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It's the most wonderful time of the year here at The Pingry School! Students have returned, extracurricular activities are taking place, lots of learning is happening, and relationships are being developed. In addition to all of these exciting happenings across our campuses, Pingry is delighted to introduce you to the newest members of our talented team for the 2021-22 school year.

October 4, 2021 - Big Blue Weekly Round-up

Boys Soccer

Top-ranked Pingry boys soccer is on fire, and Pingry Senior Daniel Ittycheria showed why he’s an NCAA Division 1 recruit, as he recorded back-to-back hat tricks—one during a 5-2 win over Princeton High School on Saturday and one during a 7-0 rout over Phillipsburg High School on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Pingry Senior Lucas Ribeiro had 3 assists in the Princeton High School game and added a goal and an assist against Phillipsburg.

Girls Tennis

Pingry girls tennis played hard in rounds one through four of the NJSIAA Tournament on Saturday and Sunday. Pingry singles players Anika Paul and Sydney Langer, along with Pingry #2 doubles team Sabrina Schnieder & Olivia Gallucci, each won consecutive matches before being eliminated on Sunday afternoon. Pingry’s sensational freshmen duo of Isabelle Chen & Leila Souayah kept their title run alive with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Katie Chung & Katie Nossa of Montclair Kimberley Academy. Chen & Souayah are the state’s top-seeded doubles pair, and will face Preeti Parma and Amelie Baveja of Holmdel High School in the quarterfinals on Saturday, Oct. 9 at Mercer County Park in West Windsor.

NJ.com #1 Pingry girls tennis had a busy week leading up to the state tournament, going 4-0 against Hunterdon Central (Friday, Oct. 1), Bridgewater-Raritan (Thursday, Sept. 30), Montgomery High School (Wednesday, Sept. 29), and Ridge High School (Monday, Sept. 27).

Field Hockey

Pingry field hockey won in the first round of the Somerset County Tournament on Saturday by beating Franklin HS 7-0, led by four goals from Junior Alexandra Ouzounian.

Pingry freshman Morgan Dwyer got her team back on track with a goal and two assists in a 5-2 win over Hunterdon Central on Thursday, Sept. 30, two days after suffering a tough 3-1 loss at Ridge High School on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Pingry goalie Ella Budenbender recorded 12 saves in the loss.

Girls Cross Country

On Saturday, at New Jersey’s largest regular season girls cross country meet—the Shore Coaches Invitational in Holmdel—Pingry girls cross country placed an impressive third overall out of twenty teams. Sophomore Olivia Murray and freshman Lucy Ambrogio finished in the top 20 out of 158 competitors to help Pingry secure a spot in the top three.

Girls’ Soccer

Freshman Ellie Soloman and Sophomore Greta Pew each scored a goal during Pingry’s 4-2 loss to undefeated Rutgers Prep on Friday.