ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Ava Palmo ’19 and Sydney Jones ’21

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Palmo coxed the varsity eight boat through the gusty winds of the Charles all the way to a second-place finish. Photo courtesy of SPORTS INFORMATION.

Ava Palmo 19

Women’s crew

Austin, Texas

Ava is the heart of her boat and of the team, really.  She commits to bringing her best to every practice and is a ferocious racer.  But beyond that, she is the consummate teammate who cares deeply for the sport and the lessons that it imparts.

 Head coach Kate Maloney

 

Jones scored the go-ahead goal in the 81st minute in a nailbiter against Tufts. The Ephs would hold on to the lead and win 1-0. Photo courtesy of SPORTS INFORMATION.

Sydney Jones 21

Women’s soccer

Boca Raton, Fla.

Sydney made a difficult finish look easy.  Her ability to score goals at important times combined with her consistent work rate off the ball to create opportunities for us on Saturday was a huge reason for the positive result versus Tufts.

– Head coach Michelyne Pinard