Goodbye IHSA, Hello NCAA

Ignatius Female Athletes Continue Athletic Careers

Mia Rugai, Managing/Copy Editor

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Jenna Keating committed to University of Illinois to continue her swimming career. She hopes to develop into the best athlete she can be and enjoy the road to come with her future teammates. Keating believes success roots from “having fun and loving what you do, and working your hardest.”

Jasmine Thompson committed to College of Wooster to continue to follow her love for basketball. Thompson plans to major in biochemistry and excel in her athletics. She says that the road to her success has not been easy, but well worth it. She assures that hard work and effort will ultimately show in performance.

Maura Murphy will continue her soccer career at Fordham University next year.   After playing on varsity for four years, Maura has learned what it means to be a great teammate and has continued to grow her soccer skills. She advises aspiring  athletes to continue working hard despite the struggles they may face. 

Aleah Spruell committed to Johns Hopkins University and will play basketball. Spruell not only hopes to become a better athlete, but plans to major in biology and attend medical school as well. She advises aspiring athletes to work hard to achieve their dreams.

Molly Gannon will attend Washington University in Saint Louis to play basketball. She aspires to become a coachable player and ultimately win a National Championship. Gannon credits her success to long hours of hard work.

Isabel Veliz plans to continue her career in swimming at Illinois State University after success on the Wolfpack Swimming and Diving team.

Justine Ferrer will continue her passion for skating at Miami University next fall. Ferrer has been skating since gradeschool and hopes to continue the sport as a coach or judge someday.

Nicolette McDonald will continue her basketball career next year and is still undecided on which school she will attend.

Best of luck to these fantastic athletes in their future careers! The Wolfpack is proud of your success over these past four years and beyond.