Field Hockey - Junior Varsity Girls
Jake Doster - Head Coach
Coach Doster is a native of Charlotte, NC. He grew up as an all-around athlete, and chose to focus on playing basketball during his high school career at South Mecklenburg High School. Doster earned his bachelor's degree in education at University of North Carolina - Wilmington and has a K-12 certification for Health and Physical Education. He also attended Gardner-Webb University where he obtained a Master of Arts in Executive Leadership Studies (K-12). Coach Doster coached basketball at Friend School in Wilmington and Mint Hill Middle before joining the field hockey coaching staff at Covenant Day in 2017.
Field Hockey - Junior Varsity Girls
Game Recap 10/4/2018 vs Charlotte Country Day
From the first second to the very last, the JV Lions played their hearts out as a team. Every member of the team worked together and moved as a unit down the field. The team did an admirable job of getting the ball to our attacking side of the field throughout the game but came up short offensively. The coaches expressed how proud of they are of these girls and their growth this season.
Game Recap 10/2/2018 vs Ardrey Kell
The Lions hosted Ardrey Kell on Oct. 2nd at Fullwood Field, and despite their persistent efforts, were edged out by the opponent in the end. This was a tough loss, but the girls played with terrific intensity until the final horn. Tyra Jones played another outstanding defensive game which held the Knights to a one score advantage. Next up for the Lions is a home game against conference opponent, Charlotte Country Day, on Oct. 4th.
Game Recap 9/28/2018 vs Providence Day
The JV Lions played one of their best games of the season on Friday as they took on the Chargers. The girls played in new positions and were forced to move out of their comfort zones, which created better field awareness. They kept the ball on the attacking side of the field for the majority of the game and worked through challenges with great focus. Tyra Jones had an exceptional game on defense and led the Lions to a 0-0 tie. Their next game will be against non-conference opponent, Ardrey Kell, on Tuesday, 10/2, on Fullwood Field.
Game Recap 9/26/2018 vs Charlotte Country Day
Our girls showed tremendous improvement in their latest matchup versus the Bucccaneers of Charlotte Country Day. The team worked well together in moving down the field as a unit, and continued to show a positive attitude as they maintain their vision for the season in playing "All for Him." Next up is an away game at Providence Day School on Friday, 9/28.
Game Recap 9/21/2018 vs Charlotte Latin
The JV Lions put forth a great team effort despite their loss to a very good team from Latin. Goalkeeper Lillian Morris maintained her strong presence in the goal and has developed continually through the season. The team will face Charlotte Country Day next Wednesday, 9/26, at CCDS.
Game Recap 9/11/2018 vs Porter Ridge HS
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the JV Lions had another outstanding win against a solid team. The girls played strong and were able to prevent their opponent from scoring. It was a hot day, with many water breaks, but the girls pressed on and encouraged each other until the final horn. The Lions scored two goals which gave us the lead to end the game. Coach Doster was extremely proud of the encouraging words that were spoken by the players on the field, and is excited to see the girls take ownership in the culture of the team.
Game Recap 9/4/2018 vs Providence Day School
Our JV Lions came ready to play after the loss to Charlotte Catholic the previous week. We had two great goals that put us ahead, and then we were able to play great team defense to keep the Chargers of Providence Day from scoring in the second half. The team focused on playing with an "All for Him" mentality that really shone through during the win.
Game Recap 8/30/2018 vs Charlotte Catholic
Despite the loss to Charlotte Catholic the coaches were extremely proud of how the girls played. It was the first game after having a few weeks off, and it was great to see the players respond the way that they did. The JV Lions focused on areas for improvement while playing hard against the Cougars. The team played well together and continued to support one another on the field.
Game Recap 8/10/2018 -- Tournament
The Bessant Field Tournament was the start of our season. The girls had the opportunity to play different schools around the Charlotte area. This gave us an idea of where we were as a team, and the competition that we would face throughout the season.The girls played well, working as a team, and held tight to our values as illustrated in Acts 4:32 - All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.