Meet the Fall Captains

Paige Bajsarowicz, Sports Editor

Fast and furious: This year’s Liberty cross country captains are seniors Mckenzie Maresh, Katie Blauvelt, and Mark Stevenson (left to right).

We’ve had our challenges this year with COVID-19, but the team dynamic has been very, very positive, and we’re performing a lot better than we expected,” Stevenson said.

A united team: The Liberty football captains this year are seniors Mason Carr, Bret Fullington, Brody Peschl, and Tate Hayden (left to right).

“The team’s been doing really well. Last year we had a tough season but we’re continuing to get better every week,” Hayden said. “The flow of practice has changed since last season because we’re all focussing on building our skills and getting more in sync with each other.”

Life in the fast lane: The Liberty swim captains this year are seniors Dominique Visperas, Olivia Briggs, Lily Stempson, Sara Sanner, and Emily Lew (left to right). Not featured: Kaitlin Lew.

“I’m really proud of our athletes this year. There’s been a lot of improvement and it’s been fun watching everyone grow,” Stempson said. “Being captain is all about being positive and setting off a good example for other athletes. In an individual focused sport like swim, it’s important to be positive and supportive,”

Go for the goal: The captains of this year’s Liberty soccer team are seniors Shea Mulqueeney, Ashley Kirschner, and Maggie Hultquist (left to right).

“We’ve been fighting every game, and are on track to compete at state,” Mulqueeney said.

Ready, set, spike: This year’s Liberty volleyball captains are seniors Maya Wong (left) and Kaya Vong (right).

“The team is really collaborative, and even the underclassmen have a role in connecting our team together and keeping us focused on the objective,” Wong said.

Kings of the court: The captains of Liberty’s boys tennis team are seniors Owen Mystkowski (left) and Daniel Zhang (right).

“This year’s been a great experience. The team’s been putting up a fight this season.” Mystkowski said. “There are a lot of new players. It’s been great to meet all the new people who want to play tennis.”

A slice of the good life: Seniors Riley Marshall (far right) and Dhruv Naik (far left) are the leaders of this year’s Liberty boys’ golf team.

“It’s been great to interact with everyone on the team, and to see all the underclassmen and new teammates develop their game throughout the season,” Marshall said.