9/26/18- The First Home Meet:The Boys secure a Team Win and Ashton is the 2nd Individual Female Finisher!
On September 26, 2018, The Wildcats hosted a meet against Cardigan Mountain School, Proctor Academy, Vermont Academy, and The White Mountain School. The boys team secured a win, by earning 24 points over Proctor (35 points), Vermont Academy (49 points), Cardigan Mountain School (50 Points), and The White Mountain School (65 Points). Kimball Union Academy's top five boys were: Alisdair MacPhail (3rd place, 20:35), Nate Brooker (4th place, 20:37), Jon Bruner (8th place, 21:31), Kohki Shinohara (9th place, 21:52), and Noah Farnsworth (18th place, 24:57). The girls team earned a 3rd place finish with 20 points, defeating Vermont Academy (34 points), but falling to The White Mountain School (19 Points) and Proctor Academy (13 Points). KUA's top five (and only) girls were: Eleanor Ashton (2nd place,24:19), Nancy Tran (8th place, 29:26), Ellen Hu (11th place,31:12), Kate Gao (12th place,32:29), and Olivia Xu (13th place, 32:40). The Wildcats will return to action next week with a home meet against Holderness for the traditional event of "Holderness Day".
Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.