2015-02-05 / Around Town

Polo Team Brings Home Honors


Newport Interscholastic Polo Team members Alden Schuman, Liam Griscom and Miles Schuman. Newport Interscholastic Polo Team members Alden Schuman, Liam Griscom and Miles Schuman. The Newport Interscholastic Polo Team brought home the Sportsmanship Award and an All Star recognition from the United States Polo Association’s Northeast Tournament, which was held recently at Cornell University’s Oxley Equestrian Center in Ithaca, N.Y.

Competing in their first season, brothers Alden and Miles Schuman, with classmate Liam Griscom, placed third in the tournament. Fellow players and tournament officials named Griscom the Sportsmanship Award recipient, while Miles Schuman was named to the All Star Team.

The Newport Interscholastic Polo program is open to boys and girls in grades 7-12 and welcomes new students. Teams compete against others in the Northeast during the autumn semester and participate in winter tournaments organized by the United States Polo Association.

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