Immaculate athletes sign letters of intent
Immaculate High School recently honored its athletes who are committed to playing college sports at the next level.
Emma Baughman, Ave Maria University lacrosse: Baughman was a four-year player for the Mustangs, and also ran cross country for three years and indoor track one season. Baughman will major in Psychology while on a pre-med track, and hopes to be an ER physician.
Morganne Cartee, Concordia College soccer: Cartee played both midfield and outside defense for the Immaculate girls soccer team and ran indoor/outdoor track as a sprinter. Cartee was a member of the team that won a Class M title in 2016 and the SWC crown in 2017. Cartee also received an All-State honors for outdoor track and competed at the New Balance Nationals event. Is enrolled in the nursing program.
Christina Carboni, University of Maine cross country/track: Carboni ran cross country and track while at Immaculate and was a member of its championship teams. Will major in business.
Matt Christe, Norwich University football: Christe was running back for the Abbott Tech-Immaculate co-op football team (ATI) and was named an All-Conference player twice. Will major in Political Science.
Hailey Dubbioso, Salve Regina University soccer: Dubbioso was a forward for the Mustangs. Will major in Early Childhood and Special Education.
Madison Halas, Bentley University field hockey: Halas played the midfield position for both the field hockey and lacrosse teams. She was named first team All-State and SWC player three years in a row, and to the NFHCA All-Northeast Region Second Team for field hockey. Halas was a lead player for the field hockey team that won the 2018 Class S State Championship. She served as captain for the field hockey team since 2016 and as captain of the lacrosse team in 2019. Will major in business.
Natalie Kennedy, Sacred Heart University ice hockey: Kennedy has played as a center on the Brewster Lady Bulldogs ice hockey team, where she has been a captain for the last three years. The Bulldogs won the New York State Amateur Hockey Association U16 Championship last season and attended the USA Hockey Nationals. At Immaculate, Natalie played defense on the lacrosse team. Will major in nursing.
Taylor Mascetta. Fordham University cross country/track: Earned All-SWC and All-State honors multiple times. Mascetta was a SWC, State, State Open and New England Champion in the 4x800 this year, and also medaled at New Balance Nationals twice in the Emerging Elite DMR. Mascetta was named MVP during her senior year for the cross country and indoor track seasons and was named a SWC Scholar Athlete. Will major in communications.
Maura Murphy, Springfield College cross country/track: Murphy was a strong member of the cross country teams that won the SWC and State Championship titles, and earned third place in the New England.
Sophia Pilla, University of Georgia equestrian: Pilla had top finishes in the equitation, hunters and jumpers divisions at premier shows across the country. In 2018 she won the Overall Washington Equitation in Lake Placid (N.Y.) and the Maclay in Wellington (Fla.), which qualified Pilla to compete in the George Morris Equitation Championship. Among other honors, she also won multiple titles in the Junior Jumpers in 2018, qualifying for the US Jumper Championship in Washington finishing second in the speed round, and won the $10,000 Junior Jumper Classic at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington.
Anna Richards, Sacred Heart University cheerleading: A captain of the cheer team her senior year, Richards was named to the SWC All-Patriot cheerleading team. She also played lacrosse at her junior and senior years. Will major in nursing.
Allen Riego De Dios, WestConn cross country: He ran cross country and the 4x800 relay for indoor and outdoor track, and received All-State second team honors for indoor track and was named Rookie of the Year for cross country. Riego De Dios was a valued member of the cross country team that won the State Class SS Championship, the first time the team won that title in school history. Will major in nursing.
Danielle Sekelsky, Penn State University cheerleading: While at Immaculate, Sekelsky earned All-American honors from the National Cheerleaders Association and was a 2019 World Champion with the World Cup Shooting Stars. Will major in business.
Lin Marie Vitarbo, Mount Saint Mary’s College soccer: Vitarbo was a member of the girls soccer team and was a sprinter for the track teams. Will major in biology.
Jack Woods, Bryant University golf: Woods was named to All-SWC and All-State teams for golf during all four years of school. He played varsity basketball at Immaculate and was named to the All-SWC first team. Woods was a leader of the golf team that won the SWC title in 2018, and was a player on the 2018 basketball team that won the Division II state championship.