FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. — After three seasons coaching the Emmanuel College Lady Lions lacrosse team, Coach Monica has accepted a position as Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at Centre College in Danville, Ky.
Hailing from Roanoke, Virginia, Monica lettered all four years in high school while being named a 4x All-District, 3x All-Region and 1x All-State honoree before being selected as the Southwest Virginia Player of the Year her senior year. Upon graduating, Scott excelled collegiately in the WCLA all four years at the University of Kentucky where she served as a UK captain and was selected as the Team MVP three of her four years for the Wildcats. After receiving her Master's degree in Sports Management from UGA, Coach Scott was hired by Emmanuel as the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach.
During her time as head coach at EC, Scott helped develop the women's lacrosse program as a newly competing NCAA DII school. In the schools third full season of Women's Lacrosse, Monica led the team to a 10-5 record, the best in program history.
"Monica came at a critical time during the advancement of Athletics at Emmanuel College", says Athletic Director Nate Moorman. "She helped develop the culture of Emmanuel Women's Lacrosse and successfully turned the team into a highly competitive one among Conference Carolinas."
Coach Scott says, "I feel blessed to have had the opportunity to grow professionally and spiritually at Emmanuel and am prayerful for a smooth transition moving forward. I want to personally thank Nate Moorman and the entire EC staff for the opportunity to coach the Lady Lions over the last three seasons. It has been an honor to be associated with the growth and development of this institution and its women's lacrosse program and am confident in the team's ability to thrive for years to come."
Her colleagues in the Athletics Department and especially the EC Lady Lions lacrosse team will miss her dearly.
A National Search for a New Head Women's Lacrosse Coach has begun.