CFS's Nkosi Pile Signs to Run Track at St. Peter's University

The Church Farm School is pleased to announce that senior Nkosi Pile has been awarded a full athletic scholarship to Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, N.J.  Pile, originally from Atlanta, Ga., has had a remarkable track career at CFS. He holds the school record in the 100m dash with 10.74 seconds and was the anchor of the school’s 4x100 relay that finished second in the state in 2014. He finished fourth in the 60m indoor state championships this winter and was part of the 4x200 relay team that finished sixth. At the BAL Championships on May 8 and 9, Pile finished first in the 100m, 200m and 400m dash and was named meet MVP. He finished first in the 100m dash and second in the 200m dash at the 2015 District One AA meet at Coatesville. At the 2015 PIAA Class AA state meet, he finished fourth in the 100m dash and sixth in the 200m dash. He hopes to major in physical therapy.

“Nkosi is one of the most determined student athletes I have had the opportunity to coach at Church Farm School,” said Tony Wrice, CFS Head Coach.

Adds Asst. Coach Rohan Grant, “Nikosi’s qualities as an athlete, his cool composure under pressure, incredible focus and the ability to elevate his performance to the level of his competitors is what makes him such a great champion and helped our team achieve unprecedented results. We wish him all the best as he transitions to the next level of opportunities awaiting him at Saint Peter’s!”

Pile’s accomplishments over the past two seasons include:

  • 2014 BAL Champion 100m
  • 2014 BAL Runner-up 200m
  • 2014 PIAA District 1-AA Runner-Up 100m
  • 2014 PIAA Outdoor State Runner-Up 4x100 Relay (Setting school record)
  • 2015 Indoor Meet of Champions 1st place 4x200 Relay
  • 2015 Indoor Meet of Champions 3rd place 60m
  • 2015 Indoor State Championships 4th place 60m (all-state honors)
  • 2015 Indoor State Championships 6th place 4x200 relay (all-state honors and CFS record)
  • 2015 New Balance Indoor HS Nationals semifinals 60m
  • 2015 New Balance Indoor HS Nationals 4x200 relay (CFS record)
  • 2015 BAL Championships 1st place 100m, 200m and 400m (meet MVP)
  • 2015 PIAA District One AA 1st place 100m
  • 2015 PIAA District One AA 2nd place 200m
  • 2015 PIAA Outdoor State Meet AA 3rd place 100m
  • 2015 PIAA Outdoor State Meet AA 6th place 200m

“I am so thankful to my coaches, my family and CFS for their support and am excited to take this next step,” said Pile.