Mercersburg competed with 15 other girls' teams and 13 other boys' squads in the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association track & field championships on May 18, hosted by the Hill School (Pottstown, Pa). The Blue Storm girls took third place, finishing just four points behind first place Episcopal Academy (Newtown Square, Pa), while the boys finished eighth.
Mercersburg won its fifth straight Independent-Parochial School League boys' varsity tennis title May 18 by defeating St. James (Hagerstown, Md) 7-0 in a match played at the Smoyer Tennis Center in Mercersburg.
Four more members of Mercersburg’s Class of 2016 have declared their intentions to play college sports and have announced their college destinations for next fall. The group includes Elliot Hicks ’16 (boys’ tennis, Emory University), Joana Santos ’16 (girls’ basketball, Union College), Luka Sevaljevic ’16 (boys’ basketball, Queen’s University), and Tori Yoder ’16 (girls’ basketball, Frostburg State University).
St. John Smith ripped a double into the gap in the bottom of the seventh to drive home the only run of the game as the varsity baseball team defeated visiting Lawrenceville School (Lawrenceville, NJ) 1-0 in game one of a doubleheader May 15. The victory gives Mercersburg an 8-1 record in the Mid-Atlantic Prep League and at least a share of the league title for the sixth consecutive year.
Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 440 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $6 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center. Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance to New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. 300 East Seminary Street, Mercersburg PA 17236