Class of 2017

Nicky Akande, Collins Hill

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High school PR's of 57, 2:09, 4:55, 11:16, 17:55
4 time state champion
4 team state champions
2 National Team rankings
3 time national qualifier in Cross Country
2 time All-American in Track (Nike Outdoor Nationals)
2009 National Champion Distance Medley Relay
2009 XC Runner of the Year (Gwinnett Coaches, Gwinnett Daily Post, Atlanta Track Club, Gatorade Player of the Year)
2010 Track and Field Runner of the Year (Gwinnett Coaches and Gwinnett Daily Post)
Full scholarship to Villanova University
Ran Professionally for 2 years (New Jersey and Austin, TX)
Currently in Law School at Villanova2010 NCAA National Cross Country Team Champions,
2011, 2012 and 2013 All Big East Outdoor Track 4X8
2011, 2012 and 2013 All Mid-Atlantic Region in Cross Country
2011, 2012 and 2013 All Big East Cross Country
2012 Penn Relays DMR National Champions,
2012, 2013 and 2014 All Big East Indoor Track 4X8
2012 All Big East Outdoor Track 800,
2012 All Big East Indoor Track Distance Medley Relay,
2012 Mid-Atlantic Region Champion
2012 Mid-Atlantic Region Athlete of the Year
2013 National All American Track Distance Medley Relay
2013 and 2014 All Big East Indoor and Outdoor Track 800
2013 and 2014 All Big East Indoor and Outdoor Track 4X8
2013 Penn Relays DMR National Champions
2013 Penn Relays 4X8 National Champions and Collegiate Record Holders,
2014 Penn Relays DMR, 4X8, and 4X1500 National Champions,
2014 All American Indoor Track 800.

Frank Evans, GAC

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Ø Co-record holder for school record pole vault (12’6”)

Ø A member of the following relay teams which hold the school record:

Mile Relay (3:26.62) *1981 State Champions

Distance Medley (10:45.9) 1978

Two Mile Relay (8:16.62) 1980

Four Mile Relay (18:40.4) 1979

Ø Holds the school record for most points in a career scored in the State Track Meet (84 ½ from 1978-1981)

 

1978 –   8 points (2nd in the two mile run)                            

 

1980 – 10 points (1st in the 880 yd run)

                 10 points (1st in the mile run)

                   8 points (2nd place in the pole vault)

                   1 point (6th place in the mile relay)

                 29 total points as a junior

 

    1981 -    8 points (2nd place in the pole vault)

                10 points (1st place in the mile run)

                  1 point (6th place in the 440 relay)

                10 points (1st in the 880 yd. run)

                  2 ½ points (Tied 5th in the mile relay)

                31 ½ points as a senior

 

Ø Winner of the H.J. Stegeman award at the 1981 State Track Meet for scoring the most points in the State Meet.

Ø Led his track teams to three State Runner-up finishes (1978,79,80)

Ø Led his track team to a State Championship (1981)

 

*Frank may have been the most versatile track athlete to ever run for GAC.  He proved his versatility by earning state points in field events, distance events and even relays.  Frank finished 2nd ( to Hershel Walker) in the H.J. Stegeman Award in 1978 but had a strong showing in 1979 to win it.  

Bobby Moeck, Brookwood

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  • Coached 11 State Champions in the throws, including

  • Discus: Andrea Pappas, Mary Neal, Ian Knight, Mandy Kinney, Antonio Lamar, Emily Brewer

  • Shot Put: Andrea Pappas, Mandy Kinney, Antonio Lamar

  • Coached 4 all time Top Ten throwers in Georgia

  • Coached 50 State Throws Finalists

  • Was a thrower and coach at Texas Tech

  • Current owner of Nextstar Communications and has 26 Sprint retail stores