2015 Spring Sports Recap

CJ student athletes who participated in spring sports had a lot to be proud of this year, including several athletes earning post-season honors and members of two teams qualifying for state and national competitions.

The track and field team had a record breaking season. Members of the women's team not only broke a school record, but finished as state champions in the 4x100 relay. Dejah Gilliam ’15, Jasmyne Shaw ‘15,  Danielle Lewis ’17 and Lauren Pegues ’17 placed first with a time of 48.70 seconds in the state championship.

Eagles Qualify For Rowing Nationals

Update: On Friday, June 12, Cannon Hill came in fifth in his heat. Sophie Johnson and Kathryn Grismer placed fifth in their heat and advanced to the C Finals on Sunday. During those finals, the pair finished in the third place for 15th place overall in the competition. Congratulations to all participants!

Road to Nationals

Three Eagles represented CJ when the Dayton Boat Club traveled to Sarasota, Florida for the U.S. Rowing Youth Nationals, June 12-14.

Track & Field State Championships

Update: McKinney finished 4th in the long jump at the state tournament on Friday. He also placed 6th in the 300 hurdles.

On Saturday, the women's 4x100 relay team finished first in the state and broke a new school record with a time of 48.70. Congratulations to all of our state participants!

Road to State

For the seventh year in a row, CJ outdoor track and field participants qualified for the state championships. The competition was Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6 at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at Ohio State University.

Final Signings for the Class of 2015

Several CJ student athletes will continue their education and their passion to play a sport after they leave high school. Throughout the 2014-2015 school year, many senior athletes held a signing event, proud to confirm their intentions for the upcoming school year.

Most recently, swimmer Erin Staley signed with Ashland University.

"Getting to continue my swimming career, I never knew if it would happen," said Staley.

Alex VanderSluijs Hired As Coach

We welcome Alex VanderSluijs as the new head coach for the CJ men’s soccer program. He most recently served at Defiance College where he was the men's head coach since 2010 and was the women's head soccer coach for four years.  At Defiance,  he coached student athletes in both programs to First and Second Team All Heartland Collegiate Athletic conference honors.

2014-2015 Winter Sports Recap

The weather may have been cold outside but the student athletes at CJ were heating up the court, the pool, the mats and the lanes during the 2014-2015 winter season.

Both the men's and women's bowling teams had successful seasons. For the boys, Cole Mason, '16, was named to the GCL-Coed Second Team. Mason also qualified for districts where he bowled a 553 series with games of 180, 183 and 190. The men's team finished the season 4-10 in the conference and 5-16 overall.

Men's Basketball Advances To State

Update: The Eagles end their season as State Semi-Finalists after a close run with LCC: 55-50. Thank you TEAM for an exciting season.

Road to State

This is the Eagle's first appearance in Columbus and run at the State title since 2004.The team, which ended the regular season 16-6, has been on an eight-game winning streak since February 13. The last team the Eagles lost to was Lima Central Catholic, which happens to be the team the Eagles will face on Thursday, March 26.

Four Qualify for State Competition

Senior Erin Staley had one dream in mind when this year's swimming season began.

"We're going to state."

And now, that dream is a reality.

Staley '15, a captain on the team, along with team members Macleary Moran '18, Gerogia Albino '15 and Abby Arestides '17, have qualified for the swimming state championships taking place this week.

Moran will be participating in four events including the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle. Staley will also be competing in the 500 freestyle. All four women will race together in the 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay.

CJ Athletic Hall of Fame

Chaminade Julienne is pleased to welcome seven new members into the CJ Athletic Hall of Fame. The inductees who comprise the Class of 2014 will be recognized during halftime of the 3 p.m. home men’s varsity basketball game against Carroll on Jan. 31.


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