McCabe Named IWLCA Division II Coach of the Year
Garden City, N.Y. - For the second time in his career, Pat McCabe was named the best women's lacrosse coach in NCAA Division II. In his fifth season as head coach at Adelphi, McCabe led his team back to the National Championship, earning the program's ninth Division II title and third of his career. Adelphi earned its spot in the championship game on the heels of McCabe's 100th career win, a 17-10 victory over undefeated Regis University in the Final Four, and finished at 19-3 overall. The program was fourth in Division II for scoring defense (7.14) and ranked sixth in both assists per game and winning percentage. Junior Kole Pollock was announced as Division II Attacker of the Year as well as overall Player of the Year for the 2019 campaign. She finished her decorated season being named NCAA Tournament MVP with a spot on the NCAA All-Tournament Team, and was also named the DII Honda Athlete of the Year finalist for lacrosse and a First Team All-American. Joining her on the all-tournament team were four others, as senior midfielder Chelsea Abreu closed out her career at Adelphi being named NE10 Woman of the Year. Four players were named to IWLCA Division II All-American teams and two were selected for the IWCLA Senior All-Star Game, included in six NE10 All-Conference selections.