Ciara Burud

Ciara Burud is in her first year as an assistant women's lacrosse coach at Bridgewater College.

Burud joined BC from The University of Findlay, where she played five seasons from 2017-21 and won a Great Midwest Athletic Conference championship in 2019. She was a three-time first team G-MAC All-Conference selection and an honorable mention All-GLIAC honoree as a freshman, along with earning second team All-Midwest Region recognition in 2019.

For her career, she totaled 199 goals, 66 assists, 265 points, 184 ground balls, 195 draw controls and 109 caused turnovers. She ranks second in school history in caused turnovers, draw controls and ground balls, third in goals and points, and fifth in assists and games played.

Burud was a two-time team captain and a member of Findlay's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.). She was also a five-time conference Player of the Week and a three-time Academic All-Conference honoree.

She was an assistant coach with Red Hook High School in New York in 2021, and has also coached in her home state with Dutchess Monarchs Lacrosse and as a private instructor.

Burud also gained experience as a Facilities and Event intern at Vassar College in the summer of 2019. She attended the 2021 NCAA Inclusion Forum, the 2020 US Center for Safesport Training and the 2019 Sports Marketing Association Conference.

She earned a bachelor's degree in sports business strategy from Findlay in 2020 and is completing a master's degree in education and human resource development.