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Katie Russo Hired as Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach


On October 25, 2022, the Goucher Athletics department announced that Katie Russo will be taking over as head women’s lacrosse coach. Russo previously served as a graduate assistant coach for Frostburg University and as head coach at Eastern Mennonite University. 

“I’m excited to have Katie join our team to lead the women’s lacrosse program. Her energy and passion for developing student-athletes in and out of competition really came through during the interview process,” said Andrea Ricketts-Preston, Senior Associate Athletic Director, “She’s the right person at the right time to lead our young women, she’ll be completely invested in creating an outstanding student-athlete experience, helping them to achieve their potential and recruiting future Gophers to elevate our competitive level on the field.”

Her duties at Goucher College officially began November 7.  

Russo did not respond to requests for comment. For more information, please visit the Goucher athletics website (

Feature image at top courtesy of the Goucher Athletics website.


Reese (she/her) is the Sports Section Editor at the Quindecim and a sophomore History major. She is from Dallas, Texas and a graduate of Grapevine High School. Reese is a distance runner on the varsity track and cross country team. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running and rock & roll.

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