Eight different Mercersburg teams headed southeast to McLean, Va., on September 22, with a common opponent awaiting them: the Snails of The Madeira School, who played host to the Blue Storm’s girls’ cross country, field hockey, girls’ soccer (varsity and junior varsity), girls’ tennis (varsity and JV), and volleyball (varsity and JV) teams on the inaugural day of competition in the M Cup, created this year to recognize an athletic rivalry that dates back to at least 1976.
Alex Wood ’19 and Stephen Rice ’21 took the top two spots to lead Mercersburg’s boys’ cross country team to a win over host Kiski on the opening day of the 2018-2019 Centennial Cup competition between the schools September 22 in Saltsburg, Pa.
Diego Morgan ’20 scored a first-half goal that held up and gave Mercersburg’s boys’ varsity soccer a 1-0 win over host Kiski September 22 as part of the first day of the 2018 Centennial Cup competition in Saltsburg, Pa.
Sophia Divone ’19, Addie Geitner ’21, and Jade Matthias ’22 swept the top three spots as Mercersburg’s girls’ cross country team defeated host Madeira, 21-34, in a dual meet September 22 that was part of the inaugural M Cup series between the schools.
Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 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 of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. 300 East Seminary Street, Mercersburg, PA 17236 GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-6173