NAME: Piper Farris
SCHOOL: Cincinnati Country Day
GRADUATING YEAR: 2024
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Soccer state championship in junior year
HEIGHT: 5'8"-160 lbs.
RESIDENCE: New Richmond
PARENTS: Steve & Kristi
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My grandmother."
FUTURE GOAL: Win state soccer senior year, going back-to-back
Cincinnati Country Day senior Piper Farris is a three-sport athlete who excels in soccer, basketball and softball, and already has one Ohio state championship to her credit.
In soccer, Piper is a forward and midfielder, and, in her junior season, she had 24 goals (second in the MVC) and 15 assists (third in the MVC) for 63 points (second in the MVC), helping her team to a 19-5-0 season, a fifth straight MVC Scarlet championship as well as an Ohio state Div. III championship. It was the girls' third state title in program history. Piper was named first-team all-MVC Scarlet and first-team all-city Div. III by the Enquirer.
She has 60 career goals, 56 assists and 176 points and has committed to play at East Carolina University. She had a big game this season in a 4-1 win over Roger Bacon when she had a three-goal hat trick plus an assist for seven points. She also scored a hat trick in a 6-0 win over Seven Hills.
In basketball, Piper averaged 4.2 points a game with 4.5 rebounds per game and 2.2 steals per game, and was named honorable mention all-conference. The team went 19-6 last season and made it to the regional semifinals while making it to the state Final Four for the first time in school history in her sophomore year.
A catcher in softball, Piper in her junior year hit .571 with 12 RBI and eight stolen bases. Unfortunately, she got mono halfway through the season but still was named first-team all-MVC and first-team all-city Div. IV (Enquirer).
A great student who is active in community service, Piper also plays soccer for the Kings Hammer club team. Her favorite athlete is Alex Morgan, favorite entertainer is Pitbull, favorite book is The Hate You Give, favorite movie is 5 Feet Apart, and most-like-to-meet is Michael Jordan.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Piper is a complete student-athlete who excels in three sports and in the classroom. Her incredible athletic ability and competitiveness continue to push her to achieve at the highest level. She continues to get better and better!"
— Theresa Hirschauer, Varsity Soccer Coach