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Team Updates

Softball

The softball team finished the season with a 13-6 record and are looking forward to playing in the opening round of the State Tournament tomorrow! Congratulations to Sara MacKinnon '22, Audrey Quish '22 and Emily Rerick '22 for making 1st Team All SWC, Caitlin Conley '23 and Gabby Yamoah '24 for making the All Patriot Team and Alyssa Campo '21 for receiving an SWC Honorable Mention. Sara MacKinnon '22 was also named to the CHSCA All-State Class S Team. 

Boys Tennis

 

The boys tennis team finished the season with a 9-5 record and had a strong showing at both SWCs and States! The team was able to celebrate their three seniors Nick Lenz, Ethan Goodman and Will Darby before the end of the season - best of luck in wherever your journey takes you next!

Congratulations to Joe Wilson '22 for making 1st Team All SWC, Ethan Goodman '21 for making 2nd Team All SWC and Anthony Reyes '23 & Edison Ortiz '23 for receiving an SWC Honorable Mention in the Doubles Category.

Girls Tennis

The girls tennis team finished the season with an 8-8 record and qualified for both the SWC and State Tournaments. They celebrated their four seniors Meryl McKenna, Kate Mitchell, Grace Garvey and Katrina Thurnhorst! 

Baseball

The baseball team finished their season with a 7-9 record, celebrated their seniors Tommy Fahey, Bobby Blair, Matt Riggs and team manager Gianna Font and have qualified for the State Tournament! They will be playing Civic Leadership in the first round today at 3:30 - good luck!

Congratulations to Tommy Fahey '21 and Cody Meier '22 for making the All Patriot Division Team and JT Gunzy '22 for receiving an SWC Honorable Mention. 

Track

The boys and girls track team had an amazing showing at the SWC Tournament! They also were able to hold their annual senior celebration for seniors Perry Ghosh, John Cropsey, Peyton McKenzie, Joe DiMaria, Alyssa Suarez, Ailene Doherty, Abigail Calame and Kaitlyn Segreti. They will be competing at the CIAC State Tournament on June 3.

Congratulations to Thai Sapenter '22 for winning the SWC Triple Jump and being named to the All Conference 1st Team and Ashley Nicoletti '22 for receiving an All Conference Honorable Mention. 

Boys Outdoor Track SWC Championship Meet Results

Tied for 8th - 35 points

4X800 Relay - Seamus Reidy,Cole Ross, Payton McKenzie, Matt Reeves - 7th 

4X100 Relay - Billy Murphy, Walter Brady, John Gibowicz, Thai Sapenter - 5th 

400 Meter Dash - Walter Brady - 8th 

200 Meter Dash - John Gibowicz - 18th

3200 Meter - Joe DiMaria - 16th

4X400 Relay - Matt Reeves, Peyton McKenzie, Thai Sapenter, Walter Brady - 5th 

Long Jump - Billy Murphy - 6th 

High Jump - Thai Sapenter - 2nd 

Triple Jump - Thai Sapenter - 1st place SWC Champion! 

   Billy Murphy - 5th 

Girls Outdoor Track SWC Championship Meet Results

8th place with 34.5 points


4X800 Relay - Lauren Manning, Alyssa Suarez, Keelin Bremner, Ailene Doherty - 6th 

100 Meter Dash - Ashley Nicoletti - 3rd 

200 Meter Dash - Ashley Nicoletti - 6th 

800 Meter - Ailene Doherty - 18th, Lauren Manning - 20th

1600 Meter - Kaitlyn Segreti - 5th 

                     Keelin Bremmer - 6th 

3200 Meter - Kaitlyn Segreti - 4th 

                     Abigail Calame - 11th

4X400 Relay - Lauren Manning, Caitlyn Mascetta, Keelin Bremmer, Ailene Doherty - 9th

High Jump - Ashley Nicoletti - 3rd - Honorable Mention All SWC

Javelin - Ashley Nicoletti - 4th 

Boys Golf 

Boys golf has had an incredible season and has won the Patriot Division! They are competing today at the SWC Championships at Great River Golf Club. Congratulations to the seniors Nick Iannetta, Logan McAloon, Andrew Talarico, Ryan Foye, Jackson Sahl and Daniel LeBlanc, who were celebrated before the end of the regular season.

Girls Golf 

The girls golf team has also had an amazing season and are Patriot Division Champions! They will compete in SWC Championships at Great River Golf Club tomorrow, June 2. Their seniors Alexis Garden, Devin McGovern and Stella Sabo were honored before the end of the season. 

Boys Lacrosse

The boys lacrosse team finished their season with a 3-11 record and had Seamus Heslin '22 and Ben Dominakus '23 receive SWC Honorable Mentions! Congratulations to seniors Harrison Palmer, Matthew Pizzo, Timothy Hayden, Zachary Clark, Kyle Burns and Chris Mazzetta on wonderful careers! 

Girls Lacrosse

The girls lacrosse team rounded out the season with a 1-13 record. Congratulations to seniors Caitlin Fanella, Emma Halas and Lucy Nevin - we look forward to see where your futures take you! 

Sport Awards 

Congratulations to our Spring Sports athletes who won various awards for their performances this season! 

Fitness Center Dedication

Immaculate High School revealed its new Fitness Center at a dedication ceremony. The Center is part of the school’s initiative to expand its health and wellness programs for all students.  Equipped with stationary bikes, low impact treadmills, training bench, ellipticals, rowing machines, mirrors, TV monitors and more, the Fitness Center will serve as a place for students to work individually with a trainer, workout with coaches and during some PE classes. 

The Fitness Center project was designed and created by parents of alumni, Michael Basile, Anthony Rizzo, Jr. and Ross Rizzo and alumnus Ed Kilian III ‘99. “They found an unused space in the school and converted it into a state-of-the-art facility for our students”, says Athletic Director Nelson Mingachos.  The dedication of the Fitness Center was made to the Basile Family, Edward Killian III and the Rizzo Families for their stewardship as well as to Clancy Moving & Logistics, Earthmovers Inc., Enhance A Colour, F&M Electric, NY-CONN Corporation, Rizzo Companies, Silent Watchman, The Summit at Danbury, David Sousa Plumbing & Heating and Wilshire Real Estate Advisors for donating their time and talent to complete the project. 

As part of the ribbon-cutting dedication program, Monsignor Robert E. Weiss, Pastor of St. Rose of Lima Church, led with an invocation followed by a blessing of the facility.  Chairman of the Board David Cappiello and School President Mary Maloney unveiled the dedication plaque and shared their appreciation of the almost twelve months of hard work by a collaborative and innovative team who were able to transform a vision into a reality. 

The opening date of the Fitness Center will be determined by CDC school guidelines. Principal Wendy Neil expressed her thanks to all involved in getting this project completed for all students. 

Signing Day 

Nine Immaculate High School seniors signed their official Letters of Intent to continue their athletic journeys at the collegiate level. “Congratulations to you and your parents… now is when the real work begins,” said Athletic Director Nelson Mingachos as he addressed the students and their parents gathered in the school gym. Signing Day was held in two groups to properly space all participating and allow students to invite their families to come and celebrate with them. 

Daniel LeBlanc of Danbury has committed to St. Thomas University to play golf and will be majoring in Business and Sports Management. 

Bobby Blair of Danbury will be playing baseball at Nichols College and has not yet decided on a major. 

Tommy Fahey of Danbury is moving on to play baseball at Trinity College.

Sebastian Parenti of Southbury will be playing basketball at Skidmore College.

Emma Halas of Danbury is going to be on Bentley University’s field hockey team and will be majoring in Business: Corporate Finance and Accounting. 

Nick Lenz of Danbury has committed to Wentworth Institute of Technology to play soccer and study Construction Management. 

John Cropsey of Ridgefield will be headed to St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia to be a member of their Crew Team and will be pursuing Secondary Education. 

Gavin Wainwright of Ridgefield will be taking his talents to Northeastern University’s Rowing team and study Computer Science & Behavioral Neuroscience. 

Mia Arcario of Newtown is going to University of New England to play basketball and study either Sports Management or Education. 

“Principal Wendy Neil noted that “We are very proud of the amazing accomplishments of these student-athletes and the recognition that they have received at the collegiate level. We look forward to their continued success.”