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!
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!
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 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.
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.
Wolfpack Cool Meteors
05/11/2018 - Boys JV Lacrosse
The Pack defeated the De La Salle Meteors 15-0 on Friday night. Michael Kofoid started the game strong by scoring 3 of the first 4 goals of the game. A strong defensive performance was turned in for the shut out by the goalies Luke Becker and Tommy Skalitsky as well as defensemen Joe Keenan, Sean Herber and Riley Mygott. Congrats to Alex Sender for scoring his first goal of the season.
Late Goal Stops Wolfpack
05/10/2018 - Girls Varsity Soccer
The Wolfpack lost 1-0 to Glenbard South as they scored a goal late in the second half to take the victory. Darcy Schoen made her first Varsity start. The Wolfpack concluded their season and now prepare to host the IHSA Regional as the #2 Seed.
Wolfpack Fall in Double OT
05/10/2018 - Boys JV Lacrosse
The Pack played a hard fought game against the York Dukes but came up short after two overtimes by a score of 6-5. The team put up an incredible effort in every aspect of the game. Great performances were turned in by Patrick Walshe, Henry Smith, Colin Kennedy and Shawn Herber.
Great Season Ends in Loss to Ramblers
05/10/2018 - Girls JV Soccer
The Wolfpack ended their incredible season on an unfortunate note with a 2-1 home loss against Loyola Academy in the GCAC Tournament Semifinal. Caught on their heels early, the Pack hung tough against a pressuring Rambler offense. The Ramblers found the net about half way through the first half. In the second, the Pack played toe-to-toe with the Ramblers but were unlucky again where Loyola found a small opening to make it 2-0. Not going down without a fight, the Pack fought their way back to 2-1 after Maya Fassnacht found Bella Corral for a strike. Unfortunately, the Pack were unable to find the net once more and saw their season end earlier than expected. Outstanding play from junior goalkeeper, Paulina Delgadillo, that had her best game of her high school career with seven saves and great tenacity! An overall stellar season ending with a record of 16-3-0 the Wolfpack still staked claim to an undefeated regular season GCAC record of 7-0 and a strong team coming back next year. Great season Pack!
Pack Place 4th at IHSA Sectional
05/10/2018 - Girls Varsity Track
The Wolfpack finished fourth at the IHSA Sectional. Aryn Lyke (long jump, triple jump), Rachel Sarpong (shot put) and Rhiannon O'Keefe (1600 meters) qualified for next week's state finals.
Pack Open State Playoffs with Win
05/09/2018 - Boys Varsity Water Polo
The Pack opened up IHSA Sectional play with a 11-6 victory over Mt. Carmel. Conor Shannon and Nikhil Robinson led the attack while Jimmy Howorth and Luke Siwik anchored the defense. The Pack will play De La Salle in the sectional semifinals on Friday at UIC.
Spartans Top Pack
05/09/2018 - Girls JV Softball
The Pack (4-14) lost to St. Francis in the second game of the GCAC white conference tournament. The Wolfpack jumped out to a 7-6 lead but fell short after a lightning delay to lose 27-15 (5 innings). Kathleen Walsh (4-4) tallied a double; Julia Kalinsky (3-4, 4 RBIs) added a triple, and Katherine Knuth (2-4, 2 RBIs) hit a homerun. Kate Libunao (2-3) earned four RBIs. Outfielders Ava Nelligan and Julia Bober produced key outs. The Pack stays at home for a doubleheader on Saturday.
Pack Defeat Jones
05/09/2018 - Boys Varsity Tennis
The Pack beat Jones College Prep 5-0 on Wednesday. Sener Gunsel and Christian Klein won in singles. John Wallace, Justin Owens, Max Tiemann, Miles Scheffler, Michael Preston, and Henry Gunnison all won in doubles.
Bandits Shut Out Wolfpack
05/08/2018 - Girls JV Softball
The Pack (4-13) lost to Resurrection, 16-0 (5 innings). Mia Trotter reached every at bat, and Julia Kalinsky tallied a single.