Siena Names Andrea Duffy Head Women's Lacrosse Coach

Aug. 18, 2008

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Andrea Duffy was named head women's lacrosse coach at Siena College last week. She rejoins the program after serving as assistant coach in 2005.

Duffy spent the past two years as head coach at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, N.C. In 2008, she led the Bobcats to an increase of 72 goals-for and a decrease of 33 goals-against from the previous season. She coached four players to the Conference Carolinas All-Academic Team with a team GPA of 3.21. She also recruited and coached the NCAA Division II leading scorer and the first Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year for Lees-McRae.

In 2005-06, Duffy served as head women's lacrosse coach, head women's soccer coach and the senior women's administrator at the University of Dallas. She oversaw all aspects of the programs, leading women's lacrosse to a 4-9 record and women's soccer to a 13-3 record - both were the best in school history. Additionally, the women's soccer team earned a bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament.

In Duffy's first stint at Siena, she served as an assistant coach. In 2005, she helped guide the Saints to a share of the Regular-Season MAAC Championship with an 11-7 overall record - the best in school history.

In 2004, Duffy began her collegiate coaching career as an assistant at Oneonta State. She helped lead Oneonta to a 10-6 overall record.

Duffy enjoyed a successful playing career at Frostburg State. She started 55 games during her four year career and served as team captain her senior year. She was second on the team in scoring as a junior with 31 points and fourth as a senior with 20 points. Duffy also played two years of soccer.

Duffy earned her bachelor's degree in sociology from Frostburg State in 2003.