The last time the Nueva girls’ volleyball stepped on the court, they were competing in the 2019 California Interscholastic Federation Division V NorCal finals. The season culminated in a CCS quarterfinals playoff match against Castilleja on Nov. 2, after they earned an eighth-seed berth and defeated ninth-seeded Santa Catalina in their opening playoff match.
Nueva’s athletics program has achieved great success as a PreK–12 school.
Our students pursue multiple passions, and, for many, representing Nueva as scholar-athletes is vital to their experience. Our participation is significant for such a young program: 64% of students in grades 4–8 and 50% of Upper School students participate in Nueva athletics.
Nueva Athletics has been able to bring back a number of offerings this spring, as the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) provided guidance to schools across the state. We sat down with Nueva Athletics Director Chris Wade to learn more about what this means for our student-athletes.
On July 20, the California Interscholastic Federation announced that high school sports would not resume until December. We reached out to Nueva Athletics Director Chris Wade to see what that will mean for Nueva sports and athletes.
Each year, a Nueva alum is asked to speak at the end-of-year athletics celebration and reflect on his or her time as a Nueva student-athlete and what he or she learned through involvement in our program. This year, we were honored to welcome back Audrey Chin '19, freshman at Harvard University and a member of the Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving Team. Audrey shared these reflections.
For this year’s virtual athletics celebration, Athletics Director Chris Wade and the entire Athletics Department welcomed alum Audrey Chin ’19, a member of the Harvard Women’s Swimming and Diving (HWSD) Team, and keynote speaker Schuyler Bailar, former Harvard swimming and transgender activist.
The winter athletics season has come to a close, so it’s time to share how the season went for our Nueva athletics programs.
In three years, the Upper Schools girls soccer team has gone from nonexistent to undefeated in the PSAL.
This season, the girls basketball team is in a unique situation: half of the players are also members of the Robotics Team 4904: Bot-Provoking.
Coach Braelyn Riner inspires Nueva athletes and fosters a love of sports.