Eagles' Rower Earns Gold Wings

Chaminade Julienne rower Lydia Schmitt earned her gold wings May 2, signing a National Letter of Intent to join the Golden Eagles crew team at the University of Charleston.

Schmitt intends to study nursing at the private, NCAA Division II college in Charleston, W. Va. She will compete in the newly-created Mountain East Conference for the 2013-14 school year as part of the university’s transition out of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Association.

The 2013 Trek to State

Six different groups or individuals will make appearances in state tournaments and competitions, across both athletic and academic realms, during this half of the school year. Continue reading to learn where our Eagles may soar to next!

Results updated March 21, 2013


Who: Men's and women's indoor track team

What: OATCCC Indoor D-II/D-III State Championships

When: March 16

Where: Akron University

Eagles Host US Lacrosse Clinic

This winter, the Eagles Lacrosse program took advantage of an opportunity to give something back to the organization that helped make the sport possible at CJ.

On Feb. 17, Chaminade Julienne hosted the US Lacrosse Level 1 coaches instructional clinic for southern Ohio. Nearly 70 coaches from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky attended the all day clinic in the Student Conditioning Center (SCC).

CJ Swimmers "Making a Difference"

During the weekend of Feb. 1, WHIO-TV news anchor James Brown profiled the CJ men's and women's swim team in his monthly segment, titled "Making a Difference" on Channel 7.

The story, which can be seem in its entirety below, focuses on what CJ junior James Schwendeman and his Eagles teammates are doing to make a difference in the community.

Read a transcript of WHIO-TV's teaser and watch the full video below.

Eagle Chosen for All-American Bowl Jan. 4

Chaminade Julienne senior linebacker Darrien Howard will participate in the 2013 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, presented by the United States Marine Corps and hosted at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

The 6-foot-2, 250-pound middle linebacker and West Virginia University commit joins 100 of the nation’s elite high school football players Friday, Jan. 4, at the 2nd annual East versus West showcase. The game is being nationally televised on the NFL Network at 9 p.m. EST.

Early Signing Period a Family Affair at CJ

Three CJ student athletes autographed NCAA National Letters of Intent during the early signing period this November, becoming the first members of the CJ class of 2013 to officially commit to continue their athletic careers in college.

On Nov. 14, Heidi Hess and Grace Kauth agreed to play volleyball at Ohio Dominican University and Cleveland State University respectively. A day later, rower Gretchen Bruggeman signed to join the crew team at the University of Notre Dame.


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