Providence Day's sophomore attacker Cole Jessey and senior goalkeeper Nolan Fauchier were both named to the Charlotte Observer's "All-Observer" boys lacrosse team. Jessey, a first team selection, led the Chargers with 56 goals and 37 assists while Fauchier, a second team pick, was nearly impenetrable in front of the net.
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PD's Jala Wright was selected "All-Observer" first team as a Utility Player. She led the Chargers as their number 1 pitcher collecting an impressive 145 strikeouts for the season while batting an equally impressive .542 and stealing 39 bases. Earlier in the year, Jala was selected to the NCISAA All-State team and was also named the CISAA Conference "Player of the Year."
On Thursday, June 20, Providence Day alum Grant Williams ’16 was chosen by the Boston Celtics with their 22nd pick in the first round of the NBA draft. Williams will graduate from the University of Tennessee after his Junior year with a degree in Supply Chain Management and as a unanimous All-American with an incredible list of basketball accomplishments and honors.
In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Marissa Hart of Providence Day School as its 2018-19 Gatorade North Carolina Girls Soccer Player of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence and high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. It distinguishes Hart as North Carolina’s best high school girls soccer player.
Over a two weekend period, Friday, June 21 thru Sunday, June 23, and Friday, June 28 thru Sunday, June 30, 26 member schools of the NCISAA will be participating in the first NCISAA Summer Basketball Showcase. College coaches from around the country and all division levels along with various media outlets and recruiting services will all be in attendance to view some of the best basketball talent in the state.
Congratulations to girls soccer head coach Dan Dudley who was recently named The Charlotte Observer's Private School 4A coach of the year. Coach Duds led the Chargers to the NCISAA state championship, ending Charlotte Latin’s long run as state champion. He was also named Providence Day's Coach of the Year at the PD ESPY awards on May 20.
In case you missed the video created by Director of Athletics Nancy Beatty for the recent PD ESPY Awards click on the following link. https://vimeo.com/
To view pictures of all the PD ESPY Award recipients click: https://bit.ly/2JJSTLt
It took a formal protest by Boys Track and Field Head Coach Ben Hovis, but the NCISAA announced on Monday evening that the Providence Day Boys Track and Field team are NCISAA State Co-Champions. The Chargers share the championship trophy with Christ School with each team scoring 147.50 points. Read further to see the meet results...
Providence Day won the NCISAA State Championship scoring 156 points to runner-up Charlotte Country Day with 125 points to take home the Girls Track and Field trophy. The Chargers had a number of individual and relay state champions as well as numerous girls who gained points for finishing in the top eight positions. Read more for the complete results of the meet.
Charlotte Observer - Providence Day finally got the measure of rival Charlotte Latin in the biggest girls’ soccer match of the season.
The Chargers overcame a rough start to beat the Hawks 3-1 in overtime in the NCISAA 4A title game at Patten Stadium to flip the results from the last two title games. Providence Day, the second seed, controlled possession, outshooting Latin 29-11.
Tuesday, May 14 - Providence Day Director of Athletics, Nancy Beatty, recently announced the hiring of Cory Ann Avants as the new Charger Girls Head Tennis Coach and Program Head. Coach Avants joined the Charger tennis coaching staff in 2019 as assistant coach working with the Boys Tennis team. She will maintain that position as well as her new one. Read more about our new Girls' Head Tennis Coach...
The Providence Day Girls and Boys Track and Field teams both participated in the 2019 CISAA Conference Championships held at Charlotte Country Day on Thursday and Friday, May 9 and 10. Both the Girls and Boys teams took home the championship trophy with the Girls outscoring the second place team by 53.5 points while the Boys' differential was 86.
On Friday, May 10, Providence Day School celebrated five student-athletes signing national letters of intent committing to play at the college level. Today’s signing included three student–athletes continuing to jump and run track, one to play volleyball, and one to play squash. Read where Chotoo, Rebecca, Olivia, Kelechi, and Adam will be playing.
On Wednesday, May 1, the JV Boys Lacrosse team defeated arch rival Charlotte Country Day Bucs in the CISAA JV Lacrosse championship game played at Overcash Stadium. The final score was 6-4. The win completed a perfect conference record of 5-0. Click below to read the game summary.
Thirteen seniors will be playing sports at some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country. Baseball, field hockey, football, soccer, squash and track and field will all be represented. Continue reading to find out who, what, and where our seniors will be playing.
The Middle School Red Soccer team completed their regular season on Tuesday, April 23, with a perfect 13-0 record, outscoring their opponents 49-4. Only two teams were able to score on them. The team's eighth graders will transition to Upper School leaving behind an impressive record of 28-0.
On Monday, April 15, the Varsity Girls Lacrosse team defeated the visiting Pirates of Porter Ridge High School, 14-11. Instrumental in the victory was senior captain Lindsey Skardon who scored three key goals to help seal the win. Those three goals moved Lindsey past the 100 point milestone for her Charger career. After the game, the Athletic Department interviewed Lindsey...
On Wednesday, April 17, Providence Day School celebrated senior Owen Tappy’s signing his National Letter of Intent to play baseball for the Tigers of Hampden-Sydney College. Owen is a two-year starter for the Chargers and was first team All-Conference and All-State in his Junior year. Hampden-Sydney College is a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), one of the nation's largest Division III conferences.
The Charlotte Observer's Steve Little and Langston Wertz Jr. highlighted the Chargers' Varsity Girls Soccer team's success this season and their continued dominance, along with Charlotte Latin, in CISAA conference play.
Freshman hurdler and sprinter Falon Spearman and Junior baseball pitching ace and first baseman John Miralia were named this week's "Athletes of the Week" by the Charlotte Observer. Read about their recent performances and why they were selected.