Athletics

Mother McAuley’s storied athletic tradition and unparalleled success has spanned throughout the state of Illinois and across the nation for decades.

By offering 13 different sports with multiple levels, Mother McAuley is able to provide our student athletes with an extraordinary opportunity for growth and competition at the highest levels.

More than 425 students are involved in one or more of our interscholastic sports.  Our volleyball team has more titles than any other school in the state, and 4 out of 5 freshmen are involved in one or more sports.

Award-Winning Athletic Programs

Bowling
Competitive Cheer

New in the 2022-2023 season!

Soccer

 

 

Swimming & Diving

 

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Student Athlete named Gatorade Illinois Volleyball Play of the Year

Congratulations to junior Ellie White for being named the 2022-23 Gatorade Illinois Volleyball Player of the Year! This prestigious honor is bestowed upon the nation’s most outstanding high school athletes. Ellie was recognized for her athletic excellence, academic achievement, and exemplary character. We are MIGHTY proud Ellie for this most deserving honor!

Bringing the IHSA 4A Volleyball State Championship trophy home to MacNation!

Mother McAuley hosted a recognition rally to celebrate the team's accomplishments this season. Escorted by members of the Chicago Police Department and Chicago Fire Department, the state champions marched across campus and onto the newly installed athletic turf field, where the student body, teachers, administrators, parents, and community members cheered and offered their congratulations.

Mighty Macs are State Champions!

Congratulations to our varsity Volleyball Team for winning the Class 4A State Championship! On Saturday, the Mighty Macs defeated Benet Academy to bring home their 16th State Title!

Celebrating state-bound athletes!

Yesterday we sent our Macs off to State with a MacNation Pep Rally. Diver Sarah Speski ‘24 and the Mighty Mac volleyball team will be competing. Good luck this weekend! We are cheering you on!

Swimmer breaks two school records!

Congratulations to all of our sectional swimmers. Megan Moore ‘24 broke two school records and the team dropped time in almost all events!

Diver qualifies for state!

Congratulations to Sarah Speski ‘24 on qualifying for the IHSA State Diving Finals! We are MIGHTY proud. MacNation is cheering you on.

Macs are headed to state!

Congrats to our Varsity Volleyball team on their win against Joliet West last night in the super sectional championship. The Mighty Macs are now headed to the State Championship in Normal, IL the weekend of November 11-12!

A MIGHTY night at our November Open House!

Thank you to everyone who attended Open House! We had a great time showing you around our school and sharing the wonderful academics and activities we have to offer! We hope to see you again soon.

Volleyball team wins Sectional Championship!

The Mighty Macs are Sectional Champions after defeating Marist in the Sectional Finals. They will advance to the Super Sectional Championship at Eisenhower High School on November 4 at 6:30pm. Let's go Macs!

Thank you to our senior athletes!

We love our Seniors! Thank you to all of our Fall Sport Senior Athletes for your hard work and dedication to MacNation! We are mighty proud of all your accomplishments!

Tennis state qualifiers

Congratulations to Maddy McNamara ‘23 and Mairead Doran ‘23 for qualifying for State in tennis two years in a row! This dynamic doubles team celebrated Mighty Mac style with the first cart ride of the year!

Celebrating International Day of the Girl

Every day at McAuley we celebrate girls. On International Day of the Girl we especially celebrate the opportunity McAuley provides for young women to become empowered leaders that change the world.

State-of-the-art turf field installed

We are thrilled to improve our athletic experience by adding a state-of-the-art turf field for our student athletes. This field brings our student athletes back to campus to practice and compete. We look forward to having our student athletes take the field and continue to build a community around these sports and each other.

Mother McAuley names new Head Basketball Coach

Mother McAuley is thrilled to announce that Curtis Lewis has been named the varsity basketball coach and assistant athletic director, effective immediately. Lewis brings more than 15 years of basketball coaching experience, a winning track record at various levels of competition including the collegiate level as a graduate assistant, and first-hand knowledge of the NCAA/NAIA recruiting policies, regulations, and admissions requirements.

Macs are Back!

The Mighty Mac volleyball team played Joliet Catholic in the first game of the year on August 23. MacNation came out to show their support as the team won in two games. 

Basketball team wins regional championship!

The varsity basketball team won the Regional Championship on February 18! Bella Finnegan '22 lead all scorers with 30pts. Morgan Feil '24 had 13 and Caitlyn McLean '23 joined in double digits with 10.

Kayla Caffey '16

Congratulations to our very own, Kayla Caffey ‘16, who was selected to the prestigious AVCA All-American Second Team.