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Two Student-Athletes Named to All-Bronx Softball Teams
7/8/2014
Two members of the Girls Varsity Softball team were recently honored for their athletic prowess.
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Five Senior Athletes Honored with Awards
5/27/2014
In addition to handing out varsity letters and team MVP awards at the Spring Varsity Sports Awards Night recently, five special awards were handed out to deserving senior athletes as well.
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Student-Athletes Honored by Ivy League for Spring Sports
5/27/2014
A total of 15 student-athletes have been selected for various All-Ivy League honors for their respective spring sports.
 

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Senior Athletes Named to NYC Mayor’s Cup Lacrosse All-Star Teams
5/22/2014
Four seniors have been chosen to play in the upcoming NYC Mayor’s Cup Lacrosse All-Star Games.
 

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Girls Track Brings Home Medals at Ivy League Championships
5/20/2014
Junior Amaris Hemmings and sophomore Mikaela Cole each brought home two medals at this year’s Ivy League Championships.
 

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Riverdale First NY Independent School to Be Named a ‘Safe Sports School’
5/12/2014
The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) has awarded Riverdale a Safe Sports School First Team designation.
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Head Athletic Trainer Receives Honorable Mention in Most Valuable Athletic Trainer Award Competition
3/19/2014
Lori Gill, Riverdale’s Head Athletic Trainer, has received an honorable mention in Training & Conditioning magazine’s Most Valuable Athletic Trainer Award competition.
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Boys Varsity Basketball Team Makes the NYSAIS Championship Finals
3/1/2014
The Boys Varsity Basketball team made an unlikely run to the New York State Association of Independent Schools Boys B-Division Championship game this year.
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Boys Varsity Basketball Beats Poly to Advance to Semifinals of NYSAIS Tourney
2/28/2014
The Boys Varsity Basketball team scored a big win against rival Poly Prep, setting up a seminfinal showdown against #3 seed Dalton on Friday, February 28.
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Fencing Team Finishes Season Strong; Two Students Awarded Medals for Individual Records
2/27/2014
With strong team finishes and a couple of individual medals, Riverdale’s fencing team rocked the recent championship fencing meet.
 

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Junior Soccer Player Named Top Goalkeeper in the Nation for Her Age
2/26/2014
Goalkeeper Penelope Edmonds '15, who has played for Australia’s U20 squad, "could be the best goalkeeper in the class [of 2015]," according to TopDrawerSoccer.com.
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Guambo Finishes Season Strong; Individuals Win Races & Set School Records
2/14/2014
Several Riverdale swimmers brought home medals at the recent 2014 Ivy League Swim Championships at Lehman College.
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Senior Athletes to Play Division I Sports at Two Ivy League Schools
2/6/2014
Two Riverdale Country School athletes will be playing sports for Ivy League teams this fall: Jordan Brail '14 will play squash for Cornell, while Julia Sesler '14 will row for Yale.

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Six Seniors Named to Field Hockey National Academic Squad
2/4/2014
Six students have been selected to the 2013 Gladiator by SGI/National Field Hockey Coaches Association High School National Academic Squad, and one has been recognized as a Scholar of Distinction.
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Riverdale to Utilize Hit Count® Program to Monitor, Minimize Brain Trauma for Student Athletes
1/29/2014
Riverdale’s Director of Athletics, John Pizzi, and the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI), a partner in Riverdale’s effort to prevent concussions and brain damage in contact sports for its student athletes, recently launched the Hit Count® certification program at a press conference at the 2014 Super Bowl Media Center.
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Swim Team Beats Fieldston, Sets Two Records in Rival's Pool
12/17/2013
Riverdale's boys and girls swim teams recently beat Fieldston in their pool, sealing the victory with five Riverdale seniors setting two Fieldston pool records.
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Seniors Named to All-NYC Soccer Teams, Orlando Osorio Named Coach of the Year
12/16/2013
Forwards Jordan Brail ’14 and Madeline Hopper ’14 have been named to their respective 2013 All-New York City Soccer Teams, Second Team.
 

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All-Ivy League Honors Awarded to 26 Fall Student-Athletes
11/22/2013
A total of 26 student-athletes have been selected for various All-Ivy League honors for their respective fall sports.
 

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Riverdale Soccer Coaches at the Helm of Mayor’s Cup All-Star Games
11/7/2013
Orlando Osorio and Andrew Fitzgerald, Riverdale’s Girls Varsity Soccer and Boys Varsity Soccer coaches, respectively, have been chosen to lead the independent schools’ teams in this year’s Mayor’s Cup All-Star Games.
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Girls Varsity Soccer Team Loses a Heartbreaker in NYSAIS Championship
11/6/2013
On Sunday, November 3, the Girls Varsity Soccer team played in the New York State Association of Independent School (NYSAIS) Championship.
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Junior Fencer Retains First Place in Cadet Women’s Foil Rankings
10/16/2013
Junior Iman Blow recently won her third women’s foil national title of the year, retaining her hold on the top position in the cadet women’s foil rankings.
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Boys Varsity Cross Country Places Third in Mayor’s Cup
10/11/2013
Thanks to strong races from several teammates, the Boys Varsity Cross Country team placed third overall in the recent 10th Annual NYC Mayor’s Cup competition at Van Cortlandt Park.
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Girls Varsity Soccer Team Raises $4K for Cancer Fund
10/5/2013
Riverdale’s Girls Varsity Soccer team hosted a pre-season tournament to benefit the Abramson Cancer Fund.
 

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Sophomore Named U.S. Squash Scholar Athlete
10/2/2013
Natasha Lowitt '16 has been recognized as a 2012-13 U.S. Squash Scholar Athlete by the U.S. Squash Association.
 

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Riverdale Partners with Concussion Organization to Improve Player Health
9/10/2013
Riverdale is happy to announce a partnership with the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI) for the 2013-2014 academic year that includes ongoing work and consulting between SLI and Riverdale. The goal is to help better understand brain trauma in sports, and to develop a customized strategy to improve player health and wellness.
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Sophomore Commits to Play Women’s Soccer at Stanford
6/25/2013
Penelope Edmonds ’15, a former goalkeeper for the Girls Varsity Soccer team, has committed to Stanford in 2015.
 

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Five Senior Athletes Receive Special Recognition at Varsity Sports Awards Night
5/31/2013
In addition to handing out varsity letters and team MVP awards at the Spring Varsity Sports Awards Night, five special awards were handed out to deserving senior athletes as well.
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Boys Varsity Tennis Team Invited to Mayor’s Cup All Scholastic Tennis Championships Team Event
5/28/2013
Congratulations to the Boys’ Varsity Tennis team, which has been selected by the Mayor’s Cup Tournament Committee to compete in the 2013 Mayor’s Cup All Scholastic Tennis Championships.
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Sophomore Wins 400m Dash at NYSAIS Championships
5/28/2013
Congratulations to Amaris Hemmings ’15, who won the 400m dash at the NYSAISAA Championships recently.
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Four Seniors Chosen for NYC Mayor's Cup Lacrosse All-Star Games
5/27/2013
Seniors Sydney Hard, Athena Bermeo, Ali Hyman, and Daniel Maffezzoli will represent Riverdale at the NYC Mayor’s Cup Lacrosse All-Star Games on Sunday, June 2 at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn.
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Photo Montage from Sports Awards Night
5/23/2013
Click here to view the photo slideshow shown at this year's Varsity Spring Sports Awards Night.
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Crew Team Wins Inaugural Race
5/22/2013
The Co-Ed Varsity Crew team won the inaugural race in their first regatta recently.
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Two Seniors Awarded Basketball Honors
5/14/2013
Seniors Nicky Raven and Josh Wetzler were recently honored by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
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Boys Varsity Lacrosse to Participate in Beta-Testing Concussion Management Program
5/1/2013
Riverdale is participating in a beta testing program for a custom-fit mouth guard designed to help measure the amount of force placed on a student-athlete’s head during impact.
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Girls Varsity Golf Celebrates Inaugural Win
5/1/2013
Despite the absence of their Nos. 2 and 3 golfers, the Girls Varsity Golf team recently notched their first win, defeating the King School 3-2.
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Boys Varsity Basketball to Compete in New York State Playoffs
3/6/2013
In addition to winning the NYSAISAA (New York State Association of Independent Schools Athletic Association) championship and earning Co-Ivy League champion status, the boys varsity basketball team now has the chance to win the 2013 New York State Class B Federation Tournament of Champions.
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Boys Varsity Basketball Wins NYSAISAA Championship
3/4/2013
Congrats to the Boys Varsity Basketball team for winning the 2013 NYSAISAA State Championship with a last-minute 67-63 victory over Poly Prep!
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Boys Varsity Basketball Win Buzzell, are Co-Champs of Ivy League, #1 Seed in State Tourney
2/25/2013
Congrats to the Boys Varsity Basketball team, as well as Coach Andy Marinos and Assistant Coach Jordan Sims, on being the Co-Champions of the Ivy League and earning the number 1 seed in the state tournament, as well as their victory over Horace Mann in the annual Buzzell Game. The Falcons will play Hackley at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, to kick off the state tournament; the game takes place in the Marc A. Zambetti '80 Athletic Center.
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Senior Soccer Star Signs Letter of Intent for Division I Team
2/13/2013
Senior Zoe Clark recently recently signed her letter of intent to play soccer for the University of California, a Division I school.
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Senior Skater Named to 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Scholastic Honors Team
1/28/2013
Congratulations to senior Christie Corn, just one of 10 skaters named to the 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Scholastic Honors Team.
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Two Riverdale Wrestlers Place in Martin Luther Invitational
1/7/2013
Congratulations to junior James Dietz and freshman Tim Mentor, who took 3rd place in the 155-lb. weight class and 4th place in the heavyweight division, respectively, at this year's Martin Luther Invitational Tournament.
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Senior Girls Soccer Captain Named to All-City & All-America Teams
12/21/2012
Senior Zoe Clark has been named to the 2012 All-New York City girls soccer team, as well as to the 2012 Youth Girls All-America Team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
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Eight Seniors Named to Mayor's Cup 'Best in City' Soccer Lineups
11/19/2012
Five senior girls and three senior boys from Riverdale were selected to represent the independent schools in the 2012 NYC Mayor’s Cup Soccer All-Star Games this year.
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Girls Varsity Soccer Wins Ivy League Title for Third Straight Year
10/25/2012
Congratulations to the Girls Varisty Soccer team, which clinched the Ivy League Championship with a 4-0 win over Poly Prep on Tuesday, October 24. This is the third-straight year the Falcons, coached by Orlando Osorio, have won the Ivy League crown.
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Girls Varsity Soccer Coach to Represent Riverdale at Mayor's Cup
10/23/2012
Girls Varsity Soccer Coach Orlando Osorio will be representing Riverdale at the NYC Mayor's Cup this November.
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Two Students Honored as Scholar-Athletes by U.S. Squash Association
10/23/2012
Aaron Horwitz '13 and Luca Pinelli '14 have received Scholar-Athlete Awards from the U.S. Squash Association for their accomplishments both on the squash court and in the classroom. Congratulations!
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Alumna Honored as a Scholar-Athlete at Kenyon
7/16/2012
Emily Shapiro '09, a rising senior at Kenyon College, was recently honored as a scholar-athlete by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).



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MS/US Dance Teacher to Appear on Yoga Program
5/30/2012
Middle and Upper School dance teacher Anna Farkas, who also teaches yoga, will be appearing on Rock Your Yoga, a series on the Veria network. More details to follow, but to learn more about Rock Your Yoga, check out this promotional video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=0gbjtX3O_1Y
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Olympic Fencer Tim Morehouse '96 to Host Fencing Masters: Kick-Off to London Event
5/30/2012
This year’s Fencing Masters: Kick-Off to London event will be a foil, epee, and saber competition featuring the 2012 U.S. Olympic Fencing Team (including Riverdale's own Tim Morehouse '96) going up against international Olympians from France, Hungary, Poland, Germany, Britain, and Israel.
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Spring Sports State Tournament Information
5/18/2012
Come cheer on the baseball, softball, girls lacrosse, and boys lacrosse teams as they compete in the state championships this weekend!
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Austin Davis ’10 Having a Great Baseball Season at Gettysburg College
5/15/2012
Gettysburg College sophomore Austin Davis is having a standout season for the Bullets, and was recently named to the 2012 All-Centennial Conference Baseball Second Team. Congratulations!
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Senior Places Second in Poll of City's Best Girls' Lacrosse Players
5/9/2012
Congratulations to Lindsay Picard '12, who placed second in the New York Post's poll of the city's best girls' lacrosse players with 19,436 votes! 
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Four Riverdalians Take NY Post’s All-Bronx Girls Soccer Honors
12/5/2011
Senior Rachel Copulsky has been named All-Bronx girls soccer player of the year by the New York Post. Also named to the Post’s first team were senior Isabella Bertagna and junior Zoe Clark; junior Emily Dann received an honorable mention.  Congrats!
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Girls Field Hockey Brings Home Ivy League Title
11/14/2011
The Girls Field Hockey team brought home the 2011 Ivy League title, finishing the season with a 13-4-1 record, including impressive wins over Horace Mann, Fieldston, and Hackley, among other teams. Go Falcons!

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Girls Varsity Soccer Wins NYSAISAA and Ivy League Titles
11/14/2011
Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Soccer team, which won its second-straight NYSAISAA title as well as this year’s Ivy League title. En route to the two titles, the team remained undefeated for the second-straight year, with a final record of 17-0-2. Riverdale has now won 38 straight games, and was ranked second in the city by the New York Post.

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Riverdale Athletes Recognized in the Post's All-City Honors
6/28/2011
Several Riverdale athletes were recognized in the Post's All-City athletics honors for their outstanding performances this past season in softball, baseball, and girls and boys lacrosse.

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Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team Wins First-Ever NYSAIS Championship
6/2/2011
Congratulations to Riverdale’s Girls Varsity Lacrosse team for winning its first-ever NYSAIS championship title against Poly Prep on Wednesday, May 25.

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Junior Amreen Bhasin to Attend National Field Hockey Showcase
2/8/2011

Congratulations to junior Amreen Bhasin who has been selected to attend the National Field Hockey Showcase in Orlando, Florida from February 9 through February 13.


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Riverdale Honors Fall Athletes
11/29/2010
On Tuesday, November 16, Riverdale athletes were honored at the Fall Athletics Awards night. 

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