Good luck to all who are trying out for our spring sports teams today. Can't wait to highlight all of your successes this upcoming season.
What a great weekend to be an LIS athlete, our participates proudly carried the banner. Congratulations to St. Catherine's on winning both the Indoor Track & Swimming/Diving Championships.
In addition to St. Catherine's, we had a total of 5 Teams in the top 20 in Swimming & Diving. LIS also is proud to announce that Sydney Whiting '20 TES was female swimmer of the meet. Collegiate and St. Catherine's won the Spirit awards.
Two state records were broken this weekend:
Girls 100 Free - Sydney Whiting, Trinity Episcopal
Girls 200 Free - Kayla Wilson, Norfolk Academy
Indoor Track was also a great success for our athletes, in addition to St. Catherine's winning the title we had six teams in the top 20.
Jaliah Channer (STC) was the top point scorer along with #2 Sydney Beverly (NA), #4 Willa Shannon (STC), #6 Lilly Hall (COL), #7 Archer Gurkin (STC), and tied for 8th Ashley D''Ambrosia (COL) & Regan Gilman (VER). Well done ladies.
Congratulations on amazing seasons to all.
The semifinals are set for Tuesday both games will tip at 5:00 pm. STAB will host Trinity and Saint Gertrude's will host Collegiate. Good luck to all.
The latest poll has been released and we are represented well with four teams in the Top Ten.
For the full poll click here
The field has been set Collegiate will host Veritas on Friday at 5:00 pm and Trinity will host St. Catherine's tip time to be determined. Both Saint Gertrude's and St. Anne's-Belfield have byes.
It's a busy week for our winter athletes as the VISAA Swim Championships and Indoor Track Meet are taking place this weekend.
Our Swimmers and Divers will compete at the Christiansburg Swim Center, Christiansburg, VA on Friday and Saturday, while the Indoor Track meet takes place in town at St. Christopher's School.
Remember at all VISAA events there is an admission fee.
Admission fees are: $10.00 for individuals and $30.00 for families (2 adults plus children).
You can purchase tickets online for all events at Ticket Spicket.
Congratulations to St. Catherine's on winning the Indoor Track Championship on Saturday. Bring on the Spring.
This past Saturday the Swim Championship took place at St. Catherine's pool with a close finish for the Saints.
First Place: St. Catherine's 538 points
Second Place: Collegiate School 532 points
Third Place: Trinity 367 points
The field was rounded out with Norfolk Academy (4th), STAB (5th), St. Gertrude (6th), Veritas (7th)
Congratulations to our Record Breakers:
Sydney Whiting (Trinity) broke two of her own records on Saturday in the 50 Free (23.53) and the 100 Free (50.09)
Charlotte Wishnack (St Catherine's) broke the 100 Breast (1:04.93) record that was held since 2017 by Sophie Svoboda (1:06.04)
Molly Blanchard (Veritas) broke the 200 IM (2:04.45) record that was held since 2017 again by Sophie Svoboda (2:06.26)
Championship season begins today with our Divers this evening and our Swimmers tomorrow.
Come cheer on your favorite, Bulldog, Cougar, Gator, Saint or Titan at the Kenny Center on St. Catherine's Campus. (6001 Grove Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23226)
$5 gate fee covers both Diving and Swimming sessions Friday & Saturday
Concessions on Friday for diving, 4pm-7:30pm and Saturday for swimming, 8am-2pm
For those of you who are there or can't make it, the meet will be running on Meet Mobile: "2019-2020 LIS-VPL Swim and Dive Championships"
And thanks to St. Christopher's for live streaming the swim session on Saturday:
Here is the link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQj7eEt1mBg
Ladies let's Rock Those Blocks
Here are the LIS Student-Athletes that will be furthering their Academic and Athletic careers in Division 1. We wish them well and can't wait to see how their next chapter is written.
Name High School Sport College
Julia Edwards Collegiate Soccer Miami
Maggie Bostain Collegiate Lacrosse UVA
Maggie Fralin Collegiate Soccer UVA
Avery Rogers Collegiate Swimming Campbell
Autumn Kash Saint Gertrude Lacrosse VCU
Willa Shannon St. Catherine's Track and field Dartmouth
Maddie Vicars St. Catherine's Field hockey Liberty
Rory Weinfurther St. Catherine's Golf Richmond
Maggie Wstrickler St. Catherine's Rowing UVA
Sarah Johnson St. Catherine's Lacrosse Ohio State
Abby Jenkins St. Catherine's Lacrosse Denver
Ellie Taylor St. Catherine's Field hockey Davidson
Mollie Schuma Trinity Episcopal Field hockey William & Mary
Cori Nichols Trinity Episcopal Field hockey Richmond
Callie Srader Trinity Episcopal Field hockey Ball State
Sydney Whiting Trinity Episcopal Swimming Notre Dame
*Players committing to service academies and Ivy League schools do not sign National Letters of Intent.