Kellie Young
Kellie Young

Position:
Head Coach

Experience:
7th Season

Alma Mater:
Mount Holyoke '93


04/19/2014

Women's Lacrosse Defeats Rutgers, Clinches Share of Regular-Season Title

Nikki Boltja had four goals and one assist in the win over Rutgers on Senior Day.

04/17/2014

Women's Lacrosse Beats Connecticut for School Record Seventh Straight Victory

The Cardinals clinched a spot in the four-team BIG EAST Tournament with the win.

03/29/2014

Women's Lacrosse Upsets No. 14 Georgetown

The Cardinals recorded their second upset over a top-20 opponent this season with the win.

03/19/2014

Women's Lacrosse Beats Vanderbilt in Overtime

Nikki Boltja, Faye Brust, and Cortnee Daley each scored at least five goals in the contest.

03/15/2014

Lacrosse Downs Drexel 16-5

Brust and Daley each notch five goals apiece

04/19/2014

LOUISVILLE LACROSSE v RUTGERS

Louisville Lacrosse v Rutgers | Senior Night

04/17/2014

LOUISVILLE LACROSSE v UCONN

Louisville Lacrosse v Connecticut Photo by: Michelle Hutchins | Louisville Athletics

03/15/2014

LOUISVILLE LACROSSE v DREXEL

Louisville Lacrosse v Drexel

02/26/2014

LOUISVILLE LACROSSE v OLD DOMINION

Louisville Lacrosse v Old Dominion

04/21/2013

LOUISVILLE LACROSSE v CINCINNATI

Louisville Lacrosse v Cincinnati

COACHING RESPONSIBILITY: Head Coach
YEAR AT LOUISVILLE: Seventh
BIRTHDAY: June 2
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree (Mount Holyoke College, '93); Master's Degree (Massachusetts, '97)
HOMETOWN: Bernardston, Mass.
FAMILY: Daughters - MacKay and Hadley

ATHLETIC CAREER
Named to Mount Holyoke College's inaugural hall of fame class in September 2013 after a successful collegiate career

Two-time all-region and all-conference selection in women's lacrosse

Served as co-captain as a senior and earned Mount Holyoke's Ruth C. Timm Award as the team's most outstanding player; helped lead the team to a school-best 13-4 record in 1993

Earned nine varsity letters in a combined four sports: lacrosse, soccer, softball, and basketball

Received Mount Holyoke's Athletic Director's Award in 1993 for service to the school's athletic department and the local community

Served as a member of the U.S. National Development Team following collegiate career from 1999-2002; gained international experience, playing for the U.S. in test matches against the English National Team in 1999

COACHING CAREER
2006-Present: Louisville (head coach)
2002-06: James Madison (head coach)
1999-2002: Georgetown (assistant coach)
1996-98: Sweet Briar College (lacrosse and soccer head coach)
1994-96: Amherst College (assistant coach)

COACHING HIGHLIGHTS

LOUISVILLE
Has led Louisville to five seasons with double-digit wins, including a school-best 12 in the program's inaugural year in 2006

Developed the school's first two IWLCA All-Americans in Bergan Foley (2011) and Nikki Boltja (2013)

Coached a pair of NCAA statistical champions in 2010: Foley was the nation's leader in goals and goals per game; Oliverio was the nation's leader in assists per game

Has coached her athletes to IWLCA all-region honors on 12 occasions and all-conference accolades 13 times

The Cardinals have been recognized as an IWLCA Academic Honor Squad each year since 2011

Her student-athletes have earned 12 distinctions on the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll

Two student-athletes - Katie Oliverio in 2012 and Nikki Boltja in 2013 - earned the BIG EAST Conference Scholar-Athlete Sports Excellence Award

Serves on the IWLCA Weekly National Ranking and all-Region committees

Louisville reached the BIG EAST Tournament semifinals in the program's inaugural year in the league in 2009

Oversaw the development of Foley into one of the game's best attackers, finishing her career with the fourth most goals in NCAA Division I history

Consistently has one of the top offenses in the country, as the program has ranked in the top-10 nationally in scoring offense in 2008 (No. 5), 2010 (No. 3), 2011 (No. 9), and 2013 (No. 8)

Defensively, the team has ranked in the top 15 in the country in caused turnovers on four occasions since 2008: No. 7 in 2008; No. 2 in 2009; No. 8 in 2010; and No. 11 in 2013

Has directed Louisville to four wins against ranked opponents: No. 16 Loyola (Md.) in 2009, No. 19 Rutgers in 2010, No. 13 Vanderbilt in 2011, and No. 13 Ohio State in 2013

JAMES MADISON
Coached JMU to a 51-24 record in four seasons, leading the Dukes to three NCAA Tournament appearances; two of those included trips to the quarterfinals

Guided the school to Colonial Athletic Association regular-season and tournament titles in 2006; the team captured three CAA titles during her tenure

Was named the 2006 CAA Coach of the Year after guiding the program to the NCAA quarterfinals

Coached seven All-America honorees, three CAA Player of the Year award winners, two national player of the year finalists (Tewaaraton Trophy and Honda), and one national defender of the year

Directed the team to a program-record 16 wins in 2004, including a record-setting 11-game winning streak and a 7-0 league mark

Led Johanna Buchholz to secure the Aimee Willard Award in 2004, signifying the top collegiate player at the U.S. Lacrosse National Tournament

Coached the Dukes in 2003, her first season, to wins over No. 1 Maryland and nationally ranked Penn State, Dartmouth, and Yale

Was tabbed to coach in the 2003 North-South Senior All-Star game

Had 37 players honored by the CAA with the Commissioner's Academic Award in her first three seasons; 10 were named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll

Sat on the executive committee for the Women's Division Board of Governor's for U.S. Lacrosse from 1998-2005; held the title of vice president in that time, serving as the chair for the competitions committee that oversees the U.S. Lacrosse National Tournament

GEORGETOWN
Helped Georgetown to NCAA runner-up finishes in 2001 and 2002 and quarterfinal appearances in 1999 and 2000

The Hoyas had a 57-16 record during her tenure

Assisted with the development of a pair of All-Americans, who also earned the 2001 IWLCA Defender of the Year and 2001 National Goalkeeper of the Year

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