Varsity Basketball finished 14-5 and advanced to the Second Round of the Division I State Tournament. The team was led by senior captains Ricky Radtke, Cam Smith, and Asaan Snipes-Rea.
"The US Basketball program has provided me with the superb opportunity to learn from an excellent dedicated coaching staff, play against high-level competition, and create friendships and bonds with my teammates that will last forever. Throughout my US Basketball career, I have been able to grow as a player, teammate, and person. The ability to compete and create lasting relationships through US Basketball will always be remembered as a fulfilling experience for me." - Jonah Gilbert '21
Varsity Hockey secured another winning season against an incredibly competitive schedule and advanced to the Semifinals of the District Tournament. Leading the way was senior captain John Pape along with assistant captains Shane Cronin, Sam Heller and Nick Flowers.
“I am so thankful for my time as a part of the US hockey community. I have learned countless life lessons from my teammates and more importantly, from my coaches. The friends and family that I have made in this program will hold a special place in my heart forever.” - Sam Heller '21
Varsity Squash was able to have a season during the pandemic by creating multiple teams within the program and hosting intramural tournaments throughout the winter. The program was led by senior captain Toussaint Miller.
"Being on the squash team for the past three years has proven to be one of the most formative experiences during my time at US. By playing on the team, I was not only able to heighten my squash game and athletic prowess, but I was also able to form a sense of brotherhood with my teammates both on and off of the court. Our shared competitiveness and desire to win and represent our school well unified us and created what I know will be life-long relationships." - Toussaint Miller '21
Swimming & Diving
Swimming & Diving finished third at the 2021 OHSAA Division II State Championship with nine first-time state qualifiers. The team was led by captains Ted Applebaum '22, Spencer Ernst '22, and Ethan Jiang '21.
"The University School Swim Team is a family that I will always be part of. The brilliant atmosphere in and out of the pool creates universal support from both teammates and coaches. Spending so much time with my teammates has led me to love swimming, enjoying every moment because I know that these years are truly unique." - Ethan Jiang '21
Despite being the most challenging of all winter sports to sponsor during a pandemic, wrestling managed to have a successful season. The team featured several first-year members and was led by senior captain Gabe Wallerstein-King.
“Although an individual sport, the wrestlers at US have a unique bond. This sport has worked me mentally and physically harder than anything I have ever done. That work not only forged a better man out of me, but it helped forge a family for every wrestler to be united, both in and out of school.” - Gabe Wallerstein-King '21
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