Girls’ Varsity Soccer Initiation Continues for Another Year

By Javin Dana

Catlin Gabel School, Catlin Speak

Monday marked another year of customary initiation on the Varsity Girls’ Soccer team at Catlin Gabel. Every year, the new Varsity Girls’ team members (mostly freshmen) are awoken early in the morning by veteran team members, brought to a breakfast, then dressed-up in flamboyant outfits.

Following the morning ritual, the girls proceed to sport their flashy garb for the duration of the day and are suggested not to change clothes.

The next Varsity Girls’ home game will be played against Liberty High School on Sept. 19.

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