"Girls lacrosse at Hawken builds players who honor the game by playing with grit, passion, and enthusiasm. Through the fun and engagement of lacrosse, we are a team of players striving to be our best selves individually and collectively."
Jim Newman Has been the Head Coach for Hawken Girls Varsity Lacrosse since the 2013 season. In his 5th season, he led the Hawks to a 15-4 record and a Region Runner-up finish. Coach Newman has coached girls and boys lacrosse throughout his 23-year career in independent schools, as well as at numerous camps and clinics. He also coached girls soccer Hawken for 8 seasons. He is currently a teacher of history and the Assistant Director of the Upper School for Student Life at Hawken.
At Hawken, we are committed to our individual and school character building through Fair Play, virtuous pursuits, and academic enrichment. Whether we are in the classroom or on the field, we strive to embody and honor Hawken’s school purpose and principles. Therefore, members of the Hawken Girls Lacrosse team make a commitment that goes well beyond the lines on the field.
The Hawken Girls Cross Country team traveled to Walsh Jesuit to compete in the Pat Ritchie Cross Country Invitational. The girls competed well in the rain and on the muddy double loop course to finish second behind Warren Howland 75 to 78 points.
As Athletic Director Jim Doyle commented after the girls swim team won the State Championship for the 20th consecutive year on Friday, "It was a meet for the ages tonight, one to add to the incredible legacy of Hawken Swimming. It was a meet where our swimmers saw triumph, heartbreak, agony, and exhilaration."