Andrew Hauk

Andrew Hauk enters his first year as the Head Men's Lacrosse coach at Misericordia in 2023.

Andrew Hauk has been named the head men's lacrosse coach at Misericordia University, Chuck Edkins, director of athletics has announced.

Hauk is just the third head coach in the history of the MU men's lacrosse program. He replaces Jim Ricardo, who will serve as assistant athletics director, after 20 seasons at the helm of the men's lacrosse program.

"I am pleased to welcome Andrew Hauk to the Misericordia University community as our next men's lacrosse coach," said Edkins. "I am confident that his experience and passion for the game and the education of young men will serve as a tremendous asset for our program."

Misericordia made seven appearances in the MAC Freedom title game in the last 10 seasons under Ricardo, including the 2017 conference championship.

Hauk spent the last two seasons as head coach at his alma mater, Plattsburgh State. He coached two All-SUNYAC performers and the team earned a cumulative GPA of 3.17 during his tenure.

He previously served an assistant coach at the University of Scranton for three seasons and guided the Royals to three consecutive Landmark Conference tournament berths.

Prior to Scranton, Hauk spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Western Connecticut State University.

Hauk earned his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Plattsburgh and served as a volunteer assistant coach with the team in 2015.

Hauk played two seasons at Lycoming before transferring to Plattsburgh where he went 13-6 with a 7.84 goals against average while leading the team to the SUNYAC championship game as a senior.

On the field, Hauk enjoyed a standout 2014 season in goal for Plattsburgh State, going 13-6 with a .552 save percentage and a 7.84 goals-against average while backstopping the Cardinals to their second-ever SUNYAC championship game appearance.

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