Assumption’s Lacrosse Coach Named Div. II Women’s Coach of the Year

Jul 30, 2019

Assumption Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach Abbey Capobianco-Simone has been named the Division II Women’s Lacrosse Coach of the Year by the New England Lacrosse Journal. 

In her 10th season as head coach, Coach Capobianco Simone led the Hounds to one of the best seasons in Assumption’s history.  During the 2018-19 campaign, the team earned its highest national ranking in school history, reaching No. 16 (they finished the season at No. 17), and compiled a school-record 14 wins. The women also reached the Northeast-10 tournament semifinals for the first time since 2005 and a record five players earned All-Conference honors, including three IWLCA All-Regional selections. 

Coach Capobianco-Simone is the program’s all-time leader in wins, posting a 78-75 career record. During her tenure, the Hounds have earned IWLCA All-Academic Team honors for a team GPA of over a 3.0 every season. 

Coach Capobianco-Simone, a Framingham native, has also served as head coach of the Boston Storm, a member of the United Women’s Lacrosse League, since May 2017. 

Read about Coach Capobianco-Simone and the other winners in the Summer 2019 issue of New England Lacrosse Journal here