Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/6/19
From Staff Report
Two former Philly standouts – Nicole Barretta (Downingtown East) and Sabrina Tabasso (Harriton) – have been named assistant coaches for the Stockton women’s lacrosse team.
Barretta played four seasons of college lacrosse on the Division I level, three at Temple University and one at Stony Brook University after a red-shirt year. She scored 82 goals and dished 19 assists for 101 points in 63 career games.
Barretta also possesses coaching experience from the PA Express club program. She graduated from Temple with a bachelor’s degree in Sport and Recreation Management in 2018 and obtained her master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Stony Brook in 2019.
Barretta was a First-Team All-Phillylacrosse.com and Ches-Mont League pick in 2014 when she helped lead the Cougars to the PIAA tournament.
Tabasso played four seasons of NCAA Division I lacrosse, three at Loyola (Md.) and one at Stony Brook. She was an All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team and All-Patriot League First Team selection for Loyola in 2016 as well as a two-time Patriot League All-Tournament Team player (2016-17).
Tabasso played her senior season at Stony Brook in 2019, starting all 21 games for the Seawolves and totaling 14 goals and 15 assists for 29 points plus 26 draw controls and 20 ground balls. She has coaching and administrative experience from a stint as the assistant director of Diamonds Lacrosse Club.
Tabasso earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication from Loyola in 2018 and is pursuing her master’s degree in Liberal Arts at Stony Brook.
Tabasso was a Phillylacrosse.com Co-Player of the Year in 2013 when she helped lead the Rams to the PIAA championship. She was a US Lacrosse All-American in 2013 and 2014.