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Emily Stearns steps down as NVU-Lyndon women's lacrosse coach

Emily Stearns steps down as NVU-Lyndon women's lacrosse coach

Lyndonville, VT - Northern Vermont University-Lyndon head women's lacrosse coach Emily Stearns has has resigned after two seasons as the head coach of the Hornets.

Stearns took over the Hornet program in May of 2017, following their inaugural season.  In 2018 she led Lyndon to five wins, the most in the three-year history of the program.

NVU-Lyndon Director of Athletics Chris Gilmore remarked "We in the athletic department are sad to see Emily leave us.  Her influence on our program as we have built it from the ground up has been enormous.  We will miss her on the field and will miss the leadership she has provided to our student athletes."

Stearns is a 2001 graduate of Lehigh University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. She was a three-time All-Patriot League selection in women's lacrosse, and was selected to play for Scotland's National Team.  Prior to her arrival at Lyndon she was a successful high school coach at Milton and Norwell High Schools.  She also served as the director and head coach of the Boston Aces Girls' Lacrosse Club

A search for a new Head women's lacrosse coach is underway.