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Athletics Casey Rogers ’18 By Morgan C. Cugell

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asey Rogers ’18 has been at Avon Old Farms School for only a year. A postgraduate from Syracuse, Casey has made a big impression in such a short time, representing what some may consider a dying breed: the tri-varsity athlete. As a standout on the varsity football, wrestling, and lacrosse teams, Casey is a triple threat who has chosen not to specialize in just one sport but to instead harness his athletic abilities and dedicate himself to being a Winged Beaver year-round. “To wear a Winged Beaver jersey is an honor,” Casey states. “I’m honored to be a part of the brotherhood. Although the competitiveness is similar to public schools, there are a lot more developed athletes in the prep school leagues.” At tight end, Casey was an integral part of last fall’s exceptional varsity football team, which was undefeated in the regular season. Earning all–Erickson League honors, Casey helped lead the squad to an Erickson League championship title and a position in the NEPSAC Bill Glennon New England

“To wear a Winged Beaver jersey is an honor,” Casey states. “I’m honored to be a part of the brotherhood. Although the competitiveness is similar to public schools, there are a lot more developed athletes in the prep school leagues.”

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Championship Bowl. Although Choate ultimately bested the team, Casey’s performance all season helped secure his spot next year: he’ll play football at the University of Nebraska, where he plans to major in communications and pursue a job in broadcasting—or perhaps even continue his football career. In the meantime, he got to work on the wrestling mat and on the lacrosse field, helping his teammates to big victories along the way and learning a bit about himself as well. He notes that his willingness to compete in multiple sports has

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The Avonian, Spring 2018  

The Avonian, Spring 2018