Friday, May 2016
BIG NEWS! Congratulate our High School Athletes…
The High School Boys Varsity Volleyball team won the championship game last night against the Lyceé Francais team in the Chicago Metro Prep division. During the regular season, they were undefeated in league and non-conference games! This small 7 person team posted a 14-0 record including the playoffs. The team’s level of play is so exceptional because this group (of primarily 10th graders) have been together for so long; they have built up experience and trust; an amazing work ethos and collaborative relationship because of the way they have approached sports together. This blend of strategy, holding positions and familiar teamwork has led to the team's stability and excellent gameplay.
Congratulations to head coach, Daniele Marder, MVP of the tournament, Levi Schneider, and all the athletes on the team for their outstanding efforts!
What a great season so far; Next the team will be competing in the regionals tournament on May 23rd-25th for boasting rights against regional competition in Illinois. We send them our best wishes for their final games of the year!
Here are a few moments from the championship game:
Aided by setter Andrew Chungbin, spikers Aiden Zielinski and Harry Figiel in action at the Lycee front line.
Levi Schneider and Elijah Marder form a wall of defense at the net. Conference champs- 3rd year in a row!
Not pictured: Alexander Levinson and Ayastan Sherniyazov provided a strong and secure back line of defense
receiving spikes and feeding returns to setter Andrew Chungbin to place for the front line attackers.
Here's the full team at the culmintion of their 2015-16 season-
L to R / Back Row: Harry Figiel, Aiden Zielinski, Head Coach Daniele Marder, Levi Schneider
Front Row: Ayastan Sherniyazov, Andrew Chungbin, Elijah Marder, Alexander Levinson