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HEAD COACH CHERYL SILVA
A wealth of varied experience is brought to the position of head lacrosse coach by Cheryl Silva. As Cheryl begins her sixth year at MIT, she has begun a legacy of success in both the women's lacrosse and field hockey programs. Cheryl received her bachelor's degree from the University of Bridgeport (CT) in 1981 with a degree in physical education. She captained the field hockey and softball teams while at Bridgeport and was named to the New England All-College Field Hockey Team. Following graduation Cheryl worked at Staples High School and the Princeton Day School as a physical education instructor and field hockey coach. It was at Princeton Day that she began her lacrosse coaching career as an assistant. A year as assistant lacrosse coach at Mount Holyoke College was followed by two years at Wellesley College where she was assistant to the athletic director, sports information director and assistant field hockey and lacrosse coach. Cheryl's MIT lacrosse squads have played to a 33-24 record. She was a member of the New Jersey State Association Lacrosse Team for several years before returning to New England.
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