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Posted Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 
Congratulations to the Middle School swimmers
on all their hard work this season!

From Coach Meredith Roberts
The Middle School swimmers got to see their hard work pay off at 14th Annual Bay Area Middle School Classic last Saturday. Teams from Tampa Prep, Berkeley, St. John's Episcopal and Shorecrest Prep showed up for a 7:30 a.m. warm-up and and 8:30 start. All TPSD varsity swimmers and divers were also there to volunteer to time, organize swimmers and help lead in cheers! Thank you! A big thank you to our athletic director, Coach Flynn, for handing out medals! The students loved it!

Tampa Prep kicked off the meet in exciting fashion with a win in the women's 200 medley relay. Emma Stephens, Siena Capitano, Annalise Jankel and Katerina Wood were able to work together to earn the first-place medal. The boys team of Jack Forsyth, Jeffrey Winters, John Fields and Preston Gerardi also earned hardware by finishing in second place in the 400 free relay. Other notable finishes were Annalise Jankel's first place in the 100 free, Jack Forsyth's win in the 50 fly and Emma Stephen's 200 free victory. Tampa Prep took home top spot on the Boys side of the meet as our Girls came in 2nd overall. The meet ended with varsity swimmers leading the middle school team in a fun cheer.

Every single swimmer made great improvements from August. We are very proud of their efforts this season.

Posted Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 
It was a great time to celebrate and thank the six seniors for
everything they have given to the
Tampa Prep Swim and Dive Team.

From Coach Jason Bowes
TPSD capped off a fantastic 2014 Dual meet season last week with their final home meet of the season against Berkeley Prep. TPSD ladies took their record to 7-1 on the season with a dominating win over Berkeley Prep as the boys fell to 5-3 with a loss. It was an emotional night as we celebrated six seniors. Team Captains Hannah Fredlake and Caroline Brown, Hannah Campo, Emma Napper, Caneel Dixon and Nick Pullara were all honored surrounded by their parents and teammates. It was a fantastic evening and we wanted to thank all the fans, volunteers and officials that made this such a memorable night for TPSD! Next up Districts, Regionals and States for our athletes! GO PREP!

Tampa Prep - 113
Berkeley Prep - 73

Berkeley Prep - 127
Tampa Prep - 59

Posted Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 
Congratulations to the team for their 3rd-place finish at Regionals!

From Coach Richard Veghte
The Varsity Girls Golf Team wrapped up their 2014 campaign with a 3rd-place finish in the Region 5 tournament Monday October 20 at East Lake Woodlands. Although we did not reach our ultimate goal of advancing to the State Finals, the team represented the Tampa Prep community in fine fashion. Battling some early nerves, the girls settled down to play some of their best golf all season on the back nine.

The team had another successful season going 5-3 in their regular season match record along with a 5th-place finish at The Mustang Invitational (hosted by Northside Christian), District Champions and 3rd at Regionals. Lilly Berry led the team with a 38.5 stroke average as one of the county’s strongest players. Morgan Peterson and Katie Hochhausler provided experience, leadership and steady play to form a solid team foundation. All three girls never missed a team competition. Camille Benson and Saylor Pascoe rounded out our post season roster helping to assure us of post season success. All of the girls played some beautiful golf over the course of the season. And with the addition of Hannah Keller, Olivia McDonald and Belu Brizi, we look to next season returning all eight players. Thanks for a great season girls!

Posted Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 
Congratulations to the team for their success
at the tournament!

From Assistant Coach Kerri Grosso

The Tampa Prep Varsity Volleyball team traveled to Miami this past weekend to compete in the Smoothie King Invitational hosted by Ransom Everglades. The team finished the weekend 4-1 placing second in the gold division. On day two of the tournament, the Terrapins had a great two-game victory over State Champion Venice High School. Tampa Prep is competing for the District Championship on Thursday, October 23, against Carrollwood Day School. Go Red! Go Gold!

Corey Perkins, Alana Nelson and Claire Blumenthal were selected to the All-Tournament team. Congratulations!

Check out the Tampa Bay Times' story "District Volleyball Roundup" with a section on the Terrapins: Top-Seeded Tampa Prep Takes Out Huricanes.


Posted Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 
Tampa Prep Wrestler Donoven Hough has committed to wrestle at Campbell University next year. Donoven has put together an impressive resume in his first three years, winning two state championships, as well as being a three-time finalist. The soon-to-be four year letter winner helped guide the Terrapins to a third place overall finish at states last year.

Campbell University is a Division 1 program that competes in the Big South Conference.
Posted Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 
Tampa Prep Varsity softball player Kamryn Beach has committed to the University of Bridgeport next year.

Kamryn has been a workhorse since arriving at Tampa Prep, leading the team in batting average, ERA and wins all three seasons. The soon-to-be four year letter winner plans on playing shortstop for the Purple Knights. She is also a starting Middle Blocker on the Terrapins’ volleyball team.

The University of Bridgeport is a Division 2 program that competes in the
East Coast Conference.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 

From Coach Jason Bowes

The Tampa Prep Swim and Dive teams celebrate their
success at the Tampa Bay Classic.
Congratulations to these medal winners!

TPSD Swimmers and Divers had a fantastic weekend in St. Pete competing at the 2014 Tampa Bay Classic. The Classic hosts some of the top private schools from all over the state. When all was said and done TPSD walked away with 1 meet record in the the 200 Fr Relay, 6 Gold medals, 5 Silver medals, 5 Bronze medals, 3rd Place overall in the Boys and 2nd Place overall in the Girls. The record setters of 200 Fr Relay were Savannah Savitt, Ava Carter, Laura Smith and Hannah Fredlake. Individual Gold medal winners included, Van Cates Jr. (200 IM, 100 BK), Fernando Sedano-Roman (500 Fr), Hannah Fredlake (500 Fr) and Savannah Savitt (200 Fr). Silver and Bronze medal winners include Caroline Brown, Hannah Fredlake, Trey Fields, Savannah Savitt, Jay Hutchinson, Rain Siswanto, Ian Peaslee, Van Cates Jr., Madeline Panlilio, Ava Carter and Laura Smith. There were many more outstanding performances from our entire team at this meet with many best times and final qualifiers! Congrats to all TPSD for what they achieved this weekend! The team would like to thank all the parents and volunteers who came to support us over the weekend!

The Tampa Bay Times covered the meet and featured many Terrapin swimmers in their story: Swimming: Tampa Prep's Cates Wins Twice at Tampa Bay Classic.


Posted Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 
Hannah F., Laura S., Coco H. and Hannah G. celebrate their 1st,
2nd, 3rd
and 4th places in the 500 Free!

TPSD crossed the bay this past Tuesday to compete against their St. Pete rivals Shorecrest Prep. It was a fantastic dual meet with the girls team coming away with another victory on the season and the boys team narrowly getting the loss. Both teams fought hard and are geared up for the Tampa Bay Classic in St. Petersburg this weekend as well as for their final dual meet of the season next Wednesday against Berkeley. Please come and support TPSD on their final dual meet of the season and Senior Night on Wednesday, October 15 at 5 p.m. at Tampa Prep!

Thank you again to all the families that made the trip out to St. Pete to support our athletes!

Girls (5-1)
Tampa Prep - 191
Shorecrest - 123

Boys (4-2)
Tampa Prep - 152
Shorecrest - 162

Posted Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 
Ian P. does an incredible dive
during a home meet.
Coco H. swims past her competition with her
impressive breaststroke.

Tampa Prep Swim and Dive teams have been busy lately! Check out a recap of a few of their past meets. The teams would like to thank all the fans, volunteers and officials who came out to support our team over the last week.  Our next home meet will be Wednesday, October 15 against Berkeley. Please come and support our team on the final meet of the season and Senior Night!

 Mr. Fenlon and Coach Bowes were very excited
to meet Tony Dungy at the meet.

Carolwood Day School Vs Tampa Prep
TPSD improved to 4-0 on the season for both girls and boys last week against Carolwood Day School. It was another outstanding performance from the team in the pool and on the boards! The team was also very lucky to have former Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach and Super Bowl Winner Tony Dungy pool side, very exciting! Coach Fenlon and Coach Bowes had the honor of meeting him!

CDS - 75
Prep - 212

CDS - 217
Prep - 69

Trinity Prep Vs Tampa Prep
TPSD traveled to Orlando this past weekend for our dual meet with Trinity Prep. TPSD suffered its first losses on the season for our Boys and Girls teams. TPSD traveled early on Saturday morning and was able to get a full practice in on the boards and in the pool before our competition with Trinity Prep. It was valuable experience for the Terrapins to travel, train and compete all in the same day.

Trinity - 194
Prep - 120

Trinity - 168
Prep - 146

Steinbrenner Vs. Tampa Prep
TPSD finished off a busy week of racing and diving in the pool this past Tuesday. TPSD brought their Boys and Girls records to 5-1 on the season with wins over Steinbrenner.

Steinbrenner - 112
Prep - 194

Steinbrenner - 98
Prep - 210

Posted Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 
Fans and members of the Varsity volleyball team
celebrate the win against Berkeley!

From Assistant Coach Kerri Grosso
On Tuesday night, the Tampa Prep Terrapin volleyball team took on rival Berkeley Prep. With the help of an outstanding student section, the Terrapins swept the Buccaneers 3-0. Leading the way for the Terrapins was senior outside hitter Ariana Mosley. Mosley finished the night with 15 kills, while Corey Perkins and Kamryn Beach combined for 14 kills. Junior Alana Nelson led the team with 11 digs. The Terrapins will be back on the court this Friday and Saturday at the Berkeley Premier Tournament. TPTV Live was at the game streaming the win online. To relive the excitement, watch the game on TPTV Live's Video Archive.

Tampa Bay Times wrote a story about the game, check it out at Tampa Prep Sweeps Berkeley Prep.
WTSP Channel 10 News covered the game, as well. Check out their story at Tampa Prep Sets Win Over Berkeley Prep.

Posted Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 
 Terrapins stand on the blocks and prepare to take
on Alonso High School.
 Ava C. dives into the pool and takes an early lead.

From Coach Jason Bowes
TPSD Boys and Girls teams records increased to 3-0 after wins against Alonso High School this past Tuesday. TPSD had an early scare with bad weather but when the storm clouds cleared, we were able to compete! Thank you to all who came out and supported our swimmers and divers Tuesday, as well as all the volunteers and and officials who made it happen.

Alonso - 47
Prep - 246

Alonso - 92
Prep - 206

Our next meet on the schedule is Tuesday, September 23 at Tampa Prep against Carrollwood Day School. Please come and support TPSD!


Posted Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 
Ben H. rolls a strike to lead the team with a new game high.

By Coach Barry Parks
The Tampa Prep Varsity Bowling Team is off to a great start to the season, going 4-1 in their first 5 matches! The team is lead by juniors Ben Hardin and Trent Miller, who have game highs of 251 and 210 respectively. The boys have many matches and practices left as they prepare for the District Tournament in late October. The team has set its sight on making it to the State Tournament this year! Good luck Tampa Prep bowlers!

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