Athletes of the Week - Declan McDonnell '21 and Lydia Colasante '23
Declan McDonnell '21 - Cross Country
This young man had an outstanding cross country season and was Tatnall's #1 runner in every race. He has pushed his way to the front of every race this season and ended up with a showdown at the State Championship on November 9. Declan McDonnell took the lead from the gun and outraced 300 boys from around the state over the 3.1 mile race to win his first-ever Individual State Championship. Congratulations, Declan on Athlete of the Week.
Lydia Colasante '23 - Cross Country
This lady was a newcomer to cross country and with absolutely no experience in the sport, surprised the entire state of Delaware with her fierce approach to competition. After taking the lead with only meters left in the county championship, Freshman Lydia Colasante's collapsed before the finish line. She returned a week later to upset the state when she won the Division II state championship with the fastest time of the day from both divisions. Congratulations to Lydia on Athlete of the Week.