Going into the 2019 Boys Varsity Soccer campaign, the team knew there we some big holes to fill, in particular the graduation loss of standout Matt Braver who scored 31 goals for the team in 2018. On paper it certainly looked like a rebuilding year.
The 2019 Girls Varsity Soccer Team, led by seniors Alex Cohen, Sofia Graziano (captain), Annabel Ives, Sophia Masotti (captain), Jordan Miller, and Julia Thomson (captain), finished the season with a 9-5-3 record.
Congratulations to Hackley Varsity Field Hockey for their 3-1 win in todays's semi-final round competition over Chapin. The team advances to the championship game on Sunday 11/3 at 12 PM, Manhattanville College.
Congratulations to Hackley Girls Varsity Soccer, the athletes and coaches, for their quarterfinal victory 1-0. The team advances to the semifinals vs. Riverdale, at Riverdale, Friday, 11/1 at 2:30 PM. Go Hack!
Both the Hackley Girls and Boys Varsity Soccer teams compete today in the quarterfinal round of the NYSAIS Tournament. HBVS play at 2:30 today at Fieldston, and HGVS hosts Packer at home, also at 2:30. Go Hack!
While Hackley Tennis wrapped up its season with a NYSAIS win last week, Boys & Girls Soccer, Field Hockey, and Cross Country teams continue to compete, and Football has its league championship ahead as well. Read on for schedule. For brackets, visit the Athletics News page.
Hackley Varsity Field Hockey team wrapped up their sixth consecutive Ivy League title on 10/21 with a 1-0 victory over Fieldston. The team has had an incredible season within the league behind excellent play and a stout defense. No Ivy League opponent has scored a goal this year against Hackley--truly incredible.
Hackley Boys Cross Country brought home their first Ivy title since 1986 on 10/25. The team, led by Ivy Champion Jonah Gorevic ’21, ran the perfect race to defeat perennial power Collegiate. Five of Hackley School’s runners placed in the top 15 to bring home the top prize in a great race.
Hackley Girls’ tennis team won their first league title in the history of the school on the Roberts Tennis Courts on 10/23. In a very tightly contested match, the team defeated Horace Mann 4-1 to bring home the school’s first Ivy title. Two of five matches went to tie breaking sets with another match closely contested to bring home the victory.
Hackley Girls Varsity Tennis doubles teams earned the first and fifth seed in the upcoming NYSAIS tournament, to be held this weekend at the Cary Leeds Tennis Center in the Bronx. Hackley Girls Tennis secured the Ivy championship this week as well witha 4-1 win -- the first Ivy tennis win in Hackley history.
Congratulations to Hackley Girls Varsity Tennis, which has gone undefeated in league play for the Fall 2019 season. Our records suggest that this may be the first such feat for Hackley Girls Tennis since the girls’ tennis league was created in 1982. Led by captains Leah Holmes and Maggie Broaddus and by Head Coach David Sykes and Assistant Coach Pawel Meres, the team’s historic performance is worthy of applause as they head into the Ivy Preparatory School league tournament.
Jenny Canoni ’20 recorded her 600th save on Wednesday, September 11th, an accomplishment very few have achieved. Jenny, who was already our career saves leader on the Hilltop, continues to stymie offenses with her outstanding play. Congratulations, Jenny.
Hackley School is collaborating with Riverdale Country School and other independent schools in the greater New York City area to partner with the Concussion Legacy Foundation to launch the Future of Football Project. The project will be focused on making High School football safer in our country.
Leah Holmes '20 and the United States U19 Lacrosse Team dominated the World Championship competition, defeating 2nd place Canada 13-3. Leah led the team in scoring, with four goals, including the team's first goal, about 8 minutes into the game. Read about it here.
On June 2 at the Eastern Track & Field Championships Ismene Germanakos broke her own school record in the Javelin by over 5’, throwing 124’5” to qualify for Nationals in Greensboro NC on June 14th. Several other Hackley athletes brought in exceptional performances as well.
Hackley Athletics saw four teams make it to the NYSAIS Tournaments this spring, and brought home state championships in Girls and Boys Lacrosse -- both teams defeating Rye Country Day School for the championship. In addition, the season saw numerous exceptional performances, with individual event champions named in multiple track and field events, as new school records were set. Go Hack!
The following Hackley athletes have earned notable recognitions in athletics this year. In addition to numerous All League recognitions, Hackley athletes earned Journal News recognition, Golden Dozen recognition, individual league and NYSAIS championships, and team league and state championships, while also setting new school records and crossed elite scoring thresholds.
Hackley Boys Varsity Lacrosse concluded an amazing season with the most exciting lacrosse game in recent memory, overcoming Rye Country Day’s 8-2 halftime lead in the NYSAIS championship game by roaring back in the third quarter with a 10-0 run to claim a second consecutive independent school state title.
Boys Varsity Tennis opened its season with the same starting lineup as in 2018 season, with the hope of adding a player or two from the promising group of freshman. By season's end, the team advanced in the standings above last year, finishing fifth.
The Varsity Girls Lacrosse Team had another successful season, finishing with a 15-4 overall record, winning the Ivy League, with an undefeated league record of 12-0 for a 8th straight season, and defending the NYSAIS Championship with a definitive 18-7 win over Rye Country Day.
The Hackley Baseball Team worked very hard in the off and preseason this year, starting with Sunday workouts in January and the annual trip to Florida for pre-season training, and opened the season by winning three out of their first four games, highlighted by a walk-off bases loaded single in the bottom of the 7th against Dalton.
Hackley Girls Track & Field captured second place in the NYSAIS meet, led by several individual event champions. Boys Track & Field finished fourth, just five points out of the top three, with several outstanding individual finsihes. Together, they concluded another outstanding season for HackleyTrack and Field.
In an exciting afternoon of lacrosse between perennial rivals Hackley and Rye Country Day School, Hackley Girls and Boys Lacrosse each delivered strong wins (18-7 and 12-10, respectively) in the NYSAIS championship round at Manhattanville College on Wednesday, May 22.
Hackley Softball and the Hackley Girls and Boys Lacrosse teams all delivered resounding victories in the semi-final round of the NYSAIS tournament on Monday, May 20, and advance to the Championship round on Wednesday, May 22 at Manhattanville College. Hackley Golf and Track & Field teams also have NYSAIS competitions on Wednesday.
Hackley Athletics is proud to announce that we have eight spring teams competing over the next week for Ivy and NYSAIS titles. Please come out and support the athletes and coaches as they make runs for championships! Read on for team by team schedules.
Congratulations to the Hackley Varsity Baseball team, which has received the number eight seed in the NYSAIS tournament. The team has a play in game against Stony Brook this Thursday at Hackley School at 3:30 PM, and the winner will face the number 1 seed poly on Saturday. (NYSAIS Baseball Tournament Bracket.)
The boys golf team competed in the Fisher's Island golf tournament yesterday--a very special opportunity for these four players to play on such an incredible course. The team placed 2nd out of 12 teams, and Neil Singh placed third individually, shooting a 76.
Head Varsity squash coach Adrian Grant hosted a US junior sanctioned silver event on March 16/17, attracting over 50 participants many of the top junior players in the country for this tier, which included Hackley students.
Rob Horan ’21 was selected 1st team Westchester/Putnam All-Stars at 113lbs by the Journal News and Jack Bosco ’20 received Honorable mention at 120lbs. Congratulations to both on this impressive honor!
The 2018-19 Hackley Hornets Boys Varsity Basketball team took positive steps forward in a season that found wins hard to come by, but new coach Zach Kuba focused on establishing a new culture in the program that included a positive atmosphere, the joy of practicing and playing basketball together, good communication and chemistry.
The Hackley Girls Basketball Team vaulted past their high pre-season expectation to finish the year with an impressive 19 – 5 record, second place in the Ivy League with a record of 10 - 2, and the #3 seed in the NYSAIS state tournament.
The 2018-2019 season has been a year of growth and learning, for Hackley swimmers and coaches. Following the nearly 30 year reign of coaching excellence from Coach Gillard, this year saw a new trio of coaches at the helm: Anne Budlong, Mike Ruggiero, and Jeremy Storm, in addition to practicing and competing in the new JCHW pool.
The 2018-2019 Winter Track Team consisted of 52 athletes and their coaches, Seth Karpinski, Dejan Maksimovic, Jessie Gaines, and Bill McLay. The team participated in several meets over the season, including four Ivy League meets, the New Balance Games, the New Jersey Classic, the Ivy League Championships, and the NYSAIS Championships.
The Hackley Wrestling had an impressive season as young stars broke through and the team went 5-3 on the year with a 3rd place finish in the Ivy Prep League, and a 4th place finish at the NYSAIS Championships.
The Hackley Girls Squash Team finished with a 6-8 record on the way to the #5 seed in the NYSAIS tournament, and then went on to beat the 4th seed in thrilling fashion demonstrating how their hard work was paying off.
Hackley Boys Fencing dominated this season, with undefeated Foil and Epee Teams and 2nd place in the league for the Saber Team, while Girls Fencing, small but feisty, captured an individual championship and two fifth place team finishes.
Congratulations to the Hackley Fencing Program for their outstanding performances this past weekend. Thirteen of our fencers medaled on Saturday with three individual champions. Congratulations to the coaches and fencers on a fantastic day.
Leah Holmes '20, member of Hackley's Girls Varsity Lacrosse team,is one of 23 players named to the U.S. women's U19 National Team training roster following the recent Spring Premiere at Stanford University, a first for Coach Leffler's players. Read about it here.
Senior Jordan Wade joined Hackley's elite group of basketball players to reach the 1000 point mark in points scored at the Winter Sting. Jordan is the 10th female athlete and the 18th athlete overall to reach this benchmark.