Student Life

History & Achievements

The following represents a summary of the noteworthy achievements in the field of athletics for Davidson Day School over its brief history. Davidson Day school currently competes on the JV and Varsity levels as part of the 2A classification in the NCISAA (North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association).  In total, Davidson Day School fields 13 middle school level programs and 16 junior varsity and varsity programs.

Philosophically, Davidson Day School
believes that every child should be able to experience the pride and accomplishment of representing his or her school in interscholastic competitionWe know that athletic competition is a powerful teacher. Physical and mental challenges in a team context offer athletes the opportunity to develop self-confidence and a commitment to others that will inspire them to lead productive, active lives. Through athletic competition, our goal is to ensure that our student athletes display the highest degree of integrity, sportsmanship, and mutual respect in preparation for leadership in society.

The following serves as an easy-to-read summary of Davidson Day School’s athletic success on the varsity level. 

NCISAA Team State Championships

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NCISAA Team State Runners-Up

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NCISAA Individual State Championships

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  • Hadley Zucker

    Girls Track and Field: 2A Champion in the Pole Vault (2018)
  • Logan Zucker

    Varsity Swimming: Division 3 Boys 200 Yard IM (2019), Division 3 Boys 100 Yard Butterfly (2020), Division 3 Boys 50 Free and 100 Butterfly (2021)
  • Mitchell Zammitti

    Boys Cross Country: 2A Champion
    Boys Track and Field: 2A Champion in the 1600
  • Olivia Hardey

    Varsity Swimming: Division 3 Girls 100 Free (2021)
  • Sophia Bellissimo

    Varsity Swimming: Division 3 Girls 50 Yard Freestyle (2020)
  • Melissa Zammitti

    Girls Cross Country: 2A Champion in 2012, 2A Champion in 2015, 2A Champion in 2016
    Girls Track and Field: 2A Champion in 2013 in the 3200, 1600, and 800M; 2A Champion in 2016 in the 800, 1600, and 3200; 2A Champion in 2017 in the 1600, 2A Runner up in the 3200
  • Aaron Seward

    Boys Track and Field: 2A Champion in 2013 in the 100M, 200M, and 300M Hurdles
  • Ricky Smith

    Boys Track and Field: 2A Champion in 2012 and 2013 in the Shot-put and Discus
  • Jenny Falcone

    Girls Tennis: 1A Champion in 2009 and 2010

Patriots in the NCAA

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  • Patriots in the NCAA

    The following list represents all Davidson Day Athletes who have competed in inter-collegiate athletics after graduating from Davidson Day School.
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Additional Achievements

46 NCISAA All-State Athletes

1 Formula V8 3.5 Series Driver

1 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver

1 Max-Prep National Player of the Year

1 Parade Magazine Player of the Year

1 Army All-American Player of the Year

1 Gatorade Player of the Year

Davidson Day School is an independent private school for students 2 years old through 12th grade in the Lake Norman region of Charlotte.