Sean McLaughlin, in his 2nd season as head coach, leads a young but experienced team against a tough conference and non-conference schedule. Kisan Patel, George Palermo and Nick Young lead the team entering the 2017 season. The team plays 14 league games in the WVC and 6 non-league games.
In 2014, the team captured the District 2 Single A title, knocking off Blue Ridge 6-5 at PNC Field to claim the first baseball district title in school history.
The team plays their home games at their beautiful school field located at 380 Cedar Street in Freeland.
The varsity soccer team consists of both boys and girls in the 9th through 12th grade. They play 16 league games in the WVC as well as 2 non-league games each year. The team is one of the most popular teams at MMI with close to 30 players on the roster. The soccer team will continue to play their home games on the field located at MMI's Athletic Complex.
The boys' tennis team is coming off 3 consecutive successful seasons that saw the team continually imrove. The team has high expectations entering the 2016-2017 season as they return everyone on the roster. The boys' tennis team competes in the Wyoming Valley Conference and earned a League Championship title in 1979.
The boys' and girls' varsity cross country teams compete during the fall season and are led by 9th year coach Jon Weaver who is assisted by Tim Garvey. Prior to coaching at MMI, Coach Weaver was the assistant varsity coach and head coach of the junior high at Bishop Hafey. The 2016 season will have an experienced roster of runners that are looking for both team and individual success. Cross Country is a sport which provides the athlete the opportunity to compete on a team, as well as attain individual achievement.
The Lady Preppers Softball team is scheduled to play 12 league games in the WVC and 8 non-league games for a total of 20 games annually. The home games are played at the MMI Athletic Field Complex. The softball team has seen a resurgence of excitement coming off back-to-back successful seasons with the team improving on 3 wins in 2014 and 11 and 10 wins in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
The girls' tennis team is coming off a 8-5 regular season record in the Wyoming Valley Conference. The team returns their top two players in seniors Jessica Smith and Libby Pinto. The girls' season starts on August 26 and play their home matches at the school's newly refreshed courts located on Ridge Street behind the school.
Ryan Jastremsky will be in his first season leading the golf program. Coach Jastremsky is excited for the mix of experienced and younger players that are looking to compete for a division title. With the top 6 players all returning, the team has high expectations, but know that it will be difficult with a tough conference schedule.
The Valley Country Club is the team's home course and the team will have 12 matches in the WVC. The golf team is only 2 years removed from winning the WVC Division 4 crown in 2014.
As the 2016-17 season begins, Shawn Evans enters his seventh season as head coach of the Lady Preppers Volleyball Team. Joining him again this season is Assistant Coach Cheyenne Dudley.
The 2015-16 season was a good one for the Lady Preppers. They returned to the Single-A District Championship Game where they lost to Blue Ridge in a hard fought match.
The girls look forward to a great season this year and play by their motto: “Believe in yourself, believe in your teammates, believe in your coaches and great things will come.”
In addition to our regular sports teams, opportunities exist for all middle and upper school students to join the Cheerleading Squad! The MMI Cheerleading Squad consists of enthusiastic, dynamic, fun, and hardworking students whose mission is to represent the school with a spirit of support for teams and fans of the MMI community. Performances range from halftime performances at basketball games to pep rallies and Spring Festival Events. The Cheerleading Squad is open to all students.
For the 2016-17 school year, Laurie Mele will oversee the Cheerleading program at MMI.