Dexter Southfield Athletes in the News
Several Dexter Southfield athletes, including one current student and three alumni, have been featured in the news recently. Read about all their great accomplishments below.
Ryan Donato ’15 scored a career-high four goals for Harvard’s 6-2 win over Union College on February 10. The team then defeated Boston University 6-3, claiming the title of 2017 Boston Beanpot champions. Per the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s website, this win marked Harvard’s first Beanpot victory since 1993. Local media also covered the high-profile Beanpot win.
A recent article in USA TODAY High School Sports featured Class II student-athlete Jack Rathbone. It began: “After Jack Rathbone ’18 missed four weeks of the season due to a concussion, his return warranted a power play goal at 1:27 of overtime for a 3-2 win against New Hampton.”
As the regular season nears its end, Dexter Southfield’s record is 19-2-3. According to the article, Dexter Southfield is ranked among the top teams in New England prep school hockey. Rathbone has notched 14 goals and 16 assists in 18 games for the team throughout the season.
As posted on Stonehill College’s website, Sam D’Antuono ’15 supported Saint Michael’s with a goal and two assists to contribute to their win against third-seeded and defending champions, Stonehill, during the semifinal round action of the 2017 Northeast-10 Conference ice hockey tournament on Saturday, February 18.
According to Hometown Weekly Newspaper, Pat Fraser ’14 emerged as a standout attack-man with an impressive crank shot during his time at Dexter Southfield, and continues to excel as a lacrosse powerhouse for Johns Hopkins University.
“After achieving immensely during his freshman and sophomore seasons at Dexter Southfield, Fraser ended up committing to play at Johns Hopkins University, during his junior year. Fraser credited his upbringing in a competitive environment with Franklin Youth Lacrosse, his youth hockey team, the Providence Capitals (EHF), and his time spent at Dexter Southfield as the main reasons for his ability to succeed on the field, and in the classroom at Johns Hopkins.”