“Hunting with prowess, this pride of Monarchs is as committed and tenacious with their athletics, as they are reputed for their academics.”Congratulations Fall Season Student-Athletes! Cross Country MVP: Bridget Croke Most Inspirational: Yolanda Medrano Highlights: The 2013 cross country team ran a total of 1260 miles; roughly the distance between Oakland, California and Denver, Colorado. Through the hills, this team persevered as they climbed approximately 840 stories or the equivalent of eight trips up the Empire State building. Golf: RECIPIENT OF THE NCS SCHOLASTIC TEAM AWARD, DIV. II
MVP: Kate Clements Most Inspirational: Brittany Deweaver Highlights: Kate Clements represents HNHS at the North Coast Section Finals. This was Holy Names’ first post-season golf appearance in a decade! Volleyball MVP: Rebecca Nueberger Most Inspirational: Abby Parker Highlights: Junior Varsity, led by Daisy Rangel, finished 1st place in the BCL-East. Varsity tied for 3rd! 1st team all-league honors: Rebecca Nueberger 2nd team all-league honors: Sophia Ascencio Honorable Mention: Madison Coots Academic Accomplishments: 100% of HNHS fall teams earned the coveted NCS Scholar-Team Award 56% of HNHS fall Student-Athletes earned NCS Scholar-Athlete Award Team GPAs 1st Place – Golf: 3.63 2nd Place – Cross Country: 3.57 3rd Place – Volleyball: 3.42 Combined GPA of all Fall Student-Athletes: 3.48 Monarchs Athletics In the numbers Total Fall Student-Athletes: 34 % of Larger Student Population: 24% Number of Student-Athletes with a GPA of 3.5 or higher: 19 % of Student-Athletes with a GPA of 3.5 or higher: 56%
Athletic Department’s Mission Statement
Holy Names High School’s athletic program supports the school’s philosophy to uphold the importance of education while nurturing a student’s personal well being and healthy lifestyle. It is committed to teaching sportsmanship, teamwork, responsibility, and respect for self and others.Message from the Athletic Director
At Holy Names we are building ath-leaders. Our athletes are leaders on the field, in our classrooms and our community. Athletics is a family at HNHS; student-athletes receive ample support to help them develop as whole students. 100% of our student-athletes participate in community service year-round. Additionally, we produce high caliber athletes that are top recruits for intercollegiate athletics. Our athletes are continuously acknowledged with all-league honors.
Holy Names High School is a part of the Bay Area Conference (BAC) with the distinction of being a member of the Bay Conference League, East (BCL East). The BAC webpage provides information about and directions to all schools within the conference. Please follow this link to be directed to the BAC homepage.
Are you interested in playing a sport? Be sure to have your SportsPacket completed and submitted prior to the season of play. Players should be sure to have an up-to-date physical included with their packet.
Are you interested in playing a sport? Be sure to have your SportsPacket completed and submitted prior to the season of play. Players should be sure to have an up-to-date physical included with their packet.Sports Seasons
As the “front porch” of the NCAA and the first stop on your way to becoming an NCAA student-athlete,
the NCAA Eligibility Center continually strives to make your registration and certification
experience positive and beneficial. The NCAA Eligibility Center encourages you, the student, to
take an active role in this process. Take time to complete the registration yourself or jointly with
your parents/guardian(s). As a future student-athlete, it is important that you become personally involved.
The NCAA Eligibility Center is here to help you. Visit eligibility center or contact the
customer service staff at 877/262-1492 for assistance.
Download the full NCAA Student-Athlete Handbook by clicking this link: College Bound Student Athlete.
Tips on Recruiting - a short video sponsored by the NCSA.
Create a FREE online player profile at: http://www.ncsasports.org/
Are you interested in becoming a collegiate student-athlete? Here are some tips to help you start planning:
Frosh and Sophomores
• Work hard to get the best grades possible.
• Take classes that match Holy Names’ List of NCAA Courses.
The NCAA Eligibility Center will use only approved core courses
to certify your initial eligibility.
• You can access and print your List of NCAA
Courses at eligibility center. Click the NCAA College-
Bound Student-Athlete link to enter and then navigate to the
“Resources” tab and select “U.S. Students” where you will find the
link for the List of NCAA Courses (or click here for direct the link).
• At the beginning of your sophomore year, complete your online
registration at eligibility center.
• If you fall behind, do not take short cuts. Classes you take
must be four-year college preparatory and must meet NCAA
• Register to take the ACT, SAT or both and use the NCAA Eligibility
Center code “9999” as a score recipient. Doing this sends your
official score directly to the NCAA Eligibility Center.
• Ask the Registrar to send an official transcript to
the NCAA Eligibility Center after completing your junior year.
If you have attended more than one high school, the NCAA
Eligibility Center will need official transcripts from all high
schools attended. (The NCAA Eligibility Center does NOT
accept faxed or emailed transcripts/test scores.) The NCAA
Eligibility Center now accepts transcripts electronically through
• Before registering for classes your senior year, check with your
counselor to determine the number of core courses
that you need to complete your senior year.
Take the ACT and/or SAT again, if necessary. The NCAA Eligibility
Center will use the best scores from each section of the ACT or
SAT to determine your best cumulative score.
• Continue to take college-preparatory courses.
• Check the courses you have taken to match our List of
• Review your amateurism responses and request final
amateurism certification on or after April 1 (for fall enrollees) or
October 1 (for spring enrollees).
• Continue to work hard to get the best grades possible.
• Graduate on time (in eight academic semesters).
• After graduation, ask the Registrar to send your
final transcript to the NCAA Eligibility Center with proof of
graduation. The NCAA Eligibility Center accepts transcripts
electronically through Docufide/Parchment.