finished 11th at the NEPSAC championships and 3rd in the league. Tory Adams ‘23 had quite an impressive season earning a NEPSAC championship in giant slalom as well as the overall individual girls championship in the CMSL.
The boys varsity squash team enjoyed a strong season! The team posted a 9-5 overall record and represented CA well at the NEPSAC tournament finishing 5th in their bracket. The girls varsity squash program had a young team that improved steadily over the season and finished 5th in their bracket at the NEPSAC tournament.
The boys varsity basketball team nearly earned a berth in the Eastern Independent League tournament this winter. Their 5th place league finish was a program best in recent years.The girls varsity basketball team was much improved this season finishing nearly .500 and sweeping their last three games of the season.The girls and boys JV basketball teams both worked hard and improved steadily throughout the winter season.
This spring, CA bid farewell to departing faculty and staff, including two dedicated longtime teachers, who will leave legacies of living and learning: Cynthia Katz and Linda Hossfeld
For their senior projects this year, members of the class of 2022 took on a wide array of independent projects with faculty advisors, including reexamining health care inequities within prison settings, building an electric go-kart, mapping the physics of a pirouette, and creating a cookbook with sustainable recipes.
On June 3, Concord Academy honored the class of 2022 in the Academy Garden, celebrating the accomplishments and promise of the newest members of CA’s alumnae/i community. A damp morning didn’t subdue the spirits of the 102 members of CA’s 98th graduating class. And in her Commencement address, Trelane Clark ’92, P’22 advised them to embrace gratitude, grace, and greatness.