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Roman Recap

The Romans had a successful spring! Below are highlights from the season.

  • Marianne Mihas '21 was the State Champion in the 1600M with a mile time of 4:55.68, breaking the school record. She also broke the record in the 400M (59.41) and 800M (2:16.65) and was named Independent School League Athlete of the Year.
  • Track & field broke more school records: Matthew Bellick '19 and Josephine Daab '21 in pole vault; Victoria Cohen '19 in shot put; Clare Hardiman '20, Laura Katunas '18, Marianne Mihas '21, Sarah Silverman '18 in the 4x400M, and Peculiar Nzegbuna '19 broke his own record in 110M hurdles.
  • Girls track won both the ISL Championship and the IHSA Sectional Championship. The track & field coaching staff received the Independent School League Coaching Staff of the Year award.
  • Inaugural boys varsity lacrosse season.
  • Girls soccer team was ISL conference champions for the 4th consecutive year and IHSA Regional champs for the 5th year in a row. The team also added both the PepsiCo Showdown (largest girls soccer tournament in the USA) and the prestigious Chicago Cup championships to their accomplishments. Lily Keiderling '18 was named the ISL Player-of-the-Year was an IHSSCA All-State player and Maggie Marrinson '18 was named ISL Goalkeeper of the Year. Tom Bower received the IHSSCA Sectional Coach of the Year award and won his 300th career game in girls soccer.
  • Boys tennis had a 6-0 ISL sweep and an eleventh straight ISL Championship, plus a 3rd place finish at the IHSA State Finals. Matt Dupont received the Independent School League Coaching Staff of the Year award.
  • Sarah Vendenberg received the Independent School League Coaching Staff of the Year award in softball.
  • Six athletes received All-State honors: Lily Keiderling '18 (soccer); Tej Bahri '20 & Jonathan Wuyan '20 (tennis - doubles - state runners-up); Ben Mitchell '20 (tennis - singles); Marianne Mihas '21 (track - 1600M); Matthew Bellick '19 (track - pole vault)
  • Six athletes received All-Sectional honors: Mandy Duncan '18 (water polo), Dan Schwartz '19 (water polo), Tucker Jones '20 (water polo), Lily Keiderling '18 (soccer), Charlotte Cronister '19 (soccer), Maya Edwards '20 (soccer).
  • Middle school boys volleyball repeated as Champions of the Queen of Angels Volleyball League.
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Five Student-Athletes Sign Letters of Commitment

Congratulations to Latin's five seniors who signed letters of commitment at Division I and Division III schools this week: Will D. '18 will sail at Northwestern University, Devin M. '18 will row at Hamilton College, Emma H. '18 will play field hockey at Kenyon College, Lily K. '18 will play soccer at Tufts University and Alec K. '18 will play baseball at Carleton College. They join Alessandra B. '18 (tennis - Brown University) and Jade E. '18 (basketball - American University), who signed commitment letters this fall, as Latin's elite student-athletes taking their athletic careers to the next level. Go Romans!

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Girls and Boys Basketball Players Set Milestones!

On January 26, during The Big Game against Chicago Hope Academy, senior Jade Edwards hit a pull up jumper, making her the first basketball player in Latin history to surpass 2,000 career points. She broke the school record earlier in the season, previously held by Nikki Dizon '12 of 1,835 points and also broke the scoring record for a single season this season with 671 points. Check out her awesome 2000th point shot! Edwards finished her career with 2,150 total points and will be continuing her basketball career at American University, a Division I program in the Patriot League.

Junior Ysrael Hernandez surpassed the 1,000 career point milestone in the boys basketball win over Morgan Park Academy on February 15. Hernandez finished the game with 29 points (1,014 for his career thus far) in three quarters of action.

Congrats, Romans!

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Congrats on a great season of athletics. Follow schedules, scores and highlights for Latin Athletics on our website and social media all year long. Go Romans!

  • For the first time in Latin School history, the #1 doubles team, comprised of Annabel Edwards '19 and Maya Seymore '18, finished the season with a state doubles championship and were named All-State athletes.
  • Boys Cross Country - ISL Champions
  • Girls Cross Country - ISL Champions, IHSA Regional Champions, IHSA Sectional Champions
  • Boys Soccer- IHSA Regional Champions
  • Girls Volleyball - ISL Champions, IHSA Regional Champions, IHSA Sectional Champions
  • Dan Daly received the ISL Coach of the Year award in cross country.
  • Jim Duszak was named ISL coach of the year in boys golf.
  • Talia Smith '19 earned All-State honors in field hockey.
  • Jonah Schenk '19 was named the ISL Player of the Year in soccer.
  • Charlotte Cronister '19 was named the ISL Player of the Year in volleyball.
  • Marianne Mihas '21 earned All-State honors in cross country and was named the ISL runner of the year.
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