Katy Delagi '08 Named Quinnipiac Women's Lacrosse Assistant Coach

Quinnipiac University Director of Athletics and Recreation Jack McDonald and Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Danie Caro have announced the hiring of Katy Delagi as an assistant coach.

"I am extremely pleased to welcome Katy to our staff", Caro said. "Her experience as a former student-athlete at Quinnipiac will allow her to get up to speed very quickly, while her professional experiences after graduating will allow her to bring a fresh perspective to the program."

While a member of the women's lacrosse team, Delagi was named to the Northeast Conference All-Tournament team in 2008 and was named Quinnipiac Women's Lacrosse Outstanding Attacker of the Year that same year. In her four year career, she scored 63 goals in 63 games while also compiling 34 assists for a total of 97 career points. Delagi currently is a physical education teacher at Lee H. Kellogg School in Falls Village, Conn.

"Katy had a great career in a Bobcat uniform and has remained visible as an alumnus. She is incredibly loyal to the University, the athletic department, and the women's lacrosse program, and will be an immediate asset for our student-athletes." Caro said.

" I am honored to join the coaching staff and have this opportunity to give back to the women's lacrosse program and the University that has done so much for me", Delagi stated. "I am excited to work with Coach Caro, who throughout the years has taught me so much, and it will be fun to get back on the field with Coach Hauser, a former teammate of mine."

While at Quinnipiac Delagi made the Dean's list and was a Scholar Athlete in both 2007 and 2008. She received the Gene Schmidt Alumni Award, given to a Bay Shore High School outstanding alumni who exhibits excellence in academic and sports in college. Delagi also received athletic training experience from 2006-2008 working with the Quinnipiac Women's Basketball, Men's Soccer, and Men's Lacrosse teams.

Delagi graduated from Quinnipiac in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in health science studies. She went on to earn a master's degree in physical education from Adelphi University in 2010. In 2011, she was named varsity assistant girls lacrosse coach at Fairfield Ludlowe High School in Fairfield, Conn. In 2012, she became the head girls lacrosse coach at Fairfield Ludlowe High School and also received certification in health education from Gateway Community College.

Delagi, a native of Bay Shore, N.Y., currently resides in Wallingford, Conn.