Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart


Four Seniors Sign National Letters of Intent

On November 8, 2017, Seniors Lauren Aichinger, Kayla Blas, Gina Perna, and Micaela Ryan signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers in college. 

Lauren, an East Amherst resident, will be playing volleyball at Division II Clarion University in Clarion, PA.  Kayla, a Pendleton resident, will be playing field hockey at Division I Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.  Gina, a Clarence Center resident, will be playing lacrosse at Division II Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA.  Micaela, a Clarence Center resident, will be playing basketball at Division I Elon University in Elon, NC.

Lauren Aichinger was named to the Volleyball All Catholic 2nd Team as a junior.  She also plays softball at SHA.  Kayla Blas, a three-sport athlete, was a four-year starter on Varsity field hockey.  She also plays ice hockey and lacrosse.  Kayla has been invited to attend the USA Field Hockey's Select Tournament and Training Camp at the U19 level.  This is the final tryout leading to the selection of the Women's National Team.  Gina Perna was named Lacrosse All Catholic in 2017.  She is a member of Stampede Lacrosse Club and played soccer at SHA for 2 years.  Micaela Ryan was named to the Basketball All Catholic 1st Team and All WNY 2nd Team.  She also earned All Catholic honors in volleyball.


Left to right:  Lauren Aichinger, Kayla Blas, Gina Perna, Micaela Ryan