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Record: 1-5 (2019)

Varsity Girls Cross-Country

2020 Girls Cross-Country Season was Canceled due to Covid-19 Pandemic.

AFS Varsity Girls Cross-Country Most Recent Season (2019):

  • Charly Avril a PAISAA state medalist & named All Friends League as well.
  • Finished 6th place at FSL Championships.
  • Girls successfully achieved goal of winning a dual meet (vs Moorestown Friends).
  • Completed 2019 campaign with overall 1-5 record.
  • 3 varsity girls returning for 2020 season.
  • Robert Hewitt’s 1st season as AFS Head Running/Track Coach.

AFS Varsity Girls Cross-Country Previous Season (2018):

  • Finished season 0-5 overall and 0-5 in Friends League in 2018.
  • Traveled to Maryland for 3rd consecutive year, competing in prestigious Chesapeake High School Invitational.
  • Finished in 6th place out of 8 teams in Westtown Invitational.
  • Had 4 runners return to program from 2017 campaign.
  • Robert Hewitt takes over as Head Coach for 2019 season.

AFS Varsity Girls Cross-Country Program Highlights:

  • First AFS runners competed in Friends Schools League championship meet in 1982 as individuals.
  • AFS finished 2-2 in the Friends Schools League in 1996 in 1st season of team competition.
  • AFS runners have recorded 21 top-20 finishes at FSL champs since 1982 with Mary Ridenour’s 2nd (21:32) as program best.
  • Since 2008 AFS featured three 2-time All-Friends Schools League performers: Erica Groomes (2013-14), Nicole Kurtz (2012-13) & Susie Meyer (2009-10).
  • Finished with winning record overall (5-4) and 3-4 in Friends Schools League in 2013 for top season.
  • Three recent alums have competed intercollegiately in cross-country: Nicole Kurtz (SCAD), Rebecca Fisher (Haverford College), Allison Rubin (William Smith College).


Latest AFS Varsity Girls Cross-Country News:

Roos split double dual in FSL competition

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# Name Grade Position
Elizabeth Baah 12
Thera Han 12
Charly Avril 11
Brie Haynes 9
Zoe Silva 9
Samantha Waldman 9