by Zahid Khan
Ever since her freshman year, sophomore Chloe Beverina has been known as one of the most dominating athletes at Stuart, constantly finding herself setting records and placing in an elite position. As a freshman, Beverina competed in Indoor Track and varsity Soccer. This fall, Beverina took on the challenge of competing in Cross Country. In only her first season, Beverina finished 9th in the Conference meet and 23rd in the Regional meet. Beverina qualified for the State meet, making her the second ever female runner from Stuart to go States. “She hasn’t really reached her full potential yet, if she spends a little more time on practicing distance base, she could become a State champion,” said Cross Country coach Ron Kronlage.
Beverina started her soccer career at Stuart with a bang earning 1st team All-conference as a Defender, as well as being awarded the Coaches Award at the end of the season. “Chloe’s very motivating and encouraging, Chloe and I train together and push each other,” said sophomore Anna Heilferty. Beverina also competes in outside of school, playing for Annandale FC 99. “She definitely has the potential to become one of the best athletes in Stuart history. She has the potential of making the collegiate levels and we’ll help her reach her potential and succeed,” said Director of Student Activities Brian Garvey.
This Indoor Track season, Beverina was a part of the 4×400 relay team that won first place at the DCIAA meet, Beverina also took home the mile finishing first. In the 5A Conference 13 meet, Beverina finished 5th in the 1,000-Meter dash and 3rd in the 1,600-Meter dash. According to Milestate.com, Beverina had the 2nd best Personal Record In the virtual Regional meet which qualified her for States. “I trying to set a Personal Record and make All-State again,” said Beverina.