Category Archives: Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the week: Michael Ackert

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Flying through the sky meters above the water and then hitting the water with essentially no splash, Michael Ackert has been leading the diving team all winter. Only a freshman, this is already his third year on the team.  In fact, this year he is the only diver on Rye’s team. Michael […]

Athlete of the week: Maggie McDermott

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Maggie McDermott, a senior on the Rye track team, broke the indoor 3000-meter school record with a time of 10:31, a whopping 14 seconds ahead of the previous record. Breaking school records is nothing new to Maggie, who now owns two indoor records in the 800-meter and 3000-meter events as well as […]

Athlete of the week: Nat Deen

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Forming an almost impenetrable wall, goalie Nat Deen has been making saves left and right in leading the Garnet hockey team into sectionals. After advancing to the finals last season with Nat in goal, the Garnets are looking again to contend for a section title. With a stellar goals-agai- nst-average of 2.63 […]

Athlete of the Week: Andrea Holguin

By LAUREN DEMSPEY The first Rye High School Athlete of the Week for the 2014-2015 school year is Andrea Holguin, a captain on the girls tennis team. A senior playing her third varsity season for the Garnets, Andrea has helped lead the team to a quick 2-0 start. In the team’s first match, Andrea played […]

Athlete of the week: Luke Meyerson

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Coming through with a clutch pitching performance in the sectional semifinals against one of the strongest offenses around, Luke Meyerson has been named this week’s Athlete of the Week. Meyerson, a senior southpaw, has come through all season for the Garnets and is one of the key factors in the team’s success. […]

Athlete of the Week: Jack Maresca

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Powerful long drives, consistent chipping and clutch putts have helped golfer Jack Maresca not only set personal records this season, but also have greatly contributed to winning matches for his team. Against a highly competitive Fox Lane team, Jack, a junior, shot a two-under-par 34 at Rye Golf Club, the Garnets home […]

Athlete of the week: Chris Santangelo

By LAUREN DEMPSEY With his versatile stick skills and outstanding conditioning, Chris Santangelo of the Rye High School boys lacrosse team has been named the Athlete of the Week. Santangelo opened the season for the Garnets by scoring five of his team’s goal in an 8–5 victory over Horace Greeley in the season opener. He […]

Athlete of the week: Frida Henningsson

By LAUREN DEMPSEY With her long drives and skillful putts, this week’s Athlete of the Week is Frida Henningsson. In the Garnets victory against Suffern, Frida shot a 40 (+3) to lead all golfers while she had the second-best overall score in a victory over Scarsdale. The Garnet team is now 7-1 and it is […]

Athlete of the week: Amanda Yanett 5-9-2014

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Exhibiting her skills at the plate on offense and behind the plate on defense, junior Amanda Yannett has been named Rye’s Athlete of the Week. Amanda started playing softball in third grade and is now in her third year on varsity. She has one of the highest batting averages on the team […]

Athlete of the week: James Reid

By LAUREN DEMPSEY With a powerful serve and strong backhand, senior James Reid is this week’s Athlete of the Week. One of the captains on the Rye Garnets tennis team, Reid led his team to victory over Blind Brook. In his match, playing second singles, James won his two sets by scores of 6-1 and […]