Tryout Information


Tryout Information

Sailors’ teams have over a half-century of interscholastic sports history, tradition, and success.

Students-athletes have the opportunity to select from thirteen sports (a total of 24 Varsity and JV teams) at Mount de Sales Academy. 

A charter member of the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland for girls, which is made up of 32 schools in Central Maryland, MDSA athletes compete against some of the best competition in the state.

Fall Sports Tryouts 2017

Mount de Sales offers the following Fall sports:
Cheerleading, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, and Volleyball

  • Fall sports forms are due Wednesday, August 9, 2017
  • Fall sports tryouts begin Wednesday, August 16, 2017
  • Mandatory Parent/Guardian & Athlete Meeting Wednesday, September 6, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m.
  • Fall Sports Banquet Thursday, Nov. 16, 5 p.m. (team gatherings) 6:30 p.m. awards ceremony

Field Hockey
Tryouts will be from 8-10 a.m. on Aug 16-19 on the turf at MDSA. Practice the following week will be announced later.

Dates and Times: August 16, 17, and 18, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. each day at Forest Hill Tennis and Swim Center in Ellicott City.
What to bring: Water bottle, tennis racket, proper shoes, hat and sunscreen

Cross Country - bring water and come prepared to run
Aug. 16, 17, 18: 10 a.m.-12 noon - please  meet at CCBC back campus by the softball field
Aug. 21-25:  there will be practice every day for two hours, but those hours will shift depending on the various orientation schedules at school.

Aug. 16, 17, 18: 6-8 p.m. @ MDSA Turf field
    * Varsity Roster set at the end of the night on Aug. 18th.*
Aug. 19 (Sat.): Varsity Play Day @ South River High School
Aug. 21: 6-8 p.m. @ MDSA Turf field
     * JV Roster set at the end of the night*
Aug. 22: 6-8 p.m. Varsity and JV practice
Aug. 23: 4 p.m.- Scrimmages Varsity @ MDSA vs John Carroll, JV @ John Carroll, bus leaves 1:45 p.m.
Aug. 24, 25: 6-8 p.m. Varsity and JV practice

Wednesday August 16: All Grades
• 2:30 p.m. Check-In (go straight to gym for measurements)
• 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. All Grades Tryouts

Thursday August 17: 
• 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Varsity Tryouts
• 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. JV Tryouts

Friday August 18:
• 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Varsity Tryouts
• 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. JV Tryouts

Preseason Practices:
• Mon. - Fri., Aug. 21-25: Practice for all (JV: TBA); (V: 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.)
• Mon. - Fri., Aug. 28 - Sept. 1 (JV: TBA) (V: 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.) except for Sept 1 (JV: TBA) (V: 10 a.m.-12 noon)

Save the dates:
1. Saturday, August 19: First Practice for Varsity 10 a.m.-12 noon (JV TBD)
2. Wednesday, August 23: Scrimmage St Mary (Home)
3. Saturday, August 26: Play Day at Towson HS (All Day)

*Please note you may only tryout for one sport per season*

Fall sports forms are due to the Athletic office by August 9.

Forms must be handed in in person to the Athletic Office.



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