Founded in 1973, the Deerfield wrestling program has a proud tradition, twice winning the New England Championship title. In the past two decades, Deerfield wrestlers have captured many individual titles at the Class A Tournament and New England Prep School Championships. Deerfield’s varsity and JV squads practice together on two full mats for 90 minutes each day in the Kravis Arena. The 16 varsity matches, traditionally held on Wednesdays and Saturdays, include a mix of dual and quadrangular meets against rivals such as Northfield Mount Hermon, Choate Rosemary Hall, Phillips Andover, Loomis Chaffee, and the team’s archrival, Phillips Exeter. In addition to the league and New England tournaments, the team also competes at the National Prep School Championships at Lehigh University. JV wrestlers grapple in informal jamborees and in a season-ending invitational tournament. A number of Deerfield wrestlers have gone on to compete in the collegiate ranks, appearing on the rosters at Boston University, Williams College, the University of North Carolina, and the University of Iowa, where the legendary Dan Gable coached.
Mark Scandling coaches wrestling at Deerfield. For more information, please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deerfield Quint on Saturday, 12/10/16 – Click HERE for the schedule.
Deerfield Tournament on Saturday, 1/14/17 – Click HERE for the schedule.
Winter Athletics Awards Announced
Yesterday, the Deerfield community gathered at School Meeting to celebrate this winter’s athletics award winners. In total, 35 award winners were recognized for their contributions to their team’s over the 2017-18 winter season. Athletic Director Mr. Howe delivered his Top-10 poem and Marco Marsans ’18 inspired the audience with...
Five Wrestlers Earn Medals & Hayden Repeats as Class A Champion
On Saturday at the Class A Championships hosted by Exeter Academy, five wrestlers earned medals and Henry Hayden ’18 captured the 120-lb title to repeat as the Class A Champion. En route to capturing his second consecutive title, Hayden defeated his opponent from St. Paul’s to whom he had...
Deerfield Teams Round Out 2017 Games with Winning Wednesday
The Big Green wrapped up the final 2017 regular season Wednesday contests on a positive note. Yesterday, Big Green teams across all levels posted a cumulative 13-3-1 record. The boys and girls squash teams led the way going 5-0 over their opponents. The girls varsity and JV teams traveled...