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Varsity lacrosse 2021

Athletics

2021 Varsity Lacrosse

Our lacrosse program provides our varsity-level athletes with interscholastic competition at the very highest level allowing experienced players to continue on their path elevating their play, while providing our JV team with an introduction to the skills and strategies needed to develop as a player. Our program explores the sport across generations to deepen our players’ understanding of the sport’s growth and popularity among girls.

Our League Affiliations:

Walker’s lacrosse team competes in the Class “C” Western New England Prep School League (NEPSAC). Walker’s won the Class “C” title in 2005, 2008, and 2009 and placed second in 2007. Walker’s lacrosse also competes in the prestigious Founders League. League competitors include Choate, Taft, Hotchkiss, Loomis, Westminster, Kent, Kingswood Oxford, and Miss Porter’s.

Team Stats

Season

Record

28 W
37 L
0 T
0 W
10 L
0 T
0 W
1 L
0 T
0 W
0 L
0 T
9 W
7 L
0 T
13 W
16 L
0 T

Schedule

Date
Time
Opponent
Location
Score
Status
Details
Score
03/30/2019
12-10
2:00pm
Cheshire Academy
04/03/2019
8-5
3:00pm
Suffield Academy
04/06/2019
20-7
2:00pm
Kent School
04/10/2019
20-8
3:00pm
Wilbrham & Monson Academy
04/13/2019
2-13
4:00pm
The Taft School
04/15/2019
2-13
4:30pm
Loomis Chaffee School
04/17/2019
6-16
3:00pm
Canterbury School
04/24/2019
9-13
3:00pm
Choate Rosemary Hall
05/01/2019
19-2
3:30pm
Westover School
05/04/2019
10-20
2:30pm
Westminster School
05/08/2019
11-12
3:30pm
Green Farms Academy
05/15/2019
13-9
3:30pm
Pomfret School
05/16/2019
14-7
3:30pm
Kingswood Oxford School
05/17/2019
11-16
5:00pm
Pomfret School
05/22/2019
11-6
3:30pm
Miss Porter's School
04/10/2019
17-1
2:30pm
Kingswood Oxford School
03/31/2018
2-17
10:00am
The Hotchkiss School
04/04/2018
10-11
11:00am
Suffield Academy
04/07/2018
10-9
10:30am
Kent School
04/09/2018
2-14
12:45pm
Loomis Chaffee School
04/11/2018
13-6
11:00am
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
04/14/2018
3-13
11:00am
The Taft School
04/18/2018
4-14
12:30pm
Canterbury School
04/25/2018
2-12
11:00am
Choate Rosemary Hall
04/30/2018
6-13
12:45pm
Cheshire Academy
05/02/2018
19-2
11:00am
Westover School
05/16/2018
10-7
11:15am
Pomfret School
05/19/2018
20-10
11:00am
The Williams School
05/20/2018
11-7
11:00am
Hamden Hall Country Day School
05/23/2018
-
11:15am
Miss Porter's School
05/23/2018
-
11:15am
Miss Porter's School
05/23/2018
-
3:15pm
Miss Porter's School
05/20/2018
11-7
3:00pm
Hamden Hall Country Day School
04/10/2021
-
1:00pm
Suffield Academy
04/16/2021
-
4:45pm
Cheshire Academy
04/17/2021
-
2:00pm
Cheshire Academy
04/30/2021
-
4:45pm
Millbrook School
05/01/2021
-
3:00pm
Millbrook School
05/07/2021
-
5:00pm
Canterbury School
05/08/2021
-
2:00pm
Canterbury School
05/15/2021
-
2:30pm
Pomfret School
05/19/2018
20-10
3:00pm
The Williams School
05/16/2018
10-7
3:15pm
Pomfret School
05/09/2018
20-9
4:00pm
Green Farms Academy
05/05/2018
5-12
2:30pm
Westminster School
05/03/2018
15-17
4:45pm
Kingswood Oxford School
05/02/2018
19-2
3:00pm
Westover School
04/30/2018
6-13
4:45pm
Cheshire Academy
04/25/2018
2-12
3:00pm
Choate Rosemary Hall
04/18/2018
4-14
4:30pm
Canterbury School
04/14/2018
3-13
3:00pm
The Taft School
04/11/2018
13-6
3:00pm
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
04/09/2018
2-14
4:45pm
Loomis Chaffee School
04/07/2018
10-9
2:30pm
Kent School
04/04/2018
10-11
3:00pm
Suffield Academy
03/31/2018
2-17
2:00pm
The Hotchkiss School
03/29/2018
-
4:30pm
Granby High School
05/17/2017
-
3:00pm
Pomfret School
05/13/2017
-
2:00pm
Miss Hall's School
05/12/2017
-
4:45pm
Cheshire Academy
05/10/2017
-
4:00pm
Hamden Hall Country Day School
05/08/2017
-
4:45pm
Miss Porter's School
05/06/2017
9-14
2:30pm
Westminster School
05/04/2017
14-11
4:45pm
Kingswood Oxford School
05/03/2017
18-1
4:30pm
Westover School
04/26/2017
3-14
3:00pm
Choate Rosemary Hall
04/19/2017
6-11
2:30pm
Canterbury School
04/15/2017
4-14
2:30pm
The Taft School
04/12/2017
20-5
3:00pm
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
04/08/2017
18-9
3:00pm
Kent School
04/05/2017
21-11
2:30pm
Suffield Academy
03/29/2017
-
3:45pm
Lewis S. Mills High School
03/24/2022
-
4:00pm
Poly Prep
03/26/2022
-
3:00pm
The Frederick Gunn School
04/02/2022
-
2:00pm
Williston Northampton School
04/06/2022
4-17
3:00pm
Suffield Academy
04/09/2022
0-15
3:00pm
Kent School
04/11/2022
-
5:30pm
Cheshire Academy
04/13/2022
5-15
4:00pm
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
04/20/2022
-
2:30pm
The Hotchkiss School
04/23/2022
6-16
2:00pm
Miss Porter's School
04/25/2022
-
4:45pm
Canterbury School
04/27/2022
2-12
4:00pm
Choate Rosemary Hall
04/30/2022
1-17
2:30pm
Loomis Chaffee School
05/06/2022
1-18
4:45pm
Westminster School
05/11/2022
5-17
4:30pm
Greens Farms Academy
05/21/2022
-
2:30pm
Founders League
05/25/2022
-
2:30pm
Founders League
03/30/2022
-
4:00pm
Simsbury HS
04/04/2022
1-17
4:30pm
Taft School
05/05/2022
9-14
4:45pm
Kingswood Oxford School
05/13/2022
-
5:15pm
Cheshire Academy
05/18/2022
3-12
3:00pm
Pomfret School

Scrapbook

2021 Varsity Lacrosse Gallery

2021 Season Photo Album

The 2021 Team

Team Roster

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  • Captains
  • Mckenzie Connors ’21
  • Jordana Doshna ’21
  • Abby Grimaldi ’21
  • Holiday Awe ’22
  • Isabella Bontatibus (Bella) ’22
  • Shea Braceland ’24
  • Emerson Embrey ’23
  • Juliet Legassa ’23
  • Kathryn Mason ’21
  • Hailey Nims ’22
  • Lilly Santoro ’22
  • Claire Shemo ’21
  • Alexa Varano ’22
  • Olivia Webster ’21
  • Managers
  • Anneliese Sonju ’21
  • Kayla Sudol ’23

Coaches

Abby Wollenberg
Abby Wollenberg

Head Coach

awollenberg@ethelwalker.org

Abby Wollenberg joined Walker's in 2021 as the head varsity lacrosse coach. Coach Wollenberg played at Roger Williams University (RWU) in Rhode Island from 2015-2019. She was an attacker for the D3 Hawks for four seasons and was a captain her senior season. Coach Wollenberg was part of the 2016 Commonwealth Coast Conference championship team at RWU, which led to an appearance in the Division 3 NCAA tournament. Coach Wollenberg is currently an elementary school teacher for Farmington Public Schools.
Mimi Duran
Mimi Duran P'18

Assistant Coach

mduran@ethelwalker.org

860-408-4294

Mimi Duran has 30 years of coaching experience, both in independent and public schools. She began her tenure at Walker’s in fall 2007 leading an aggressive field hockey effort, winning seven CISAC League titles, six CISAC Tournament titles, and the Class C WNEPSA Championship title in 2010, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Her teams have appeared in the WNEPSA Field Hockey Tournament in 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2014 through 2019.

Mimi most recently worked as varsity field hockey coach at Cheshire High School where her team was a finalist in the State Tournament. Prior to that, she was coach at Wamogo High School in Litchfield, CT. While coaching at Wamogo, her teams made six CIAC semi-final appearances, and won six Berkshire League Championships. Mimi is a Coach of the Year recipient from both CHSCA and CFHCA. She is a NFHCA 200 Victory Club Award recipient, and has been selected to membership in the New Agenda: Northeast Women’s Hall of Fame. In 2015, Mimi was inducted into the Connecticut Field Hockey Hall of Fame. In 2019, Mimi received recognition from the NFHCA for her 300th career win and recently was awarded the M.D. Nadal Award for Sportsmanship, given annually by heads of school and athletics directors from the Founders League.

Mimi holds a Connecticut coaching certification, Level 2 United States Field Hockey Association (USFHA) coaching certification, and is a member of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (USFHA), the Connecticut Field Hockey Coaches Association, and a USFHA “future’s coach.” Mimi has taken nine teams to the National Field Hockey Festival and has traveled with her teams to play in Europe and South America. Several of her former players have earned Founders All-League, WNEPASFH and NEPSAC Field Hockey recognition, Regional All-American recognition, NFHCA All–Academic recognition and have played Division I, II and III field hockey at the collegiate level. Several alumnae have pursued coaching and currently coach at the high school level.

In addition to her coaching duties, Mimi Duran is Associate Athletic Director. She holds a Master’s degree in Professional Sports Management from Georgetown University.