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Athletics News

The Winter season is upon us, as Upper School teams began their contests this week and Middle School teams wrap up their last week of practices before their games begin. With an explosion in participation, Berkeley Carroll is fielding 12 basketball teams and 6 swimming teams.

Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls Swimming: The Varsity Swim Teams opened the season with a joint home meet against L.F.N.Y. this week. The Boys won the meet both on races and points, with Michael M. '23 setting a new record in the 100 free. The Girls won their races, but trailed in points to the large L.F.N.Y. team. Next week, both teams have home meets against Dwight and Packer.

JV Girls Basketball: JV Girls Basketball open the season with a victory over Fieldston 24 - 20. Lia J. '23 led the way with 12 points. The Girls have their first road game of the season next week at Sacred Heart.

JV Boys Basketball: After dropping their first game in a non-league contest to BFS, the JV Boys Basketball team evened their record at 1-1 with a league victory over St. Anns 70-30. Taro Z. '22 led the way with 23 points. The team wraps up the week at home against Trinity this Friday before playing Collegiate, Dwight, and Friends Seminary next week.

Varsity Girls Basketball: Varsity Girls opened the season with a big league victory on the road at BFS, 45-37. The team then played Fieldston in their home opener and lost 49-33 in a game that was much closer than the final score would indicate. The Girls host Poly Prep on Monday before going on the road against Sacred Heart on Wednesday.

Varsity Boys Basketball: Varsity Boys Basketball opened their season at home this week in a non-league match up against the two time defending Class B Champions Lawrence Woodmere. Unfortunately, the boys dropped a back and forth contest 67-60. The team was led by 21 points from Elijah B. '22 and 17 points from Alex J. '21. The Boys evened their record on the season the next night with a league win over Saint Anns 79-43. Balanced scoring led the attack: 18 from Elijah B. '22, 11 from Alex J. '21, 12 from Jason B. '20, 13 from Evan W. '22, and 14 from Elliot R. '21. The team has a huge road game at Trinity on Friday before taking on Collegiate, Dwight, and Friends Seminary next week.

Middle School Swimming: The Middle School Swim team competed in their first swim meet of the season against the British International School. A total of 20 swimmers in Grades 5-8 competed.


This week brings the Fall 2019 season to a close. It was an extremely successful season by any metric. Thank you so much to the 31 coaches and 261 student athletes who devoted their time and energy to making it all happen.

Varsity Boys Soccer: An historic season came to a close on Wednesday for the boys in the NYSAIS State Tournament. The team fell 3-1 to #3 Riverdale in the QuarterFinals. The match was even closer than the final score would let on as the teams reached halftime tied 0-0. Riverdale scored twice early in the 2nd half on headers off corners. Our defenders and goalie were in perfect position, they just made a play. Berkeley Carroll struck back with 17 minutes remaining in the match off their own corner kick and had a number of chances in the next 15 minutes to net the equalizer. The team kept the pressure on and pushed up as hard as they could but to no avail. Riverdale added a goal in the final minute for the ending score. A special thanks must be extended to seniors Jake A. '20, Kirill B. '20, Luca B. '20, Ayden C. '20, Grey J. '20, Devon G. '20, George H. '20, and Ollie O. '20. They have brought this program to new heights and will always be remembered for bringing the school its first ever league championship and a trip to the state tournament in Boys Soccer.

Varsity Cross Country: Tuesday was the ACIS Championship meet for Varsity Cross Country at Van Cortlandt Park. The Lions had a strong finish to the 2019 Cross Country season. A special thanks must be extended to all of our seniors for leading the way, literally and figuratively, these past 4 years. Thank you to Julian A. '20, Maya K. '20, Evie L. '20, Emily L. '20, Cleo L. '20, Zoe R. '20, Isabella R. '20, and Sol Rey V. '20!!!!

Facing the brutal Van Cortlandt back hills for the last time this season in the rain, the Berkeley Carroll Girls took second place in the league, while the boys took fourth overall.

The girls were lead by Aniesha D. '21 who finished 6th overall, setting a new PR of 23:15.54 and earning all league honors. Maya K. '20 finished off her BC career with a new PR of 27:22.98. The Berkeley Carroll Boys were lead by Sol Rey V. '20 in 12th place with a new PR of 19:36.25. Daniel C. '22, Antonio D/ '21, Ryan I. '22, Aidan P. '23, Gabi P. '21, Noah G. '23 and Zeb S. '23 all raced hard and ended the season with new PRs.

Varsity Boys Soccer ACIS Champs

BC Boys Varsity Soccer are 2019 ACIS Playoff and League Champions!

Congratulations to Varsity Boys Soccer, 2019 ACIS Playoff and League Champions! The team dominated all season long and finished strong with a 4-1 win over Packer in the finals! The team is seeded #6 in the NYSAIS State Tournament.

Hi All. A few notes before the recaps:

- With Fall seasons coming to an end, please be on the lookout for a uniform collection email. Please wash your uniform.
- Middle School Winter Season begins Monday, November 11th.
- Upper School Winter Season begins Monday, October 28th.

Thank you to everyone who replied to the survey or follow up email for roster creation.

Cross Country: The Cross Country team had a very strong race day with almost everyone on the team setting a new PR. Oliver S. '21 took first place for the Berkeley Carroll Squad yesterday setting a major PR of 20:54.14 and taking tenth place overall. Aidan P. '23, Ryan I. '22 and Antonio D. '21 all dropped over a minute from their previous times. Aniesha D. '21 took first place for the BC girls and hit a big PR with a time of 24:01.07, taking sixth place overall. Cleo L. '20, Emily L. '20, Isabella R. '20, and June F. '21 all set PRs by almost two minutes. The Lions are looking forward to dropping even more time at Championships next week!

JV Boys Soccer: JV Boys Soccer finished off their season dropping a heart breaker to Saint Ann's with playoffs on the line. Talking with the boys, it seemed they accomplished some of the hardest parts of junior varsity sports - they had fun, they gained experience, and they were challenged.

JV Girls Volleyball: JV Girls Volleyball capped an incredible year, falling in the ACIS playoffs to Packer and in the AAIS playoffs to Marymount. It was the first time the team had qualified for the playoffs in both leagues and the players feel their best volleyball is still ahead of them.

Varsity Girls Soccer: The team went down to the very last minute with Saint Ann's finally falling 0-2 in a game that would have meant playoff advancement in both the ACIS and the AAIS. A special thanks to Hallie H. '20, our senior captain who led the way this year and set a wonderful example for the future.

Varsity Girls Volleyball: A remarkable season came to a close with two playoff loses in fantastic matches. The girls lost in the AAIS playoffs to eventual champion Chapin and dropped a hard fought match to Packer in the ACIS playoffs. The team now waits to hear the results of the NYSAIS draw to see if they qualified for the State Tournament.

Varsity Boys Soccer: The team began the week with a 2-0 victory over Saint Ann's, eliminating them from the playoffs and ending their season. The team entered the ACIS Semi-Finals against Friends Seminary on Tuesday as the #1 seed but down two starters. Trailing 1-2 with 5 minutes to go, a corner kick was headed into the net as the equalizer. The boys then took control and finished off Friends 4-2 in overtime. They continued controlling matches in the Championship game against Packer. The match was never in doubt as the boys took a 3-0 halftime lead and were crowned champions 4-1. Two goals by Luke E. '21, and one each by Kai F. '21 and Daniel S. '21, catapulted the boys to States. They await their seed on Saturday.

7/8 Girls Soccer: The team dropped a tough match to Grace Church. They look to close out the season with a win today against Friends Seminary.

7/8 Girls Volleyball: The team had two close calls this week against Grace Church and Packer, battling in both matches. They look to close out the season with a win today over Friends Seminary.

7/8 Boys Soccer: The boys lost two matches this week but improved dramatically from one match to the other. After dropping a match earlier in the week to Grace Church, the boys came back to battle in the final minutes against Packer. They also dropped a close one to Saint Ann's but the highlight was Aravind B. '24 scoring his first goal!

5/6 Boys Soccer: What an exciting week for 5/6 Boys Soccer! First the team tied Saint Ann's 3-3 on Tuesday. Down 0-2 at halftime, the squad roared back with three goals in the second half by Wendel S. '27, Oscar B. '26, and Aaron S. '26. They capped off the week defeating Packer 2-1, both goals by Nicki B. '26, with the game winner coming with mere minutes left in the match!

Stay tuned for NYSAIS State Tournament updates in next week's recap.


Varsity Boys Soccer: The team clinched the ACIS League Championship and a bid in the NYSAIS State Tournament with a 2-1 win over Packer. Kai F. '21 scored in the first half and Luke E. '21 buried a PK in the second half for the win. The team kept rolling with a 4-2 win over Grace Church. Carter S. '22 scored his first Varsity goal and Ayden C. '20, Youseff E. '21 and Luke E. '21 all chipped in goals for the final tally.

The boys are the #1 seed, hosting the ACIS Semi-Final at Aviator Field at 6pm on Tuesday 10/22. A win means a berth in the ACIS Championship on Thursday 10/24.

JV Boys Soccer: JV Boys Soccer dropped two tough games this week to Packer and Grace Church. The team has one more game left this season today against Saint Ann's. Nathaniel S. '22 scored twice against Packer and Felipe B. '23 scored against Grace Church.

Varsity Girls Soccer: Varsity Girls Soccer was put in a tough position, playing in a monsoon on Randall's Island, and dropped a shortened game to Nightingale 0-1. This sets up a "win and you're in" game with Saint Ann's tonight at Brooklyn Bridge Park for the AAIS playoffs.

Varsity Girls Volleyball: A tough week comes to a close as the team dropped two tough matches this week to Dwight and Nightingale. Against Dwight, we thanked our Seniors, Sophia S. '20, Rachel H. '20, and Cecelia B. '20. Against Nightingale, Noa B. '22 and Rachael H. '20 were voted All Stars of the match. The team is hosting the ACIS Semi-Final at The Lion's Den on Tuesday 10/22.

JV Girls Volleyball: JV Girls Volleyball is looking forward to an exciting Saturday as they were one of the teams to qualify for the ACIS Playoff Tournament. The top 4 teams will be in action at Packer at 2pm, with Berkeley Carroll in the 4th floor gym. Winners advance to the Championship game at 4pm.