Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Cheerleaders Take 2nd Place

The Albertus Magnus Cheerleading Competition squad earned an impressive 2nd place finish at the John Jay Cross River Cheerfest!  Congratulations Girls !

Lady Falcons Defeat Pearl River

The Girls Basketball team came away with their 2nd decisive victory over the rival Pirates in 5 days!  This victory, like the first on Tuesday was a great team effort with contributions from all of the girls.  Junior Chontel Fils had a fabulous game and has emerged as a force to be reckoned with around the basket.  Chontel had 12 rebounds to go along with a career high 22 points in the victory.  Kelly Guarino led the Lady Falcons with 26 points as the team improved it's record to 11-4. 

Friday, January 24, 2014

Boys Basketball Win Back-to-Back Games vs Sacred Heart and Nyack

The Varsity Boys Basketball team beat Sacred Heart from Yonkers 55-50 in an exciting contest at home on Sunday afternoon.  The Falcons had a balanced attack and were led by Christian Conklin, David Garcia and Justin Bullock. Nicky Bernadone and Justin Bullock both made 6 straight Free Throws to help secure the victory.

Yesterday the boys beat league rival Nyack for the 2nd time this year beating the Indians on their home floor this time 57-54. Christian Conklin had another outstanding game defending Nyack's best scorer and holding him well below his average.  It was another great team victory and accomplished without star forward Owen Lorenz.  Owen is still recovering from an ankle injury and the Falcons look forward to his return to the team soon. 

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Lady Falcons Fly Past Pirates

The Lady Falcons basketball team put on a fabulous display of team basketball and spectacular shooting in beating the Pearl River Pirates 76-48 yesterday afternoon.  Madison McGrath led all scorers with 30 points reaching that total in just 3 quarters.  Ryan Doherty had an excellent floor game with 3 assists and 0 turnovers; she also shared a game high 6 rebounds with teammate Chontel Fils.  Kelly had 22 points including 4 3 point shots.  The Lady Falcons connected on 12 point shots.

The Lady Falcons host Nyack today in a 5:45pm contest. 

Boys Basketball Games Rescheduled

The boys Varsity basketball game @ Pearl River for Tue, Jan 22nd has been rescheduled for Fri, Jan 31st at 7pm. 
Senior Day at Albertus vs Nanuet has also been rescheduled for Thu, Jan 30th Varsity at 4:15pm and JV at 5:45pm. 

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Bridget Lee Class of 99 Inducted in Scranton's Wall of Fame

Bridget Lee Albertus Magnus HS class of 1999 and Scranton University, Class of 2003 was inducted into the Scranton Wall of Fame.
Below is the write up in the Scranton Wall of Fame Program!  Congratulations Bridget on continuing to make us proud!

Bridget Lee, a native of West Nyack, New York, excelled on the field and in the classroom, culminating with her selection as third-team All-American by Warrior/Inside Lacrosse magazine and first-team Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Director of America (CoSIDA).  She also received a prestigious NCAA postgraduate scholarship in 2003.

She picked up numerous conference and regional honors along the way as well.

The Royals’ all-time leader in assists and second all-time leading scorer, Lee was twice named second-team All-Metro Region by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) and first-team All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Southern Division, along with earning first-team All-Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) three times.  She was also selected the MAC Senior Scholar-Athlete for the sport of women’s lacrosse in 2003 and received the athletics department’s Carlesimo Award for academic and athletic excellence.

Bridget holds degrees in psychology, philosophy, and art history from the university and is a 2006 graduate of the New York University School of Law.  She is an attorney with Earthjustice, a not-for-profit environmental law firm, and currently resides in New York City.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Albertus Magnus Hires New Track, Girls Lax Coach Mike Looney

Physical Trainer Mike Looney has been added to the Falcon staff this winter as a track coach and will also take the reigns of GJV Lacrosse team this spring.  Mike is an outstanding trainer of all athletes and a very successful personal trainer of athletes all over Rockland County.  We are excited to have him here and welcome Mike to the AM Family!

Boys Basketball Takes on Tappan Zee

The boys basketball team will be playing home vs Tappan Zee on Friday night at 6pm.  We urge all students to come out and support the falcons in this league contest!

GV Basketball to Play Georgetown Visitation on Saturday

The Lady Falcons Varsity Basketball team will be heading to our nation's capital on Friday, January 15th and will be playing powerful Georgetown Visitation at their Washington DC campus on Saturday, January 16th at 1pm.  The team will be sightseeing on Friday before playing Saturday's game.  They will return on Sunday following Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception near Catholic University on Sunday morning.  Good look to the Lady Falcons!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

New JV Softball Coach Maura Power

We are pleased to announce the hiring of 2009 graduate Maura Power as our new JV softball coach.  Maura is also a graduate of St Thomas Aquinas College and a 4 year starting pitcher for the Spartans.  As a Lady Falcon Maura was an all section pitcher and a member of 2 Section 1 championship teams.  Maura is a 2013 graduate  of St Thomas Aquinas College and special education teacher.

Lady Falcons Freshman Hoops Beat North Rockland!

The girls freshman basketball team won an exciting contest beating North Rockland yesterday in a comeback victory.  All of the girls contributed to a great team victory!  The girls are now 4-0!