Athletic Department Mission

The Athletic Department mission commits us to the total education of young women by providing a comprehensive, fair and equitable athletic program for the school community in a caring, supportive environment.  We strive to enrich the mental, physical and moral development of all students by integrating athletics into the school’s educational program.  We strive for excellence with these primary goals as our focus.  We believe that championships, individual recognition and the ability to compete are desirable outgrowths of an educationally sound sports program but are secondary to our primary objectives.


Athletic News

The latest news, releases, scores and features about the St. Francis Athletics teams and the Troubadours.


FinalForms Online Athlete Registration

FinalForms Online Athlete Registration

We are very excited to announce that St. Francis Catholic High School has partnered with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service. FinalForms allows you to complete and sign athletic participation forms for your students. The most exciting news is that FinalForms saves data from season-to-season and year-to-year, meaning that you will never need to enter the same information twice! FinalForms also pre-populates information wherever possible, for each of your students, saving you time.


Where Are They Now?

Name Sport University/College Graduation Year
Kristin Anderson Basketball Cal Tech 2012
Maggie Anderson Lacrosse Walsh 2016
Ariane Arndt XC/Track & Field UC-Berkeley 2016
Allison Autrey Diving UC Davis 2014
Ari Avila  Soccer Fresno Pacific 2017
Mollie Babich Crew Creighton 2013
Mel Baccay Softball Michigan State 2016
Danika Bailey Softball California 2015
Beth Balbierz Basketball Cal Poly 2011
Claire Barbe Volleyball Gonzaga 2017
Ally Barr Soccer William Jessup 2016
Erin Barr Soccer Masters 2016
Hailey Barrett Soccer UC Santa Barbara 2016
Jenna Barthels Water Polo CS-Northridge 2016
Anna Baytosh Volleyball Chico State 2014
Peyton Bilo XC/TF Cal Poly 2015
Ryanne Brust Lacrosse Fort Lewis 2014
Bryce Beckwith Water Polo Michigan 2012
Meagan Bennett Lacrosse St. Mary’s College 2013
Karson Bisharat Volleyball Central Arizona 2014
Caroline Boals Crew USC 2014
Ryleigh Bone Lacrosse Fresno State 2015
Catie Brown SMU Soccer 2015
Lauren Brunner Water Polo Princeton 2007
Sarah Brust Lacrosse Puget Sound 2017
Lauren Bryan Lacrosse Fresno State 2013
Claire Buchanan Water Polo UC Santa Barbara 2007
Ariana Calderon Soccer LIU-Brooklyn 2008
Hayley Carbullido T&F Sacramento State 2013
Terra Carden Soccer Pacific 2014
Allie Carmickle Soccer UC Davis 2015
Lyndsay Carpenter Lacrosse Wheeling Jesuit 2014
Alex Chan Softball Navy 2010
Alexey Chandler Water Polo Wagner 2013
Briana Charles Basketball UNLV 2011
Lauren Charter Water Polo California 2015
Izzy Chelini Soccer Cal Lutheran 2015
Allison Child Volleyball Master’s College 2013
Katie Clark Soccer U.S Coast Guard Academy 2012
Kasey Clark Volleyball Lawrence Tech 2010
Meredith Cook Soccer Occidental 2016
Caroline Coyle Crew UCLA 2016
Kaitlyn Cozens Water Polo Michigan 2013
Amy Crayne Diving Western Kentucky 2013
Erin Crooks Swimming Trinity 2015
Andi Damien Soccer UC Davis 2013
Emily Davis Volleyball Occidental 2017
Veronica Del Mar Rifle Nevada 2017
Jessica Diaz XC/T&F Creighton 2012
Anna Donald Volleyball UC Davis 2015
Natalie Dowd Lacrosse UC Davis 2013
Mimi Dowdell Crew USC 2013
Camille Dyer XC/T&F Santa Clara 2012
Emily Egan Soccer Georgia Southern 2014
Lilly Enes Track & Field Yale 2016
Cassondra Evans T&F American River College 2012
Lea Felton Volleyball Hawaii Pacific 2014
Sally Ferguson Water Polo Santa Clara 2017
Paige Folger Volleyball Gonzaga 2011
Karen Frazier Swimming/XC Miami (Ohio)/ St. Martin’s 2006
Susan Frazier XC/T&F Colorado School of Mines 2012
Ashlynn Fresques Volleyball Pt. Loma Nazarene 2016
Jasmine Florentino Basketball/Soccer Franciscan University 2013
Hannah Frech Water Polo Sierra College 2014
Addison Gabelich Crew St. Mary’s College 2013
Alejandra Garcia Softball Cal Poly 2014
Hannah Gasser Crew San Diego State 2014
Marissa Gollnick Volleyball Rose-Hullman Institute of Technology 2015
Kylie Green Volleyball UC Irvine 2015
Natalie Green Swimming Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College 2013
Anna Gregg Soccer Colorado College 2015
Chloe Hakim Volleyball UC Irvine 2014
Tia Hay Basketball Salt Lake CC 2016
Sarah Hemmen XC/T&F Sonoma State 2013
Elizabeth Hennessy Track and Field UC San Diego 2017
Jaqueline Holben Crew California 2014
Jessica Holzer Volleyball Yuba College 2013
Haley Hughes Soccer UC Davis 2012
Sarah Huarte Golf California 2000
Kyra Huffman Basketball Knox College 2016
Sydney Hunter Track and Field UC Riverside 2015
Erica Jahn Soccer/Basketball Redlands 2005
Maddison Johnson Swimming TCU 2014
Jessica Josiah Tennis Howard 2013
Ingrid Kantola Track and Field UCLA 2004
llsa Kantola Water Polo Cal Poly 2001
Jenna Keffer Soccer Boston College 2013
Sophie Kershaw Crew Georgetown 2014
Madison Kimball Soccer Loyola Chicago 2015
Allison Klas XC/T&F UC Irvine 2013
Marisa Kolokotronis Water Polo Brown 2013
Ali Koumelis Volleyball  UC Irvine 2014
Dana Knudson Volleyball Santa Clara/Minnesota 2008
Loni Kreun Volleyball Montana State 2013
Haley Kusserow Lacrosse St. Mary’s 2015
Kristen Lance Swimming Loyola Marymount 2015
Lauren LaRocco XC/T&F Portland 2014
Emily Laskin Golf Navy/San Francisco 2014
Jolise Limcaco Basketball Menlo 2011
Hannah Lissera Volleyball CS San Bernardino/St. Mary’s 2012
Cassie Loessberg Volleyball Miami 2006
Alexa LoGiudice Volleyball Dominican 2014
Lauren LaRocco XC/T&F Portland 2014
Allie Lourim XC/T&F UC Santa Cruz 2017
Jennifer Lum Soccer Sacramento State 2012
AnnClaire MacArt Swimming Dartmouth 2014
Ileana MacDonald Golf Chico State 2014
Briana Mao Golf Virginia 2011
Marissa Mar Golf Stanford 2010
Erin Matranga XC/T&F USC 2016
Alexis Martinez Swimming Seattle 2014
Erin Matrenga XC/T&F USC 2011
Katie McIntee Swimming San Jose State 2016
Emily McNamara Water Polo Brown 2011
Kathleen Menz Water Polo California 2012
Kate Mills Swimming Harvard 2007
Chloe Mitchell Swimming Fordham 2016
Christina Montoya Softball Long Beach State 2010
Miranda Myers XC/TF Northern Arizona 2015
Cheryl Murbach Rowing Gonzaga 2014
Ashley Newland Soccer UL-Lafayette 2016
Noa Nightingale Volleyball UC Santa Barbara 2014
Zoe Nightingale Volleyball UCLA 2011
Cekarri Nixon T&F UC Davis 2011
Ashley Noda Golf Santa Clara 2011
Agatha Nowinski Crew California 2010
Tessa Oliaro Lacrosse Chapman University 2013
Nina Obaldia Crew California 2014
Kayla O’Brine T&F UC Santa Barbara 2014
Paige Oliver Softball Pomona-Pitzer 2012
Bailey O’Mara Softball California 2013
Maggie Oys Water Polo Santa Clara 2016
Gaby Palmeri Volleyball Pepperdine 2012
Grace Passantino Lacrosse Tennessee Wesleyan 2017
Rosie Pauli Water Polo Marist 2007
McKenna Peterson Swimming St. Catherine 2016
Claire Perez Rowing Sacramento State 2015
Julianna Qvistgaard Crew UC-Berkeley 2016
Haylee Rademann Swimming Washington and Lee  2013
Madison Rawson XC/T&F Ole Miss 2014
Grace Reginato Rowing San Diego State 2017
Miranda Reyes Rowing Portland 2015
Kiani Reyna Track & Field Sacramento State 2016
Courtney Robledo Volleyball West Texas A&M 2013
Morgan Robledo Volleyball West Texas A&M 2012
Tatum Roepke Swimming CS-East Bay 2017
Meaghan Rogers Track & Field American River College 2017
Julissa Romani Crew San Diego 2014
Mya Romero Softball UC San Diego 2010
Sam Ruggles Track an Field UCSB 2015
Noel Santana Lacrosse Chico State 2013
Cassie Schaefer Water Polo UC Davis 2003
Shelby Schaefer Water Polo Colorado State 2009
Anna Shortley Crew Washington  
Gabriela Smith-Tan Crew Oregon State 2013
Amanda Schnabel T&F Bellarmine 2014
Nicole Spring Track & FIeld Brown 2016
Allie Stewart Water Polo San Jose State  
Melanie Stralen XC/T&F Gonzaga 2013
Patty Sullivan Diving UCSD 2015
Megan Sullivan Volleyball UC Santa Barbara 2014
Sophia Susac Synchronized Swimming Stanford 2017
Shelby Tevis Softball La Verne 2016
Victoria Vardanega Golf Pomona-Pitzer 2014
Mikaela Vaden T&F CS-Northridge 2011
Madeleine Vespieren Rowing Gonzaga 2012
Dana Vestman Volleyball Montana State 2013
Alexis Viramontes Softball CS Dominguez Hills 2014
Shelby Vollmer XC/T&F Sacramento City College 2011
Brooke Vowell Water Polo California 2012
Addie Wallace Soccer Villanova 2015
Kristen Ward Water Polo Princeton 2008
Lauren Washburn Softball St. Anselm (N.H.) 2017
Allie Wegener Volleyball UC Davis 2012
Kim Welch Golf Washington State  2001
Sarah Westover Lacrosse USC 2017
Tiffany Wong Diving UC San Diego 2016
Chase Worthen XC/Track & Field Cal Poly 2016
Rhys Wynbrandt Soccer Hawaii Pacific 2016
Julie Zanobini Water Polo Loyola Marymount 2016
Gabby Zegers Fencing Duke 2017
Kelly Zboralske Softball UC Davis 2011

TroubieTV and Sports Media Club

The Sports Media Club will broadcast and produce St. Francis sports games via PlayOn!, a web-streaming company specializing in high school sports. It will provide a platform to showcase the events online for the St. Francis Athletics teams, coaches and student-athletes. The purpose of the Sports Media Club is to increase exposure and help build the St. Francis brand to stakeholders by offering events for viewing with full mobile capability, including phone, Internet-enabled TV and tablet.


TroubieTV’s Peyton Spellacy ’20 Earns Newroom by the Bay Honor

TroubieTV’s Peyton Spellacy ’20 Earns Newroom by the Bay Honor

PALO ALTO, Calif. – TroubieTV’s Peyton Spellacy was named the Newsroom by the Bay Year2 Shark Award Winner after attending the program this summer.

Newsroom by the Bay at Stanford University is an intense journalism and media program headed by some of the top journalism educators in the country. The program offers Year-1 and Year-2 curriculum. Students are immersed in real-world journalism with off campus outings. While attending classroom and guest speaker forums, you are also working on your own individual media package, published for the final showcase presentation.


Two St. Francis Seniors Sign with NCAA Soccer Programs

TroubieTV On Demand

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis seniors Marlee Nicolos (Santa Clara) and Taylor Simpkins (Point Loma Nazarene) each signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer next fall in college at a ceremony at the school Wednesday morning.

Nicolos, who currently is the leading scorer for the Troubadour basketball team, is recognized as one of the top goalies in Northern California. She plays for the San Juan Soccer club and was a member of the St. Francis soccer program for two seasons.


Nicolos Scores Career-High 31 in Win over Sheldon

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – Senior guard Marlee Nicolos scored a career-high 31 points to lead St. Francis to a 60-34 victory over Sheldon Friday night.

“Marlee was unstoppable,” said Head Coach Vic Pitton. “She has a great competitive drive and it was showcased tonight. She had a will that was not going to be denied, getting rebounds and going to the basket. It was an exemplary performance.”

The Troubadours scored 23 first quarter points to take control of the game while holding the Huskies to nine points, one of three quarters Sheldon scored fewer than 10 points.


Volleyball Open Gym Dates

Open Gym is open to all SFHS students. (Students must have a current 2018-2019 St. Francis High School Physical Form on file with the Athletic Director in order to participate.)

Physical Night -June 6, 2018 6pm-8pm- SF Main Gym

June 11, 2018 4:30pm-6:30pm- SF Main Gym

June 13, 2018 4:30pm-6:30pm – SF Main Gym

June 18, 2018 6pm-8pm – SF Main Gym

June 20, 2018 6pm-8pm – SF Main Gym


Soccer’s Anissah Surita to Play at Folsom Lake College

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Anissah Surita missed most of her senior season on the field but she as not ready to hang up her cleats. The Sacramento native will play again next fall at Folsom Lake College.

“I am super excited and I am playing with three of my club teammates,” said Surita, who will study kinesiology and hopes to become a physical therapist.

Surita suffered a torn Achilles tendon during club soccer season that eventually sidelined her for most of the high school season.


Senior Elizabeth Stodden to Ride for Fresno State Equestrian

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior Elizabeth Stodden has been on horses for as long as she can remember and her talent on them is taking her to Fresno State to compete for the Bulldogs.

“I definitely did not think (riding horses) would lead me to college,” said Stodden. “It is super cool. I have done it competitively but it was a passion and fun thing to do. I used to play soccer but I enjoy riding way more.”


Softball’s Baccay to Sign with Providence

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Softball’s Mary Baccay will sign a National Letter-of-Intent to join the Providence softball program on the Spring National Signing Day on April 11.

“It is really exciting,” said Baccay. “They were my first choice. I really love the coaches and teammates. When I went on my visit, I felt like the right pick for me. Something I felt more than at any of the other schools was how comfortable the coaches and players made me feel.”


Student-Athlete Handbook

St. Francis Athletics is committed to the total education of young women by providing a comprehensive, fair and equitable program for the school community in a caring, supportive environment.  The athletic program strives to enrich the mental, physical and moral development of all students by integrating athletics in the school’s education program.  The athletic program strives for excellence with these primary goals as our focus.


SAAC Visits Santa Clara for Leadership Training

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Eight members of the St. Francis Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) spent a day on the Santa Clara University campus on Jan. 23. The Troubies met with former soccer Olympian and National Champion, Danielle Slayton, the school’s director for the Coaching Life Academy.


Lauren Liberatore, Senior, Golf, Sports Rep

Meet Golf Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Lauren Liberatore

I am a Christian Service Leader.  

Favorite Subject/Class
Pre-Calculus and Economics are my favorite classes.  

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you
Dedicated, Sympathetic, and Productive.  


Sophia Jeanne DeBenedetti (Sophie), Junior, Cross Country, Sports Rep

Meet Cross Country Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Sophie DeBenedetti

CSF, Got Hope Club, Patriots Club, Girl Up Club, Keep Tahoe Green Club.  

Favorite Subject/Class
My favorite subject is math and my favorite class is Honors American Literature with Mrs. Ferrara.  

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you
Generous, happy, and petite.