Athletic photos, Press, and Achievements
Click here for athletic photos from fall 2018.
Click here for year-end awards for athletics (2017-18).
View news below or click on the links to read MMA Athletic news items that have been published in area papers.
Field Hockey defeated Great Valley 2-0 and heads to District Finals of PIAA! They will play Villa Maria on 11/3 at 3:30 at Methacton.
Kings Head Regatta
MMA Rowing took two golds, JV4+ and JV8+, and Varsity 8+ won silver at the 2018 Kings Head Regatta! The team honored the memory of alumna Jackie Fioravanti '12, (who passed in 2013) during the event. Earlier that same morning, many of the team ran/walked in the CHOP 5K to also honor Wylie, the child of an MMA friend who also had passed away from cancer.
Chloe Abramowitz, Nina Dzidic, Madison Urbano, and Madison Ott represented Merion Mercy as they competed in the AA District 1 Doubles Qualifying Tournament. Maddie and Maddie made it to the second round of the tournament and Friday Chloe and Nina will play in the Tournament Championship against Gwynedd Mercy. Go "Mennis"!
Chloe Abramowitz '21 and Nina Dzidic '19 competed in the AACA Singles Tournament for District 1. Chloe won 2nd place; Nina won 3rd place!
Tennis coach Katie Smith shared, "I am so proud of their excellent performance, skill, effort, and sportsmanship throughout the entire tournament. Chloe and Nina have excelled on the court this season, and Coach Bob and I look forward to more successful matches over the next few weeks! They are excellent leaders of our team. We look forward to Chloe (and possibly Nina!) competing in the next level of the District tournament."
Emma Aldaya '14 Sets New Records at Rider University
Emily Schmieg '06 Takes Home Bronze at 2017 World Rowing Championships
Congratulations to the 22 MMA student athletes who will play sports on the collegiate level–15 of the 22 signed National Letters of Intent in signing ceremonies earlier in the school year. We are confident that these young ladies will continue to benefit from their athletic pursuits and that they will grow as scholars and leaders. Click here for the list of names and school they will attend.
The Pennsylvania Area Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association (PASLA) honored Merion Mercy with its Team Service Award. This prestigious recognition goes to the team most committed to community service during the 2016-17 academic year. The PASLA recognizes and represents high school girls’ lacrosse coaches in 150 member schools in Eastern Pennsylvania.
Kelsey Farkas '17 and Jaime Natale '17 were both named Philadelphia Field Hockey All-Stars. Philafieldhockey.com is publishing an ongoing series on the athletes who earned this prestigious honor, sharing the athletes’ training, best high school hockey memories, and advice for their returning high school teammates, among other insights. Kelsey's feature is available now. Click here to read the piece.
Adrienne Rufus '17 and Daniela Sciulli '17 made it official and announced their plans to continue their athletic careers in college at a signing event. Adrienne will play volleyball for Lafayette College and Daniela will row for Bucknell University. They join the 13 MMA senior athletes who were recognized in a ceremony last semester. In total, fifteen MMA seniors signed national letters of intent and made commitments to play sports on the collegiate level–this is one of the largest number of student athletes who signed national letters of intent in MMA history!
Allison Stranick '17 has been selected as the AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) player of the week in Pennsylvania.
Congratulations to our rowing team’s Varsity-8A crew for kicking off our fall season in style and edging out two Mount St. Joseph boats to earn gold in their category by a margin of 8.85 seconds.
Cross Country had a great showing at the Penncrest Invitational Meet! The team placed 3rd in the Varsity race. Bethey Gallagher '17 placed 6th. Becca Naser '19 placed 7th. Annie Hughes '17 placed 15th. They all received plaques and earned their personal "best times" for this season.