Awards & Highlights: 2015-2016

Fall 2015 | Winter 2015-16 | Spring 2016 | College-bound Athletes

Lacrosse
State Semifinalists!
Final Four!
Regional Champions!
MWLCA Honors
All-State
2nd Team
Lily Blake
               
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Lily Blake
All-League
Erin Gormley
All-Academic
Caitlin Somerville
Soccer
MIHSSCA Honors
All-District
Rebecca Heaman
Talene Nercesian
Chloe Russo
All-Academic
Emily Engler, Maddie Erdman, Lauren George, Missy Hunt, Sarah Kurpiers, Molly Lyons, Zoe Menard, Annah Mullinax, Brianna Woodbeck, Chloe Woodbeck
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Talen Nercesian
All-League
Chloe Russo
All-Academic
Maddie Erdman
Softball
STATE CHAMPIONS!!!
Final Four!
Quarter-Final Champions!
Regional Champions!
District Champions!
CHSL Champions!
MSSCA Honors
Miss Softball- Position Player
Abby Krzywiecki
All-State: 1st Team
Abby Krzywiecki- 1st Base
Sophie VanAcker- Outfield
All-State: Honorable Mention
Andrea Elmore- Pitcher
Cari Padula- 3rd Base
 
All-Regional: 1st Team
Nicole Belans- 2nd Base
Andrea Elmore- Pitcher
Abby Krzywiecki- 1st Base
Cari Padula- 3rd Base
Sophie VanAcker- Outfield
               
District Coach of the Year
Alec Lesko
All-District: 1st Team
Nicole Belans- 2nd Base
Anna Dixon- Catcher
Andrea Elmore- Pitcher
Abby Krzywiecki- 1st Base
Cari Padula- 3rd Base
Mary Reeber- Outfield
Sophie VanAcker- Outfield         
 
Press Honors
DAC High School Athlete of the Year Finalist
Abby Krzywiecki      
Total Softball Michigan High School
Softball Player of the Year
Abby Krzywiecki 
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Anna Dixon
Andrea Elmore
Abby Krzywiecki
Sophie Van Acker
All-League
Nicole Belans
Shannon Gibbons
Cari Padula
Mary Reeber
All-Academic
Cari Padula
Tennis    
Track & Field
State Qualifiers
Arianna Allman, High Jump
Mia Flynn, Long Jump
 
All-Area: Long Jump- 1st Team
Mia Flynn
All-Area: High Jump- 3rd Team
Arianna Allman
 
All-County: Long Jump- 6th
Mia Flynn
 
All-Region: Long Jump
Mia Flynn
All-Region: Discus- 3rd
April Seilo
 
Press Honors
All-Observer Team
Mia Flynn
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic: Long Jump
Mia Flynn, Champion
All-Catholic: 100 M Hurdles
Mia Flynn, Champion
All-Catholic: Discus
April Seilo, 2nd
All-Catholic: High Jump
Arianna Allman, 3rd
All-Catholic: 100 M Dash
Hannah Blakey, 3rd
All-Catholic: 200 M Dash
Hannah Blakey, 3rd
All-Catholic: Shot Put
Bennie Booker, 3rd
New Mercy Record
Long Jump
5/21/2016: Mia Flynn, 17ft 3.25in
5/17/2016: Mia Flynn, 16-11.5

 

 
Basketball
District Champions!
Press Honors
Free Press
Class A All-State Teams: Honorable Mention
Jackie Bauer
Zora Pullen
Oakland Press
All-Oakland County: Honorable Mention
Jackie Bauer
Zora Pullen
HometownLife
All-Observer Team
Jackie Bauer
Zora Pullen            
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Jackie Bauer
Zora Pullen
All-League
Katie Coe
Jenna Schluter
All-Academic
Lauryn Hauncher
Coach of the Year:
Central Division
Gary Morris
Bowling
         
 
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Bridget Furlong
All-League
Maria Pizzo
All-Academic
Heather Lilleystone
Dance Innaugural Season!
Catholic League Honors
All-League
Madeline Boji
Sydney Hughes
Ice Hockey
STATE CHAMPIONS!!!   
CHSL CHAMPIONS!!!
MMGHSHL Honors
All-State: 1st Team
Sophie VanAcker (Defense)
All-State: 2nd Team
Caitlin Somerville (Goalie)
All-State: Honorable Mention
Amelia Bartels
Katie Kouvaris
Emily McCann
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Katy Kouvaris
Caitlin Somerville
Sophie VanAcker
All-League
Amelia Bartels
Hannah Hamilton
Emily McCann
All-Academic
Natalie Cieslak
Pompon
MidAmerican Pom States: 5th Place!
 
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Stephanie Hosko
Addie Powell
Kaitlin Yaldo
All-Academic
Natalie Forster
 

 

Cross Country  
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Lauren Lytle
Field Hockey
MHSFHA Honors       
MHSFHA All-State: 2nd Team
Mikaylah Gard
Honorable Mention
Kristen Hiser
MHSFHA All-Academic
Hannah Cohn, Olivia Collins,
Julia Henderson, Kristen Hiser,
Audrey Jones, Allia McDowell,
Sarah Posa, Christina Schira
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Regan Castle
Mikaylah Gard
Kristen Hiser
Sarah Posa
All-League
Olivia Collins
Molly Lyons
Allia McDowell
All-Academic
Julia Henderson

 

Golf
MIGCA Honors
Division 1 Regional Coach of the Year
Vicky Kowalski
Division I All-State Team Honorable Mention
Julia Shaw
All-Academic
Lilly Blake

All-Academic Team

Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Marissa Lobia
Julia Shaw
All-Tournament Team
Julia Shaw
Mia Sooch
Sophie VanderWeele
All-Academic
Lilly Blake
Swimming & Diving
State Championships: 3rd Place!!!
CHSL Champions!!!
25th Straight Year!!!
NISCA Honors
All-America: One Meter Diving
Alexa Rybicki
 
MISCA Honors
Dream Team: 100 Backstroke
Katie Minnich
Academic All-State
Paige Bimberg
Ellyse Conn
Erin Judd
Academic All-State Team
 
Volleyball
District Champions!       
MIVCA Honors
All-State Third Team
Lauren Hunter
All-Region
Colleen Hadley
Lauren Hunter
Elizabeth Susitko
               
Press Honors
MI Prep Zone
All-County Second Team
Lauren Hunter
Elizabeth Susitko
Honorable Mention
Colleen Hadley
              
O&E/HometownLife
All-Area First Team
Lauren Hunter
Kennedy Kuffner
All-Area Second Team
Elizabeth Susitko
Honorable Mention
Colleen Hadley
Bella McDonald
Jordyn Kreucher
Sloan Horejsi
Catholic League Honors
All-Catholic
Colleen Hadley
Lauren Hunter
All-League
Kennedy Kuffner
Elizabeth Susitko
All-Academic
Hailey Schultz
 
Fall 2015 Spring 2016

 

Morgan Jones, Swimming - Florida Gulf Coast University; Julia Shaw, Golf - University of Detroit Mercy; Kathryn Dunleavy, Tennis - St. Francis University; Andrea Elmore, Softball - Mississippi Valley State University; Ellyse Conn, Swimming - Indiana University; Katy Kouvaris, Swimming - University of Findlay; Abigail Krzywiecki, Softball - University of South Alabama. Jordyn Schluter, Basketball -Calvin College; Zora Pullen, Basketball - Lake Forest College; Abbey Przekop, Soccer - Assumption College; Cari Padula, Softball - Western Michigan University

 

 
Mercy Athletics: By The Numbers
20 State Championships
19 State Runners-Up
6 State Finalists- 3rd Place
1 State Finals- 4th Place
26 State Final Four
32 State Quarter-Finalists
69 Regional Championships
78 District Championships
143 Catholic League Championships
 
BASKETBALL
  • 2 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 1977, 1982
  • 4  STATE RUNNERS-UP: 1974, 1975, 1976, 1991
  • 9 STATE FINAL FOUR: 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1991, 2014
  • 10 STATE QUARTER-FINALISTS
  • 16 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 25 DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 7 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
LACROSSE*
  • 2 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 2004, 2006
  • 2 STATE RUNNERS-UP: 2002, 2008
  • 7 STATE FINAL FOUR: 2000, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016
  • 7 STATE QUARTER-FINALISTS: 2000, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016
  • 5 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016
  • CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: 2006
*Lacrosse became MHSAA Sport in 2005. 
BOWLING
  • 2 CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS: 2004, 2005
  • 6 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 2003, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014
POMPON*
  • NATIONAL CHAMPIONS: 1993
  • MAPP DANCE STATE CHAMPIONS: 2000
  • 2 MAPP STATE RUNNERS UP: 2010, 2015
  • MAPP REGIONAL CHAMPIONS: 2015
  • CATHOLIC LEAGUE POMPON CHAMPIONS: 2009
*MidAmerican Pompon
CROSS COUNTRY
  • 13 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
SKIING
  • 6 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 1987, 1988, 1994, 1997, 2001, 2002
  • CHSL DIVISION CHAMPIONS: 1998
 
SOCCER
  • STATE FINAL FOUR: 1990
  • STATE QUARTER-FINALISTS: 1990
  • REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: 1990
  • 6 DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 5 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
EQUESTRIAN*
  • REGIONAL CHAMPIONS: 2014
  • DISTRICT RESERVE CHAMPIONS: 2014
SOFTBALL
  • STATE CHAMPIONS: 2016
  • STATE RUNNERS-UP: 2002
  • 6 STATE FINAL FOUR: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2015, 2016
  • 7 STATE QUARTER-FINALISTS
  • 9 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 19 DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 6 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 9 CHSL CENTRAL DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIPS
FIELD HOCKEY*
  • 2 STATE FINAL FOUR: 2001, 2011
  • 2 STATE QUARTER-FINALISTS: 2001, 2011
  • DIVISION II CHAMPIONS: 2011
  • 5 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2012
* Michigan High School Field Hockey Association
SWIMMING & DIVING
  • 8 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 1972, 1998, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
  • 5 STATE RUNNERS-UP: 1999, 2004, 2005, 2012, 2014
  • 2 STATE 3rd PLACE: 2006, 2015
  • 17 OAKLAND COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 49 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
FIGURE SKATING*
  • 3 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 2002, 2003, 2007
*Michigan High School Skating
TENNIS
  • STATE RUNNERS-UP: 2013
  • STATE FINALS- 3rd PLACE: 2002
  • STATE FINALS- 4th PLACE: 2012
  • 9 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 9 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
GOLF
  • 2 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 1999, 2001
  • 2 STATE RUNNERS-UP: 2002, 2012
  • 3 STATE FINALS- 3rd Place: 1980, 1998, 2000
  • 12 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • OAKLAND COUNTY CHAMPIONS: 2012
  • 15 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS​
TRACK
  • 3 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 14 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
ICE HOCKEY*
  • 3 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 2013, 2015, 2016
  • STATE RUNNERS-UP: 2012
  •  4 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
*Michigan Metro Girls High School Hockey League 
VOLLEYBALL
  • STATE RUNNERS-UP: 2010
  • 2 FINAL FOUR: 2009, 2010
  • 4 STATE QUARTER-FINALISTS: 1990, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • 6 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 28 DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 7 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
updated 6/20/2016
Class A Scholar-Athlete Winners
2016: Allia Marie McDowell
2012: Heather Smith
2008: Megan Novak
Scholar-Athlete Finalists
2009: Bridget Hickey
2007: Jennifer Pisani
1999: Jennifer Borowiec
2016: Lindsey Lerg
2016: Maddy Doyle
2006: Erin Borowiec
2005: Krystal Shina
2004: Jennifer Borowiec
2000: Amy Buhl
1996: Maureen Paulin
1982: Diane Dietz
2000: Carrie Brankiewicz
1992: Kathleen Berrigan
1991: Maureen Paulin
Jerry Ashe
Larry Baker
Shannon Dunworth
Jack Falvo
Nancy Malinowski
Deloris Yager
1999: Nancy Malinowski
 
1987: Deloris Yager
 
James Leary School Spirit Award
1995, 2014
 
includes named awards: Sr. Mary Louise Affholter (Track & Field), Harvey Barcus (Tennis), Frank Connelly (Basketball), Edith Glusac (Volleyball), Hal Schram (Cross Country), DeLoris Yager (Swimming), & Rev. John Zwers (Softball)
2015: Rachael Wagner (Ski), Mackenzie Zierau (Tennis)
2014: Megan Tisdel (Lacrosse)
2013: Sarah Montone (Golf), Allison Shaw (Ski)
2010: Erin Fitzpatrick (Bowling), Michelle Ho (Tennis)
2009: Samantha Horsell (Bowling), Jordan Mueller (Basketball)
2008: Megan Craig (Swimming), Diana Karvelis (Golf)
2006: Mariel Bolhouse (Ice Hockey), Alexandra Martelle (Golf)
2005: Cathleen Kowalski (Bowling), Sarah Schuchardt (Ice Hockey), Elizabeth Williams (Cross Country)
2004: Carrie Roble (Swimming)
2003: Elizabeth Garlow (Swimming)
2002: Megan Fediuk (Softball), Kim Warzyniec (Golf)
2001: Erin Borowiec (Golf), Katie Landsberg (Pompon)
2000: Carrie Brankiewicz (Basketball), Lindsey Densmore (Golf)
1999: Susan Agacinski (Cross Country), Jennifer Borowiec (Golf)
1997: Gail Agacinski (Volleyball), Caroline Kenna (Swimming)
1996: Heidi Wahl (Volleyball)
1995: Heather Yagiela (Swimming)
1994: Flannery Campbell (Soccer), Amy Watroba (Swimming)
1993: Katie Heffernan (Softball), Sharmila Prasad (Cross Country)
1992: Kathleen Knipper (Swimming)
1990: Sue Broughton (Tennis)
1989: Christine Johnson (Volleyball)
1988: Amy Cetnar (Swimming), Maureen Scullen (Soccer)
1987: Margaret DeMatteo (Basketball)
1986: Heather Aemisegger (Track & Field), Cathy Loniewski (Swimming), Amy Stock (Soccer)
1985: Julie Chrzanowski (Swimming), Annette Ruggiero (Soccer)
1984: Mary Costa (Softball)
1982: Virginia Minolli (Cross Country)
1981: Patty Maher (Softball)
1980: Betsey Leahy (Swimming)
1979: Clare Reutter (Cross Country)
1978: Jeanne Reaume (Cross Country)
1977: Mary Pat Hammell (Basketball), Carol Kolon (Swimming)
1976: Mary Foley (Swimming)
1975: Kathy Kolon (Swimming)
  
MI Prep Zone
#3- Diane Dietz
Coach of the Year- Class A
1982-83: Larry Baker
Coach of the Year- D1
2007: Butch Babler
Miss Softball (Position)
2016: Abby Krzywiecki
2015: Alex Sobczak
Abby Krzywiecki  
Matt Mann Award
2014: Shannon Dunworth
Swim Coach of the Year
2011-12: Shannon Dunworth
Diving Coach of The Year
2008-09: Jennifer Blitz
Diver of The Year
2008-09: Carly Sevals
Miss Volleyball
2011: Maddy Doyle
Hall of Fame
2013: Loretta Vogel, Coach