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Women’s Track Wins Bayshore Finals, Men and Women prepare for NCS Competition

natalieSenior Natalie Mitchell looks to place in the top 3 at NCS to earn her ticket to the State Meet.

Track wins WACC Men’s and Women’s Titles

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Tierra Robinson-Jones and KaRa Awakoaiye go 1-2 in the Women’s 200m.

Track Enters Postseason, Prepares for the State Championship

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Post Season competition begins this week with Varsity Athletes competing at Burrell Field Thursday and Saturday in the Track WACC League Championships.

Track Competes at Sacramento Meet of Champions

photo 5 The Dragons post top times in NCS as they compete in the last invitational before postseason competition begins.

Track Posts top times at Arcadia Invitational

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The Dragons travel to Arcadia, CA to compete in largest Track and Field invitational in the U.S. posting top times in California in relay events as well as individual events.

Men’s and Women’s Track post California and National leading times

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The ladies 4x100m team placed 1st and currently has the 4th fastest time in California, 26th best in the U.S.

Track Competes at Mt. Pleasant and Dan Gabor Invitationals

March 5, 2016 Mt Pleasant/Dan Gabor Saturday morning the Dragons competed at the Mt. Pleasant relays, an exclusively relay meet with even the field events competing with team scores of 4 people per team. Highlights include wins in the girls and boys 4x200m as well as individual personal bests throughout the events. This meet provided […]

Track wins Skyline Invitational

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The Dragons opened the season with a successful first meet at Skyline High School coming home with wins on both the girls and boys side. Next up are the Mt. Pleasant Relays and Dan Gabor Invitational on Saturday March 5th.

WACCC Cross Country Championships: Taylor and Downs win Varsity Races, Varsity and JV Girls are Team Champions

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country to compete at WACC Championships

Varsity Women
The varsity women’s team has a long tradition of success going back to the early 1970’s. Bishop O’Dowd High School is proud to have one of the oldest and most successful women’s programs in the State. Since 1986, our dual meet record has been approximately 178-18. Since 1986, the Dragons have won league championships in 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005. The women have won four North Coast Section (NCS) Championships, and have earned six other finishes in the top 3 in the ultra competitive NCS. The women have had major success at the State Meet where we have finished 5th in 1991, 3rd in 1992, 3rd in 1993, 3rd in 2000, 6th in 2001, and 2nd in 2004.

Varsity Men
The men have also had a great tradition of success since 1986 having won eight league championships (1986, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2003). The Dragons won a North Coast Section Championship in 1995, three NCS Championships 2nd Place finishes (1991, 1993, 2001), and three NCS 3rd Places finishes (2003, 2004, 2005) to earn berths for the State Meet each year.


Track & Field History


The O’Dowd track team competes at a local, state and national level. The program has achieved numerous top 50 performances in California state history and most notably in 1993, the girls team was selected national champions according to “School Marks”, the national track and field recording agency. Bishop O’Dowd’s top 50 perfomances in state history include: the 4×800 meter relay team (7th), Bisa Grant in 100 meter hurdles (10th), girls sprint medley (12th), Miranda Wilson in discus (14th), Miesha Marzell in 800 meters (18th), Michelle Decoux in 300 hurdles (18th), Jamilla Churchill in High Jump (24th), girls 4×400 relay (33rd), Ayana Grant in 100 hurdles (33rd), Lesa Parker in girls 200 meters (39th), and Lesa Parker in girls 100 meters (41st).

 

    Women’s Track Field History
    League Championships
    Hayward Area Athletic League (HAAL) 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
    Alameda Contra Costa Athletic League (ACCAL) 1994, 1995, 1996
    East Shore Athletic League (ESAL) 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
    Catholic Athletic League (CAL) 1973, 1986
    North Coast Section (NCS – Bay Shore) Championships
    NCS – 1st Place 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
    NCS – 2nd Place 1986, 1996, 2004, 2006, 2007
    North Coast Section (NCS) – Meet of Champions
    2nd Place 2006, 2007
    California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Meet
    2nd Place 1993, 1994
    3rd Place 1992, 2007
    Individual Records
    North Coast Section (NCS) Bay Shore Meet Record Holders
    No. 1 Bisa Grant 100m LH 13.85 1994
    No. 1 Jamilla Churchill High Jump 5-8 1996
    No. 1 Miranda Wilson Shot Put 44-8 2006
    North Coast Section (NCS) – All-Time Records (Top 10)
    No. 2 Lesa Parker 100 Meters 11.51 1992
    No. 2t Jamila Churchill High Jump 5-10 1994
    No. 4t Aisha Sims High Jump 5-8 1992
    No. 5 4 X 400 Meters 3:44.96 1993
    No. 6 Miesha Marzell 800 Meters 2:09.13 1993
    No. 6 Bisa Grant 100 Hurdles (33″) 13.83 1994
    No. 7 Michelle De Coux 300 Hurdles 42.16 1988
    No. 7 Miranda Wilson Shot Put 44-8 2006
    No. 7 Miranda Wilson Discus 155-6 2006
    No. 8 Ayana Grant 100 Hurdles (33″) 14.06 1995
    Wind-aided:
    Bisa Grant 100 Hurdles (33″) 13.76 100 Hurdles (33″) 13.76 1994
    California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Records
    Automatic-Timing
    No. 14 Bisa Grant 100 Meters 13.83 1994
    Wind-Aided Automatic-Timing
    Bisa Grant 100 Hurdles (33″) 13.76 100 Hurdles (33″) 13.76 1994
    CIF State Meet Top Finishes
    1st Place Brazile Clark, Jennifer Hinds, Shane Mullany-Banks, Lia Rivers-Birt
    4 X 400 Meter 3:47.42 2007
    1st Place Miesha Marzell 800 Meters 2:09.13 1993
    1st Place Bisa Grant 100 Meters Hurdles 14.11 1993
    1st Place Miesha Marzell 800 Meters 2:10.29 1992
    1st Place Michelle DeCoux 100 Meters Hurdles 13.91 1988
    1st Place Michelle DeCoux 300 Meter Hurdles 42.16 1988
    2nd Place Bisa Grant 100 Meter Hurdles 13.76 1994
    2nd Place Jamilla Churchill High Jump 5-10 1994
    2nd Place Miranda Wilson Shot Put 44-11.50 2007
    2nd Place Miranda Wilson Discus 159-1 2007
    3rd Place Brazil Clark 800 Meters 2007
    3rd Place Michelle Daggs Discus 149-7 2000
    3rd Place Jamilla Churchill High Jump 5-8 1995
    3rd Place 4X100 Meter Relay 47.45 1994
    3rd Place 4X400 Meter Relay 3:49.98 1993
    3rd Place Crystal Miles-Threat 400 Meters 55.78 1993
    3rd Place 4X400 Meter Relay 3:47.84 1992
    3rd Place Lesa Parker 200 Meters 24.08 1992
    4th Place 4X400 Meter Relay 3:47.60 1995
    4th Place 4X100 Meter Relay 47.29 1991
    4th Place 4X400 Meter Relay 3:52.22 1991
    5th Place Christian Tucker 100 Meters 12.12 2002
    5th Place 4X100 Meter Relay 47.53 1999
    5th Place Aisha Sims 300 Meter Hurdles 46.37 1992
    5th Place Bisa Grant 100 Meters 12.24 1992
    5th Place Lesa Parker 100 Meters 11.80 1992
    5th Place Bisa Grant 200 Meters 24.4
    5th Place Ariel Wright 1600 Meters 4:57.54 2005
    6th Place Ariel Wright 3200 Meters 10:40.81 2006
    6th Place Ariel Wright 3200 Meters 2005
    6th Place Candace Miles-Threat 800 Meters 2:13.71 1993
    7th Place 4X100 Meter Relay 2003
    7th Place 4X100 Meter Relay 48.71 2002
    7th Place Michelle Decoux 100 Meter Hurdles 14.65
    8th Place Lia Rivers-Birt 800 Meters 2009
    8th Place Lexi Pappas 1600 Meters 5:15.69 2006
    9th Place Damajeria Dubose 1600 Meters 2009
    10th Place Brazil Clark 800 Meters 2006
    13th Place Shane Mullany-Banks 300 Meter Hurdles 45.46 2006
    14th Place Miranda Wilson Shot Put 40-05.50 2006
    3rd Place Miranda Wilson Discus 145-02 2006
    9th Place 4X400 Meter Relay 3:52.91 2006
    9th Place Allyson Criner Discus 132-11 2002
    9th Place Michelle Daggs Discus 127-7 1999
    10th Place Michelle Daggs Shot Put 40-10 2000
    11th Place Angie Dalke 3200 Meters 11:07.40
    12th Place Lexi Pappas 1600 Meters 5:03.64 2005
    15th Place Lexi Pappas 3200 Meters 11:04.87 2005
    19th Place Miranda Wilson Discus 111-06 2005
    16th Place 4X400 Meter Relay 3:58.13 2005

     

    Men’s Track & Field History
    League Championships
    Hayward Area Athletic League (HAAL) 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
    Catholic Athletic League (CAL) 1969, 1977
    North Coast Section (NCS) Championships
    NCS – 2nd Place 2002, 2003
    Individual Records
    North Coast Section (NCS) Bay Shore Meet Record Holders
    No. 1 400m Relay 42:03 2002
    North Coast Section (NCS) All-Time Individual Record Holders
    No. 10 Daryl Hill 110 Hurdles 14:02 1981
    CIF State Meet Top Finishes
    2nd Place 4X400 Relay 1991
    3rd Place Boys Team 1992
    3rd Place Keir Gumbs Triple Jump 1992
    5th Place Adam Hearndon 800 Meters 1992
    6th Place 4×400 Relay 1992
    8th Place DeVante Dubose 400 Meters 2010
    9th Place Tim Wallach 800 Meters 2003
    10th Place 4×400 Relay 2002
     

    2016 Track & Field Schedule

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    2015 Cross Country Schedule/Results

    Coed Varsity

    Last updated on 8/4/15 @ 1:22pm

    Overall Record: 0-0 **League Record: 0-0

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    Day Date Time/Results Opponent Location
    Sat 09/12/2015 TBD Ed Sias Invitational Hidden Valley Park, Martinez
    Thu 09/17/2015 3:30pm WACC Meet #1 Garin Park, Hayward
    Sat 09/19/2015 All Day Nike Invitational Newhall Park, Concord
    Sat 09/26/2015 All Day Stanford Invitational Stanford Golf Course, Stanford University
    Thu 10/01/2015 3:30pm WACC Meet #2 Hayward High School
    Fri 10/16/2015 All Day Rough Rider Invitational Woodward Park, Fresno
    Thu 10/29/2015 3:30pm WACC Meet #3 Oyster Bay
    Sat 11/7/2015 All Day WACC League Championship Hayward High School
    Sat 11/21/2015 All Day NCS Championships Hayward High School
    Sat 11/28/2015 TBD CIF State Championships Woodward Park, Fresno

    2015 Track & Field Schedule/Results

    Coed Varsity

    Last updated on 3/20/15 @ 4:46pm

    Overall Record: 0-0 **League Record: 0-0

     

    Day Date Time/Results Opponent Location
    Tue 02/24/2015 4:00pm Scrimmage vs. California High School California High School
    Sat 02/28/2015 TBD Skyline Invitational Skyline High School
    Sat 03/07/2015 All Day Dan Gabor Invitational Amador Valley High School
    Sat 03/07/2015 All Day Sac State Invitational Sacramento State University
    Sat 03/14/2015 All Day San Rafael Twilight Relays San Rafael High School
    Thu 03/19/2015 3:30pm WACC vs. Alameda, Hayward, Berkeley Berkeley High School
    Sat 03/21/2015 All Day Dublin Distance Fiesta Dublin High School
    Sat 03/21/2015 All Day St. Francis Invitational (Mt. View) St. Francis High School – Mountain View
    Wed 03/25/2015 3:30 WACC vs. Castro Valley – Date changed from 4/30 Castro Valley High School
    Sat 03/28/2015 All Day OAL Relays Edwards Stadium (UC Berkeley)
    Wed 04/1/2015 3:30pm Away vs. San LeandroRescheduled to 4/23 Burrell Field (San Leandro)
    Sat 04/4/2015 All Day Stanford Invitational Stanford University
    Fri 04/10/2015 All Day Arcadia Invitational Arcadia High School
    Sat 04/11/2015 All Day Arcadia Invitational Arcadia High School
    Thu 04/16/2015 3:30pm WACC vs. HaywardCanceled Castro Valley High School
    Fri 04/17/2015 All Day Mt. SAC Relays Mt. San Antonio College
    Sat 04/18/2015 All Day Mt. SAC Relays Mt. San Antonio College
    Thur 04/23/2015 3:30pm Away vs. San Leandro Burrell Field (San Leandro)
    Sat 04/25/2015 All Day Norcal Frosh/Soph Championships Dublin High School
    Thu 04/30/2015 3:30 WACC vs. Castro Valley – Moved to 3/25 Castro Valley High School
    Sat 05/2/2014 All Day Sacramento MOC American River College
    Sat 05/9/2014 TBD WACC Frosh/Soph Championships Piedmont High School
    Thu 05/14/2015 1:00pm WACC Championships – Trials Burrell Field
    Sat 05/16/2015 11:00am WACC Championships – Finals Burrell Field
    Sat 05/23/2015 TBD NCS – Bay Shore Area Meet Castro Valley High School
    Fri 05/29/2015 TBD NCS – Meet of Champions (Trials) Edwards Stadium (UC Berkeley)
    Sat 05/30/2015 TBD NCS – Meet of Champions (Finals) Edwards Stadium (UC Berkeley)
    Fri 06/05/2015 TBD CIF State Championship – Trials Buchanan High School
    Sat 06/06/2015 TBD CIF State Championship – Finals Buchanan High School

    2014 Track & Field Schedule/Results

    Coed Varsity

    Last updated on 2/12/14 @ 9:34am

    Overall Record: 0-0 **League Record: 0-0

    Day Date Time/Results Opponent Location
    Sat 02/22/2014 TBD Skyline Invitational Skyline High School
    Thu 02/27/2014 4:00pm Away vs. California High School California High School
    Sat 03/01/2014 All Day Dan Gabor Invitational Amador Valley High School
    Sat 03/08/2014 All Day San Rafael Twilight Relays San Rafael High School
    Sat 03/15/2014 All Day Dublin Distance Fiesta Dublin High School
    Sat 03/15/2014 All Day St. Francis Invitational (Mt. View) St. Francis High School – Mountain View
    Thu 03/27/2014 3:30pm Away vs. San Leandro Burrell Field (San Leandro)
    Thu 04/02/2014 3:30pm Away vs. Castro Valley & Hayward Castro Valley High School
    Wed 04/16/2014 3:30pm Away vs. Berkeley & Alameda Berkeley High School
    Sat 04/26/2014 All Day Norcal Frosh/Soph Championships Dublin High School
    Sat 05/10/2014 TBD WACC Frosh/Soph Championships Piedmont High School
    Thu 05/15/2014 1:00pm WACC Championships – Trials Burrell Field
    Sat 05/17/2014 11:00am WACC Championships – Finals Burrell Field
    Sat 05/24/2014 TBD NCS – Bay Shore Area Meet Castro Valley High School
    Fri 05/30/2014 TBD NCS – Meet of Champions (Trials) Edwards Stadium (UC Berkeley)
    Sat 05/31/2014 TBD NCS – Meet of Champions (Finals) Edwards Stadium (UC Berkeley)
    Fri 06/06/2014 TBD CIF State Championship – Trials Buchanan High School
    Sat 06/07/2014 TBD CIF State Championship – Finals Buchanan High School

    2013 Cross Country Schedule

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    2014 Cross Country Schedule/Results

    Coed Varsity

    Last updated on 8/4/14 @ 2:47am

    Overall Record: 0-0 **League Record: 0-0

    Click here for the Cross Country schedule with dismissal & bus departure times

    Day Date Time/Results Opponent Location
    Sat 09/13/2014 TBD Ed Sias Invitational Hidden Valley Park, Martinez
    Thu 09/18/2014 4:00pm WACC Meet #1 vs. Alameda, San Leandro,

    and San Lorenzo

    Garin Park, Hayward
    Sat 09/20/2014 All Day Nike Invitational Newhall Park, Concord
    Sat 09/27/2014 All Day Stanford Invitational Stanford Golf Course, Stanford University
    Thu 10/02/2014 All Day WACC Meet #2 vs. Berkeley, Castro Valley,

    and Tennyson

    Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Sat 10/11/2014 All Day Clovis Invitational Woodward Park, Fresno
    Thu 10/16/2014 3:30pm WACC Meet #3 vs. Piedmont, Mt. Eden,

    and Encinal

    Hayward High School
    Thu 10/30/2014 3:30pm WACC Meet #4 vs. Arroyo and Hayward Oyster Bay, San Leandro
    Sat 11/08/2014 3:30pm WACC League Championship Hayward High School
    Sat 11/22/2014 All Day NCS Championships Hayward High School
    Sat 11/29/2014 TBD CIF State Championships Woodward Park, Fresno

    2014 Track & Field Schedule/Results

    Coed Varsity

    Last updated on 2/12/14 @ 9:34am

    Overall Record: 0-0 **League Record: 0-0

    Day Date Time/Results Opponent Location
    Sat 02/22/2014 TBD Skyline Invitational Skyline High School
    Thu 02/27/2014 4:00pm Away vs. California High School California High School
    Sat 03/01/2014 All Day Dan Gabor Invitational Amador Valley High School
    Sat 03/08/2014 All Day San Rafael Twilight Relays San Rafael High School
    Sat 03/15/2014 All Day Dublin Distance Fiesta Dublin High School
    Sat 03/15/2014 All Day St. Francis Invitational (Mt. View) St. Francis High School – Mountain View
    Thu 03/27/2014 3:30pm Away vs. San Leandro Burrell Field (San Leandro)
    Thu 04/02/2014 3:30pm Away vs. Castro Valley & Hayward Castro Valley High School
    Wed 04/16/2014 3:30pm Away vs. Berkeley & Alameda Berkeley High School
    Sat 04/26/2014 All Day Norcal Frosh/Soph Championships Dublin High School
    Sat 05/10/2014 TBD WACC Frosh/Soph Championships Piedmont High School
    Thu 05/15/2014 1:00pm WACC Championships – Trials Burrell Field
    Sat 05/17/2014 11:00am WACC Championships – Finals Burrell Field
    Sat 05/24/2014 TBD NCS – Bay Shore Area Meet Castro Valley High School
    Fri 05/30/2014 TBD NCS – Meet of Champions (Trials) Edwards Stadium (UC Berkeley)
    Sat 05/31/2014 TBD NCS – Meet of Champions (Finals) Edwards Stadium (UC Berkeley)
    Fri 06/06/2014 TBD CIF State Championship – Trials Buchanan High School
    Sat 06/07/2014 TBD CIF State Championship – Finals Buchanan High School

    2013 Cross Country Schedule

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    2016 Track Roster

    Women

    Name (First & Last) Yr. Previous School
    Jessica Alaniz 9 Assumption School, San Leandro
    Jourdan Amen 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    KaRa Awakoaiye 12 Ile Omode, Oakland 
    Natalia Brusco 11 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Isabella Brusco 9 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Madison Burke 10 Harvest Park, Pleasanton 
    Audrey Byrne 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland 
    Christine Clark-Landry 10 St. Theresa Elemetary School, Oakland
    Elise Cypher 9 Redwood Day School, Oakland 
    Juliana Diaz 11 Julia Morgan, Oakland
    Devon Flynn 11 Julia Morgan, Oakland
    Karayah Gibbs 10  
    Marnae Glover 10  
    Linnea Gullikson 11 Black Pine Circle Day School, Berkeley
    Kameela Hall 10 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Maya Jenkins 10 Ile Omode, Oakland 
    Brooke Johnson 9 St. Jarlath’s School, Oakland
    Hana Jonhnson 11 Alvarado Niles Middle School, Un ion City 
    Jordan Jones 9 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley 
    Maeve Kelly 10 Julia Morgan, Oakland
    Janee Knox 12 Acts Christian Academy, Oakland
    Ariel Li 10  
    Lexi Loman 12 Redwood Christian School, Castro Valley 
    Aisha McMahon 9 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Natalie Mitchell 12 St. Clement School, Hayward
    Lauryn Moore 11 Edna Brewer, Oakland 
    Madeleine Murphy 11 Corpus Christi Elementary School, Piedmont
    Zahra Norris 10 Assumption School, San Leandro
    Bridget Nix 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Jasmine Powell 9 Assumption School, San Leandro
    Mia Rahman 9 Julia Morgan, Oakland
    Tierra Robinson-Jones 10 Ile Omode, Oakland 
    Lily Rodriguez 11  
    Kaelyn Shirley 11 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    McKenzie Taffe 9 Lincoln Middle School, Alameda
    Jeneeva Tooliajan 9 Notre Dame des Victoires
    Emma Wawrzynek 11 School of the Madeleine

    Men

    Name (First & Last) Yr. Previous School
    Richard Atthowe 12 Calvary Lutheran School, San Lorenzo
    Khukheper Awakoaiye 10 Ile Omode, Oakland 
    Jequari Bagget 11 Principled Academy, Oakland
    Damani Ballard 12 Westlake Middle School, Oakland
    Spencer Berkins 10 Corpus Christi Elementary School, Piedmont
    Matthew Challenger 11 St. Leo the Great School, Oakland
    Brandon Charles 10 American Indian Public Charter School, Oakland
    Austin Chen 11
    Terrel Davis 10  
    Nick Downs 12 Redwood Day School, Oakland 
    Keith Evans 10 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Victor Flint 12  
    Aaron Gonzalez 11 Our Lady of Grace School, Castro Valley
    Isaiah Henry 10 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Redwood City
    Ryan Hunt 10 Hillcrest Middle School, Oakland
    Parker Johnson 9 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Aaron Jones 11 Kimber Hills Academy, Fremont
    Austin Jones 9 Fallon Middle School, Dublin
    Cole Kretlow 10 St. Theresa Elemetary School, Oakland
    Thomas McMaster 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Yoni Messay 11 Assumption School, San Leandro
    Tommy Murphy 9 Corpus Christi Elementary School, Piedmont
    Athan Natsues 9 St. Theresa Elemetary School, Oakland
    Julien Neema 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Andy Pike 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Isaiah Pitre 10 Edna Brewer Middle School, Oakland
    Martin Prose 9 Archway Middle School 
    Marcos Santa Cruz 10 School of the Madeleine, Berkeley
    AJ Schabbing 10 Valley Christian, Dublin
    Owen Taffe 11 Alameda High School, Alameda
    Derrick Wang 11

    2015 Cross Country Roster

    Women

    Name (First & Last) Yr. Previous School
    Jourdan Amen 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    KaRa Awakoaiye 12 Ile Omode School, Oakland, CA
    Helen Balawejder 9 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Isabella Brusco 9 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Natalia Brusco 11 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Madison Burke 10 Harvest Park, Pleasanton
    Audrey Byrne 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Christine Clark-Landry 10 St. Theresa Elementary School, Oakland
    Elise Cypher 9 Redwood Day School, Oakland
    Juliana Diaz 11 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Madeleine Farrington 11 Head Royce School, Oakland
    Devon Flynn 11 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Cece Garafoli 10 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Maria Gee 11 Corpus Christi Elementary School, Piedmont
    Gianna Giacomelli 10 School of the Madeleine, Berkeley
    Linnea Gullikson 10 Black Pine Circle Day School, Berkeley
    Jalyn Jackson 11 St. Clement School, Hayward
    Brooke Johnson 9 St. Jarlath’s School, Oakland
    Hana Johnson 11 Alvarado Niles Middle School, Union City
    Jordan Jones 9 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Maeve Kelly 10 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Sheridan Kroll 11 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Lexi Loman 12 Redwood Christian Junior-Senior School, Castro Valley
    Lauryn Moore 11 Edna Brewer Middle School, Oakland
    Madeleine Murphy 11 Corpus Christi Elementary School, Piedmont
    Bridget Nix 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Zahra Norris 10 Assumption School, San Leandro
    Lauren Ray 10 Edna Brewer Middle School, Oakland
    Mia Rahman 9 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Tierra Robinson-Jones 10 Ile Omode School, Oakland, CA
    Kaelyn Shirley 11 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Jeneeva Toolajian 9 Other – School Not Listed
    Grace Taylor 11 Lincoln Middle School, Alameda
    Emma Wawrzynek 11 School of the Madeleine, Berkeley

    Men

    Name (First & Last) Yr. Previous School
    Richard Atthowe 12 Calvary Lutheran School
    Adam Bail 10 Beacon Day School
    Spencer Berkins 10 Corpus Christi Elementary School, Piedmont
    Connor Chan 9 Canyon Middle School
    Clayton Crowell 12 Zion Lutheran School, Oakland
    Henry Deck 10 St. Theresa Elementary School, Oakland
    Bryce DeWitt 12 Assumption School, San Leandro
    Nick Downs 12 Redwood Day School, Oakland
    Keith Evans III 10 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Aaron Gonzalez 11 Our Lady of Grace School, Castro Valley
    Casimir Graffagna 9 Claremont Middle School, Oakland
    Dane Gruendl 10 Piedmont Middle School
    Irvin James 9 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Cole Kretlow 10 St. Theresa Elementary School, Oakland
    Liam McCarthy 9 Black Pine Circle Day School, Berkeley
    Thomas McMaster 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Tommy Murphy 9 Corpus Christi Elementary School, Piedmont
    Charles Novak 11 De La Salle High School
    Andy Pike 11 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Martin Prose 9 Archway School
    Nicholas Sanchez 10 St. Leander School, San Leandro
    Matthew Saccomanno 12 All Saints School, Hayward
    Duncan Sinclair 9 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Lucas Soto 9 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Bryce Suzuki 9 Head Royce School, Oakland
    Robert Symens-Bucher 10 East Bay School for Boys
    Owen Taffe 11 Alameda High School
    Dimitri Vonich 9 Canyon Middle School
    Derrick Wang 11 Other – School Not Listed
    Coaching Staff
    Director of Cross Country/Track: Jamal Cooks
    Head Coach: Hillary Kigar
    Assistant Coach: Karla Jones

    2015 Track Roster

    Men

    Name (First & Last) Yr. Previous School
    Zyhir Brown 12 St. Leo the Great School, Oakland
    Colin Burke 12 Harvest Park, Pleasanton
    Sean Burke 12 Harvest Park, Pleasanton
    Jacob Castaneda 12 Calvary Lutheran School
    Riley Cooke 12 Prospect-Sierra Middle School, El Cerrito
    Kent Ellison 12 St. Paul’s Episcopal School, Oakland
    Bryce Grandison 12 Head Royce School, Oakland
    Justin Jones 12 All Saints School, Hayward
    Dingane Kendricks 12 American Indian Charter School, Oakland
    Josh Pagila 12 Lincoln Middle School, Alameda
    Ryan Poon 12 Chinese Christian School
    Travis Robertson 12 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Richard Atthowe 11 Calvary Lutheran School
    Nick Downs 11 Redwood Day School, Oakland
    Clayton Crowell 11 Zion Lutheran School, Oakland
    Camilo Eifler 11 Other – School Not Listed
    Victor Flint 11 Zion Lutheran School, Oakland
    Damani Ballard 11 Other – School Not Listed
    Ethan Baker-Greene 11 Other – School Not Listed
    Nick Desler 10 Corpus Christi School, Piedmont
    Aaron Gonzalez 10 Our Lady of Grace School, Castro Valley
    Thomas McMaster 10 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Tamarik Rabb 10 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Andrew Pike 10 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Aaron Jones 10 Other – School Not Listed
    Terrell Davis 10 Other – School Not Listed
    Jonathan Anene 10 Calvary Lutheran School
    Khukheper Awakoaiye 9 Ile Omode School, Oakland, CA
    Walter Garner 9 Assumption School, San Leandro
    Cole Kretlow 9 St. Theresa Elementary School, Oakland
    Ben Samuels 9 Edna Brewer Middle School, Oakland
    Ben Porter 9 Park Day School, Oakland
    Kian Nouri 9 Hillcrest Middle School, Oakland
    Ryan Hunt 9 Hillcrest Middle School, Oakland
    Coaching Staff
    Jamal Cooks – Head Coach
    David Okikawa – Assistant Coach
    Tony Green – Assistant Coach
    Hillary Kigar – Assistant Coach
    Karla Jones – Assistant Coach
    Laron McCoy – Assistant Coach

    Women

    Name (First & Last) Yr. Previous School
    Julia Cooke 12 Prospect-Sierra Middle School, El Cerrito
    Alison Heywood 12 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Jamie Jenkins 12 Acts Christian Academy
    Meredith Nix 12 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Jamie Jenkins 12 Acts Christian Academy
    KaRa Awakoaiye 11 Ile Omode School, Oakland, CA
    Janee Knox 11 Acts Christian Academy
    Alexius Loman 11 Redwood Christian School, Castro Valley
    Natalie Mitchell 11 St. Clement School, Hayward
    Lauren Petry 11 Other – School Not Listed
    Martina Daniel 11 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Natalia Brusco 10 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Juliana Diaz 10 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Linnea Gullikson 10 Black Pine Circle Day School, Berkeley
    Madeline Murphy 10 Corpus Christi School, Piedmont
    Bridget Nix 10 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Kaelyn Shirley 10 Canyon Middle School, Castro Valley
    Hana Johnson 10 Alvarado Niles Middle School, Union City
    Jourdan Amen 10 Montera Middle School, Oakland
    Madeline Farrington 10 Head Royce School, Oakland
    Devon Flynn 10 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Lily Rodriguez 10 Other – School Not Listed
    Emma Wawrzynek 10 School of the Madeleine, Berkeley
    Danielle West 10 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Grace Taylor 10 Lincoln Middle School, Alameda
    Lauryn Moore 10 Edna Brewer Middle School, Oakland
    Tierra Robinson-Jones 9 Ile Omode School, Oakland, CA
    Olivia Duff 9 Redwood Day School, Oakland
    Marnae Glover 9 Other – School Not Listed
    Madison Burke 9 Harvest Park, Pleasanton
    Maeve Kelly 9 Julia Morgan School for Girls, Oakland
    Karayah Gibbs 9 Zion Lutheran School, Oakland
    Christine Clark-Landry 9 St. Theresa Elementary School, Oakland
    Maya Jenkins 9 Ile Omode School, Oakland, CA
    Zahara Norris 9 Assumption School, San Leandro
    Coaching Staff
    Jamal Cooks – Head Coach
    David Okikawa – Assistant Coach
    Tony Green – Assistant Coach
    Hillary Kigar – Assistant Coach
    Karla Jones – Assistant Coach
    Laron McCoy – Assistant Coach

    2014 Cross Country Roster

    Men

    Name Yr. Previous School
    Colin Burke 12 Harvest Park
    Sean Burke 12 Harvest Park
    Jacob Castaneda 12 Calvary Lutheran
    Riley Cooke 12 Prospect-Sierra Middle School
    Sean Ekstrand 12 Prospect-Sierra Middle School
    Charley Nordin 12 Chipman Middle School
    Josh Pagila 12 Lincoln Middle School
    Ryan Poon 12 Chinese Christian School
    Matrix Shimizu 12 Chinese Christian School
    Bryce DeWitt 11 Assumption School
    Nick Downs 11 Redwood Day School
    Matthew Saccomanno 11 All Saints School
    Aaron Gonzalez 10 Our Lady of Grace School
    Noah Linde 10 Montera Middle School
    Thomas McMaster 10 Montera Middle School
    Nathan Savant 10 Pacific Boychoir Academy
    Michael Straus 10 Black Pine Circle Day School
    Steven Tang 10 Yew Chung International School
    Ryan Hunt 9 Hillcrest Middle School
    Cole Kretlow 9 St. Theresa  Elementary
    Kian Nouri 9 Hillcrest Middle School
    Benjamin Samuels 9 Edna Brewer Middle School
    Dominic Wong 9 Montera Middle School
    Derick Chan 9 Montera Middle School

    Boys’ Team Captains: Colin Burke, Sean Burke

    Women

     

    Name Yr. Previous School
    Madeline Allison 12 Hillcrest Middle School
    Alyssa Byer 12 Redwood Day School
    Zhanna Cadwalader 12 St. Theresa Elementary School
    Julia Cooke 12 Prospect-Sierra Middle School
    Alison Heywood 12 Julia Morgan School for Girls
    Meredith Nix 12 Montera Middle School
    Gabrielle Powerll 12 St. Phillip Neri School
    Borami Schwartz 12 Principled Academy
    Malia Aker 10 Assumption School
    Jourdan Amen 10 Montera Middle School
    Natalia Brusco 10 Canyon Middle School
    Juliana Diaz 10 Assumption School
    Madeleine Farrington 10 Head Royce School
    Devon Flynn 10 Julia Morgan School for Girls
    Maria Gee 10 Corpus Christi Elementary School
    Linnea Gullikson 10 Black Pine Circle Day School
    Jalyn Jackson 10 St. Clement School
    Sheridan Kroll 10 Canyon Middle School
    Madeleine Murphy 10 Corpus Christi Elementary School
    Bridget Nix 10 Montera Middle School
    Kaelyn Shirley 10 Canyon Middle School
    Grace Taylor 10 Lincoln Middle School
    Beatrice Velline 10 Oakland Middle School
    Emma Wawrzynek 10 School of the Madeleine
    Cosette Backus 9 Julia Morgan School for Girls
    Madison Burke 9 Harvest Park School
    Olivia Duff 9 Redwood Day School
    Cecilia Garofolic 9 Julia Morgan School for Girls
    Maeve Kelly 9 Julia Morgan School for Girls
    Yujia Li 9 Beijing No. 2 Junior High School, China
    Tierra Robinson-Jones 9 Ile Monde

    Girls’ Team Captains: Alyssa Byer, Julia Cooke

    Team Manager: Charley Nordin

    Team Photographer: Matrix Shimizu

    Team Parent-Manager: Maggie Cooke

     


    Thank you for helping us keep our records current. If you have any updates or additions to our list, please email Carlos Arriaga, Associate Athletic Director at carriaga@bishopodowd.org. Go Dragons!

    Year Name College Event
    2013 Eugene Hamilton III UC Berkeley Mid-Distance/CC
    Keisha May UC Riverside Mid-Distance
    2012 Jonathan DeGroot University of Redlands Mid Distance/CC
    Allison Devlin UC Santa Cruz Distance/CC
    Marie Diaz UC San Diego Distance/CC
    Samuel Kane Cal Poly-SLO Mid Distance/CC
    Karsten Kaufmann Chico State Distance/CC
    Angelina Nuti University of Redlands Cross Country
    2011 Kaitlyn Spees Claremont Mudd Scripps Distance
    Ahmbria Ross UC Riverside Sprints
    2009 Damajeria Dubose UC Riverside Distance
    Lia Rivers-Birt Cal Poly-SLO Mid Distance
    Chad Jones UC Berkeley Hurdles, Sprints
    Laurenia Toler UC Berkeley Hurdles
    2008 Shane Mullany-Banks University of Louisville/
    CSU Northridge
    Sprints
    Brazile Clark UC Berkeley Sprints
    Alexi Pappas Dartmouth / Oregon Distance
    Ronald James University of Alabama Jumps
    Marcus Harrison Howard University Hurdles
    2007 Megan McFarland UC Riverside Sprints/Throws
    Miranda Wilson Miami Throws
    Jackie Lynch Santa Clara Sprints
    Jennifer Hinds Santa Clara Sprints
    Maurita Toler UC Berkeley Sprints
    2006 Ariel Wright Brown University/USC Distance/CC
    Ben Gutierrez Harvard University Distance/CC
    2005 Madiera Macedo Sacramento State Sprints
    2004 Chris Wong MIT Distance/CC
    Vince D’Onofrio Sacramento State/
    University of Oregon
    Distance/CC
    Jarad Walls Sacramento State Jumps
    2003 David Green Sacramento State Sprints
    Petulisa Mausia San Francisco State Throws
    2002 Allyson Criner Univ of North Carolina Throws
    Danila Musante Harvard (Captain) Distance/CC
    Brandon Jones Fresno State Sprints
    Kevin Holloway Fresno State Distance/CC
    Jason Myers CSU Stanislaus Throws
    Inman Breaux USC Jumps
    Kachi Emeh San Francisco State Jumps/Sprints
    Matt Fountaine University of Washington Sprints
    EJ Emeh San Francisco State Throws
    Kelsey Barale Carleton College Distance/CC
    Monica Green UC Berkeley Sprints
    Christen Tucker Syracuse University Sprints
    2001 Brian Moon UC Davis Throws
    2000 Michelle Daggs Cal Poly SLO Throws
    1999 Ola Adeniji UCLA Sprints
    Erin Dangerfield Nevada Las Vegas Sprints
    Jonathan Davis Sacramento State Sprints
    Nick Mazur UC Berkeley Sprints
    Tim McGallian Sacramento State Throws
    Adam Shaffer UC Berkeley Distance/CC
    1997 Venus James UCLA Jumps
    1996 Turshika Bennett University of Arizona/
    Oregon State
    Sprints
    Ayana Grant Georgia Tech Hurdles
    1995 Jamila Churchill UC Berkeley High Jump
    Michelle Jones UC Berkeley Throws
    Alex Teekell Stanford Distance/CC
    1994 Bisa Grant UCLA Sprints/Hurdles
    Angelica Randall UC Berkeley Distance/CC
    Nate Giovanetti REED – Oregon Vault
    1993 Miesha Marzell Georgetown Distance/CC
    1992 Lesa Parker Arizona State Sprints
    Aisha Sims UCLA High Jump/Hurdles
    Angie Dalke William & Mary Distance/CC
    Kier Gumbs Ohio State Jumps
    1989 Leon Rountree USC Sprints
    1989 Adrianne Hopper UCLA Sprints/Jumps
    1988 Michelle Decoux USC Hurdles
    Freeman Baysinger Humboldt State Hurdles
    1987 Geof Sims UC Berkeley Sprints
    Maya Green UC Berkeley Sprints
    Adam Herndon Ohio State Mid Distance
    Jake Bouey Cal Poly-SLO Distance/CC


    Contacts

    Director of Cross Country / Track & Field

    Jamal Cooks, Ph.D. (Read Bio)
    (510) 708-0344
    Email

    Head Cross Country Coach

    Hillary Kigar
    Email

    Assist. Coaches

    Karla Jones

    Tony Green (Read Bio)


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