Phoenix on the Field - Fall Athletes Triumph!
Varsity Girls’ Cross Country Wins Friends Schools League & State Championships; FCS Girl-Boy Duo Takes First in FSL Race!
This fall, the Varsity girls’ cross country team won their 5th consecutive FSL Championship! FCS made history at this exciting match – girls’ cross country’s Lydia Russell ’20 and boys’ cross country’s Diego Spielman-Rodriguez ’21 (both pictured above at left) each finished first in the Friends Schools League Championship, becoming the first FCS duo to win FSLs.
The girls’ cross country team also took first at the PAISAA state cross country championships on October 26, 2020. This was the first state title for the girls’ cross country team in FCS history. Lydia Russell ’20 took home the gold in the state champs.
Athletes of the Week
Ryan Lynch '21 was named Main Line Athlete of the Week for the week of October 3, 2019. Lynch, who was a 1st team All-FSL selection as a center mid last year, was moved to center back this season, leading the Phoenix defense in several key early-season victories. Read more.
Varsity Field Hockey player Lindsey Schweitzer ' 20 was named Student-Athlete of the Week by Philadelphia Field Hockey during the week of September 6, 2019. Lindsey was also named MVP during the 2018 season. Read more.
Ed Holland '21 was selected as Main Line Boys’ Athlete of the Week for the week of January 12, 2020. As a sophomore guard last winter, he led Friends’ Central in scoring (14 ppg) and averaged 6.5 rebounds per game en route to receiving All-Friends Schools League honors. Read more.