On Wednesday, November 14, the St. Mark's varsity field hockey team defeated Williston-Northampton 3-2 in the quarterfinal round of the New England Preparatory School Athletic Conference Class B championship tournament.
The game was played in the cold and wind at home in Southborough on the Sargent Family Turf Field. Coached by Colleen Finnerty '11, the Lions went out to a 3-1 lead and held on to secure the victory.
St. Mark's advances to the semi-final round, scheduled for Saturday, November 17, against top-seeded Brooks, at Brooks in North Andover, Massachusetts. Back in September, the SM varsity—now 10-7-1` overall—lost a close one to Brooks, but the team is optimistic and confident about turning the tables on Brooks in the upcoming rematch.