Student Standouts and Faculty Feature for September 20

Student Standouts: Field Hockey in the News, Girls Cross Country Success

Faculty Features: Lohr

Congratulations to this week’s standouts below. Way to go #RamNation! And as always, if you have a story to share, please email weeklynews@micds.org.

Double Overtime Victory for Field Hockey Team

The MICDS Field Hockey team beat Nerinx Hall on Tuesday in double overtime, highlighted in this St. Louis Post-Dispatch article. Way to go, Rams!

Girls Cross Country Team Runs Down Victories

The Girls Cross Country team finished in 1st place as a team at the Lutheran North Invitational September 19. Stand out performances include Julia Ray ’23 taking 3rd with a time of 20:20.34, Palmer Mihalevich ’20 earning 7th with a time of 21:13.41 and Riley Noonan ’22 finishing in 9th place with a time of 21:44.31. Six Rams runners finished in the top 20 and the team earned a total of 22 medals.

On September 17, Gretel Wurdack ’21 finished 2nd at the TRXC Timing JV Invite along with Sophia Asher ’20, Sophia Weber ’21 and Cate Cody ’22 finishing in the top 10.

Cross Country Coach Travis Menghini said, „All of our girls are showing a lot of love and passion and are continuing to motivate each other. We are super thrilled to watch these girls develop as runners and are looking forward to the rest of the season.“

Congratulations Rams runners!

Coach Lohr Makes Hall of Fame

On Thursday, September 12, it was announced that Head Varsity Girls Cross Country and Track & Field Coach Jim Lohr would be inducted into the Missouri Track & Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame! Last Friday, the team gathered at the Head of School residence after practice to connect with Head of School Jay Rainey and his wife Ruth. Unbeknownst to Coach Lohr, the Varsity Girls Cross Country captains also brought a cake to surprise their coach in celebration of his upcoming Hall of Fame status. Lohr will be officially inducted  on Friday, December 13 at the MTCCCA Clinic. Between watermelon, cake and mingling with the new Head of School and his wife, it was a wonderful afternoon of celebrating community and coaching successes!