Panther Athletics

Winter Sports


The Varsity Basketball team had a bounceback season after a tough 2021-2022 season, garnering a 7-5 NJAC Independence record and overall 11 wins on the season. Greta Servitto ’24 led the team on the court with 355 total points scored this season (103 two-pointers, 20 three-pointers, and 91 free throws made) and 230 rebounds. Molly McHale ‘23 also had an incredible season, scoring 210 total points (44 two-pointers, 37 three-pointers, and 11 free throws made). Seniors Kate Condon, Colleen Dooley, Molly McHale, Catherine Scheider, and Maggie Sullivan all contributed to the overall team’s success, even with various injuries that sidelined the players throughout the season.

Major wins on the season involved victories over Dover (Final Score: 47-11), Veritas Christian Academy (Final Score: 60-19), Villa Walsh Academy (Final Score: 39-20), Whippany Park (Final Score: 65-39), and Parsippany (Final Score: 40-28). During the season, Greta Servitto ‘24 was named a finalist for’s Player of the Week, finishing a close 2nd place for her achievements on the court.

In the Morris County All-Star Game, Molly McHale ‘23, the only Academy player selected to participate in the event, took home the victory in the 3-Point Shootout against other top athletes from local high schools. 

In their final game of the season against St. Dominic Academy (Jersey City) in the NJSIAA Tournament, the team played an intense back-and-forth game which extended into overtime. While the team did not advance forward, the Panthers played an amazing season they look to build upon next year with even greater prospects of success.

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  • Bruce McCloud 

    Head Varsity Basketball Coach

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  • Anna Russo 

    Head JV Basketball Coach


Led by Seniors Katharine Acken, Sophia Dobrusin, Sydney Foer, Brynn Kearns, Alexa McCarus, and Naomi Murphy, the AquaPanthers had another record-breaking season for the Academy. Kasey Desiderio ‘25 accounted for several 1st Place finishes throughout the season in competitions including the 100 Backstroke, 100 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle (Undefeated), 500 Freeform (Undefeated), and more. Brynn Kearns ‘23, who tried out for the swim team for the first time this past season, garnered incredible accolades in her rookie (and only) season with the team: Brynn found her stride in the 200 Freestyle, 200 Individual Medley, and 200 Medley Relay, placing 1st and 2nd Place in several competitions. Sydney Foer ‘23, who also came out for the team as a senior, contributed in numerous events throughout the season, including the 200 Medley Relay and the 50 Freestyle. 

Additional personal records were broken by AquaPanther members Alexa McCarus ‘23, who dropped 40 seconds in her 500 Freestyle and over 20 seconds in the 200 Freestyle, and Shannon Hunt ‘25, who dropped over 30 seconds in her 200 Freestyle, over 45 seconds in the 500 Freestyle, and over 10 seconds in her 100 Butterfly.

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    Greg Yarnall 

    Social Studies Department, Academic Team Leader, Head Varsity Swim Coach
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Ice Hockey

Mia Foer ‘24 was joined by upstart player Audrey Rohlf ‘26 this year on the Academy of Saint Elizabeth-Morris Catholic Co-Op Ice Hockey team. While Audrey spent the season honing her skills in practice with the team, Mia took to the ice for some strong, competitive bouts. Mia had a stellar performance in the teams 6-1 victory over Parsippany Hills, scoring a goal in the 2nd Period. 
For her characteristics of “Humility, Character, Compassion, 
Community Service and Commitment,” Mia was selected by the divisions’ coaches to receive the Harry Shatel Memorial Award for the Charette Division. This award is most commonly known amongst the division as the “Unsung Hero Award.” Mia has continued to embody and live out these characteristics, not only on the Ice Hockey team, but in every interaction she has with others, whether it be at school or elsewhere. The Academy community is exceptionally proud that Mia was awarded this honor, especially due to all the hard work and dedication she puts into her craft of being a well-rounded ice hockey player and young woman.

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  • Chris Foer 

    Ice Hockey Coach (co-op with Morris Catholic)
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