A Recap of 2015-16
Falmouth Academy joined the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Cape and Islands League in 2014 and began competing with both public and private schools across the region and beyond. The results have been impressive.
The 2015-16 Boys' Varsity Soccer team received the Sportsmanship Award from the Cape and Islands Soccer Officials' Association for the second consecutive year.
The Girls’ Varsity Basketball team was awarded the 2015-16 International Association of Approved Basketball Officials Sportsmanship Award – a perfect end to a perfect (22-0) season.
The Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse team received the Cape and Islands League’s Sportsmanship Award for 2015-16.
The Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse team went undefeated in the regular season for the second consecutive year. For the first time in FA history, the team advanced to the state semifinals, beating Pembroke and Fairhaven high schools before falling to eventual state champion Norwell High.
Three FA athletes won league MVP honors in 2015-16 – and all three won the year before as well: Eliza Van Voorhis '17 of Mattapoisett in soccer; Kendall Currence '18 of Bourne in basketball, and Jane Earley '18 of North Falmouth in lacrosse.
In Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse, Christie Brake '16 of East Falmouth and Charlotte Van Voorhis '16 of Mattapoisett wrapped up their final season with 100-plus career goals, while Jane Earley broke the 200 mark for career goals.
In basketball, Kendall Currence broke the 1,000-point career mark for the girls’ team, while Kunaal Rajagopal '16 of Buzzards Bay set a new school record for boys when he scored 43 points in a win over Rising Tide Charter School.
All-Leaguers for 2015-16 were Kendall Currence (basketball), Eliza Van Voorhis (basketball and soccer), Andrew Pritchard '16 of Falmouth and Charlotte Van Voorhis (soccer and lacrosse), Christie Brake (lacrosse), Kunaal Rajagopal (basketball), and Jane Earley (basketball and lacrosse).