Last season: 6-14 (Did not qualify for the postseason)
Head coach: Alan Laroche (5th year)
Team captains: Matt Jaeger, Jr. G; Kyle Blomster, Jr. G; Nate Glaster, Jr. G; Erik Fyrer, Jr. F.
Other key returnees: None.
It’ll be a great season if: Ipswich can make it difficult for its opponents to score. The Tigers’ focus will be on defense this winter with a group of long, athletic guards. Ipswich’s Zack Angel, a guard, is the team’s only senior.
Last season: 18-5 (Lost to Pentucket in Division 3 North final)
Head coach: Mandy Zegarowski (10th year)
Team captains: Julia Davis, Sr. G; Brigid O’Flynn, Sr. F; Natalie Soliozy, Sr. G.
Other key returnees: Bridget Curran, Jr. F; Masey Zegarowski, So. G; Caroline Soucy, So. G.
It’ll be a great season if: “We can keep progressing and improving as the season goes on,” Zegarowski said.
Last season: 0-9
Head coach: Nancy Lindquist (third year)
Team captains: Sarah Nelson, Sr., IM; Jessica Putnam, Sr., IM and breaststroke; Jessica Spencer, Sr., freestyle
Other key returnees: Joey Spinale, Jr, backstroke; Austin Rubino, Jr., breaststroke; Josh Bergner, Soph., freestyle; Josh Colameta, Soph, freestyle; Tessa Amoroso, Soph., diver; Jacquelyn Bouvier, Fr., distance, backstroke; Shane Neilson, Jr., butterfly; Amelia Young, Fr., diver; Claire Frey, Soph., breaststroke.
It’ll be a great season if: The Tigers, who were lacking in butterfly and distance last season, can fill those gaps this winter. Lindquist said her team can’t wait to get the season started.
(Co-op team with Georgetown)
Last season: 3-17-2
Head coach: Mike Curley (5th year)
Team captains: Chris Paquette, Sr., 145 lbs.; David Ingraham, Sr., 132.
Other key returnees: Charlie Galanis, Soph., 113 lbs.; Mike Galanar, Jr., 126; Matt Carey, Soph., 182
It’ll be a great season if: “We hold each other accountable and push each other in practice every day,” said Curley. “Iron sharpens Iron.“