2019 - 2020 CONNECTICUT
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
GAVIN
SHERRY
DISTANCE RUNNER
CONARD HS
WEST HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT
SOPHOMORE
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-6
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 15:38
STATE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
1ST
CLASS LL TITLE
2ND
FOOT LOCKER NORTHEAST REGIONAL
14TH
FOOT LOCKER CHAMPIONSHIPS
“Gavin’s largest asset this season was a mental toughness, wherein he welcomed the competition and realized that it brought out the best in him. His approach to training and racing matured each week.”
Ron Knapp
Head Coach - Conard coach

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-6, 125-pound sophomore raced to the State Open individual championship this past season with a time of 15:38. Sherry also won the Class LL title, leading the Chieftains to the Class LL crown as a team. After breaking the tape at the New England Championships, he took second at the Foot Locker Northeast Regional championships and finished 14th nationally at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships, earning All-American honors. Sherry also chalked up wins at the Ocean State Invitational and the Haddad Windham Invitational.

Academic Achievement


Sherry has maintained an A average in the classroom. He will begin his junior year of high school this fall.

Exemplary Character


A talented trombonist, Sherry has volunteered locally on behalf of multiple community service initiatives.