Girls’ Hockey Winless at Hill and Lawrenceville

This past weekend the Girls’ Hockey team traveled to Pennsylvania and New Jersey to play two games against the Hill School and the Lawrenceville School. Despite the finish, the girls fought hard and brought great competition. [Read more…]

Girls Hockey goes 3-1 in Syracuse

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Madison Novotny ’21 in action at the Olympic center. Photo: Mr. Aldridge

Girls’ Hockey traveled to Syracuse on February 1-3 to compete in four games. One against the Buffalo Bisons, One against the Syracuse Nationals, and two against Gilmour Academy. The girls went 3-1 on the weekend.

The first game of the weekend was against the Buffalo Bisons. Right from the start, the Huskies didn’t hold back and showed that they can play with anyone. Most play went back and forth between the two teams with many scoring opportunities for both teams. In the second however, the bisons got on the board taking the lead 1-0. The game ended with the bisons winning 1-0.

The second game was against the hosts, the Syracuse Nationals, and the Huskies dominated from the drop of the puck. In the second, Aimee Headland (Forward, 2019) scored off a shot from the slot taking the lead 1-0. In the third, the nationals didn’t back down as they scored within the first couple minutes of the third tying the game at 1. However, the Huskies weren’t done as they scored three more times in that stanza. Marina Alvarez (Defense, 2021) scored one and Hadley Swedlund (Forward, 2020) added two pushing the Huskies to the win 4-1.

The third game was against NAPHA opponent Gilmour Academy. Play was going back and forth between the two teams and the Huskies had lot of opportunities on net. In the first, on the powerplay, Miranda Bookman (Forward, 2020) scored coming out of the corner with a shot on net from the slot pushing the lead to 1-0. Just a couple minutes later, Gilmour responded with a goal tying the game at 1. In the second, the Huskies came back as Madison Novotny (Defense, 2021) scored off a shot from the point top-shelf taking the lead 2-1. The game ended with the Huskies winning 2-1.

The last game of the weekend was a rematch against Gilmour at Syracuse University and the Huskies took control of the game right from the start. Three minutes into the game, Headland added her second goal of the weekend gaining the Husky lead 1-0. In the second, Kate Hagness (Forward, 2021) scored off a scrum in front of the net pushing the lead to 2-0. Gilmour wasn’t going to hold back as a couple minutes later, they responded with a goal making the score 2-1. The game ended with a Husky win 2-1, ending the weekend with a record of 3-1.

With this weekends wins, the Huskies go to 19-21-4 on the season. Next up for the Huskies is two games, one vs the Hill School and one vs the Lawrenceville School. Follow the northwood girls hockey twitter (@nwgirlshockey) for updates year round.

Girls’ Hockey Goes Undefeated Against NAHA

On January 12-13, the Northwood girls hockey team hosted NAHA for two home games The Huskies went undefeated on the weekend with a record of 1-0-1. [Read more…]

Northwood Students Have Strong Showing in Children’s Games

Northwood School student-athletes took home three medals and a lifetime of memories in the International Children’s Winter Games held in Lake Placid last week. The Games attracted young athletes from all over the globe to compete in various events including Ice Hockey, Alpine Skiing, and Freestyle Skiing. Northwood School had six students competing in the games: Iliana Smith ‘22 and Paige Melicant ‘22 for girls hockey, Lukas Klemm ‘22 and Peppi DelliQuadri ‘22 for boys hockey, and Kate Broderick ‘22 and Rowan Norfolk ‘22 for Alpine Skiing. [Read more…]

Girls Hockey Sweeps Third League Weekend with Three Wins

(December 8-9, 2018) The Girls’ Hockey team recently traveled to Troy, New York to play three games, two against Hoosac and one against Rice. The team swept the weekend with all three goalies recording a shutout. [Read more…]

Humans of Northwood: Paige Melicant ’22

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Paige Melicant ’22 (Photo: Miranda Bookman ’20)

I’m a freshman on the girls’ hockey team, and I’m from West Salem, Ohio. This past summer I went to Venice, Verona, and Bolzano, Italy for hockey and got third place in the World Selects Invitational. One of my favorite things about Northwood is living alongside my best friends. My favorite teacher is Ms. Getz because she understands me both on and off the ice. One of my favorite things to do at Northwood is to go with my friends to watch the boys’ hockey teams play. The adjustment to the winter schedule has been ok. I actually don’t mind it. Having hockey done in the morning is easier than having it after school.

As told to Miranda Bookman ’20

Humans of Northwood: Lexi Hooper ’20

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Lexi Hooper ’20 (Photo: Karli Lafferty ’19)

I am Lexi, and I’m from Charlotte, North Carolina. This is my third year at Northwood. I am known for eating applesauce between periods of my hockey games. Before coming to Northwood, I played on the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite, and I billeted with a teammate in Pennsylvania for the year. Even though I am the only person in my family to play ice hockey, my siblings and parents have been really supportive. One of my older sisters was born with no eyes or a nose, and my other sister is a preacher. I guess you could say my family is far from normal. After Northwood, I hope to attend college for pre-medicine and then go to medical school to become a surgeon, but my plans may change.

As told to Miranda Bookman

Girls’ Hockey 1-3-1 in Toronto

(November 30 – December 2, 2018) The Northwood Girls’ Hockey Team traveled to Toronto to compete in the Toronto 2 Nations tournament, finishing the weekend with a record of 1-3-1. [Read more…]

Girls Hockey Falls Short of Qualifying for States

With a chance to play for the New York State Championship on the line, the girl’s hockey team began Thanksgiving break by traveling to Buffalo to compete in the New York State playdowns in order to qualify for a spot at the state tournament in March. The tournament displayed tough competition for the Huskies, yet the girls played with diligence and didn’t take the weekend lightly. [Read more…]

Junior Team Takes Two from Jr. Islanders

(September 29-30, 2018) The Junior Hockey Team competed in their season’s first two-game home series against the Junior Islanders. The Huskies won both games.

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The Huskies celebrate a goal in action at the Olympic Center in September 2018 (Photo: Mr. Michael Aldridge).

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