Wolfpack Headed to Sweet 16
05/25/2018 - Boys Varsity Volleyball
The Wolfpack (26-7 overall) won a match the ugly way defeating Jones 25-19, 25-22 in the IHSA Sectional Semi-Final. The Pack was led by Jack Fyda (9 kills, 11 digs), Andrew Kaminski (6 kills) and Michael Eastman (13 digs). John Hofmann had 2 block assists to raise his season total to 49 for the season breaking the All-Time Single Season mark set in 2007 by Peter Doerrer (48). Rupie Ramos added 22 assists as well.
IHSA Regional Champions!!!
05/23/2018 - Boys Varsity Volleyball
The Wolfpack (25-7 overall) defeated the Meteors of De La Salle 25-13, 25-7 behind some powerful serving for the Wolfpack. This was the 8th IHSA Regional Title for the Pack as the will play Jones in the IHSA Sectional Semi-Final on Tuesday at Mt. Carmel. Jack Fyda (12 kills), Harrison Detroy (6 kills), Andrew Kaminski (5 kills) and Michael Eastman (3 aces, 8 digs) led the Pack.
Pack Falls to Lane
05/23/2018 - Girls Varsity Softball
The Pack (16-16) lost their playoff game to Lane 10-6 at OPRF. The scoring started with a single by sophomore Maggie Lynn, followed by a single from freshman Bridget Gallagher and an RBI single by freshman Lexi Anaya in the fourth inning. The Pack scored another run in the fifth on a double by freshman Maeve White. Junior Alana Lapitan began the sixth with a single and a walk by sophomore Mary Boyle put runners on for White who hit a homerun. Sophomore Jessica Stemper doubled and scored on an RBI single from junior Annika Knuth to finish the Pack scoring.
Wolfpack Open State Playoffs
05/22/2018 - Boys Varsity Volleyball
The Wolfpack (24-7 overall; 8-0 CCL Green) opened the IHSA State playoffs with a 25-5, 25-13 win over Goode STEM Academy at home Tuesday. Jack Fyda (9 aces, 8 kills), Rupie Ramos (17 assists) and Harrison Detroy (8 kills, 2 aces) led the Wolfpack. Henry Zapata (2 aces) and Nick Navarrete (5 digs) chipped in as well. Jack Fyda's 9 aces tied the All-Time Single match record set in 2010 by Rimas Grybauskas.
Pack Place 7th at State Meet
The Pack placed 7th at Illinois State Championships this weekend, with a good end to their season. In A division, Caroline Sandoval ‘19 and Liam Anderson ‘21 placed 5th, with mostly top 5 finishes. In B division, Cristina Dombrowski ‘19 and Luke Goldman ‘21 placed well with all top 10 finishes.
Pack Compete at State Finals
05/19/2018 - Girls Varsity Track
The Wolfpack competed at the IHSA State Finals this past weekend. Aryn Lyke was 23rd in the Long Jump and 38th in the Triple Jump. Rhiannon O'Keefe was 27th in the 1600-meter run. Rachel Sarpong was 27th in the Shot Put.
IHSA Regional Champions!!!
05/18/2018 - Girls Varsity Soccer
The Wolfpack wasted little time scoring the first goal in the regional final when Hailey Laurenson found the back of the net 1 minute into the game. After being up 2-0 at the half , Ella Richards scored her second goal of the game midway into the second half. Backline and goalkeeping were solid enough to secure the clean sheet and the IHSA Regional championship.
Niles West Defeats Wolfpack
05/18/2018 - Girls Varsity Softball
The Pack (16-15) lost to Niles West 12-5 at home. The Pack celebrated the four year careers of seniors Ally Cantrell and Miranda Gutierrez. These two individuals have made the program better each day and were great young ladies. Best of luck at Fordham and San Diego Christian!
Niles West Tops Pack
05/18/2018 - Girls JV Softball
The Pack (5-18) dropped the last game of the season to Nile West, 15-1 (4 innings, time). Mia Trotter pitched well, striking out four. Katherine Knuth hit a double and scored on Julia Kalinsky’s single.
Friars End Wolfpack Run at State
05/17/2018 - Boys Varsity Water Polo
The Wolfpack lost to Fenwick in the state quarterfinals 10-5. Conor Shannon, Bradley Yendro, Luke Hunneke, Michael Schiml and Moises Lopez each scored. Jimmy Howorth had 8 saves in goal. The Pack finish their season with an 18-15-1 record and an Elite 8 state finish. Congratulations to all!
Pack Place 6th at IHSA Sectional; Bevans Headed to State
05/17/2018 - Boys Varsity Track
The Pack finished sixth at the IHSA Sectional Championship behind winner Oak Park-River Forest. Freshman Malcolm Bevans won the long jump and broke the school frosh-soph record, and he will compete at the state championship next week!
Argo Stops Pack Win Streak
05/16/2018 - Girls Varsity Softball
The Pack (16-14) snapped their winning streak with a 9-2 loss to Argo. The Pack managed just four hits in the game. Sophomores Ali Burns (double) and Jessica Stemper and freshmen Maeve White and Lexi Anaya were offensive attack on the day.
Argo Defeats Wolfpack
05/16/2018 - Girls JV Softball
The Pack (5-17) lost to Argo, 2-15 (5 innings). Kate Libunao hit 2-3 with a run, and Paige Buikema reached every at bat. Erin Converse added a late inning single. The Wolfpack’s final game of the season is Friday at home against Niles West.
Pack Stop Young
05/16/2018 - Boys JV Lacrosse
In their last game of the season, the Pack pounded Whitney Young 12-4. It was a true team effort with goals being scored by Jack Kirchberg, Julian Kofoid, Michael Kofoid, Luke Masseur, Henry Smith, Patrick Walshe and John Zekich. The team finished a very successful season with a record of 13-3.
#17 St. Patrick Holds Off Wolfpack
05/16/2018 - Boys Varsity Volleyball
The Wolfpack battled for two games but the power of St. Patrick in game three stopped the Pack in a 18-25, 25-18, 10-25 loss. The Pack was led by Jack Fyda (8 kills), John Ross (13 assists), Andrew Kaminski (2 aces, 3 kills) and Michael Eastman (12 digs). Eastman's 12 digs raised his total to 268 digs this season which breaks the All-Time Single Season mark of 259 set by Ned Sutoris in 2017. The Wolfpack start their "Road to State" next Tuesday at home at 5:30 p.m.
Back-to-Back CCL Champions!!!
05/15/2018 - Boys Varsity Volleyball
The Wolfpack made program history by winning their second straight CCL Green Championship after defeating De La Salle 25-13, 25-14 on senior night. The Pack moved to 23-6 overall and finished the year 10-0 in conference play making them 20-0 across the last two seasons in the Catholic League. Ignatius was led by seniors Jack Fyda (8 kills, 2 aces), Andrew Kaminski (5 aces, 2 kills), John Hofmann (3 kills) and Harrison Detroy (6 aces, 5 kills).
Pack Top Reavis
05/15/2018 - Girls Varsity Softball
The Pack (16-13) won their third straight beating Reavis 9-3 at home. Junior Alana Lapitan picked up the win going the distance and giving up just eight hits. Sophomore Ali Burns went 2-4 with a 3-run homerun and freshman Bridget Gallagher went 2-3 with two RBIs.
Reavis Defeats Wolfpack
05/15/2018 - Girls JV Softball
The Pack (5-16) lost to Reavis, 16-10. Pitcher Mia Trotter struck out six. The offense was led by Kate Libunao (3-3, sac fly, 2RBIs), Emma Coit (2-4, HR), and Julia Bober (2-4, 2RBIs).
Pack Top Latin
05/12/2018 - Boys JV Lacrosse
After a strong start the Pack defeated the Latin Romans by a score of 8-4 on Saturday morning. In a rough physical game the Romans were no match for the strength of the Wolfpack. An incredible effort was put in at the faceoff "x" by Jimmy Brennan.
IHSA Sectional Champions!!!
05/12/2018 - Boys Varsity Water Polo
The Wolfpack won the IHSA Sectional this weekend! The Pack opened sectional play with an 11-6 win over Mt. Carmel on Wednesday. On Friday the Pack defeated De La Salle 11-7 in the semifinals, which set up a championship game against Whitney Young on Saturday. The game itself was a back and forth affair with neither team able to pull away. Moises Lopez put the Pack up for good at 8-7 late in the 4th quarter, and a final minute of play ended with the Pack defense standing tall to hold on for the victory. Lopez led the attack with 3 goals, while Bradley Yendro (2 goals), Gus Enger (1 goal), Conor Shannon (1 goal) and Michael Schiml (1 goal) also scored. Jimmy Howorth anchored the defense with 12 saves. The Wolfpack open play in the State Finals with a quarterfinal matchup against Fenwick on Thursday at Stevenson.
Pack 5th at CCL Championship
05/12/2018 - Boys Varsity Track
The Wolfpack finished fifth at the Chicago Catholic League Championships on Saturday, behind Loyola and St. Laurence, who tied for first place. Senior Michael OBroin won the 3200 and senior James Mangan won the 1600 to earn all-conference honors.
Pack Place 18th at Tough Phebe King Regatta
The Wolfpack competed against the best teams in the country in Annapolis this weekend at the Phebe King Memorial Regatta, placing 18th. It was an amazing learning experience for the team, racing both in FJs and 420s and meeting top sailors from across the country, in addition to a perfect send off for our seniors.
Pack Split with Fenwick and Lincoln Park
05/12/2018 - Girls JV Softball
The Pack (5-15) split a doubleheader on Saturday at home. Despite solid pitching by Mia Trotter in the first game, Fenwick won 15-0 (5 innings). Emma Coit hit a double. In game two against Lincoln Park, the Pack turned up the offense to win 30-18 (5 innings). Katherine Knuth (2-3) hit a grand slam. Trotter and Julia Bober contributed four hits a piece, and Coit, Julia Kalinsky, and Kate Libunao tallied three hits each. Erin Converse struck out four and earned the save. The Pack take on Maine East on Monday.
Wolfpack 3rd at Richards Invite; Now 22-6
05/12/2018 - Boys Varsity Volleyball
The Wolfpack (22-6 overall) had their highest finish in program history this weekend by taking 3rd at the Richards Invite. The Pack went 4-1 overall defeating Richards JV 25-15, 25-17 and Hinsdale South 25-13, 28-26 in pool play Friday. Ignatius then defeated Lyons 25-23, 25-12 to secure a spot in the final four. This was the first time in program history the Wolfpack defeated Lyons. Downers Grove North would stop the Pack momentum with a 25-13, 25-11 wake up call before the Pack would defeat Hinsdale South again 25-19, 26-24 for 3rd Place. Harrison Detroy and Jack Fyda both received All-Tournament awards!
Pack Bring Home Gold
05/12/2018 - Girls Varsity Rowing
The Pack competed against 49 schools from the Midwest achieving a gold medal and Midwest Champion for the Varsity 2- (pair). This qualifies Jordan Schoen and Marie O'Brien-Smart to race in June in the US Rowing Youth Championships on Lake Natoma, CA. The 1st Varsity 4 with coxswain was fourth, just missing the bronze medal. They qualified for the Scholastic National Rowing Championships and will be racing in two weeks in Camden, NJ. The 2nd Varsity 4+ were 9th overall, missing the finals after striking a submerged log in their lane. The Junior 8+ did not progress from the heats to the semi-finals. The novice 8+ did not progress to the semi-finals. The novice 4+ qualified for the semi-finals, but due to weather, their 12th fastest time did not allow them into a Final only of the top 7 times.