A crowd gathered in the library Friday afternoon as The MacDuffie School ushered two students onto their next adventure with an NCAA college signing. Seniors Ala Legowski and Mia Levesque were all smiles for photos during the signing of their National Letters of Intent surrounded by family in front of The MacDuffie School banner in proud tradition.
Following brief words by Head of School Steve Griffin and soccer coach and Athletic Director Meirion George, during which they described the two student-athletes outstanding physical achievements in soccer, as well as expressed thanks to parents, teammates, and the MacDuffie community for their tireless support, the signing began.
Legowski, a senior from South Hadley, MA committed to Northeastern will she will join their Division I soccer program. Levesque, a senior from Monson, MA, also a star soccer player, committed to AIC’s Division I team. Both ladies will join their respective programs this fall.
The MacDuffie eSports teams finished their regular season last night, with Alpha reclaiming its first-place standing while the Delta team moved to fourth place. Finals will begin in the new year, a best of three format among the top 32 teams in Massachusetts between Jan 8 through 31. The final and championship games will be streamed and available for viewing on Twitch. MacDuffie is expected to be among the top finishers.
Senior Ala Legowski took part in the High School All-American soccer game last weekend in Orlando, Fla. This Mustang is making MacDuffie proud!
Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team who were awarded the McDonald Cup for earning the 2nd place for Class C Schools in the Western New England Soccer League 2018. The results are calculated for all games against other Western New England teams throughout the season. Captains accepted their trophy during Monday’s assembly. Well done, team!
The MacDuffie School library was brimming with pride Friday evening as a crowd of parents, coaches and students gathered to witness The MacDuffie’s Student-Athlete National Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony.
Following brief words by Head of School Steve Griffin and Director of Athletics Meirion George during which they outlined the four student-athletes outstanding physical achievements, as well as expressed thanks to parents, coaches, teammates, and the MacDuffie community for their tireless support, coaches had an opportunity to speak and the signing began.
Ania Ludkiewicz, a senior from Granby, Mass, signed her letter of intent to Sacred Heart University, surrounded by family, teammates, and Coach Meirion George. She will join their soccer program as a freshman next fall.
James Bouknight, a senior from Brooklyn, N.Y. signed his National Letter of Intent to the University of Connecticut where he will join the basketball program this fall. He was one of two MacDuffie basketball players to sign their letter of intent that evening, the other, Ismael Massoud, a senior from New York, N.Y. will join Wake Forest University’s basketball team this fall. They were joined by teammates and Coach Del Rosario in celebration.
Michael Cruz, a senior from Chicopee, Mass. signed a letter of intent to AIC where he will enter their baseball program as a freshman next fall. He signed his letter surrounded by family, a crowd of teammates and Coach Neil Domer-Shank.