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Rosemont names Neumann, Ridley grad Risley as women’s head coach

Saturday, 7th July 2018

Categories College, Girl's/Women's  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/7/18
From Press Release

Shae Risley (Ridley) became a familiar figure to Rosemont’s women’s lacrosse program when she was a four-year starter for Neumann’s women’s lacrosse program.

Shea Risley

She will become a mainstay now as the new head coach for the Ravens revived program.

Risley was named on Thursday as the head coach for the 2018-19 school year for the program, which had suspended operations for the 2017-18 season because of a personnel situation.

“I’m really excited to get started,” Risley said. “I’m looking forward to the challenge.”

Risley was picked from a wide field of candidates that were interested in the position.

“After a one year hiatus for the program, Shea is a perfect person to bring in at the helm of the women’s program,” Rosemont director of athletics Joseph Pavlow said. “She brings an experience and vitality to bring us back to the levels that we want to reach as a program.”
Risley is a 2017 graduate of Neumann and spent the past year coaching the freshman team at Penncrest High School.

As a player, Risley scored 105 goals, adding 28 assists and 119 ground balls during her four year career with the Knights. The Ridley High graduate was named All-CSAC honors in 2014 (Second Team), 2016 (Honorable Mention) and 2017 (Honorable Mention).

Risley will begin her new role at Rosemont immediately.

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