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Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference


The NCISAATFCCCA has announced their athletes and coaches of the cross country season in their inaugural year!
Cary Academy lose two major pieces to their current state championship squad, but still return as the favorites from 2017.
Cary Academy has won 2 straight boys NCISAA Team Titles, and will look to make it three next season.
The battle for a top three finish in the NCISAA 3A has gotten very tight!
Cary Academy has been dominant against their NCISAA 3A competition so far this season, but rival Durham Academy upset them at the TISAC Conference Championships last...

About Our Team

Cary Academy has a long and proud Cross Country and Track tradition.

Program accomplishments include consistent excellence at both the conference and state level, including multiple team titles, numerous college signings, a Footlocker All-American, and a UNC-CH Morehead-Cain Scholar.

Cary Academy is an independent co-educational day school in Cary, NC, grades 6-12, known for a curriculum of academic excellence and innovation, as well as a commitment to a diverse and inclusive student body.

The Cary Academy Cross Country and Track teams train on the trails of Umstead State Park, which is about one mile from the school campus, as well as the trails on the adjacent SAS Institute campus, and the school’s all-weather rubberized track.

Cary Academy is a member of the NCISAA (NC Independent Schools Athletic Association) and the TISAC (Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference), competing in the NCISAA’s 3A division which represents the largest schools in the NCISAA.

Head Coach of the program, entering his 18th year at Cary Academy, is Conrad Hall, a former Duke cross country and track athlete. He is assisted by a group of outstanding and knowledgeable coaches in all event areas, including successful alumni who have come back to assist the program.

Program accomplishments include:

Cross Country


NCISAA State Champions – 2005, 2012, 2015, 2016
NCISAA State Runner-up – 2006, 2014
TISAC Champions – 2005, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2015, 2016

Triangle Middle School Conference Champions – 2007, 2014
Triangle Middle School Conference Runner-up – 2008
Wake County Middle School Jamboree Champions – 2014

NCISAA State Champions – 2015, 2016
NCISAA State Runner-up – 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014
TISAC Champions – 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Triangle Middle School Conference Champions – 2007, 2012, 2014
Wake County Middle School Jamboree Champions – 2014
Wake County Middle School Jamboree Runner-up – 2015

Footlocker Finalists / Footlocker All-American – Thomas Graham (9th, 2011 / 20th, 2010)
5k Cross Country record – 14:52 (McAlpine Park), Thomas Graham (2011)
5000m Track record – 14:11, Thomas Graham (2012)

Olympic Trials Qualifiers

Marathon – Thomas Graham, with 1:03:52 Half-Marathon (2015)

NCAA All-American & Academic All-American
Colin Godwin, MIT Cross Country (2014)

Track & Field


NCISAA State Champions – 2012
NCISAA State Runner-up – 2015, 2016
TISAC Champions – 2006, 2007, 2012, 2015, 2016

NCISAA State Runner-up - 2010, 2016
TISAC Champions – 2015, 2016

College Signings:


Kreager Taber, Class of 2015, Middlebury
Emma Astrike-Davis, Class of 2014, UNC-Chapel Hill; Morehead-Cain Scholar, 2014 ACC Champion team member
Sarah Hamon, Class of 2014, UNC-Wilmington
Hannah Goetz, Class of 2013, Johns Hopkins
Allison Bailey, Class of 2012, Stanford
Hannah Kisley, Class of 2011, Dickinson
Rachael Blondy, Class of 2010, Bucknell
Tyler Ford, Class of 2008, UNC-Chapel Hill
Rachel Park, Class of 2008, Princeton
Deidre Simon, Class of 2002, VCU

Carter Mathis, Class of 2016, College of William & Mary
Nate Jones, Class of 2016, Williams College
Jonathan Avery, Class of 2015, Cornell
Michael Miller, Class of 2014, UNC-Wilmington
Colin Godwin, Class of 2013, MIT; NCAA All-American & Academic All-American
Thomas Graham, Class of 2012, Stanford; Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifier
Cameron Walton, Class of 2011, UNC-Wilmington; CAA Long Jump Champion / All-CAA Triple Jump
Dorian Crawford, Class of 2010, NC State
Christian Council, Class of 2009, NC State
Nick Kisley, Class of 2009, Johns Hopkins
Glen Wright Colopy, Class of 2006, William & Mary
Ryan Jamiolkowski, Class of 2005, Harvard
Chris Walsh, Class of 2004, Valparaiso
Bryan Fisher, Class of 2003, UNC-Chapel Hill


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CampbellB wrote
at November 01, 2012 12:15 EDT
Hurray for the Girls XC 2012 TISAC & STATE Champions! Hurray for the Boys XC 2012 TISAC Champs and 3rd Place NCISAA! Good work everyone!
CampbellB wrote
at May 21, 2012 13:57 EDT
Hurray again for the Girls NCISAA 3A Champions!!!
CampbellB wrote
at May 14, 2012 11:29 EDT
Hurray for the Girls 2012 TISAC Champions!!!