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Posted 07/18/2014 09:30AM
Katherine Strong ’22 will compete in the 2014 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in Houston, Texas on July 27, 2014. Katherine qualified for this meet by finishing second in the 9-10 Girls 1500 meter race at the Region 3 Championship in Durham, NC recently with a time of 5:40.42. This will be Katherine’s fourth time competing in the USATF National Junior track & field championships. Katherine runs track and cross country with FPYC Running in Fairfax, VA.

Posted 07/08/2014 02:33PM
Cecilia Cozza ’16 represented Maryland and East West Tae Kwon Do at the USA Taekwondo National Championships and Junior Olympics in San José, CA on July 7. Cecilia competed in the World Class Black Belt Division for ages 15-17.

Cecilia Cozza is in the red jacket
Posted 06/16/2014 12:22PM

In 2013 the SR Golf Club was formed with the encouragement of the Kimura family. The team started with four players. During the 2014 season, the team grew to 10 athletes, some were even beginners. The girls made great progress this year. Team captain Arisa Kimura '16 is excited to welcome Alexis DiZinno, a First Academic junior golf champion, to the team for the 2015 season. The club hopes to make a formidable varsity quality team next season.

Arisa Kimura ’16, Ali DiZinno ’18, Jessica Devine ’16, Colin Barnes ’16

Posted 05/15/2014 11:00AM
Olympic Gold Medalist and four-time World Champion swimmer Katie Ledecky of Bethesda, MD, a junior at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart and a member of the Nation's Capital Swim Club, announced today her verbal commitment to swim for Stanford University's NCAA Division I Women's Swimming & Diving Team following completion of her high school education as a member of the Stone Ridge Class of 2015.

"I am thrilled to announce that upon completion of my high school education, I am committed to pursue my college education at Stanford and very much look forward to the opportunity to swim for the Stanford Cardinal women's team in NCAA competition," said Ledecky.  " I am very excited about the educational opportunities that will be available to me at Stanford and to swim for its great NCAA program under the leadership of Coach Greg Meehan and Assistant Coach Tracy Duchac."

Ledecky, an honors student at Stone Ridge, a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American, and member of the USA Swimming National Team, won an Olympic Gold medal in the 800 Meter Freestyle as a 15-year old at the 2012 Olympic Games in London where she was the youngest member of the entire U.S. Olympic athlete delegation.  Ledecky followed up her Olympic performance by winning four gold medals and breaking two World Records at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona where she became the first American woman ever to win the 400 Meter, 800 Meter, and 1500 Meter Freestyle events in a single World Championship competition.  Among other honors in 2013, Ledecky was named the FINA World Swimmer of the Year, the World and American Swimmer of the Year by Swimming World Magazine, USA Swimming's Athlete of The Year, and the U.S. Olympic Committee Sportswoman of the Year.  She has won the USA Swimming Phillips 66 Performance of the Year Award in each of the last two years.  Ledecky trains and swims year-round as a member of the Nation's Capital Swim Club where she is coached by 2013 ASCA Coach of the Year Bruce Gemmell at the club's Georgetown Prep site.

An eight-time National Champion and holder of five American records, Ledecky has also been a leader on Stone Ridge's high school swim team as a three-time varsity letter winner coached by Bob Walker.  Ledecky has been a ten-time NISCA High School All-American and holds the overall National High School Records in the 200 Yard and 500 Yard freestyle events, and was a member of the 2012-13 Stone Ridge team that captured the Independent School League championship title with an undefeated league season.  Twice named the Washington Post All-Met Swimmer of the Year, Ledecky will be one of three captains of the Stone Ridge swim team next winter during her senior year at Stone Ridge.
 
“Katie’s success as a swimmer and a student are truly exceptional and provides us all with great inspiration,” said Head of School at Stone Ridge Catherine Ronan Karrels ’86. “She has made tremendous contributions at Stone Ridge with her talents, strong faith, self-discipline, courage, and confidence.  Katie will surely thrive at Stanford and in her future pursuits. “
Posted 02/11/2013 02:42PM

At the Metros this weekend, the Stone Ridge Gators set 5 Stone Ridge School records, 4 Automatic All American Standards, 4 ISL records, 2 WMPSSDL records, 2 Metro records, 2 Independent School Records, 1 All-Time High School Record, placed FIRST in 3 out of the 12 events, placed 4th as a team and was the highest scoring private school team.

GREAT JOB COACHES AND SWIMMERS!

Stone Ridge Records
200 Medley Relay (Garcia, Kronfli, Haley, Ledecky) 1:49.13
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
100 Free Ledecky 50.29
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38
200 Free Relay (Gasaway, Haley, Kronfli, Ledecky) 1:36.77

Automatic All American Standards
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
100 Free Ledecky 50.29
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38
200 Free Relay (Gasaway, Haley, Kronfli, Ledecky) 1:36.77

ISL Records
200 Medley Relay (Garcia, Kronfli, Haley, Ledecky) 1:49.13
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38
200 Free Relay (Gasaway, Haley, Kronfli, Ledecky) 1:36.77

WMPSSDL Records
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38

Metro Records
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38

Independent School Records
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38

All Time High School Record
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38

First Place at Metro's
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38
200 Free Relay (Gasaway, Haley, Kronfli, Ledecky) 1:36.77

Girls Team Scores
1.  Wooten            392
2.  Churchill            386
3.  Sherwood            292
4.  Stone Ridge            235
5.  Whitman            224
6.  Richard Montgomery    219
7.  Good Counsel        207

See more results
www.pvswim.org/1213hs/2013Metros_w.htm

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Posted 02/04/2013 01:38PM

Stone Ridge Swim and Dive team places third out of 20 teams in the Washington Metropolitan Prep School Swimming and Diving League with a score of 282.2. Holton-Arms took first with 294.5, followed by Our Lady of Good Counsel with 294. Katie Ledecky '15 set two league records, snapping former O’Connell swimmer and Olympian Kate Ziegler’s seven-year league record in the freestyle and a 16-year WMPSSDL record in the butterfly. She also helped the Gators set a meet record in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Congratulations team!

View more:
The Gazette
The Washington Post
WMPSSDL results
Photos from the meet

Next up, the Montgomery County Washington Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Championships (2/6/13 - 2/9/13) at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.
Diving, 2/7/13, 4:45
Swimming, 2/9/13 8:15 trials
Swimming, 2/10 5:30 pm finals
To learn more about the schedule visit our swim team web page.

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