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Germantown Friends School builds strength and character through its competitive and dynamic athletic program. Athletic competition promotes critical thinking and inventive problem-solving skills, and establishes a positive attitude with regard to navigating obstacles, assuming new challenges, and teaches the value of always moving forward toward one’s future goals. We have learned that a strong and resourceful athlete becomes a responsible and successful adult in all areas of life.

Katie Bergstrom Mark
Director of Athletics

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Athletic Updates

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    Focus on Multi-Sport Athlete: Lizzie Becker

    Lizzie Becker ’16 has committed to play D3 NCAA basketball for the Dickinson College Red Devils in the Centennial Conference. Becker was recruited by collegiate head coach and fellow GFS alum Katherine Bixby ’06. Becker has earned 12 Varsity letters during her career and is one of GFS’s most decorated athletes. As a senior, she was a tri-captain, leading the Varsity Soccer, Basketball, and Softball teams.

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    Tiger Tales: Week of 5/16

    Track & Field medals at States, Baseball makes the Quaker Cup Final, Carl Tannenbaum coaches his last game for GFS, plus more.

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    World Champion Hurdler Inspires GFS Athletes

    May 9, 2016 Nia Ali, a renowned athlete who recently earned gold medals at the World Indoor Track Championships and the IAAF World Indoor Tour, in addition to holding numerous other USA and World titles for her tremendous performance in hurdling, shared a moment with athletes from Germantown Friends as they begin their Track and Field careers.

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  • JV Boys Tennis won the FSL JV Tournament

    GFS JV Boys Tennis Wins FSL JV Tournament

    April 30, 2016
    Westtown School

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  • 2016 FSL JV Tournament Champions!

    GFS Lacrosse Wins JV Tournament

    April 30, 2016
    Germantown Friends School

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    Tiger Tales: Week of 4/25

    GFS Track competes at the Penn Relays and Lacrosse improves to 4-0 in the Friends League.

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    French Baseball Team Visits GFS Today

    April 25, 2016
    The GFS Tigers welcome the Savigny Lions from France for a baseball game on Monday, April 25, at 3:30 p.m. at GFS Fields. During the school day, the French visitors attended GFS classes in order to further enhance the cultural exchange.

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  • GFS Baseball has improved offensively recently

    Baseball Beats AFS

    April 19, 2016
    GFS 21, AFS 6

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  • Lizzie Becker '16 pitched a perfect game in GFS's victory over Westtown.

    Tiger Tales: Week of 4/18

    Becker pitches a perfect game for GFS Softball, Boys Track & Field wins Felsen Cup point, Baseball bats heat up, and Lacrosse improves to 3-0 in the league.

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    Fantastic Friday - GFS Teams Notch Three FSL Wins

    April 15, 2016
    Lacrosse: GFS 14, Westtown 5
    Baseball: GFS 6, ANC 1
    Softball: GFS 4, ANC 3

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Upcoming Games

MondayAugust29

Girls Varsity Tennis - Trip to US Open (Queens, NY)

Girls Junior Varsity Tennis - Trip to US Open (Queens, NY)

Girls Varsity Field Hockey at Abington High School (Scrimmage)

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Girls Junior Varsity Field Hockey at Abington High School (Scrimmage)

12:00pm - 1:30pm
TuesdayAugust30

Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Penn Charter (Scrimmage) At GFS Track Field

4:00pm - 5:45pm

Girls Junior Varsity Soccer vs. Penn Charter (Scrimmage) At GFS Track Field

4:00pm - 5:45pm

Boys Varsity Soccer at Haverford School (Scrimmage)

4:30pm - 6:15pm

Boys Junior Varsity Soccer at Haverford School (Scrimmage)

4:30pm - 6:15pm
WednesdayAugust31

Girls Varsity Tennis vs. Central High School At GFS Tennis Courts

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Girls Junior Varsity Tennis vs. Central High School At GFS Tennis Courts

3:30pm - 5:30pm
ThursdaySeptember1

Girls Varsity Soccer at Germantown Academy (Scrimmage)

4:00pm - 5:45pm

Girls Junior Varsity Soccer at Germantown Academy (Scrimmage)

4:00pm - 5:45pm

Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Springside Chestnut Hill At AA Smith Field

4:30pm - 6:15pm

Boys Junior Varsity Soccer vs. Springside Chestnut Hill At GFS Track Field

4:30pm - 6:15pm
FridaySeptember2

Girls Varsity Field Hockey at Baldwin School

10:00am - 11:15am

Boys Cross Country vs. Oakbourne Relays At Stetson MS, West Chester

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Girls Cross Country vs. Oakbourne Relays At Stetson MS, West Chester

3:00pm - 6:00pm