Fall Sports All Conference and All Catholic Teams Announced.

The All Diamond State Conference Teams have been announced for Volleyball, Field Hockey, Soccer and Men’s and Women’s Cross Country.  Football is not a sport within the Conference, but the All Catholic Team for football has been released. All State teams will be announced in early December.

Those making All Conference in Volleyball: First Team Alexa Spence’14, Amanda Olsen’14 Maddie Kelly’14.  Second Team: Sarah Donnelly’14 and Justine Pantaleo’15.   Also, Alexa Spence, Amanda Olsen, Maddie Kelly and Sarah Donnelly, were selected to play in the Annual Blue-White Senior All-Star Game.

Field Hockey All Conference were First Team: Caroline Rath’14 and Eileen McAlonan’14.  Second team honors were earned by Maura Corsini’14, Laura Jogani’14, and Katie Dempsey’15.  Honorable Mention were Presley Conaty’16 and Kennedy Murphy’16.

Men’s Soccer First Team All Conference: Brian Canfield’14, George Tsaganos’14 and Geff Merz’14. On Second Team: Tyler Burns’14, Matt McCurnin’16, and Sean Murray’17.  Honorable Mention went to Mark Dombroski’17

Cross Country All Conference for the Men’s Team: Colton Takata’14, Chris Deely’15, Eddie Leonard’15 and Luke Jordan’15.  Second Team Colin Graf’14, Nick Emmi’15, Brendan Tarte’16 and Nick Salameda’17.

Women’s Cross Country All Conference was lead by First Team Colleen Carney’15 and Kate Payne’14.  Second Team was Laura Williams’16, Maggie Malloy’17, Laura Cline’15 and Clee Malfitano’15.  Colleen Carney was also First Team All New Castle County.

All Catholic in Football went to Connor Furey’14 who was First Team on both Offense and Defense, Connor Speidel’14 First Team Defense and Second Team Offense, JM Nocket’14 First Team Offense and Second Team Defense.  The remainder of the First Team were Jack Malloy’14 on Offense and Kenan Hilyard’15 and Christian Conaty’14 on Defense.  The others making Second Team were Francis McVey’14 and Mike Ford’14 on Offense and Matt Gallagher’14 and Ryan Beatson’14 on Defense.


Archmere Athletes Sign Letters Of Intent to Play Division I Sports

Four Archmere students signed letters of intent last week to play Division I sports:

  • Ben Creekmore ’14 signed to swim for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A four-year member of the Archmere swim team, Ben has set school records in 200 yard freestyle, 500 yard freestyle, 100 yard backstroke, and 100 yard butterfly. He is also a member of the USA Swimming Scholastic All-America team.
  • Sean Deely ’14 signed to play baseball for the University of Delaware. Sean earned All-State Honors in two positions, First Team as a pitcher and Honorable Mention at first base. He has also earned All-Conference Honors as both a sophomore and junior.
  • Katelyn Payne ’14 signed to play lacrosse at Saint Joseph’s University. She is a multi-sport athlete who has earned All-State Honors in lacrosse along with All-Conference Honors in both cross country and basketball.
  • Claire Orzel ’14 signed to row at Boston College. Claire played volleyball from freshman through junior year before focusing on crew full-time.




Ben Creekmore '14

Ben Creekmore ’14

Sean Deely '14

Sean Deely ’14













Kate Payne '14

Katelyn Payne ’14

Claire Orzel '14

Claire Orzel ’14