Track and Field - Middle School Coed
Ty Twine - Head Coach | EMAIL
Coach Twine is a native of Long Island, NY where she was a four-year varsity member of the track program and a High School All-American. She studied at Nassau Community College and Rutgers University in NJ. She competed as a Division 1 sprinter and received All-Conference honors as part of the NJAC Big Ten. Twine has more than 10 years of track coaching experience at the high school level. She joined the Covenant Day coaching staff in 2017.
Payne Dinsbeer - Asst. Coach | EMAIL
Coach Dinsbeer is a Charlotte, NC native and a graduate of Covenant Day School. He was a member of the Varsity cross country and track programs during his high school years. His coaching experience includes six years as a middle school track, cross country and swim coach both at CDS and another local school. Coach Dinsbeer has been coaching at CDS since 2011.
Track and Field - Middle School Coed
Meet Recap 4/12/2018
The MS Track & Field Lions competed in a meet at Charlotte Country Day School on Thursday, April 12th. The Girls' team finished in 2nd place overall, and the Boys' team finished in third.
Hurdles - Danielle Ketner 1st in 100m hurdles, 2nd in 300m hurdles. Caroline Fallis 1st in 300m hurdles
Field Events - Uche Osunkwo 1st in Shot Put, Katie Creel 2nd in Shot Put. Elle Kelada 2nd in Discus. Ally Macurda 1st in High Jump. Josie Mae Gruendel 3rd in Long Jump, Ally Macurda 5th.
Running Events - Josie Mae Gruendel 3rd in the 400m. Ally Macurda 4th in the 400m. Gillian Hanley 4th in the 800m. Reagan Fauser 5th in the 1600m. The Girls' 4 X 400 relay took 1st place (E. Kelada, A. Macurda, I. Thomas, J. Gruendel)
Hurdles - Travis Weber finished 2nd in 300m hurdles
Field Events - Travis Weber took 1st in High Jump and 4th in Discus. Cole Walton took 3rd in the High Jump
Running Events - Will Fitch took 1st place in the 200m and 3rd place in the 400m. Cole Walton won 1st in the 400m and 6th in the 800m. Matthew Griffin took 1st in the 1600m and 2nd in the 800m. Harry Cogdill placed 4th in both the 800m and the 1600m, and James Garrison finished 5th in the 1600m. Our Boys' 4X400 relay team finished 2nd. (Garrison, Griffin, Wallis, Fitch)
Meet Recap 3/7/2018
Our MS Track & Field team had another very successful meet when they traveled to Cannon School on 3/7. Both the Boys' and Girls' teams finished 2nd overall in the meet. The coaches continue to be very excited about the teams' progress and are optimistic that they will continue to improve throughout the season. Many members of the team set personal records in their events and there are many highlights to share.
Reagan Fauser finished first in the 800m
Josie Gruendel won the 200m with a school record time of 27.77
Danielle Ketner came in first in the 100m hurdles -- 20.66
CDS took 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the 300m hurdles -- (Caroline Fallis, Hannah Wylie, Danielle Ketner)
Girls' 4 X 200 relay finished 1st (Grace McCrea, C. Fallis, Uche Osunkwo, H. Wylie)
Girls 4 X 400 relay took 1st (Elle Kelada, Isabella Thomas, J. Gruendel, H. Wylie)
Cole Walton won 1st place in the 100m (12.06) and the 400m (58.34)
Will Fitch took 1st in the 200m (26.16)
Daniel Walls placed 2nd with a great Triple Jump of 28'8"
James Garrison won 1st place in the 800m (2:30.44)
Boys' 4 X 400 relay took 1st (Cole Walton, J. Garrison, W. Fitch, Andrew Wallis)
Honorable mention for running great races and setting personal records goes to: Jack Chandler, Harry Cogdill, Alex Burns, Elisabeth McDowell, MacKinley Barto and Danielle Dykes.
Meet Recap 3/2/2018
The MS Track & Field team competed in their first meet of the season on Friday 3/2 at Charlotte Latin. It was an excellent meet for the team with our Girls' team finishing in 2nd place overall and the Boys' team placing 3rd. Coach Twine said the team put forth an awesome effort and showed great teamwork and commitment. Next MS Meet is on Weds., March 7th at Cannon School.
Ally Macurda won 1st in the High Jump -- 4'4" and 1st in the 100m Hurdles -- 20.10
Carolina Fallis placed 1st in the 300m Hurdles -- 59.46
Katie Creel threw 20' for 2nd place in the Shot Put
Josie Mae Gruendel won the 400m Dash with a time of 1:07.48
Reagan Fauser finished 4th in the 800m run 3:03.22
Girls 4 X 400 relay team took 1st place (Ally Macurda, Josie Mae Gruendel, Isabella Thomas, Elle Kelada)Girls 4 X 200 relay team finished 2nd (Elisabeth McDowell, Hannah Wylie, Uche Osunkwo, Bethany Ferguson)
Will Fitch placed 1st in the 100m (12.77), 200m (26.16) and placed 2nd in the Long Jump -- 15'7.75"
Travis Weber finished 1st in the High Jump -- 4'10" and 5th in the 200m -- 29.40
Seth Farina set a personal record and placed 10th in the 100m -- 14.51Cole Walton took 1st place and set a PR in the 400m -- 1:01.17
Wesley Bowles finished 7th in the 400 m with a personal record of 1:06.96
James Garrison finished 2nd in the 800m run (2:35.67) and 3rd in in the 400m race (1:04.73)
Harry Cogdill placed 6th in the 800m with a time of 2:51.62
Boys 4 X 400 relay team won 1st place by nearly 20 seconds. 4:21.79 (Cole Walton, James Garrison, Andrew Wallis, Will Fitch)