Caitlin Fifield Named Assistant Lacrosse Coach at Wagner

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. Former Richmond standout Caitlin Fifield was named assistant women's lacrosse coach at Wagner, announced newly-hired head coach Liz Frisoli Thursday.

"Caitlin Fifield is the perfect fit to our coaching staff. Her energy, enthusiasm and intensity are contagious and her success on the field speaks for itself," said Frisoli. "Caitlin shares my coaching philosophy and I know we will work very well together. Her fresh, exciting ideas about our attack go very well with my passion for defense and Amy's skilled training with our keepers."

Fifield recently completed one of the finest careers in Richmond women's lacrosse history. As a fifth-year senior midfielder in 2013, she was named to the prestigious Tewaaraton Watch List (Tewaarton Trophy isgiven annually to the most outstanding Americna college player), and earnedAtlantic 10 First-Team All-Conference honors.

In addition to leading the Spiders last season with 72 points and 24 assists and was second on the team with 48 goals. An honor roll student who earned a degree in sociology in May, Fifield also had the distinction of being named to the 2013 Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team.

Fifield was also a First-Team All-Atlantic 10 choice in 2012, a Second-Team All-Atlantic 10 selection in 2011 and was a member of the 2009 All-Atlantic 10 Rookie Team, the same year that she was named to the 2009 Canadian Women's Lacrosse active roster. She also finished fourth all-time in goals (174), seventh in assists (55), third in total points (229), ninth insingle season points (72), and 10th in single season assists (24).

In the summer of 2012, Fifield earned a spot on the Canadian National Team's Top 34 Roster. As senior at North Babylon High School, Fifield was named a 2008 US Lacrosse All American.

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