Emily Chaires and Kati Rzasnicki are both heading to Southwestern University.
Incarnate Word Academy competes in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) district 3-5A.
2022 - 2023 Cross Country Roster
Paloma Aleman '26
Clarissa Banda '25
Whitney Bratton '24
Lexi Caldera '25
Natalie Cenatiempo '26
Amelie Dinh '23
Alondra Fernandez Cruz '24
Natalie Garcia '25
Dale Gold '26
Margeaux Gonzales '26
Sophia Hamilton '25
Kate Holden '24
Lucia Lindstrom '26
Kate McGarvey '25
Rebecca Peterson '25
Lara Rosenblad '25
Caitlin Straw '25
Olivia Tipton '26
Esperanza Vazquez '24
The Cross Country team practices at St. Thomas High School.
The IWA bus transports students to practice and parents must
pick up at St. Thomas High School.
St. Thomas High School
4500 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007
A decisive victory offers a sweet send-off for the team's seniors.
Falcons give a great show at HAPPI Invitational.
Both JV and Varsity squads grab top spots in their divisions.
Olivia Hill '23 proves she's a force to be reckoned with in the pool.
Carson Chesnut '22 takes on a brand-new role with the St. Thomas Cheer Team.
IWA seniors Isabella Garza '21 and Amanda Stockton '21 will play with the NCAA.
Emily York '21 is the first IWA student in several years to take on the role.
IWA was proud to honor senior Morgan Sword as she signed her letter of intent on the 2019 National Signing Day. Morgan put pen to paper and committed to play golf at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana. She is the first IWA graduate to play golf at the college level.
For Coach Perez, Incarnate Word Academy has always been a family affair; both his wife and daughter are graduates of the Academy. Aside from marrying his wife and raising their three beautiful children, Rick considers winning the Jeanne de Matel award in 2017 as one of his greatest accomplishments. Jeanne de Matel award recipients exemplify excellence, dedication, and creativity within the school community—qualities that Rick tries to demonstrate in everything he does.