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RE sweeps Scholar Athlete of Year honors

Ransom Everglades student-athletes Juan Rivera ’22 and Sabrina Shipley ’22 were named 2021-22 Miami-Dade Scholar Athletes of the Year, headlining a host of scholastic athletic recognitions announced the week of June 5. A dozen RE student-athletes – including six water polo players – earned first-team all-county honors for spring sports from the Miami Herald as more than three dozen RE students were recognized.

Find the Herald story here.
Rivera, who was also named a first-team all-county selection in soccer for winter sports, is a defensive midfielder who helped lead the Raiders to a runner-up finish in the state. Find the Herald story highlighting him here.

Shipley, who helped her team to the state semifinals in water polo, was also named the Herald’s Player of the Year for water polo, and she was among 24 student-athletes named to the Florida High School Athletic Association’s 28th Annual Florida Dairy Farmers Academic All-State Team. She received a $1,700 check for that honor during a June 6 banquet in Gainesville. Find the Herald story highlighting Shipley here.

Girls’ water polo coach Eric Lefebvre, who has led RE's girls' team to 16 straight district titles and multiple state championships in his tenure at RE, was named Girls’ Water Polo Coach of the Year. Find the story highlighting him here

Ransom Everglades was also named the Boys' Major Sports Winner by the Herald on June 13 for finishing as the state runner-up for soccer in Class 3A; going 8-1 in football as an independent; reaching the regional tournament in basketball' and winning a team district title in track and field. Find the story on that award here.

RE's 12 first-team all-county selections included five girls' water polo players and two sophomores. The list: Eleonora Cavallini ’23, water polo; Leah Croom ’24, lacrosse; Dani Darcangelo ’24, lacrosse; Levi Gans ’22, lacrosse; Amanda Harris ’22, water polo; Paolo Rebessi ’23, water polo; Jack Rivas-Vazquez ’22, lacrosse; Nick Rubino ’23, baseball; De’vonte Payton ’22, volleyball (Payton was also named American Volleyball Coaches Association Best and Brightest Second Team All-American) ; Sabrina Shipley ’22, water polo; Sarah Velazco ’23, water polo; and Mary Logan Woolsey ’22, water polo. Find the Herald story here.

Ransom Everglades Spring Sport All-County Honorees

First Team
Eleonora Cavallini ’23, water polo
Leah Croom ’24, lacrosse
Dani Darcangelo ’24, lacrosse
Levi Gans ’22, lacrosse
Amanda Harris ’22, water polo
Paolo Rebessi ’23, water polo
Jack Rivas-Vazquez ’22, lacrosse
Nick Rubino ’23, baseball
De’vonte Payton ’22, volleyball
Sabrina Shipley ’22, water polo
Sarah Velazco ’23, water polo
Mary Logan Woolsey ’22, water polo

Second team
Holly Alesandro ’23, water polo
Geronimo Carom ’22, water polo
Annika Gelber ’23, lacrosse
Eli Goldman ’22, track and field (high jump)
Carson Stanton-Sharpless ’23, water polo

Third Team
Patricia Drulard '24, Alexandra Leiser '25, Marella Rebessi '24, Kennedy Hagen '24, track and field (girls’ 1600 relay)
Alexa Hommen ’22, water polo
Coren O’Brien ’23, water polo
Victor Perez ’23, water polo
Aidan Rothstein ’22, track and field (pole vault)
Dylan Stone ’22, water polo

Honorable Mention
Gabe Alencar '23, volleyball
Caleb Carlson ’22, track and field
Nicky Denaro '22, lacrosse
Brendan Dyke '23, lacrosse
Rafael Dovarganes '22, water polo
Thomas Fisher '22, baseball
Jack Harris '23, baseball
Nathan Knight '22, water polo
Diego de Lope '23, water polo
Andy O’Brien '22, lacrosse
Jackson Pegg '23, volleyball
Daniel Ribeiro '23, volleyball
Justin Saphier '23, baseball
David Serra '24, track and field
Adrian Stone-Perez '23, volleyball
Chase White '25, lacrosse
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.