Tag: track and field
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos brought home two state titles in as many days. Lacrosse and Track won state championships on May 10 and May 12 respectively. Track tallied up a total of 85 points and scored points in 10 out of the 17 events. Brophy athlete Devon Allen ’13 won [...]
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The track and field team has set a number of state and school records thus far this season. Cole Walsh ’13 set the school record in the pole vault, Devon Allen ’13 set the state record in the 110m hurdles and the 4x400m relay team set a school [...]
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP There are a total of 16 Brophy seniors who have made NCAA commitments so far this year to play athletics in college. Fifteen of these committed athletes will play Division I at their respective universities while one more athlete is heading to a Division II school. These 15 athletes [...]
Allen 1st Brophy winner By P. Erik Meyer THE ROUNDUP Gatorade named Brophy Track athlete Devon Allen ’13 its Arizona Track and Field Athlete of the Year June 21. Allen who helped lead Brophy to a Track and Field championship last year and a runner-up finish this year, is the first Brophy student athlete to [...]
By Michael Moroney ’13
A year after winning its first state championship and competing at the Nike Track Nationals, the Brophy track team returns with multiple athletes from last season.
However, the Broncos will be without a few talented athletes from last season. Most notably, Will Firth ’11 and Tommy Williams ’11 have graduated since guiding the Broncos to the state championship last May.
By Jack Macias ’14 THE ROUNDUP After being a part of the varsity track team that won state in 2011 and one of the few that went to nationals, Danny Vimmerstedt ’12 is back for his final year on the team. Vimmerstedt competes in both shot-put and discus, which he started when he was a [...]
Brophy’s experienced track and field team has kicked off the 2011 track season with early meets and competitions against solid opposing teams.
The track team is coming off a solid fourth place finish in the state championship meet last season, which resulted in an invite to Nike Track Nationals for a selected group of athletes.
By Colin M. Prenger ’11
The Brophy track and field team will use the Brophy Sports Complex for the first full season, after only using it for a few months last April after the grand opening.
“With the new track facility we can train more consistently and more specifically on all our events,” said Mr. Bill Kalkman, head of the track and field program.
The team will host their first home invitational March 11.
By Julian De Ocampo ’13
With a new sports campus on hand and myriad new and rising athletes, this season is looking bright for the Brophy track team.
“In track, you are presented with a personal challenge to work hard, become the best you possibly can at your event, and you get to train with the support of your team,” said head track coach Mr. Bill Kalkman.
The coaches were quick to point out that track is the only co-ed sport at Brophy.
“It’s one of the few sports where men and women compete equally on the same athletic field,” said assistant track coach Mr. Mike Welty ’83.
Since the fith grade, Brophy star runner Will Firth ’11 has been competing in some way or another.
He said he only began running cross country to train for his primary sport, tennis, but after winning a few races his eighth-grade year, he began to take it more seriously.
“It wasn’t until my freshman year in high school that I ran cross country,” Firth said, “I really blossomed and I started running really well and became a part of the varsity cross country team.”