Varsity Track and Field
2021 Track and Field Team
2021 Season Highlights:
The team finished 3rd and 4th in two large meets consisting of 15 or more schools four and five times our size. We won our first home meet and finished 2nd in our last home meet. Each athlete accomplished a PR in at least one event this season while many of you tried new events for the betterment of the team.
New School Records
Girls High Jump, Sarah Grace Burns, 5’3”
Boys 4x200 (5th in region) 1:39.57 Curtis Gill, Elijah Seavey, Michael Pongdee, Graeden Miller
Girls 4x800 (2nd in region, State Qualifiers) 10:58.5 Charlie Barron, Maya Mauzy, Melanie Val, Chloe Middlebrooks
Sarah Grace Burns - High Jump (1st in region)
Sarah Grace Burns - 300m Low Hurdles
Verena Pate - 100m high hurdles (2nd in region)
Riley Burnette - Triple Jump 31' 4.25".
Boys 4x800 (2nd in region) - Elijah Seavey, Zolon Knoll, Malachi McKinney, Pyunn Ntwari
Girls 4x800 (2nd in region) Charlie Barron, Maya Mauzy, Melanie Val, Chloe Middlebrooks
Results from State Meet
Sarah Grace Burns - High Jump - State Champion
Sarah Grace Burns - 300m Low Hurdles - 6th in state
Verena Pate - 100m high hurdles - 5th in state
Riley Burnette - Triple Jump - 8th in state
Boys 4x800 - Elijah Seavey, Zolon Knoll, Alex Brewster, - 7th
Girls 4x800 Charlie Barron, Maya Mauzy, Melanie Val, Chloe Middlebrooks - 7th in state
|GIRLS||TRACK & FIELD SCHOOL RECORDS|
|High Jump||5' 3"||Sarah Grace Burns||2021|
|Long Jump||16' 5"||Molly Schaefer||2007|
|Triple Jump||35' 1 3/4"||Kennesia Martin||2005|
|Shot Put||31'||Isabelle Gordy||2018|
|Pole Vault||7'||Katie Craighill||2010|
|3200||12:06:00 HT||Hillary McDonald||2000|
|4x100 relay||52.53||Dean, Schaefer,
|4x800 relay||10:58.5||Barron, Mauzy, Val, Middlebrooks||2021|
|1600||5:48.0 HT||Hillary McDonald||1998|
|4x200 relay||1:52.49||Dean, Midgett,
|4x400 relay||4:19.68||Schutz, Burns, Freyland, Barron||2019|
|BOYS||TRACK & FIELD SCHOOL RECORDS|
|High Jump||6'||Emmanuel Thombs||2018|
|Long Jump||21' 9 1/2"||Ajani Banks||2000|
|Triple Jump||42' 4 1/2"||Ajani Banks||2001|
|Shot Put||46' 7"||Jalen Tillman||2018|
|Pole Vault||9' 6"||Nick Barry, Rob Clarkson||01,05|
|3200||10:14.6 HT||Nick Barry||2001|
|4x100 relay||45.25||Deutsch, Massaqui, Gabaud, Dowling||2009|
|4x800 relay||09:16.5 HT||Lusk, Midgett,
|4x200 relay||1:39.57||Gill, Seavey, Pongdee, Miller||2021|
|800||2:11.1 HT||Stu Watts||2005|
|4x400 relay||3:42.14||Beasley, Baynard,
HT Hand Timed
Coach Burns is a mathematics teacher, Assistant Athletic Director, and coaches middle school girls' soccer and track and field. She was formerly the SAS middle school boys' soccer coach, varsity girls' soccer coach, and the head women's soccer coach at The University of the South. In 2002 she was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference's Coach-of-the-Year. She holds a US Soccer Federation "B" license, an NSCAA Advanced National Coaching Diploma, and is in the process of getting her USFAF Level I certification in track and field. A high school track athlete, Coach Burns made it to the state meet in the 400m, 800m, and 4X400 relay her sophomore and junior years. She was recruited to run Division I track but chose to play pursue soccer. Coach Burns earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Colorado College where she played soccer, three times making it to the Division I National Tournament. Coach Burns and the 1986 Colorado College women’s soccer team were inducted into the Colorado College Athletics Hall of Fame.
Bret Windhauser holds a M.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from University of Washington and a B.A. in International and Global Studies and French and French Studies from the University of the South where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with Honors in both majors. He also holds a certificate in Refugees, Health, and Humanitarian Action from the School of International Training in Amman, Jordan. Bret has taught or assisted in teaching college-level surveys of the Middle East, Ancient Near Eastern History, the History of the Hebrew Bible, and intermediate Arabic. He will present his research at the 2021 Middle Eastern Studies Association conference and is a contributing member to historical digital humanities projects researching 19th century Iraq and 14th-20th century Ethiopian religious literature.
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