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2018 Calendar Posted

Posted by Heather Sheppard at Jan 17, 2018 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )
Make sure to check out the Team Calendar page for the 2018 track season events. You can download a PDF of the current calendar or subscribe to the team Google calendar and receive live updates. 
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2017 Summary of Post Season Results

Posted by Courtney Corda at Jun 9, 2017 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

June 1, 2017 CIF State Meet

Meredith Corda took 26th in the 1600m preliminaries.


May 26-27, 2017 North Coast Section Meet of Champions Highlights

Full meet results courtesy of Diablo Timing. Congratulations Kelli Wilson for 5th in the 3200m (with a big PR 10:49) and Kevin Strand for 6th in the pole vault (matching his 14'4" PR). Congrats to Tristan Miller for medaling with his 5th place finish in the 1600m at NCS MOC!! His 4:17.15 is #2 all-time for Monte Vista. Meredith Corda takes 2nd at NCS in the mile (4:52) and will represent the Mustangs at the California state meet this Friday in Fresno. Daniel Maneloveg competed in the 1600 preliminary event. Lance Estillore took 21st in the long jump and 7th in the triple jump. Matthew Hoffman took 9th in triple jump, 27th in long jump, and 14th in high jump. Brad Gehret took 15th in the high jump.


May 20, 2017 NCS Tri-Valley Area Meet Highlights

Congratulations to the 28 Mustang Track and Field athletes who competed at the NCS-Tri Valley qualifying meet this past Saturday. Eight of them will advance to the North Coast Section Meet of Champions this Friday and Saturday at UC Berkeley's Edwards Stadium. Sophomore jumping phenom, Matthew Hoffman, impressed with a spectacular performance taking home first place in the long jump as well as fourth place in both the high jump and the triple jump. He will compete in all three events at the Meet of Champions. Senior Lance Estillore also qualified in more than one event. He advances in both the triple jump and the long jump. Seniors Tristan Miller and Daniel Maneloveg turned in personal bests in the 1600m and will both advance in that event as will seniors Meredith Corda in the 1600 and Brad Gehret who took 3rd in the high jump. Also moving on are freshman standout Kelli Wilson with her impressive 5th place in the 3200 and junior Kevin Strand who placed 6th in the pole vault.

 


May 13, 2017 EBAL League Meet Results Highlights

Three Monte Vista varsity athletes claimed East Bay Athletic League individual titles at the league championship track meet on Saturday, May 13. Congratulations to junior Kevin Strand who took first in the pole vault with a personal best jump of 14' 4" (#2 Monte Vista all-time); to seniors Meredith Corda who took first in the mile with a season best 4:58 and Brad Gehret who placed first in the high jump. Four varsity athletes scored more than ten points across multiple events at the meet: seniors Brad Gehret, Lance Estillore, and Meredith Corda with 11, 12 and 18 points respectively while sophomore stand-out Matthew Hoffman was Monte Vista's high point scorer with an impressive 20 points. Hoffman placed 2nd in high jump, 2nd in long jump and 4th in triple jump. Also scoring for Monte Vista were Genevieve Cassidy, Katarina Stround, and Kelli Wilson on the girls side and Hunter Howe, Elijah Sheppard, Danny Maguire, Tristan Miller and Matt Friedler for the boys. 28 Monte Vista varsity track and field athletes advanced out of the league championship meet and earned the right to compete at the North Coast Section first round on May 20. Congratulations are also in order for the Monte Vista Boys Frosh/Soph team who were the Frosh/Soph division champions led by sophomore Abir Biswas who took first place in the boys 400m race.
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Final MV Trackblast 2017

Posted by Courtney Corda at May 25, 2017 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Sent: Friday, May 26, 2017 10:52 PM

Subject: Final MV Trackblast 2016-2017

Hi Coaches, Parents and Athletes,
I hope you have enjoyed this season as much as I have. It has been my privilege to help out the team while getting to know such wonderful students and parents and coaches. The athletes have worked hard and grown so much. A final thanks to the coaches for all of their tireless time and effort pouring into our kids! We appreciate you and you make a big impact in their lives!
 
Below are some last minute news items and "to-do's". Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns and I hope to see you next season!
 
Return of Varsity Whites and Other Team-Owned Equipment / Gear
If you have a team-owned uniform such as the boys varsity white relay uniform, please launder, place in a ziplock bag with your name on it, and arrange to return to Terri Coney at your earliest convenience. If you have other equipment such as a borrowed foam roller, please contact Coach Corda or Coach Kindell to arrange return.
 
Receipts for Team Expenses
If you worked on a team event and purchased items for it, please turn in your original receipts contact Coach Corda to arrange to turn those in immediately. We need to get the expense reports turned in to bookkeeping ASAP.
 
Varsity Letters
If you accidentally took a block MV at the banquet but you really only needed a "foot", please contact Coach Corda to return the block letter (athletes only earn the block letter once -- even if they do more than one sport; additional varsity letters and seasons are indicated by the small patch emblem that is sewn onto the block MV). If you earned a varsity letter, but you were not at the banquet to receive it or we ran out of block letters and you need one, please contact Coach Corda to arrange to get your letter.
 
Banquet Recap / Slideshow
Thank you again to all the parents who helped with the banquet! The season's photos organized by Charlotte Cassidy can be found online at http://www.eteamz.com/mvhstrack/links/. Thank you all for a great season!
 
Mustangs at the NCS Meet of Champions: Please cheer on our eight mustangs who competed today and/or Saturday at the North Coast Section Meet of Champions at UC Berkeley's Edwards Stadium. Details about the meet can be found on DiabloTiming.com
 
  • Meredith Corda (Sr.), Daniel Maneloveg and Tristan Miller in the 1600
  • Lance Estillore (Sr.) triple jump and long jump
  • Brad Gehret (Sr.) high jump
  • Matthew Hoffman (So.) Long, high and triple jumps
  • Kevin Strand (Jr.) pole vault
  • Kelli Wilson (Fr.) 3200
 
Go Mustangs!!
Heather Sheppard, team mom 
 

Hello Parents and Athletes,

1) Team Banquet Volunteers Needed: The Team Banquet is coming up  on Tuesday, May 23rd at 6:30pm. We need a team of volunteers to help set up, check people in, clean up, bring dessert, etc. Please click here to sign up! Information on the food tickets will be sent separately. 

2) EBAL Finals Results: 72 of our athletes qualified to compete in the EBAL Prelims last Saturday. They had 40 PR's and 69 improvements! Click here for full results. The EBAL Finals will be this Saturday, May 13th at Granada High School in Livermore. Everyone is welcome to come and cheer on the team!

3) Distance "Whites" Uniforms: If you have a white distance uniform please turn it in as soon as possible, washed and in a ziplock bag. You can bring it to Coach Corda afterschool at the track. 

4) Track Photos: Please share your track photos with the team by uploading them to this album. We are creating a slide show for the banquet and we would love to use your photos. 

5) Gift Donations: A huge thank you to everyone for all of your generous donations for the coaches' gifts! Make sure to attend the banquet to see how surprised they are!

Please let me know if you have any questions. 

Go Mustangs!

Heather Sheppard, Team Mom