As one of Hockaday's Four Cornerstones, Athletics play an important role in the lives of Hockaday students. Our sports activities, as well as our physical education classes teach us to enjoy the mental, physical, and ethical balance through learning that stems from teamwork, self-sacrifice and perseverance.
Hockaday competes in theSouthwest Preparatory Conference (SPC)in basketball, cross-country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. In addition, Hockaday students compete in crew and fencing.
Hockaday Varsity Lacrosse won the SPC Championship beating ESD 16-8 and became the State Champions on Sunday, May 13 with their victory against No. 1 ranked Houston Kinkaid in the Texas Girls High School Lacrosse League Division 1 final. It is the Hockaday Varsity Lacrosse Team’s fourth state championship – and first since 2012. Go Daisies!
Congratulations to the Varsity golf team for winning the “Hooton Cup” tournament at Pecan Valley. They won overall with a team score of 342, a season low. Gabri Kim came in first place with a score of 82, Nyomi Thomas was in second place with a score of 83, and Sarah Haetzel was in third place with a score of 84. This is the 5th time that Hockaday has won this tournament.
Adoette Vaughan (Class of 2019) began her spring break competing at the Lovejoy Spring Distance Festival hosted by Lovejoy High School on Saturday, March 10. She ran the nation's top time in the 2k steeplchase while also breaking her own school record with a time of 6:56.77! Please help us congratulate Adoette on this amazing accomplishment! Her hard work is continuing to show and making a mark on the national Track and Field scene!
After a long weather delay, Adoette lined up for a soggy Elite Girls 1600 m race at the Texas Distance Festival hosted by Southlake High School on Saturday, March 17. Adoette ran a smart race by settling into the front pack and she moved smoothly into the top four as the pack split by the end of the second lap. She continued to move through the pack and finished strong for second place personal record time of 4:55.61, which breaks her own school record! Her time ranks her #2 in Texas and #12 in the USA! Watch the entire race here. Please help us congratulate Adoette on this amazing finish among the top athletes in Texas!