Grace Griffin Joins Women’s Lacrosse Coaching Staff

PHILADELPHIA – Saint Joseph’s ladies’s lacrosse head coach Alex Kahoe has introduced the addition of latest Maryland graduate Grace Griffin to the Hawk teaching employees.
“I am excited to welcome Grace Griffin to Hawk Hill!” Kahoe stated.  “Grace had an extremely successful playing career, winning both NCAA and Big Ten championships.  She knows what it takes to compete at a high level and has a true passion for coaching.  We are looking forward to Grace sharing her knowledge and championship mentality with our team.”
“I am honored and incredibly grateful to be named assistant coach at Saint Joseph’s,” Griffin stated.  “I would like to thank Coach Kahoe and Senior Associate AD Eric Laudano for believing in me and providing me with this amazing opportunity.”
Griffin enters the teaching world after a embellished profession with the Terrapins.  She is a three-time group captain, a primary in program historical past, and was lauded as Maryland’s Scholar-Athlete of the Yr and one of many college’s two Large Ten Medal of Honor Recipients in 2021.  Griffin was named to the Tewaaraton Award Watch Listing thrice and was chosen as an All-America honoree in each 2021 and 2022.
A local of Sykesville, Maryland, Griffin earned All-Large Ten accolades thrice and was named the league’s Freshman of the Yr in 2018.  She helped lead Maryland to the nationwide title in 2019, netting a hat trick within the championship recreation, and performed on the Terps’ Ultimate 4 groups in 2018 and 2022.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Hawk family and the women’s lacrosse program,” Griffin stated.  “I look forward to strengthening and building relationships with the players, fellow staff, and the St. Joe’s community.  I would like to thank my family and former Maryland coaches for providing me with guidance and support to take this next step forward coaching the game I love.  I cannot wait to get on campus and begin working to prepare for the spring season.  Go Hawks!”
Griffin joins the Hawks contemporary off Saint Joseph’s first-ever Atlantic 10 ladies’s lacrosse championship.  The Hawks topped host UMass within the title recreation on Might 1 earlier than competing within the NCAA Event for the primary time in program historical past.

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