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Athletics FAQ

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.

What 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.