KerriAnn Barlage

KeriAnn Barlage enters her second season as an assistant coach with the women's lacrosse team after joining the team in January 2020.

A 2015 graduate of Newberry College, Barlage joins PC after spending two seasons as an assistant coach at North Greenville where she helped the team finish 7-3 in the Conference Carolinas in back-to-back seasons and twice reach the semi-finals of the conference tournament. During her tenure, the Crusaders received a first team all-conference selection and five second team all-conference awards.

Prior to her time at NGU, Barlage founded the varsity lacrosse program at Boiling Springs High School where the guided the Bulldogs to a record of 4-9 in 2015 and 9-4 mark in 2016. She coached four all-region selections during that time.

Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Barlage began her collegiate career at CCBC Cantonsville where she was a two-year starter and helped lead the Cardinals to the NJCAA Final Four in 2010 and 2011. She ranked in Maryland's JUCO Conference top-10 for goals (33) and points (44) her final season and was named to the 2011 NJCAA All-Region XX First Team, 2011 All-Maryland JUCO First Team as well as the NJCAA National Tournament All-Tournament Team.

Barlage transferred to Newberry where she continued her outstanding play as a two-year starter. After leading the South Atlantic Conference in caused turnovers and finishing in the top-10 for goals, assists, points and draw controls, she was named the SAC Player of the Year and earned a spot in the North-South All-Star Game. Barlage was also named Newberry's first "Women's Athlete of the Year" in 2014.

Barlage has an undergraduate degree in sport management and a minor in coaching from Newberry (2015) as well as a masters in college athletic administration from Coker (2016).