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April 21, 2017

This year, Lawrenceville’s V Form Captain Chloe Jones ’17 will compete in the 12th annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Games as a midfielder, earning the sport's most prestigious honor as an All-American. The teams are comprised of 44 of the top Division 1 commits across the country, selected based on their athletic and academic standing. During the weekend of July 1, the games will be gearing up for this exciting ...

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February 24, 2017

Over this past weekend, Big Red Track and Field headed off campus to compete in the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) Championship hosted by Mercersburg. With the winter season coming to an end, both coaches and athletes were determined to take home a dominant, final victory. In the end, the team defended their MAPL title by a huge margin, scoring over 150 points throughout the meet, with five individual champions. Right from ...

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February 10, 2017

This past Saturday, Big Red Wrestling went head to head against some of the top schools in the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL), including Mercersburg, Peddie, Hill, and Blair. Although the team was missing a few players due to illness and injury, “everyone who was able to compete fought hard and represented Lawrenceville well,” said Head Coach John Clore. By the end of the tournament, Big Red suffered close losses to ...

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January 27, 2017

This past Saturday, January 21, the Lawrenceville Girls Varsity Ice Hockey team overtook The Gunnery School on home ice with a score of 4-1. Coming off a long week of practice, “the team was confident and focused during the matchup,” said Head Coach Nicole Uliasz, “knowing exactly what needed to be done in order to earn the win.” At the start of the first period, Big Red came out aggressively against ...

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January 20, 2017

Rallying behind a raucous crowd, Boys Varsity Basketball was able to defeat the Phelps School 70–60 this past Saturday. With fans packed side by side in the stands, the atmosphere was truly electric, and everyone was eager to get the game up and running. With a starting lineup of Jalen Gaffney ’19, Ezra Swell ’17, Isaiah Wingfield ’17, Rob Normil ’17, and Edwin Ebube ’17, Big Red entered the court ...

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January 13, 2017

This past Saturday, Big Red Winter Track got its season off to a flying start as they held the 45th annual Edward Lavino Relays, hosting over 30 schools from the tri-state area. With over 1,000 student-athletes and coaches storming the base of the track, the Lavino Field House was jam-packed, everyone eager to partake in what has become a beloved tradition in interscholastic track and field. Despite the immense competition, ...

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December 09, 2016

Last Friday, the Lawrenceville Boys Varsity Ice Hockey team had its opening game of the season on home turf at Loucks Ice Center against Hoosac School. Coming off from their trip to Vermont, the team displayed a well-composed performance, taking home a 4-2 victory. At the start of the first period, Big Red came out aggressively, maintaining possession and keeping the puck in the offensive zone. “During the first 10 minutes ...

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November 11, 2016

With last year’s 3-3 tie against rival Hill in their minds, the Boys Varsity Soccer team sought revenge this season. Despite a loss to Blair the previous Saturday, the boys were optimistic going into the game after a good, hard week of practice. Big Red started off aggressively with the ball, pushing its offensive line closer to Hill’s defense. With center midfielders Max Ramsay-Burrough ’17 and Thomas Ehret ’19 distributing ...

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October 28, 2016

After a disappointing loss in last year’s quarterfinals, Lawrenceville’s Varsity Field Hockey was able to bring the Mercer County Tournament (MCT) title back home. Big Red’s four-year winning streak came to end last season, and girls were eager to avenge last year’s loss. The 3–0 victory over Princeton Day School (PDS) this past Saturday, Big Red’s third straight shutout during the tournament, was a clean sweep for Lawrenceville. “We looked ...

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October 14, 2016

This past Saturday, Lawrenceville’s Boys Varsity Football team earned its first win of the season after going head to head against Mercersburg. It was a tough battle between the two sides, and while Big Red had a slow start, the team gained enough momentum to score the deciding touchdown in overtime. Although the final score was a close 28-21, Big Red claimed the victory with pride, having set a hopeful ...

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September 30, 2016

Since last Friday and Saturday, Big Red’s Girls Varsity Water Polo team participated in “Beast of the East,” a water polo tournament featuring some of the best high school boys’ and girls’ teams from the Northeast. One of their biggest matchups was against Episcopal, and although the team was planning to come up successful against their opponent, they suffered an unfortunate loss with a score of 6–16. Initially, the game started ...

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September 16, 2016

This past Wednesday, the Girls Varsity Field Hockey team had a heated matchup against Episcopal. After a long, hard preseason and first week of training, the team’s emotions were running high for the first game of the season. However, while they fought hard against both their opponents and the hot weather, Big Red suffered an unfortunate loss with a score of 0–4. During the first half, Big Red put up a ...

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September 09, 2016

French Master Baptiste Bataille has quickly become an avid member of the Lawrenceville community since he arrived just last year. While you may have seen him in Pop Hall teaching French, it’s much more likely that you’ve seen him balling up one-on-one against some student-athletes, teaching them a lesson or two outside the classroom as well. But while Bataille’s love for basketball is certainly evident, he isn’t just your average ...

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Boys Lacrosse: At the start of the season, the Big Red Boys lacrosse team looked to improve on last year’s record and to reach new heights. This season culminated in many incredible victories and upsetting losses, leaving the lacrosse team with a final record of 12–9, an improvement from last year’s 10–10. The attack and midfield of the team have been tremendously helpful, led by players such as Jon Coffey ...

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May 21, 2016

Last Saturday and Monday, Girls Varsity Lacrosse took home both the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) and Prep A Championship titles. The girls finished the season with a 19-3 record. Although the team was not as challenged in the beginning of the season, and defending their undefeated MAPL title against Hill proved to be an easy task, rematching Oak Knoll for the Prep A Championship title was a true test of ...

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Robert Mooney '15 Alex Wey '18 Last year, Robert Mooney ’15 graduated as one of Lawrenceville’s top student-athletes; throughout his four years, he excelled academically as well as a high-honors student. He was a captain for both Boys Varsity Lacrosse and Boys Varsity Soccer and was recruited to Yale University to play as a defenseman in lacrosse. Some of his athletic achievements include earning seven varsity letters between lacrosse (three) and soccer ...

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April 29, 2016

This past Sunday, Big Red Boys Varsity Crew went head to head against Kent School at home on Mercer Lake. Lawrenceville’s season has started off strong, as the boys have a record of 12-6 in four different events and five total races. Recently in the Mercer Lake Sprints, Big Red placed third out of 18 crews. Currently six accomplished V Formers have committed to top universities: Olivier Malle ’16 to ...

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April 23, 2016

The Lawrenceville Big Red Girls Varsity Golf team has enjoyed a successful start to its season so far. Its first match of the season was a hard-fought 168-168 tie against MAPL rival Blair. Next, just this past Saturday, then the girls hosted five schools from the tristate area (Hill, Hun, Pennington, Morristown-Beard, and Trinity Hall) at an invitational held at the Lawrenceville Golf Course. The team was eager to bring its ...

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April 08, 2016

The Lawrenceville Big Red Outdoor Track team dusted off their spikes for the first meet of the outdoor season last Saturday at the NJ State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJISAA) Relays. Last Saturday was only the opening weekend in New Jersey for track and field, and there were 15 different relay meets across the state along with the NJISAA Relays. The event hosted several schools from around the tri-state area, and ...

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April 01, 2016

This past Wednesday, the Big Red Varsity Boys Lacrosse team successfully defended its undefeated record, now 5-0, on home turf at Violich Field against Penn Charter. It was a tough battle, and while Big Red’s first half was a bit slow, the team gained enough momentum to clean up several goals at the very end to secure the win. Head Coach Allen Fitzpatrick ’73 H’85 ’89 P’99 ’04 said of the ...

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March 25, 2016

Ending the season with both trophies at the MAPL Championship, qualifying for the Eastern State Championship, breaking school records at New Balance Nationals Indoor, and having both head coaches and student athletes honored by the “The Times of Trenton,” Big Red Track and Field’s 2015-2016 indoor season was yet again amongst the strongest at the school. On March 3, several qualified athletes ran at the Eastern State Championship at the Armory ...

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January 15, 2016

This past Saturday, the Boys and Girls Varsity Indoor Track and Field Teams started off their seasons with their first competitive meet, competing in the 45th Lavino Relays. Thirty schools from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware sent athletes, coaches, and fans to the Lavino Field House, filling the building with an electric atmosphere. One of the earlier and most thrilling events of the meet was the boys 4x200m ...

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October 23, 2015

This past Saturday, the Boys Varsity Soccer team clashed with Peddie, a MAPL and Mercer County rival. Though Big Red ultimately suffered a tough  5-3 loss, the team showed improvements throughout the game. Right after the first whistle was blown, Lawrenceville and Peddie fought hard for the ball, exchanging aggressive tackles and goal-scoring efforts. For the most part, the playing field was even, until Peddie took advantage of a mishap ...

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October 09, 2015

As the school year begins, Lawrenceville’s Big Red Dog Pound is helping push fall athletics into full swing. Led by the two Dog Pound leaders, Leighton Galvin ’16 and Nick Silber ’16, this group of students has taken on the responsibility of pumping up the community for weekly games on campus so that more students and faculty will attend. “The major goal for this year”, as Silber noted, “is ...

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September 20, 2015

This year, the Lawrenceville Boys Varsity Soccer team has started its season perfectly, as it stands undefeated with a 2-0 record. According to Head Coach Blake Eldridge, this year’s lineup of opponents is by far one of the hardest schedules that the team has had. However, with the team’s synergy, guidance from the excellent coaches, and the classic Big Red fighting spirit, the players are confident in their ability ...

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May 15, 2015

This past Saturday, Lawrenceville traveled to The Hill School to compete in the MAPL Championship. All of the teams in the MAPL went head-to-head as teams tried to score the most points from winning events to be crowned MAPL champions. In the end, Big Red emerged victorious, with both the boys and girls teams taking first overall. Here are the top five Big Red track moments from the weekend: 5. ...

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May 08, 2015

This past Saturday, both the Boys and Girls Varsity Track and Field teams showed their dominance in the sport by defeating one of their toughest opponents yet, Notre Dame High School. In a nail-biter that, for the girls team, came down to the last event, the 4x400m relay, both teams were able to pull off an astounding win that left Head Coach Erik Chaput speechless. “I cannot begin to ...