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  • Nathan Lietzke Signs With NCAA Stanford University Volleyball

    On Thursday, November 15 Nathan Lietzke '19 signed his National Letter of Intent (NLI) for the NCAA DI Men's Volleyball team at Stanford University.
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  • October Athletes of the Month

    Please join the St. Andrew's School Athletic Department in congratulating its October Upper School Athletes of the Month.
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  • Matt Byrd Named New Head Swim Coach/Program Coordinator

    St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is excited to announce the promotion of Matt Byrd as Head Swim Coach. Additionally, Missy Kuck will re-join the program as Assistant Swim Coach. 
     
    Byrd takes over the program from Bo Hickey, who moved away from the Austin area.
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  • September Athletes Of The Month

    Please join the St. Andrew's School Athletic Department in congratulating its September Upper School Athletes Of The Month.
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  • Former Syracuse Star Captain Thorpe Takes Girls Lacrosse Reins

    Former Syracuse University star Ella Thorpe has been named the program coordinator and head varsity girls lacrosse coach for the Highlanders of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School.
     
    Thorpe, who hails from Elbridge, N.Y., has spent the past two years on the coaching staff of nearby powerhouse Westlake High School. In addition, she continues her work with one of the most recognizable club programs in the state, Iron Horse.
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  • Moten selected as first-ever Boys Volleyball Program Coordinator

    St. Andrew’s School Athletic Director Jeff McCrary has appointed former National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Athletics (NAIA) Coach Timothy Moten to the position of Head Boys Varsity Volleyball Coach/Program Coordinator.
     
    Moten joins St. Andrew’s after spending the last few years coaching at Texas Lutheran University, St. Edward’s University, Southwestern University, and Huston-Tillotson University. He was part of a number of Conference championships during his time.
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  • SAS Athletics Live Stream Network Announced

    Austin, TX--St. Andrew’s Episcopal School has signed a contract with Stretch Internet for free streaming of live video, stats and audio (when available) for select home athletics events in 2018-19.

    Stretch Internet has become the industry leader in providing dedicated streaming solutions to college and university athletic departments, collegiate conferences, high schools and professional teams and organizations. Stretch provides real-time access to listener and viewer stats as well as mobile streaming to fans with a number of streaming devices. Some of these include iPad, iPhone, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android T and the Roku app.
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  • Heat Can't Beat Field Day 2018

    Congratulations to our PE coaches, faculty/staff, and parent volunteers for hosting another exciting Field Day finale for our Lower School students! Click here for our Field Day 2018 photo gallery.
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  • 2017-18 Senior Athletes

    Spring All-SPC, Team Awards And Sterling Wilson Award Winner

    During a chapel service on Thursday, May 24, the Upper School community recognized the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) All-Conference Teams, Team Awards, and recipient of the Sterling Wilson Award.

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  • SAS Adds Boys Varsity Volleyball This Fall

    Director of Athletics Jeff McCrary announced that beginning this fall, St. Andrew's will add the sport of Boys Varsity Volleyball.
     
    The team will compete in the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) and have begun immediately planning.
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  • Girl Scouts Celebrate with Race Car Driver Straus

    St. Andrew’s fourth-grade Girl Scout Troop spent the day with Aurora Straus—the only female teenage race car driver in the U.S.—at the Circuit of the Americas Grand Prix Texas event in March. St. Andrew’s parent Teresa Kumar remarked, “Aurora gave our troop the VIP treatment.  She is all about girl power and loves talking to young girls and inspiring them to follow their dreams. It was an amazing experience for our girls to see a strong female role model.” The girls had a grand tour and a front row seat to the race. They all got to sit in Aurora’s car and collected many autographs.  Aurora took second place and invited the girls on the trophy podium with her! Find the video of the girls on Aurora’s Instagram feed here
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  • Nathan Lietzke Named To USA Volleyball Boys' Youth Training Team

    USA Volleyball has announced the 20 players that will comprise its 2018 U.S. Boys’ Youth National Training Team and SAS Junior Nathan Lietzke has been selected to that roster.
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  • Senior Stewart Lerner Named US Lacrosse Academic All-American

    It is with great pleasure we announce that senior Stewart Lerner has been named a US Lacrosse Academic All-American for the 2018 season.
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  • Austin Saints Football To Include Middle School

    Following an earlier announcement regarding the varsity football partnership between St. Stephen’s and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Schools, the middle school programs will also follow suit.

    In an effort to grow their football programs and maintain the health and well-being of their players, the Episcopal Schools will combine their respective football programs for the 2018 and 2019 seasons.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Did you know that the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) has sent players on to such professional leagues as MLB, NBA, NFL, and others.
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  • Jeff McCrary

    McCrary Named SPC AD President

    St. Andrew's Director of Athletics Jeff McCrary was recently elected by his peers as the new President of the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) Athletics Directors. As such, he will remain a member of the Operations Committee.
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  • April Athletes of the Month

    Please join the St. Andrew's School Athletic Department in congratulating its April Upper School Athletes Of The Month
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Did you know that all of the 2017-18 Game Day Programs were designed and completed by our athletics intern, Sandro Cervantes.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Jaxon Cady, Hanna Judycki, and Gabriel Kennedy

    Four St. Andrew's Athletes Head to NCAA

    There was a special sense of pride in the Upper School chapel on April 19 as students, faculty, parents, and coaches watched three seniors sign their Letters of Intent for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Wearing their collegiate gear, seniors Jaxon Cady, Billy ClarkHanna Judycki, and Gabriel Kennedy signed their letters to roaring applause and a standing ovation before posing for pictures with their coaches and families.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Former NCAA DI Soccer Star Schassler Named Girls Varsity Soccer Benchboss

    St. Andrew’s is excited to announce the hiring of Jennifer Schassler to be the Head Varsity Girls Soccer Coach. Additionally, Schassler will serve as the girls’ soccer program coordinator for grades 5 through 12.
     
    She will also be joining St. Andrew’s in a full-time capacity as a member of the newly created Upper School Physical Education Department.
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  • Harvey to lead Crusader Volleyball Program

    St. Andrew's is delighted to announce the hiring of Jacquelyn Harvey to be the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach. In addition, Harvey will serve as the volleyball program coordinator for grades 5 through 12.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • MARCH ATHLETES OF THE MONTH

    Please join the St. Andrew's School Athletic Department in congratulating its March Upper School Athletes Of The Month.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Winter All-SPC, Team Awards And Sterling Wilson Award Winners Announced

    During a Chapel service on Monday, February 26, the Upper School community recognized the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) All-Conference Teams, Team Awards, and recipients of the Sterling Wilson Award.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Annika Mele '15

    Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • SAS To Host Athletics Extravaganza On Friday, February 9

    On Friday, February 9 the SAS Athletics Department presents its Athletic Extravaganzahighlighted by an SPC four-team matchup with crosstown rival St. Stephen's School.
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  • Varsity Volleyball Earns “Philanthropic Achievement Award”

    St. Andrew’s Varsity Volleyball players raised over $6,000 for breast cancer awareness this year, earning them the SideOut Foundation’s “Philanthropic Achievement Award” for 2017. Last year the girls raised $1,600 for the foundation. Hasie Sherman ‘19 credits more planning time to their increased fundraising, plus more team member participation. She explains:

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  • Cofer '23 Leads 8A Basketball to RiseUp Tourney Finals

    The 7/8 Boys 8A Basketball team finished second in the RiseUp tournament in January, which featured many of the top schools around Austin. Coach Tim Moore explains, "We lost in the championship game to a talented Hill Country team, but had wins over West Ridge MS and Cedar Park MS. The Cedar Park game was a triple-overtime win after being down 35-17 at halftime. It was a pretty awesome game."
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  • January Athletes Of The Month

    Please join the St. Andrew's School Athletic Department in congratulating its January Upper School Athletes Of The Month.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • December Athletes Of The Month

    Please join the St. Andrew's School Athletic Department in congratulating its December Upper School Athletes Of The Month.
     
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Michelle King To Lead Tennis Program

    St. Andrew’s is excited to announce the hiring of Michelle King as Head Varsity Tennis Coach. Additionally, King will serve as the tennis program coordinator for grades 5 through 12. She takes over the program from Ryan Hillestad, who led the program for the past three seasons.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Fall All-SPC, Team Awards And Sterling Wilson Award Winners Announced

    During a Chapel service on Tuesday, November 28, the Upper School community recognized the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) All-Conference Teams, Team Awards, and recipients of the Sterling Wilson Award.

    The selections were as follows:
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • CRU/Spartans Team-Up, Face Austin High JV

    The St. Andrew’s School Varsity Football Team will combine forces with St. Stephen's Episcopal School and take on Austin High School Junior Varsity.  The game will be take place on Wednesday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m. and hosted by St. Stephen's.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • October Athletes Of The Month

    Please join the St. Andrew's School Athletic Department in congratulating its October Upper School Athletes Of The Month.
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  • Final Trip North Awaits Varsity Football

     

    The St. Andrew’s School varsity football team will hit the road and head north once again, this time to face the Owls of The Oakridge School on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 7 p.m.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • St. Andrew's Returns Home, Honors Seniors

    The St. Andrew’s School varsity football team will conclude the home portion of their 2018 schedule with an SPC match-up against Trinity Valley on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7 p.m.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • CRU Head To Irving To Take On Cistercian

    The St. Andrew’s School varsity football team will hit the road next Friday as they travel to Irving, TX and square off with the Hawks of Cistercian Preparatory School on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 7 p.m.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Family Fun at St. Andrew's Homecoming

    You don’t have to be in high school at St. Andrew’s to join in the revelry of Homecoming, and it showed on Saturday, September 30 at St. Andrew’s Upper School campus. The Nazro field was buzzing with activities for students, parents, families, faculty and alumni of all ages. See the Homecoming 2017 photo gallery here. Watch sophomore George Moore's Homecoming video highlights here.

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  • 2016 St. Andrew's and St. Stephen's teams

    St. Andrew’s and St. Stephen’s To Unite Football Forces in 2018

    In an effort to grow their football programs and maintain the health and well-being of their players, St. Andrew's Episcopal School and St. Stephen's Episcopal School will combine their respective football programs for the 2018 and 2019 seasons. The Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) has approved the combined team to compete in the 3A division for the 2018 season.

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  • SEPTEMBER ATHLETES OF THE MONTH

    Please join the St. Andrew's School Athletic Department in congratulating its September Upper School Athletes Of The Month.
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  • CRU Take BYE, Then Host Greenhill

    The St. Andrew’s School varsity football team will receive a bye-week before remaining at home for an SPC matchup with Greenhill Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7 p.m.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Homecoming Pep Rallies Honor Seniors, Unite Campuses

    This week was Spirit Week, and our K-12 students showed their school spirit with wacky costume themes in preparation for the all-school, family-friendly Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Upper School! Check out our Instagram posts for some Spirit Week highlights. In addition, the Homecoming Pep Rally at the Upper School included cheerleader performances, school cheers, and most notably the honoring of all senior student-athletes and their parents/guardians in a special recognition ceremony. See the Senior Athlete photo gallery on SmugMug here. Our Lower and Middle Schoolers also showed off their school spirit in a morning Pep Rally today, singing the school fight song with cheerleaders, football players, and the Middle School Band. See video clips of the Pep Rallies on Facebook here.

    Be sure to join us this Saturday, Sept. 30 at 4:00 pm at the Upper School campus (5901 Southwest Parkway) for Homecoming! Get details on our Homecoming page here.
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  • FOOTBALL CELEBRATES ANNUAL HOMECOMING ON SATURDAY

    The St. Andrew’s School varsity football team will return home for a Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) contest versus the John Cooper School Dragons on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 6 p.m.
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  • FOOTBALL Travels Across Street To Face Regents

    The St. Andrew’s School varsity football team will travel across Southwest Parkway to face the Knights of Regents School on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
     
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  • CRUSADER SPOTLIGHT

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Football Makes Trip North To Oklahoma

    The St. Andrew’s School varsity football team will hit the road to Oklahoma for an Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) contest versus the Casady School Cyclones on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 7 p.m.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.

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  • Varsity Football Welcomes Defending SPC Champion

    The St. Andrew’s School varsity football team will remain home for the second week in a row as they open up their Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) schedule with the Falcons of Fort Worth Country Day School on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7 p.m.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • CRU RETURN HOME, FACE LANIER VIKINGS

    The St. Andrew’s School varsity football team will play host to the Junior Varsity Vikings of Lanier High School on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
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  • St. Andrew’s School To Host 9th Annual Cross Country Invitational

    On Friday, September 8 and Saturday, September 9, St. Andrew’s Upper School will host its ninth annual SAS Cross Country Invitational.

    Both races will occur on the Tuhabonye Trail with the middle school (Friday) running a two-mile course followed by both a 5K and two-mile jaunt for the upper school competitors on Saturday.
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  • Left-right: Cason Doyle '18, DJ Mojica, Jaxen Mojica, and Ethan Hanna '20

    Sept. 17: Special Drafting Ceremony by SAS Boys Lacrosse

    St. Andrew’s Episcopal School will officially draft DJ and Jaxen Mojica as its newest, honorary varsity boys lacrosse team members on Sunday, September 17 at 3:30 pm inside the St. Andrew’s Upper School library. St. Andrew’s sophomore Ethan Hanna and senior Cason Doyle will serve as student ambassadors to the Mojica family.
     
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • VARSITY FOOTBALL Travels to SAINT MARY'S HALL ON FRIDAY IN SEASON KICKOFF

    The St. Andrew’s School varsity football team will hit the road this Friday evening at 7:30 PM when they visit the Barons of Saint Mary’s Hall.
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  • Crusader Spotlight

    Every week the St. Andrew's School Athletics Department will provide insight into a current or former student-athlete, coach, Crusader trivia, or fun fact.
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  • Driskell Appointed Cheer Program Coordinator

    Former four-year varsity cheerleader at Tarleton State University (NCAA DII) Leslie Driskell has been named new Crusader Cheer Program Coordinator.
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  • Kirby Elevated To Head Golf Coach/Program Coordinator

    St. Andrew’s School proudly announces the elevation of the Rev. Whitney Kirby to the position of Head Varsity Golf Coach/Program Coordinator.
     
    Kirby is a familiar face to St. Andrew's already, serving as the Upper School Chaplain. She played golf for years, competitively throughout her time in high school at Alamo Heights in San Antonio where she was recruited to play for NCAA Division III schools, and recreationally from her time at the University of Texas until today.
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  • ELIZABETH QUANAIM TABBED AS NEW VARSITY VOLLEYBALL/PROGRAM COORDINATOR

    St. Andrew’s School Athletic Director Jeff McCrary has appointed former National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Player and USA Volleyball Coach Elizabeth Quanaim to the position of Head Varsity Volleyball Coach/Program Coordinator.
     
    Quanaim takes over the helm from Jesse Sultzer who recently accepted an assistant coach position at Stanford University.
     
    The Texas native most recently served as coach for USA Volleyball, and presently with the Austin Junior Volleyball Team. During her more than 15 years with the club she has twice garnered coach of the year honors in 2005 and 2012.
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  • BO HICKEY NAMED NEW HEAD SWIM COACH/Program Coordinator

    St. Andrew’s School is excited to announce the promotion of Bo Hickey as Head Swim Coach. Additionally, Missy Kuck will join the program as Assistant Swim Coach. 
     
    Hickey takes over the program from Margot Newcomer, who moved away from the Austin-area.
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  • Scott Politz '15 To Be Seen On ESPN3 Friday Afternoon

    Former Crusader pitcher Scott Politz '15, who is in his sophomore season for Yale University, is scheduled to start the opening round NCAA Division I Tournament Game vs. University of Nebraska Friday at 3 p.m. CST on ESPN3.

    To view the game click here
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  • Moore Named TABC Coach Of The Year

    Middle School 7/8 6A Boys Basketball Head Coach Tim Moore was recently named as a 2017 Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Coach of the Year.
     
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Located in Austin, Texas, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private co-ed elementary, middle and high school for grades K-12. Students benefit from dedicated faculty, a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.