Athletics – About Our Program

Friends Schools LeagueFriends Schools League

Upper School teams are members of the Friends Schools League, which was established in 1981. The nine schools that comprise this league share many common beliefs and concerns included in Friends’ testimonies. Member schools are: Abington Friends School, Academy of the New Church, Friends Central School, Friends Select School, George School, Germantown Friends School, Moorestown Friends School, Shipley and Westtown School. MFS offers the following sports: field hockey, tennis, soccer, cross country, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, golf, and swimming. MFS also offers a highly competitive fencing program that competes in the NJSIAA.

Friends Schools League Mission Statement (January 2010)

Friends Schools League Sportsmanship Guidelines (January 2010)

FLTAthletics_r9_c2New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association

MFS (Upper School) is a member of the NJSIAA. Teams have the opportunity to qualify for the state tournament, which is held at the end of each season.

The Red & Blue Athletic Booster Club 

The Red & Blue Athletic Club is a parent organization that provides active support for the MFS athletic department. The Red & Blue Club also runs fund-raising programs to benefit the athletic department. Over the years, the Red & Blue Club has funded new weight training equipment, a baseball backstop, scoreboards, and provided contributions to both the Campaign for Arts, Athletics & Endowment and the Markia Harley Scholarship Endowment.