Athletics FAQ

Athletics FAQ

List of 7 frequently asked questions.

  • What sports does the Mount offer?

    The Mount currently offers 11 varsity sports. They are: Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Spring Track, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, and Winter Track.
  • Which schools does the Mount play?

    All Mount teams are members of the Skyland Conference and regularly compete against other conference members. For a complete list of schedules, click here.
  • To which associations does the Mount belong?

    The Mount is a member of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association as well as the New Jersey Independent Schools Athletic Association. This means that we compete in the N.J.S.I.A.A. as a Parochial A school and in the N.J.I.S.A.A. as a Division A school. In track, we compete in the N.J.S.I.A.A. as a Parochial B school.
  • What tournaments does the school enter?

    The Mount is eligible to compete in both the N.J.S.I.A.A. and the N.J.I.S.A.A. tournaments as well as the Somerset County Tournament.
  • Can freshmen play varsity?

    The best players are selected for varsity teams regardless of class. Freshmen are often selected and participate on the varsity teams.
  • Does the school conduct tryouts to field teams?

    All Mount teams are highly competitive and tryouts are held annually for each squad. The number of student-athletes selected varies from sport to sport. Tryout dates are in accordance with the N.J.S.I.A.A. regulations.
  • When do the teams practice?

    Most teams practice six days a week, after school, and on Saturdays. The swim team practices in the morning before school.
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