I wanted to pass along this press release:
SEATTLE, June 14, 2010–For a third consecutive year, the young women athletes of Holy Names Academy have won the Metro League’s highest honor, the annual All-Sports Trophy. The award crowns the most successful athletic season in the 130-year history of the Catholic, all-girls, college-preparatory school.
By winning Metro League first-place titles in softball and track on May 14, the Cougars collectively won an unprecedented seven of the 10 Metro titles contested in girls sports during the 2009-2010 high-school season:
Each school year, the Metro League confers separate all-sports trophies for competition in girls and boys sports on the basis of a point system geared to rewarding the highest finishes in league competition. Holy Names Academy teams won the Metro trophy in the 2008-2009 and the 2007-2008 seasons, and also in 2004-2005 and 1999-2000.
In addition to this year’s sheaf of Metro League titles, four Cougars teams — golf, softball, tennis, and track — have won this year’s Academic State Championship in the 3A-school category, given by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA). The WIAA’s Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires Scholastic Award is given to the team with the highest collective grade point average in the state.
The year has also been a successful one for Cougar teams in the two non-Metro League sports in which Holy Names Academy competes: two boats from the crew program have qualified to compete in the USRowing Youth National Championships in June, while the lacrosse team received the Team Scholastic Achievement Award from the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association.