Lauren Hume Named Carthage's First Lacrosse Coach

Carthage, Wisc. -- Carthage College director of athletics Robert Bonn has named Lauren Hume Carthage's first-ever head coach for women's lacrosse. The Lady Reds launch their inaugural season in that sport in the spring of 2010. Hume joins men's lacrosse coach David Neff, who begins his first varsity season in February 2009.

A native of Bainbridge Island, Was., Hume was a four-year lacrosse player at the University of Redlands from 2002 to 2005, where she also played soccer. She an assistant coach at the University of Redlands from 2006 to 2008, and she has been the West Coast coordinator for womenslacrosse.com since 2007. Hume received her bachelor's in sociology and anthropology from Redlands in 2005 and her master's in educational administration, also from Redlands, in 2008.

"We are excited to have Lauren join our staff and begin our women's lacrosse program," said Bonn. "She is very enthusiastic and was well prepared by the University of Redlands lacrosse program, both as a player and as an assistant coach, to take on the Carthage job." "I am excited to join an athletic department that is so dedicated to producing successful programs." said Hume. "I am confident that Carthage will give women's lacrosse the support it needs to be successful. I am looking forward to spreading women's lacrosse, not only at the NCAA Division III level, but throughout the Midwest, where the sport is still developing."

2008-11-21



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