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Prep Profiles: Putnam Science Academy

Coach Derek Marchione returns for his second year at the helm of the Putnam Science Academy Girl’s Basketball Program, with the program only being in it’s second year of existence as well. In their first year, the team went 22-9 and qualified for the Independent Schools National Championships. The 2018 class saw players got to Towson University, Iona College, and Post University. This year, Putnam Science Academy currently has three players committed to Division I schools in Providence, Canisius, and Marist. Below is a breakdown of their roster.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Returners:
 
Fatima LeeProvidence commit. Led the team in scoring last year and looks to make an even bigger impact this year.
 
Ariana KoivistoHeart and soul of the team. Plays hard every possession and knocks down shots. Committed to Southern New Hampshire.
 
Abigail Robinson Forward with a ton of upside. Played sparingly last year, but has really improved her game over the past year and will play a major role on this team.
 
Niya Fields Starting point guard on last year’s team. High IQ and does a good job of controlling the game.  
 
Newcomers:
 
Helena Delaruelle – Post graduate from France. Flashy point guard that can take over a game.  
 
Lucie Castagne – Plays really hard and shoots it well from outside. Being recruited by high academic Division I’s already.  
 
Trinasia Kennedy Tough, hard-nosed player that does whatever the team needs to win. Marist commit.  
 
Amaya Santiago Scoring guard. Can score from a number of spots. Canisius commit.
 
Xianna Josephs – Athletic big that can run the floor and score inside. Wrapping up official visits to DI schools.
 
Aaliyah Brittian Athletic and plays hard. Originally from Norwich, CT and reclassified into 2021.
 
Damoni Tucker Tough and really skilled. Being recruited by Big East and Big Ten schools already.
 
Putnam Science Academy 2018-19 Schedule
 
Day
Date
Time
Opponent
Type
Place
SAT
10/20/18
10:05 AM
Juco Jamboree
Tourn
Away
WED
10/31/18
2:45 PM
TPLS
 
Home
MON
11/12/18
5:30 PM
Post JV
 
Home
TUE
11/27/18
TBA
Commonwealth Academy
 
Home
WED
11/28/18
TBA
St. Andrew’s
 
Away
FRI
11/30/18
7:00 PM
Life Center Academy
 
Home
SAT
12/1/18
4:00 PM
Blair Academy
 
Home
WED
12/5/18
5:00 PM
Nobles
 
Away
SAT
12/8/18
2:00 PM
Rivers
 
Away
FRI
12/14/18
9:00 PM
She Got Game Classic –
Vs. St. Laurent-Laurent (CAN)
Tourn
Away
SAT
12/15/18
5:20 PM
She Got Game Classic –
Vs. J. Addison (CAN)
Tourn
Away
SUN
12/16/18
10:40 AM
She Got Game Classic –
Vs. West Oaks Academy (FL)
Tourn
Away
THUR
12/20/18
4:00 PM
Tabor
 
Home
SAT
1/5/19
TBA
NJ Sparks New Year Resolution
 
Away
SAT
1/12/19
TBA
Redemption
 
Home
TUE
1/15/19
6:00 PM
Navy Prep
 
Home
FRI
1/17/19
6:00 PM
Rose Classic Super Jam –
Vs. Crestwood (CA)
Tourn
Away
MON
1/20/19
12:00 PM
Rose Classic Super Jam –
Vs. Institute of Notre Dame
Tourn
Away
WED
1/23/19
TBA
Post JV
 
Away
SAT
1/26/19
TBA
THE MECCA
Tourn
Away
SUN
1/27/19
TBA
THE MECCA
Tourn
Away
SAT
2/2/19
1:30 PM
Tilton
 
Away
MON
2/4/19
5:30 PM
Worcester Academy
 
Home
WED
2/6/19
4:00 PM
Navy Prep
 
Away
SAT
2/9/19
TBA
St. Rose (NJ)
 
Away
TUE
2/12/19
5:00 PM
St. Luke’s
 
Home
WED
2/13/19
4:30 PM
Bradford Christian
 
Away
THUR
2/14/19
TBA
St. Andrew’s
 
Home
SAT
2/16/19
3:30 PM
Proctor
 
Home
TUE
2/19/19
TBA
Commonwealth Academy
 
Away
 
2/22-2/24
 
Independent School National Championships