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Aerobics

Our Aerobics team achieved outstanding results at the National AeroSchools Championships on the Gold Coast this week.  Team placings were as follows:

  • First Place, Level 3 Intermediate Trio: Ella Graham, Jessica Higgins and Olivia Kershaw 
  • Second Place, Level 4 Senior Group: Samantha De Monte, Ellie Dickinson, Emer McGing, Claudia Perez and Bec Pitman
  • Third Place, Level 4 Senior Pairs: Samantha De Monte and Emer McGing
  • Third Place, Level 4 Intermediate Group: Sophia Bolton, Meg Curtin, Emma Highfield and Grace Kim
  • Fourth Place, Level 3 Intermediate Group: Madeleine Duff, Sophie Gazzola, Olivia Gibbin, Alannah McCarthy and Kaitlin Patterson
  • Sixth Place, Level 4 Intermediate Pairs: Meg Curtin and Emma Highfield

Ella Gurry and Tess Hayes also performed brilliantly but were unlucky not to place in the Level 5 Intermediate Pairs.  Congratulations to all students, including Chelsea Buswell (Year 11) for coaching the winning team, and to staff and parents who accompanied the girls. A wonderful team effort!

Well Done, Edie 

Congratulations are extended to Edie Mitra, Year 8, who recently represented Victoria at the School Sports Australia Diving Championships held in Perth. Edie placed fourth in her one metre and three metre Springboard events and achieved a silver medal in the Team Synchro competition.  Edie was very pleased with her dives and her achievements are a wonderful acknowledgement of the commitment and dedication she displays to her sport.

GSV Results

Wrapping up a full season of Athletics, nine Siena College students participated in the GSV Athletics Finals at Lakeside Stadium on 11 September. All students did their best and represented Siena College with distinction, particularly Jemma Rigoni who won bronze in the Year 8 400m event. All of the students who came to the weekly training sessions and various GSV Athletics events throughout the term are to be congratulated on an exciting and successful season for Siena College.  

Siena College was well represented at the GSV finals, with the Second Intermediate Volleyball team finishing winners for their division and finishing third overall.  All three Junior Year 8 teams finished winners of their divisions, with the B team finishing premiers and the A and C teams runners up. Our Junior and Intermediate Soccer teams also performed extremely well, both winning their divisions and finishing runners up overall, with both teams showing a positive attitude and strong commitment.  Well done to all of the participants for Volleyball, Soccer and Badminton, who gave their best each week at training and during matches, all contributing to a successful term of sport for Siena College. 

We are eagerly anticipating Term 4, with many students involved in GSV Water Polo, Outdoor Cricket and Basketball. The final sporting event for the year will be the 2018 Celebration of Sport evening, details for which will be provided in Term 4. We look forward to an exciting term ahead and wish everyone a good holiday. 

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