WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (July 17, 2013)—William and Mary’s new lacrosse head coach, Hillary Fratzke, recently sat down with TribeAthletics.com to discuss taking over the Tribe program.
In addition to talking about what drew her to W&M, Fratzke discussed her coaching philosophy, goals for the upcoming season and her vision for the program. The video feature is available above or by clicking here.
Fratzke, the eighth head coach in W&M’s 44-year varsity history, comes to the College after serving as an assistant coach at Northwestern for the past three seasons. During her time with the Wildcats, she helped the program claim back-to-back NCAA national titles in 2011 and 2012, as well as a national semifinal appearance in 2013. NU posted a 61-7 overall record during the impressive three-year stretch and earned American Lacrosse Conference championships in 2011 and 2013.
Fratzke joined Northwestern’s staff after an exceptional playing career at Towson in which she earned IWLCA All-America honors three times and ranked fourth in NCAA women’s lacrosse history in draw controls (327). Additionally, Fratzke, a four-time All-Colonial Athletic Association selection, was a two-time Tewaaraton Trophy nominee and garnered CAA Player of the Year honors in 2008 and 2010.