Trine University Women's Lacrosse
Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Trine University named Madeline Dugan head coach of the women's lacrosse team during the summer of 2016.
In her first season, the Thunder showed marked improvement despite an inexperienced roster, finishing with an overall record of 3-12. Dugan coached goalie Audrey Poteet to the second-best saves per game mark in the nation in Poteet's first season of collegiate lacrosse. Offensively, the team averaged its highest scoring mark in four seasons.
Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach
The Trine University women’s lacrosse team named Katherine Barnes as the program’s assistant coach in June of 2017.
Barnes came to Trine having served as an assistant coach for the Alderson Broaddus University women’s lacrosse team the prior season. She had also served as a coach and counselor at Nike Lacrosse Camps.
"I am very happy to welcome Katie to the Thunder staff," said head coach Madeline Dugan, "She is going to add another dimension to our program and help us take the next steps in competition. She will be a great addition to our staff."
Barnes played college lacrosse at fellow Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) member Adrian College, where she was named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Honor Roll for her final season. She also was a member of the Adrian College ACHA D1 women’s hockey team.