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Deerfield Wins Home Opener Over Suffield

In their home opener of the 2021 season, the Big Green football team were victorious over the visiting Suffield Tigers, 33-13. Deerfield quarterback Liam O’Brien

Athletes of the Week

Doors of the Week

Congratulations to this week’s Doors of the Week! Girls Cross-Country: Alice Zhang ’24 Alice Zhang ’24 is the Door of the Week for the girls

Doors of the Week

Congratulations to this week’s Doors of the Week! Boys Cross-Country: Max Wang ’25 The Door of the Week from boys XC is Max Wang ’25,

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Recent Scores

Date / Time Team Opponent Location Result/Status
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 4:15 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Choate
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Win, 15-48 Details
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 4:15 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Win, 26-33 Details
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Choate
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Win, 20-35 Details
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Loss, 28-27 Details
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 3:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Hopkins
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 3:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Loss, 1-3 Livestream
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:45 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Loss, 49-15
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:45 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Choate
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Loss, 40-21
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Win, 3-0 Livestream
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Win, 6-2 Details
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Hotchkiss
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Win, 3-2
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Hotchkiss
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Win, 8-1 Details
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Tie, 1-1 Details
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Tie, 3-3
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Loss, 13-41 Livestream
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Loss, 0-4 Livestream
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Hotchkiss
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Loss, 0-2
Date / Time:
October 16, 2021 - 11:30 am
Team:
Opponent:
Eaglebrook School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Win, 12-1
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
KUA
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Ranked, No Contest
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Westminster School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Win, 3-0 Details
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Westminster School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Tie, 2-2 Livestream
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Bement
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Loss, 1-3
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 3:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Suffield Academy
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Win, 7-0 Details
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 3:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Monson Academy, Wilbraham
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Win, 16-4
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
NMH
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Win, 1-0 Livestream
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
NMH
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Win, 4-1
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
NMH
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Win, 3-0
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
NMH
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Win, 3-1 (24-26, 25-15, 25-13, 27-25)
Date / Time:
October 13, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
NMH
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Win, 3-0 Details

Upcoming Events

Date / Time Team Opponent Location Result/Status
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 3:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Bement
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 3:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Williston
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Westminster School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Westminster School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Westminster School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Avon Old Farms
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Canceled
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 3:45 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Hotchkiss
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 3:45 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Hotchkiss
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Worcester Academy
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Frontier High School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 20, 2021 - 4:15 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Williston
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Eaglebrook School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Eaglebrook School
Location:
Away
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 2:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Westminster School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 3:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Loomis Chaffee School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Taft School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 3:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Taft School
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 3:45 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 4:30 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 5:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 5:00 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
Date / Time:
October 23, 2021 - 5:15 pm
Team:
Opponent:
Exeter
Location:
Home
Results/Status:
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Who we Play

We are a member of the Eight Schools Association that includes Choate, Hotchkiss, Lawrenceville, Northfield Mount Hermon, St. Paul’s, Phillips Andover, and Phillips Exeter. We also regularly compete against Loomis Chaffee, Taft, Westminster, Avon Old Farms, Greenwich Academy and Nobles. In all our interscholastic sports we compete at the Class A or Division I level in New England Prep School Athletic Conference competitions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Deerfield students are encouraged to step outside their comfort zone and try new experiences. If a student wishes to play a new sport, then he/she can participate in tryouts along with the other athletes, and will be placed according to their skill level. Most sports at Deerfield have multiple teams, so those new to a particular sport will usually have the opportunity to play at an appropriate level. Beginners should be sure to notify the coach if they require guidance in navigating a new sport.

Students are required to participate in a co-corricular each term. “Co-curriculars” do not necessarily have to be an interscholastic sport. Other options include community service, dance, theater, recreational sports, or even managing a sport. Additionally, students with talents in certain areas such as the arts may apply for a co-curricular exemption, in which they pursue their talent under the guidance of a Deerfield faculty member. Freshmen and sophomores are encouraged to participate in at least two terms of interscholastic athletics per year.

Varsity candidates will typically have preseason tryouts before school begins, and therefore should plan on arriving three or more days early. Coaches notify candidates during the summer if they should arrive early, and arrival dates are posted on the Deerfield Academy calendar.

Deerfield does provide laundry services for athletic clothing. Students should be aware that due to turnaround time they may want to have multiple sets of clothing to avoid any problems.

Each sport holds tryouts at the beginning of the season to determine appropriate placement for students trying out. Deerfield does its best to put all of its students in the position to succeed and grow as athletes, and these efforts are reflected in the composition of its teams.

All students, faculty, and staff can seek help from Deerfield’s skilled athletic training staff regardless of their involvement in Deerfield athletics.

Certain equipment, including game uniforms and practice clothing, is provided by the Athletic Stockroom. Some non-clothing items are also available for loan upon request, or available to purchase through the Athletic Store. Because each sport has varying equipment needs, students should be in touch with their coach or the stockroom staff when they arrive on campus. If students need to purchase athletic equipment or clothing not found in the Athletic Store or stockroom, they can usually find it at any one of several local retail stores.

Recreational sports are typically open to juniors and seniors as a co-curricular option, but some may allow underclassmen to participate with the coach’s permission.

The athletic facilities, including the gym, pool, tennis courts, and squash courts, are open to all students, faculty, and staff during their hours of operation. At the beginning of the year all students participate in an orientation that walks them through proper use of the fitness center, and all new students take a required swim test before they can use the pool. Hours for athletic facilities are posted online.

Contact Athletics

athletics@deerfield.edu
413-774-1430

Office West Gym
Mail PO Box 36
Deerfield, MA 01342