Athletes of the Week 2017-2018
Jan. 22 to Jan. 28
Congratulations to Aaron Miller '20 (indoor track) and Audrey Wisch '19 (indoor track).
Competing against other Ivy League schools, Aaron finished first in the long jump with a new school record of 19-03.00, and first overall in the 300M with a time of 35.95.
At the final Ivy League meet of the season, Audrey finished first overall in the 1600M with a new Riverdale record of 5:19.76, beating the previous record by 20 seconds.
Jan. 15 to Jan. 21
Congratulations to Sam Klores '20 (basketball) and Natalia Tavares '19 (fencing).
In Riverdale’s 75-60 win over Horace Mann, Sam finished the game with 30 points.
Natalia went undefeated (3-0) against Marymount’s fencing team.
Jan. 8 to Jan. 14
Congratulations to the boys 4x400 relay.
Willy White '19, Jackson Harris '18, Tobias Wolfson '20, and Aaron Miller '20 won the Private School division at the Millrose Trials, and are advancing to the Millrose Games. They also set a new Riverdale 4x400 record, finishing in 3:31.75.
Dec. 17 to Dec. 24
Congratulations to Maeve Reilly '18 (swimming) and Yash More '21 (swimming). Maeve finished first in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle against both Packer Collegiate and Dalton. Yash finished first against Dalton in the 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke.
Dec. 11 to Dec. 17
Congratulations to Sophie Walsh '21 (basketball) and Noah Seeherman '20 (basketball).
Sophie had 13 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 assists in a win over Berkeley Carroll. Noah led the team in scoring with 27 points in a 70-52 win over Fieldston.
Dec. 4 to Dec. 10
Congratulations to Tobias Wolfson '20 (track) and Erxi Lu '20 (swim).
At the first Ivy meet, Tobias finished first in the 1600M and the 3200M. He ran a new school indoor record of 10:13.49 in the 3200M. Erxi won the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 1:03.92 against Trinity. She also had four first places finishes against Columbia Prep in the 200 Free, 100 Back, 500 Free, and 400 Free Relay.
Oct. 16 to Oct. 22
Congratulations to Casey Schnell '18 (soccer) and Molly Fallek '19 (soccer).
Casey scored off a direct kick with a minute to play in second overtime to defeat Poly Prep 1-0. Molly contributed three of five goals in a win over Fieldston.
Oct. 9 to Oct. 15
Congratulations to Jamie Blankman '21 (soccer) and Julian Burden '19 (soccer).
Jamie scored the game winning goal to defeat Trinity in overtime 1-0. Julian scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Trinity.
Oct. 2 to Oct. 8
Congratulations to Audrey Wisch '19 (cross country) and Tobias Wolfson '20 (cross country).
Both had standout performances at the third Ivy League meet of the season. Audrey finished third overall, running a new 4K personal best of 17:03.35. Tobias finished first overall, running a new 4K school record of 13:27.14 and breaking his own record set earlier in the season.
Sept. 25 to Oct. 1
Congratulations to Lucy Pan '20 (field hockey) and Ryan Rosenzweig '18 (football).
Lucy was a defensive wall in the midfield against rival Horace Mann, allowing very few offensive opportunities in a 1-0 overtime win. Ryan had four rushing touchdowns in a 28-20 win over Montclair Kimberly Academy.
Sept. 18 to Sept. 24
Congratulations to Carolyn Brodsky '21 (tennis) and Drew Dworkin '18 (soccer).
After defeating Fieldston 4-1 as a team, Carolyn remains undefeated at the #1 singles spot. Drew had two goals in a close 3-2 win against Hackley, and four goals in a 6-2 win against Poly Prep.
Sept. 11 to Sept. 17
Congratulations to Tobias Wolfson '20 (cross country) and Olivia O'Toole '18 (volleyball).
Tobias finished first in the first Ivy League meet of the fall season, setting a new Riverdale 4K record of 13:33.93. Olivia contributed to a win against Avenues with six aces and four digs, finishing the game with an impressive 12 kills in 17 attempts with only two errors.
Sept. 4 to Sept. 10
Congratulations to Kylie Blitzer '20 (field hockey) and Tobias Wolfson '20 (cross country).
Kylie scored both goals in a close 2-1 win over Brearley. Tobias finished first overall out of 154 runners at the Somers Invitational, running a new school record of 16:34.73.