Eastern Independent League

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Eastern Independent League
Association NEPSAC
Members 11
Sports fielded
  • 14
Region New England
Commissioner Ryan Patrie, Lexington Christian Academy

The Eastern Independent League (EIL) is composed of eleven New England preparatory schools that compete athletically and academically. The EIL's eleven members compete in a number of sports in the New England Prep School Athletic Conference (NEPSAC).


The Eastern Independent League is composed of 11 schools.[1]

School Location Colors Mascot Established Enrollment Grades Head of School Athletic Director
Bancroft School Worcester, MA          Bulldogs 1900 420 PK-12 James P. "Trey" Cassidy Tracy Jones
Beaver Country Day School Chestnut Hill, MA          Beavers 1920 452 6-12 Peter Hutton Nancy Collins
Berwick Academy South Berwick, ME          Bulldogs 1791 592 PK-12 Gregory Schneider Rob Quinn
Concord Academy Concord, MA          Chameleons 1922 378 9-12 Rick Hardy Sue Johnson
Dana Hall School Wellesley, MA          Dragons 1881 484 (girls) 5-12 Katherine Bradley John Suby
Landmark School Prides Crossing, MA          Vikings 1971 465 2-12 Robert Broudo Brook Sumner
Lexington Christian Academy Lexington, MA          Lions 1946 350 6-12 Christine Metzger (interim) Ryan Patrie
Newton Country Day School Newton, MA          Falcons 1880 400 (girls) 5-12 Sister Barbara Rogers Kim Southall
Pingree School South Hamilton, MA              Highlanders 1961 335 9-12 Timothy Johnson Betsy Kennedy
Portsmouth Abbey School Portsmouth, RI          Ravens 1926 360 9-12 Daniel McDonough Al Brown
The Winsor School Boston, MA          Wildcats 1886 430 (girls) 5-12 Sarah Pelmas Sherren Granese


Sports played in the EIL include:[1]

  • Basketball (boys' and girls')
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country (boys' and girls')
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf (boys' only)
  • Lacrosse (boys' and girls')
  • Soccer (boys' and girls')
  • Softball
  • Squash (girls' only)
  • Swimming (boys' and girls')
  • Tennis (boys' and girls')
  • Track and Field (boys' and girls')
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Boys' Basketball[edit]

The EIL has been one of the most competitive boys' basketball leagues in New England over the years. Recently, however, the league has been dominated by Beaver Country Day School who have won every championship since the 2009-10 season.[2]

School Number of Championships (Since 1990-91) Most Recent Championship
Beaver Country Day School[2] 17 2017
Pingree School[3] 7 2009
Bancroft School[4] 4 2000
Lexington Christian Academy 1 2006
Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall 1 1999


  1. ^ a b "Eastern Independent League (EIL) | 11 New England Schools". www.eilathletics.org. Retrieved 2017-11-06. 
  2. ^ a b "Teams | Beaver Country Day School". bcdschool.org. Retrieved 2017-11-06. 
  3. ^ "Trophy Case - Pingree Pingree". www.pingree.org. Retrieved 2017-11-06. 
  4. ^ "Bancroft School: Awards & Honors". www.bancroftschool.org. Retrieved 2017-11-06.