Editor's note: This story appears in our Winter 2019 magazine. You can subscribe to the print edition, or digital, here.
No one looked forward to this meeting.
One day after a 1-0 home loss to Rivers School, the girls on the Buckingham Browne & Nichols soccer team gathered in a meeting room on campus for what they figured would be a sobering look at their shortcomings, to that point.
After all, no BB&N team in recent vintage had lost more than two Independent School League games in Graeme Blackman’s coaching tenure.