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Lansdale Catholic names McCarney (Gwynedd Mercy University) as girls’ lacrosse coach

Monday, 12th October 2020

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 10/12/20 – From Press Release

Jamie McCarney, a 2019 graduate of Gwynedd Mercy University, has been named the Varsity girls’ lacrosse head coach at Lansdale Catholic High School.  

As a senior, McCarney served as team captain of the women’s lacrosse team at GMU, and the Griffins made the playoffs in both her junior (CSAC) and senior (AEC) seasons.  

Jamie McCarney

She was honored by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) as a senior for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and higher. A three-year member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, McCarney served as president in 2018-19. 

A 2015 graduate of William Tennent High School, she earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services with a minor in Psychology. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Psychology with a concentration on child and adolescent development from Southern New Hampshire University.  

“I could not be more excited and proud to have one of my alumni coaching at Lansdale Catholic,” said ,” said GMU head coach Shannon Algeo.  “Jamie McCarney was my captain and SAAC president during the 2018-2019 school year and she is a truly amazing leader.

“Jamie is ambitious, organized, reliable, competitive, and cares deeply for others. Everything you want in a coach.  She is going to do amazing things at LC. Go Crusaders!” 

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