First Year Freshmen to Four Year Seniors: Gunnery gets a complete team effort.
Led by four year senior and team captain, Katie Broccoli, the Highlanders ended up on the winning side against one of their Division 2 rivals this after at The Linen. The Gunnery broke a 0-0 draw midway through the second, when first year student, Emma McCauley's shot from the point ricocheted off a Millbrook defender's shin-pad and into the back of the goal. It was McCauley's first for the Gunnery, and it proved to be the game winner, as Broccoli turned aside all 29 shots she faced. Chelly Wolff, another first year, also netted her first as a Highlander, adding the insurance marker in the third. The team travels to Millbrook this Friday for the rematch, looking to build some momentum heading into the last three weeks of the season.
Founded in 1850 by abolitionist, educator, and outdoorsman Frederick Gunn, The Gunnery is a coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12/post-graduate. Dedicated teacher-mentor-coaches challenge students to reach their full potential in a home-like setting where character and citizenship are valued as much as intellect and achievement. Individualized attention and high expectations help young learners develop not only the skills and confidence they will need in college, but also the moral compass and love of learning that will serve them well in life. The school attracts ambitious, academically curious students who will both shine as unique individuals and thrive as contributing members of a deeply connected community. By the time they graduate, Gunnery students have become well rounded, grounded young adults with a sharpened sense of who they are and who they want to become.