September 26, 2013

Lewis Named Women's Lacrosse Assistant Coach

WORCESTER, Mass.­ - The College of the Holy Cross has named former University of Connecticut defender Kacie Lewis as an assistant women's lacrosse coach, as announced by head coach Stephanie Ridolfi and athletic director Richard M. Regan, Jr.

Lewis comes to Holy Cross after four years as a member of the women's lacrosse team at UConn, where she served as team captain in 2012 and 2013. Over Lewis' four years on the team, the Huskies' record improved every year, culminating in a 13-5 record and a NCAA Tournament appearance in her final season. This was the program's first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament.

A native of San Diego, Calif., Lewis began her coaching career in 2010 as the coach of the San Diego Lax Dawgs club lacrosse team. She went on to serve as a counselor for lacrosse camps at USC, Duke, Stanford, Brown, Princeton, Georgetown and UConn at different periods from 2011 through 2013. She was co-director of the Starhill Clinic in Tolland, Conn. from 2011- 2013. In 2013, Lewis' final season at UConn, she served as the intern to the head coach under coach Katie Woods.

Lewis, who was a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2013.