Middle School Track & Field



Overview


Both the Boys' and Girls' Middle School Track teams finished in 6th place at the GCMSAA Championships on Friday, April 27. The Hawks had some great performances and many personal records during the meet. Nina Lavelle won the 200m race for girls and Harrison Klingman won the discus event for boys. Charlotte Latin School’s Middle School sports philosophy is that participation provides the opportunity for many teachable moments of life’s lessons. In athletics, honoring yourself, your team, your opponent, officials and the game you play are qualities we encourage in our student-athletes every day.

Schedule


Opponent Date Time Advantage Details Score Status
GCMSAA Meet 1
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GCMSAA Meet 2
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GCMSAA Meet 3
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GCMSAA Meet 3
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GCMSAA Championships
TBD
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NCRunners MS Elite Invitational
TBD
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Roster


Name Grade
Samantha Alexander 8
Zach Bershad 8
Payton Desai 7
Nate Downey 8
Meghan DuPuy 7
Colman Freno 8
Graham Helweg 8
Tyler Hendley 8
Keller Hitzemann 7
Caroline Holbrook 8
Hampton House 8
Tai Huang 8
Hailey Kim 8
Caroline McGirt 8
Michael Neltner-Devine 7
Reece Newman 7
Alaric Pan 8
Lucy Ratterree 7
Neil Salvage 7
Davis Sayman 8
Jackson Scott 8
Jake Sellers 8
George Smith 8
Graham Smith 8
Stephanie Strean 7
Macy Thigpen 8
Henk Warrick 8

Coaches


  • Head Coach

    Coach Downing competed for the Hawks as a sprinter from 1995-1999 and went on to represent UNC Greensboro in track and field. She continued to train after college before entering coaching with FloJo International Track Club in San Diego, CA. Downing returned to Charlotte and began coaching for her alma mater as an assistant in 2015. She is currently the Head Coach of the Middle School Track and Field team and the mother of four children.

  • Assistant Coach

    Coach Kiziah began assisting the Middle School Track team in 2013 and primarily works with the athletes that participate in throwing events. He is a science and math teacher in the Upper School.

  • Assistant Coach

    Sarah Sipperly

    Sarah Sipperly is a frequent substitute in Latin classrooms and has supported many Latin sports teams. She is the mother of two Latin alumni and the wife of Boys’ Lacrosse Head Coach, Dick Sipperly.

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