• 2018 Sectional Champions
    2018 Section V Champions Back to Back
  • Tournament MVP and All Tournament Team Selections
    Riley Maher Tournament MVP and Colleen Fox, Lauren Gulick, Danielle Salina, and Kate Vara
  • Eastside Little League Softball Clinic
    Mercy Varsity Softball Holds clinic for Eastside Little League
  • Coach Bardanis goes over a drill for Eastside Little League as Mercy players look on
  • The New Indoor 70' Retractable Batting Cage
    Installation Day
  • New 70' Indoor Retractable Batting Cage
    Almost Done
  • Indoor Retractable Batting Cage
    Raised to the Rafters
  • New Strength Training Equipment
    Two New Power Racks
  • New Free Weights and Dumbbells
    New Free Weights and Dumbbells

Softball Field CleanUp Day

September 20, 2018

There are some things we need to do to clean up the softball field before winter so we have scheduled a clean up day for Saturday October 6th at 9am.  I will have a list put together of the things we would like done.  Thank you for everyone who can help out.


Pitcher - Catcher Sessions Announced for October

September 18, 2018

Open to all grades anyone interested in developing as a pitcher or catcher are encouraged to attend our Pitcher - Catcher Sessions beginning in October.  Sessions scheduled to date are 10/4, 10/11, and 10/18 from 7pm to 8:30pm.  All pitchers and catchers in the program are encouraged to attend.  We are also in the process of finalizing the hiring of a new pitching coach for the Mercy Softball Program.  Once it is finalized we will be making the announcement.  Having a dedicated coach to work with and assist in developing our young pitchers will be a great addition to our program.  We are committed to providing our student athletes with all the necessary training aids and instruction to reach their full potential as a player. 

2019 Mercy Catcher's Clinic - January 12th, 19th and 26th

September 10, 2018


About the Camp:  The Mercy Softball Coaching Staff and Varsity Players, both current and former, will focus on teaching the fundamentals of catching – throwing (improved POP Time), receiving, blocking, framing, and knowledge of the position. Basic and advanced skill mechanics will be taught.

Camp Highlights:

·        6.0 hours of instruction.

·        Video of footwork and throwing analysis for every attendee.

·       Basic and advanced skill mechanics.

·       Focus on Improved POP Time for all attendees.

·       How to interact and work with the home plate umpire.


            Dates:    Saturday January 12th, 19th, and 26th 2019

                      Time:       9:00am – 11:00am                

Sign In and Walk In registration begins at 8:30am on 1/11


                 Location:           Mercy High School Varsity and Middle School Gym

                                             1437 Blossom Road

                                      Rochester, NY  14610


            Cost:               $ 95.00 for all 3 days or $35.00 per individual session


Bring your catching equipment and water



To register online, please look under the registration tab on the right side of the welcome page.


For questions please email Richard Sylvester, Varsity Head Coach at rsylvester@mercyhs.com

Open Gyms Scheduled - Open to Everyone Check Calendar for Dates

We have scheduled 3 open gyms and all Mercy students in grades 6th on up are welcome to attend.  They have been added to the calendar.  The dates are Thursday September 13, September 27th and October 11th.  All will be from 3:30pm to 5:30pm weather permitting at the softball field.  Looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible.

New Press Box One Step Closer

The new Press Box for the Mercy Softball Field has made another step forward as architect drawings and sketches have been completed and we begin the initial phase to getting the building approval from the Town of Brighton.  We hope to get final approval by the Fall and get the building completed before next season.  The 20' by 20' two story structure will have first floor storage for all the needs of the softball program and a second floor Press Box and new PA system.  

Mercy Advances to NYS Quarterfinals

In a rematch of last years game Mercy defeated Pittsford Sutherland 11-0 in the Regional Qualifying game to advance to the New York State Quarterfinals. Mercy will face Iroquois on Saturday June 2 at 1:30pm. The game will be played at Williamsville East in Buffalo, NY. Mercy again was led by pitcher Riley Maher who gave up only 4 hits, 0 walks and struck out 7 in a complete game shutout. In the last four post season games Mercy has had 3 shutouts and has outscored their opponents 23-3. Offensively Mercy was led by Lauren Gulick who was 3 for 4 with 3 RBI and Nicole Bell 3-5 with 2 RBI,

Mercy 2018 Section V Class A1 Champs

Mercy defeated Pittsford Mendon 7-0 to win the 2018 Section V Class A1 Championship for the second year in a row.  Riley Maher was named Section V Class A1 MVP along with Section V All Tournament team of Colleen Fox, Lauren Gulick, Danielle Salina and Kate Vara.  

Mercy defeats Canandaigua Advances to Sectional Finals

Mercy prevailed in another close sectional game by defeating Canandaigua 4-3 in the Sectional Semi Finals.  The Monarchs were led at the plate by Lauren Gulick who had a 2 Run Home Run, Colleen Fox 2 for 4, Anna Mason 2 for 3, Nicole Bell 2 for 4 and Kate Vara 2 for 4 with the game winning RBI in the top of the 7th inning.  The winning pitcher was again Riley Maher.

 Mercy will for Pittsford Mendon in the Finals on Tuesday May 29th 6pm at Brockport College.  This will be a rematch of last years finals.


Class A1 Sectional Semi-Finals vs Canandaigua

Mercy plays Canandaigua in the Class A1 Sectional Semi-Finals on Friday May 25th @ Pittsford Sutherland High School.  Game starts at 4pm.  Please note: Section V will be charging a $5.00 admission to all Semi Final and Final Games

Mercy Defeats Brockport 1-0 in 9 innings

Mercy defeated #2 Seed Brockport 1-0 in 9 innings behind a stellar pitching performance by Riley Maher.  Riley gave up 0 runs, allowed just 5 hits with 8 strikeouts and 0 walks.

Offensively Colleen Fox and Anna Mason led the way with 3 hits each.  Colleen had the game winning rbi driving in Anna Mason in the 9th inning.

Mercy advances to play Canandaigua in the semi-finals on Friday May 25th.

Mercy Advances in Sectionals Brockport Up Next

May 21, 2018

Behind Kate Vara's 2 Home Runs and 5 RBI Mercy overcame a 6-2 deficit and defeated Greece Arcadia to advance to the second round of Sectional Play.  Next up is the #2 Seed Brockport.  The game will be played Wednesday May 23rd @4:30pm at Brockport High School

Mercy hosts Greece Arcadia in the First Round of Sectionals

May 20, 2018

Mercy will host Greece Arcadia on Monday May 21sr in the first round of Sectionals. The winner will play the #2 Seed Brockport on Wednesday May 23rd in Brockport 


May 27, 2017

Mercy put on a tremendous display of hitting and defeated Pittsford Mendon 19-9 to take the Class A1 Sectional Championship.  Congratulations to the Mercy players and the entire Mercy Softball Community for such a great win.  

Congratulations to Senior Ellie Schlehr for being named Sectional Tournament MVP.  Other Mercy players named to the all tournament team:  Senior Olivia Ortega, Junior Nicole Bell, Junior Danielle Salina, and Sophomore Kate Vara.  

 Up next for the Monarchs is the State Qualifying crossover game vs. Pittsford Sutherland on Tuesday 6pm at Brockport College.





Our Lady of Mercy Varsity Softball Team Accomplishments

2018 Section V Class A Champs
2017 Section V Class A Champs
2013 Section V Class A Champs
2012 Section V Class A Runner-Up
2011 Section V Class A Runner-Up
2009 Section V Class A Runner-Up
2006 Section V Class A Champs
2005 Section V Class A Champs and NYS Finalists
1997 Section V Class BB Champs
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