Lindsay Delaney

Lindsay Delaney concluded her 13th season as the Rowan University women’s lacrosse head coach in 2020.

She owns a career record of 135-78 and has guided the Profs to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament six times.

Delaney’s Profs have also qualified for the New Jersey Athletic Conference Tournament all six years it has been held, and have reached the finals four times.

The 2003 Rowan alum has seen her teams earn recognition on the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Squad eight times in 12 years, including the last five consecutive seasons. Delaney has also coached 10 All-America and 52 All-Region Team honorees, as well as eight selections to the IWLCA Division III North-South All-Star Game.

The Profs only played five games due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, but in 2019, the Profs went 11-7 overall and reached the NJAC final for the second year in a row, while finishing the year ranked eighth in the East Region. Among the highlights of the season was midfielder Taylor Gretz becoming the third player in the program’s history, and the first under Delaney, to be named to the IWLCA All-America First Team.

The 2018 team set a school record for victories with a 14-4 record and made a return to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament with its first berth since 2013, while serving as the host for the first and second rounds. The Profs also reached the NJAC title game and established a new school record with 277 goals on the year.

Rowan’s 2016 and 2017 squads each qualified for the NJAC Championship Tournament while posting identical 11-6 records. The previous two seasons saw the Profs reach the NJAC final in the first two years of the conference tournament, with the 2015 team going 10-7 and the 2014 squad compiling a 13-5 record. With an11-6 record, Rowan’s 2013 team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Championship, marking its fifth in six years. The Profs posted identical 10-7 records in 2012 and 2011, with the 2011 squad earning an NCAA Tournament bid.

Delaney was named the NJAC Coach of the Year in 2010 as she guided Rowan to its first NJAC Championship with a 5-0 record in conference play. The Profs, with an 11-6 mark, participated in the NCAA Tournament, the third in the coach’s first three years, as did the 2009 team, which went 8-9.