Tina Fedarcyk joins the Retrievers as an assistant coach after an outstanding four-year playing career at Notre Dame and three seasons as head coach at a San Diego-area high school.
A four-year starter on defense for the Fighting Irish, Fedarcyk was team captain in both her junior and senior years and was named team MVP as a sophomore. Fedarcyk was a two-time All-BIG EAST selection and an IWLCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second Team pick in 2002. She also was an IWLCA Academic All-American her final two years at Notre Dame.
Fedarcyk holds the Notre Dame school record in caused turnovers in her career (107) and ranks second all-time in ground balls (177) and draw controls (96). In 63 games, she scored 10 goals with six assists.
As a senior, Fedarcyk anchored a defense that was ranked seventh in the nation with a 7.49 goals-against average, which was more than two goals per game lower than the previous school record. The Irish advance to the NCAA Tournament her senior year, defeating 12th-ranked
Fedarcyk participated in the National Tournament from 2000-02 and earned an invitation to the National Team Tryout in 2002.
After graduating from Notre Dame in 2002 with a Bachelor’s degree in biological science, Fedarcyk was the varsity girls’ lacrosse head coach at
Fedarcyk has also been a lacrosse camp counselor and coach for the past five summers, working at camps in
“I think Tina will be a great addition to our program,” Martinez Connor said. “She was an integral part in taking Notre Dame to a national ranking and the NCAA tournament. She has tremendous poise and will be a spark to our up-and-coming program.”
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