Left to right:

  • Maddie Clark, United States Miliatary Academy, Swimming
  • Lauren Harris, Princeton University, Track and Field
  • Aryannah Harrison, Johnson County Community College, Basketball

Celebrating Crusader Athletes

Marian High School is proud to announce that three Crusader student-athletes signed letters of intent at a recognition ceremony held April 14. While they have displayed stellar performances on the court, in the pool and on the track, their time spent in the classroom and community is just as impressive.

Maddie Clark ’21 is signing to join the swimming program at the United States Military Academy (West Point) where she plans to study life sciences. Maddie has earned a varsity letter and qualified for state every year since her freshman year. She received the All-American honor in her sophomore, junior and senior years. This year Maddie was named a USA Swimming Academic All-American. On the club circuit, she has been a qualifier for junior nationals, futures and sectionals meets. At Marian, she has participated in Crusaders Elevating Others, Math Club, Recruitment Team and Big Sisters. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and Spanish, English and science honor societies. Maddie has also volunteered at Immanuel Hospital and the Salvation Army.

Lauren Harris ’21 is signing to run track at Princeton University, where she plans to study molecular biology. Lauren is a four-time varsity letter winner in Track and Field. She was 2018 State Champion in the 200m and an All Class State Champion in the 400m in 2018 and 2019. She received the NCPA Academic All State Award for Girls Track and Field in 2018 and has been recognized as a Channel 6 News Athlete of the Week. In USTAF competition, Lauren is a regional record holder in the 200M, 400M and 800M Dash, and she received the George Anderson Junior Olympic Sprint Athlete of the Year award in 2019. Lauren is Marian’s Diversity Board president, National Honors Society Secretary, and is a member of Science Club, Young Medicine Club, French Honor Society. She volunteers with Wings of Omaha Track Club as a youth coach and serves as a greeter at Salem Baptist Church.

Aryannah Harrison ’21 is signing to play basketball at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she plans to study business. Ary has been a member of the varsity basketball team since her freshman year. She was named to the All-Metro second team this year and she had received All-Metro honorable mentions freshman, sophomore and junior years. At Marian, Ary has participated in IDEAS Club, Spanish Club and Step team. She has also served as a team manager for the track team.