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Spring Athletics Recap: 2018

Using video clips and photos provided by coaches and School Photographer Kim Nelson, Athletic Director Sonny Lim put together this great highlight video of the 2018 spring season. Athletic photo galleries can be found on the TASIS SmugMug page.

With the 2017–2018 athletics campaign now in the books, read a bit about each team’s season this spring, see who won the team awards, and learn who was named 2018 Male and Female Athlete of the Year.

Varsity Track and Field

Head Coach: Sonny Lim

Most Valuable Players: Pablo Rivera ’20 and Meilan Russell ’20
Coach’s Awards: Enzo Allanson ’21, Yulia Mochalnikova ’19, and Maria Jose Garcia ’19
Most Improved Players: Eren Dana ’19 and Zoe Wang ’20

The Varsity Track and Field team traveled to Zug in late April to compete in the SGIS Track & Field Championships, where the girls finished in second place and the boys took third. Read about the many events TASIS athletes excelled in.

Many members of the Track and Field team also competed in the NISSA and ESC Spring Cross Country Championships, both of which were hosted by TASIS in April, and the boys and girls teams took home the title at each championship event! Read recaps of the two races:

Middle School Track and Field

Head Coach: Tommy Manning

Team Awards: Ivan Linnikov ’22 and Floor Van Leeuwen ’22

Middle School Track and Field athletes put forth a number of impressive individual performances at the ISBasel Track & Field Invitational on April 19. Learn about the results.

Varsity Golf

Head Coach: Olymar Marco Brown

Most Valuable Player: William Stanford ’21
Coach’s Award: Maria Veronica Ramos Romero ’19
Most Improved Player: Mikkel Miclat ’20

The Varsity Golf team performed very well at the SGIS Championships in April in Gruyères, where the boys took first place in Category B and the girls finished third. See the results.

The Tigers also finished second at the ESC Championships in Paris in late May. Sky Rourke '20 earned the girls' MVP award, and Maria Veronica Ramos Romero '19 was named to the All-Star Team.

Varsity Tennis

Head Coach: Peter Locke

Most Valuable Player: Arina Kolesnikova ’18
Coach’s Award: Sonja Artemieva ’19
Most Improved Player: Stanislava Kirsanova ’19

The Varsity Tennis season was highlighted by a first-place finish from the duo of Arina Kolesnikova '18 and Sonja Artemieva '19 at the SGIS Doubles Championships in Leysin. Read recaps of this season’s tournaments:

Middle School Volleyball

Head Coach: Darcy Kilkenney

Team Awards: Lisa Chirikov ’22 and Masha Mochalnikova ’22

The Middle School Girls Volleyball team traveled to Zurich for the ISSL Tournament on April 21 and hosted Zurich International School and American School of Milan on April 28. Read recaps of each match:

2018 Athletes of the Year

Female Athlete of the Year: Emma Dressler '18 (Soccer, Cross Country, and Crew)

Male Co-Athletes of the Year: Nicola Barbieri ’18 (Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Track & Field, Lacrosse) and Can Basaran ’18 (Volleyball, Basketball, Track & Field, Lacrosse)

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