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 Crew comes up Big at Texas State Rowing Championships
At the 2017 Texas State Rowing Championships held in Austin Texas on Saturday April 22nd, Hockaday Crew’s 1st Varsity Quad composed of Elaine Williams (Form II), Teal Cohen (Form IV), Cheryl Hao (Form III), and Felicity Diamond (Form II) won the coveted Reynolds Cup/Gold Medal as the fastest Junior Quad in the State of Texas. Hockaday Crew’s last victory in one of the oldest and premier sculling events at the Texas State Rowing Championships came in 1996. After 21 years it is very nice to see Hockaday Crew back on top!
Additional Top-3/Medal Winning Results:
the 2nd Varsity Quad, composed of Meredith Jones (Form II), Parker Waters (Form II), Ashlye Dullye (Form II), and Amy Jia (Form IV), after winning its heat, took 2nd Place/Sliver Medal in the JV Quad Event – an event which Hockaday Crew last won in 2015.
The 2nd Varsity Double, composed of Meredith Jones (Form II) and Amy Jia (Form IV), won their heat and then placed 3rd/Bronze Medal in the JV Double Event -an event which Hockaday last won in 2015.
Teal Cohen (Form IV) took 2nd place/Silver Medal in the Varsity Single event – repeating her performance of last year (2016)
Hockaday Crew placed boats into the finals of every event entered except one (and that was missed by a mere .5 of a second) and every crew entered put in great performances at this last regatta of the regular 2017 spring racing season. Top to bottom this is one of the best Hockaday Crew Squads in program history, and certainly the best results in many years at the Texas State Rowing Championships.
Select Boats will go on and compete for USRowing Central District (9 states) regional titles in Oklahoma City on May 6 & 7. Invitations to SRAA Nationals and USRowing Youth Nationals are pending or still up for grabs. Go Hockaday Crew!
Below are the Fall Athletic Pre-season and try-out dates for Upper School. All middle school try-outs will begin on Monday, August 28th - 3:30-5:00
UPPER SCHOOL: Volleyball - pre-season & try-outs begin on Monday, August 7th - please contact Andy Gass at firstname.lastname@example.org Cross-country - pre-season begins Monday, August 7th - contact Laboris Bean at email@example.com Field Hockey - camp is August 7th-10th. Pre-season & try-outs begin Monday, August 14th - contact Jennifer Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org Crew - TBA
FENCING WILL BE MOVING TO THE SPRING - ALL PRACTICES WILL BE HELD AT HOCKADAY.