20 Wildcats Earn All-NEPSAC Honors


It’s been a great winter for the Williston Wildcat teams. This year, 20 Williston Northampton School scholar-athletes, 12 of them local, earned individual postseason all-star recognition for their outstanding performances. The following students earned All-NEPSAC recognition. NEPSAC stands for the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council, the athletic association made up of 167 independent schools throughout New England.

Here are the awardees:

Boys Swimming and Diving

  • Sam Haddad ’20 of Springfield: 200 IM, 100 Breaststroke
  • Jason Albanese ’20 of Deerfield, 100 Backstroke
  • Jack Haddad ’22 of Springfield, 100 Backstroke

Girls Swimming and Diving

  • Grace Robinson Award Winner Sally Alrutz ’19 of Springfield
  • Sydney Joyce ’19 of Longmeadow, 200 Freestyle, 500 Freestyle
  • Molly Knistle ’21 of Easthampton, 200 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly
  • Ava Larkin ’22 of Holyoke, 200 IM, 100 Backstroke
  • Sabrina Serricchio ’20 of Westfield, 50 Freestyle
  • Sally Alrutz ’19 of Springfield, 100 Butterfly, 100 Backstroke
  • Casey Feins ’20 of Naples, Florida, 1-Meter Diving

Girls Basketball

  • Sarah Sullivan ’19 of Sheffield
  • Jordyn Muenier ’21 Longmeadow, honorable mention

Boys Basketball

  • John Kelly ’19 of Shelton, CT
  • Tyler Thomas ’19 of Woodbridge, CT

Girls Ice Hockey

  • Kate Holmes ’19 of Holyoke, Forward
  • Christine Vote ’21 of Arlington, Forward
  • Caroline DiFiore ’19 of Medfield, Forward, honorable mention
  • Claudia Capone ’19 of Foxboro, Defense, honorable mention

Girls Alpine Skiing

  • Lily Shields ’21 of Lee

Boys Squash

  • Tyler Senecal ’19 of Granby

“One of the great benefits of having wonderful team success is that a number of our student athletes were recognized by NEPSAC as all stars in their sport,” said Director of Athletics Mark Conroy. “Earning All-NEPSAC recognition is the most prestigious individual honor that an athlete can earn.”