|Spring Team Outlooks|
(as reported in The Capital)
Coach: Hal Sparks, sixth year
Key Players: Christian Marciano (Sr., IF/P); David Jaklitsch (Sr., CF); Zach Domenech (Sr., IF/P); Jack Elstner (So., IF/P); Rick Treanor (So., C/P).
Outlook: Sparks looks for veteran pitchers Christian Marciano and Jack Elstner to lead the pitching staff and return the Admirals to the playoffs for a sixth consecutive season. With Rick Treanor working behind the plate and David Jaklitsch anchoring the outfield, Severn is looking to contend for the MIAA B Conference title.
Coach: Brian Wood, 7th year
Key Players: Zac Davliakos (Sr., D); Graham Davis (Sr., A); Matt Sindler (Sr., M); Andrew DeStefano (Sr., A); Max Bailey (Jr., A); Michael Bucci (Jr., M); Jack Kunowsky (Jr., M); Liam McFaden (So., D); Doug Hill (So., M) Jacob Mandish (So., D); Trey Johnson (Jr., G); Derek Lee (So., D); Tyler Perreten (So., M); Hunter Tyler (So., M); Ben Bedard (Fr., M); Charlie Olmert (Fr., M); Michael Lamon (Fr., A).
Outlook: With the majority of starters being underclassmen, Wood is looking for the more experienced players on the team to carry the load early in the season, until the younger players can adjust to the demands of the game. Wood is counting on each player to embrace his individual role in order to foster a cohesive team.
Coach: Renie Sotiropoulos, 19th year
key Players: Meredith Brown (Sr., GK); Annie Igler (Sr., A); Kasie Lilly (Sr., M); Regan Leavitt (Jr., A); Hayley Norris (Jr., A/D); Caroline Steele (Jr., A/M); Maddie McDaniel (So., A).
OUTLOOK: The Admirals lost some talented and seasoned midfielders to graduation but return a strong group of attack and defenders. They will use a nice mix of underclassmen, including some freshmen who will see a good amount of time.
Coach: Cathy Officer, 6th year
Key Players: Matt Alden '15, Nick Bondra '15, Ryan Buhrer '14, Evan Crawford '14, John O'Hare '15, Graham Harding '16.
Outlook: The Admirals hope to be a contender in the MIAA B Conference. The returning players will bring depth and experience.
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Key Golfers: Eric Hall '16, Christian Lisle '15, Jamie Soderlund '14
TRACK & FIELD
Outlook: Expectations are high for the defending MIAA B Conference champions as four of their top six golfers from last year return.
Coach: Richard Zmuda, 4th year
Last Year: 9-1 (girls); 5-3 (boys)
Key Athletes: Jarid Ryan (Sr., high jump/hurdles); Joe Yearby (Jr., high jump/hurdles); Michael Byrns (Sr., distance); Nick Falcon (So., discus/shot put); Lana Humes (Sr., 400); Allison Voorhees (So., high jump); Kate Reed (Jr., distance).
Outlook: The boys team came within a few points of going undefeated in the regular season last year and with added depth that should enable them to compete for a league championship. The girls team will look to win a third consecutive championship and are fielding the largest team in the school’s history. Voorhees and Reed will be counted on to lead the Admirals.