Fall Sports Wrap-up; Caputo ‘18 Sets School Record
The just-finished fall athletic season ended with SAAS winning two Emerald City League (ECL) titles and senior MacKenzie Caputo setting a school record in cross country!
In cross country, MacKenzie not only set a school record but earned First-Team All-ECL honors and was named ECL Rookie of the Year. She qualified for the state meet, where she broke the school record set by Shayla Maupin ‘10 back in 2008. Mackenzie’s record time was 19.49.
In soccer, the varsity girls’ won the Emerald City League championship finishing 10-1. They also won the Bi-District Championship defeating Kings in the championship game. At the state tournament, the Cardinals won their first two games before being eliminated in the semifinals and finished fourth in the state.
Junior goalkeeper Emerson Richmond-Burke was named First-Team All-ECL and league Most Valuable Player. Joining Emerson on the first team were juniors Caitlin Calfo and Lucia Rosenast and senior Emily Piette. Named to the second team was junior Marla Mitchell. Head coach Brooks Hopp ’08 was named ECL Co-Coach of the Year.
The boys’ tennis team went 9-2 finishing second in the ECL. Junior Ezra Magaram earned First-Team All-ECL and advanced to the district finals. He will represent the school at the state tournament next May.
In boys’ golf, Seattle Academy won the ECL team championship and finished undefeated for the fourth time in five seasons. Five members of the team, juniors David King and Max Ray Keil, sophomore PJ Colino and freshmen Elias Malakoff and Eli Malakoff, all qualified for the district tournament that will be played in May with the top scores advancing to the state tournament played the following week. Elias, Max Malakoff, and Max Ray-Keil all earned First-Team All-ECL. The boys’ golf team also won the ECL Team Sportsmanship Award and head coach Freddy Carley ’04 was named Coach of the Year.
In volleyball, junior Olivia Forslund was named Second-Team All-ECL.
In boys’ Ultimate, senior Samin Zachariah was named First-Team All-ECL team. Freshman Isaac Allnutt was named ECL Rookie of the Year.
SAAS also enjoyed great success at the Middle School level. One-hundred-and-seventy-eight kids (sixty-three percent of the Middle School) participated on six soccer teams, four volleyball teams, and two cross country teams. In a very exciting, competitive game, the boys’ 7th grade CYO soccer team advanced to the championship game before losing in overtime, 1-0.
Overall Seattle Academy fielded a record twenty-six teams this fall with over four hundred athletes competing! Congratulations to all the athletes and award winners in a very successful fall season!