Archmere Alum Receives Honorary Doctorate and Delivers Commencement Address to De Sales University Graduates
Archmere Lacrosse Advances to Quarterfinals
Archmere Alum David J. Kubacki '92 delivered the Commencement Address to the 2015 graduating class of De Sales University on May 16. During the ceremony, David was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. David is the President of Nativity Preparatory School in Wilmington, Delaware. Before serving as President of the Oblate-affiliated Nativity Preparatory School of Wilmington, he functioned as their acting principal from 2012-13 and graduate support director from 2005-08. His commencement address was titled, "From Backpack to Briefcase".
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Archmere Rugby Makes Headlines With Another Tournament Win
Following a 21-7 victory over Sussex Tech on Wednesday, Archmere (15-2) is headed to defending champion Cape Henlopen on Saturday at 4pm for the DIAA quarterfinal match.
WDEL covered the Auks' last victory and their rise in the tournament, writing:Nine different Auks scored on the afternoon, with Brawley finishing with 4 goals (and 3 assists), Singewalf had 2, and there was a goal each for Xavier Glavin, Connor Dennewitz, Nick Salameda, Baxter, and Dan Pearson.
Archmere outshot Sussex Tech 34-20 on the afternoon.
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One week after claiming a 26-5 victory over Salesianum for the Delaware High School Sevens State Championship title, the Archmere Rugby team once again claimed gold at the Subaru Sevens High School Tournament on Saturday, May 16. Subaru Sevens is a regional tournament played at Alapocas Run State Park, featuring some of the top ranked rugby teams from along the Eastern seaboard. After defeating La Salle 19-15, Salesianum's 2nd team 24-0, and St. John's College HS 26-5, the Auks went on to defeat Media 29-12 in the semi's and Salesianum’s 1st team 26-19 in an exciting overtime final match.
The team captains are juniors Noah Niumataiwalu, a flyhalf/scrumhalf, and Nick Udovich, a center in 15s and a forward in 7s.
For full coverage of the tournament by Goff Rugby Report, click here