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Roche adds Kacie Lewis to coaching staff

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University women's lacrosse head coach Brianna Roche has announced the addition of Kacie Lewis as the new Assistant Coach.

"It is with great excitement that we announce the addition of Kacie Lewis to our coaching staff," Roche stated. "Coach Lewis has been involved in the game of lacrosse at the Division I level for many years, both as a player and coach, and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience. We are excited to hit the ground running this fall and see the enthusiasm she can bring to the defensive side of our game!"

Lewis comes to Bryant after spending the last two seasons at her alma mater, the University of Connecticut. While at UConn, Lewis was responsible for the defensive unit and goalkeepers as the Defensive Coordinator, helping the Huskies' primary goalkeeper rank first in the American Athletic Conference for her saves per game average of 9.87. In addition to her defensive responsibilities, Lewis was also responsible for all team travel logistics, film, and team compliance. Before UConn, Lewis held a one-year stint as the First Assistant at Holy Cross before becoming the First Assistant at Cal Berkeley for three seasons.

In addition to her coaching resume, Lewis also helped coach numerous top collegiate camps including UConn, Cal Berkeley, USC, Michigan, Princeton, Georgetown, Brown, Stanford, Duke, Denver, Boston University, Northwestern, Holy Cross, Triple Threat, Top of the Class, and Northeast Top 215.

Lewis graduated from UConn in 2013 and was a four-year member of the women's lacrosse team. During her time as a Huskie, she led the team as a two-year captain during her junior and senior year. As a senior, she helped UConn to a school record of 13 wins and the program's first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament. In her final season, Lewis served as an intern to UConn's head coach Katie Woods marking her start into collegiate coaching.

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