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Anne Harrington
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Anne Harrington 2963243
Position: Assistant Coach
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
Alma Mater: William & Mary
Experience: 1st Year

Anne Harrington joined the UNiversity of Richmonf women's lacrosse coaching staff in the fall of 2016.

In her first season with the program, Harrington helped lead the 2017 squad to a 14-6 overall record and a runner-up finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship. Nine student-athletes earned All-Conference honors on the year, including A-10 Rookie of the Year Sam Geiersbach, and First Team honorees Kim Egizi and goalie Megan Gianforte.

With the guidance of Harrington, Gianforte became the first rookie to be named the conference's top goalie since 2006, compiling a .499 save percentage and a 9.48 goals against average. Defender Leslie Espenschied was honored as a member of the A-10 Second Team.

A former student-athlete at William & Mary, Harrington played four seasons of lacrosse in the midfield for the Tribe before entering the coaching world. 

A native of Alexandria, Virginia, Harrington joined the Spiders after spending the last two years serving as the Annual Giving Assistant at the University of Virginia for the Virginia Athletics Foundation.

Harrington began her coaching career in England, where she worked for two years as a high school teacher and head of lacrosse for the English Lacrosse Association in England.

Following her time abroad, she was the First Assistant Coach at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania for two seasons before taking the role of First Assistant Coach at the University of Connecticut for one season.

She graduated from William & Mary in 2007 with a degree in Kinesiology before receiving her master's degree in Education from UVA in 2014.

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