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Cretin-Derham Hall Athletics

Cretin-Derham Hall offers 27 varsity sports (13 boys teams and 14 girls teams) with additional teams at the junior varsity, B squad and multiple ninth grade teams for several programs.  Seventy three percent of CDH student’s grades 9-12 participate in Minnesota State High School League sponsored events.  Participation in athletics is considered an extension of the school day and provides additional means to carry out the mission and values of Cretin-Derham Hall. 

Fall Sports begin Aug. 11. Please view the Forms and Registration Page for more information.

During the fall, winter and spring sport seasons, there are Parent/Athlete Meeting prior to the start of the season. It is encouraged that student and parent(s)/guardian attend the Parent/Athlete Meeting to learn school and MSHSL rules regarding athletics.  Program information such as schedules, costs, and expectations are provided by the Head Coach at this meeting.  Each individual website may provide additional information for the if you are unable to attend the meeting.  Also, read through the Forms and Registration Page for paperwork that must be turned in prior to participation.  If you are unable to attend the Parent/Athlete Meeting, there is a presentation link below to read and listen to CDH and Minnesota State High School League Eligibility Rules.  Please contact with any questions.

Parent/Athlete Meeting Presentation

Athletic Paperwork Information and Meetings, Registration Forms and Baseline Concussion Testing click Here


Athletics News and Announcements

Cretin-Derham Hall is proud to announce Brent Walby as their new Head Boys Lacrosse Coach. Coach Walby has served as an Assistant Varsity Coach the past two season under former Head Coach Pat Donaghy.  Walby is a product of Minnesota lacrosse having started played in high school at Coon Rapids and then moving on to Minnesota State University - Mankato as a student and athlete.  As an Education Major, Walby brings a strong sense of teaching skills and motivating high school players to the program. He played four years at the Men's Club level in college and gave back to the sport coaching as an Assistant at Mankato while finishing school.  Currently, Coach Walby works everyday with lacrosse, teaching and helping to grow the sport in Minnesota at Homegrown Lacrosse. Cretin-Derham Hall is excited to have Coach Walby take over the four year Boys Lacrosse Program.  

In 2012, Cretin-Derham Hall hired Pat Donaghy as Head Lacrosse Coach for its first boys lacrosse team. Coach Donaghy coached in the first 3 years of Boys Lacrosse at Cretin-Derham Hall. Coach Donaghy stepped down this spring to pursue other job opportunities. Coach Donaghy set the foundation for our Boys Lacrosse Program at CDH, teaching the game and growing the sport in our community.  Thank you to Coach Donaghy for the great work and getting the program started.  

There will be a meeting, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 7:30PM at Cretin-Derham Hall in the Jazz Band Room to introduce new Head Coach Brent Walby. All Boys Lacrosse players and parent(s)/guardian(s) are invited to attend.  The Jazz Band Room is located on the Hamline side by the Fine Arts entrance. 

Incoming freshmen, new players, and their families are encouraged to reach out to Coach Walby

To contact Coach Walby:



Girls Golf Day 1 Results
Girls Golf Day 2 Tee Times

Boys Golf Day 1 Results
Boys Golf Day 2 Tee Times

Finals State Track Meet Results
It was a spectacular day for Sophomore Brieasha Hunter and Senior Megan Linder. They finished in first or second place in the 100m, 200m and 400m dash on a cold rainy final meet of the year.  Brieasha won the 100 (12.28) and 400 (55.72) and Megan won the 200 (24.67) .  Together they earned 2nd place as a team, the highest track and field girls finish in Cretin-Derham Hall or Derham Hall history.   Congratulations to Brieasha Hunter and Megan Linder on great races today.

State Track and Field Final Results

Prelimiary State Track Meet Results
Sophomore Brieasha Hunter and Senior Megan Linder burned up the track today and qualifying for finals for the 100m, 200m, and 400m.  In the 100,  Hunter earned a  number one seed in 100 with a prelim time of 12.08 and Megan Linder earned the three seed with a time of 12:31.  In the 400, Hunter ran a 55.08 and Linder ran a 55.26, both winning their heats by over 1 second of their competitors. In the 200, Hunter ran 24.42 and Linder a 24.55. earning the two and three seed respectively.

Senior Becca Wilcox cleared 4 feet 10 inches in the High Jump competition today.

Due to illness, Senior Jake McDermott was not able to participate in the 3200 meter run today.

Cretin-Derham Hall Girls Golf wins section 4AAA
.  The Raiders won the 2 day tournament shooting 680 for the 6 person team. They were 16 strokes above the second place team. Congrats to the team and Coach Anderson! Members of the team are seniors Celia Kuenster, Alex Gejeski, Madeline McDonnell, junior Kalay Kotasek, ninth graders Molly Ploetz and Audrey Hapka. 

Boys Golfers Senior Tom Otto and Sophomore Elias Weber advance to the state golf meet.  Tom Otto finished second and Elias Weber finished fourth overall in the 4AAA Section Golf Meet.  The State Meet is scheduled June 10th and 11th at Bunkers Hill Golf Course in Coon Rapids for the girls and boys. 

Girls and Boys Track and Field Section Meet Results
Brieasha Hunter (10) qualifying for State in the 100m, 200m, and 400m. She also set the meet record in the 100m and 200m.
Megan Linder (12) qualifying for State in the 100m, 200m, and 400m. She also bettered the meet record in the 200m.
Jacob McDermott (12) qualifying for State in the 1600m.
Jonnie Gores (11) running to a fifth place finish in the 800m.
Jena Conzemius (10) running to a fifth place finish in the 800m - also 2nd fastest all time CDH Honor Roll, fastest 9th or 10th grader at 800m ever at CDH
Tony Adamle (11) Long Jumping 20' 11.5" places 5th
Lucy Fanzen (11) Pole Vaulting 8' 1" places 9th
Althea Gutzmann (9) running 300m Hurdles 47.73 places 4th, and 2nd all time CDH 9th grader, and 3rd all time CDH Honor Roll
Kate Lokowich-Kohler (9) running 300m Hurdles 48.83 places 7th, and 4th all time CDH 9th grader, and 6th all time CDH Honor Roll
Kate Lokowich-Kohler (9) running 100m Hurdles 16.76 places 7th, and 3rd all time CDH 9th grader

Senior Megan Linder won the 400 meter dash in the Hamline Elite Meet with a time of 56.83.  Senior Jake McDermott earned 3rd place honors in the Hamline Elite Meet with a time of 9:10.88. Sophomore Brieasha Hunter won the 100 meter dash in a meet record time of 12.17 and is the fastest 100 posted in the state this year.  The Hamline Elite Meet is a qualifying time only for top track and field athletes in the state.  Linder and Hunter also hold the top two best times in the state for the 200 meter dash with only .01 second difference in time. 

Senior Alex Kunzer
made the  U19 National Ultimate Frisbee team for 2014. Twenty five  18-19 years olds from around the United States made the team after try outs in Atlanta and Seattle in March.  The team will travel to Lecco, Italy in July for competition.

Junior Abby Kimlinger was Star Tribune and Pioneer Press Athlete of the Week for her performance in the game against East Ridge on April 17.  Junior Catcher Abby Kimlinger went 5 for 7 with a double ,3 home runs, and 9 RBIs in two games this past week. Her three home runs and seven RBIs powered the Raiders to an 8-6 win over East Ridge. Her 3 homeruns are believed to be a school record by former Softball Coach Tom Cody and avid Raider Spectator.

Senior Giselle Rogers was the Aspire Athlete of the Week, selected among other Aspire Athletes and interviewed on Mike Max last week. Giselle is a member of the Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team. Check out the interview


Senior Golfer, Celia Kunester was selected as CDH’s Athena Award Winner. The banquet was Wed. April 16.  There was a nice article in the newspaper on Tuesday


Athletic Trainer Alyse Randall received honors from the Minnesota Athletic Trainers Association in April for Outstanding Athletic Trainer Award in her work with helping students and families with concussions at CDH.

Saturday, April 26 CDH will be playing a double header in girls and boys lacrosse against Blake.  JV Girls play at 1, JV Boys at 3, Varsity Boys at 5 and Varsity Girls at 7:15.  This is a special game to Head Coach Pat Donaghy. Coach Donaghy is from New York, where Lacrosse has a long history of participation and strong roots.  As President of the HEADstrong Foundation this is the first “Burn Cancer” Lacrosse games being played in MN.  See the attached press release and more information about the  history of this organization.


Cretin-Derham Hall hires new Boys Lacrosse Coach
Cretin-Derham Hall hires new Boys Lacrosse Coach
Girls Golf Wins Sections
Girls Golf Wins Sections
Good News from Athletic Department
The spring sports season at CDH is off to a great start!
Celia Kuenster Featured in Pioneer Press Article
Senior, Celia Kuenster was featured in a Pioneer Press article highlighting the top three high school girl golfers in the state.
Boys Basketball win first round state game and advance to semi finals
Boys Basketball advance to State Semi-final game!

Please view the online calendar for the most current schedule, check the team website, or call the Athletic Hotline 651-696-3375.

Athletic paperwork must be completed and processed before being able to tryout for any sport. You can find the paperwork on the Athletic Website under Forms and Registration on the right hand side.



Please view the online calendar for the most current schedule or call the Athletic Hotline

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