Sweat Equity: a True Lacrosse production

E:14 // Brooke Shriver

May 27, 2022 True Lacrosse Episode 14
Sweat Equity: a True Lacrosse production
E:14 // Brooke Shriver
Show Notes

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Brooke Shriver joined the Navy women’s lacrosse program as the associate head coach in August of 2021. In her role, Shriver works with the Midshipmen’s offense and midfielders, as well as having an active role in recruiting.
 
Prior to joining the Navy women’s lacrosse staff, Shriver was an assistant athletic director and varsity lacrosse coach for the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Md. She helped the Mawrtians to a 21-17 overall record in four seasons, which included a shortened season due to the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to her coaching responsibilities, Shriver served as a scheduling coordinator for all sports. She scheduled all games for all teams, as well as organized and planned athletic-wide events, including NLI Signing Day, sports assemblies and spirit days. Shriver also ran a leadership program for team captains of every sport and led discussions on ways to improve leadership.
 
Shriver served as an assistant coach for the USA U-19 Women’s Lacrosse Team (2018-19), helping the U.S. win the gold medal at the 2019 World Cup Championship in Peterborough, Ontario. Shriver primarily coached the defense and assisted with scouting and film breakdown sessions.
 
Shriver worked as an assistant coach at Penn State for five years (2012-17). She helped lead the team to an overall record of 71-31 with five NCAA Tournament appearances, including four NCAA Quarterfinals (2013, ’15, ’16, ’17) and a pair of Final Fours (2016, ’17). Penn State won the 2015 B1G Tournament Championship, while earning a share of the American Lacrosse Conference (ALC) regular-season title and reaching the ALC Tournament semifinal game in 2013.

Collegiately, Shriver was a four-year starting midfielder for Northwestern (2008-11). She was a part of 85 wins, three national championships (2008, ‘09, ‘11) and four American Lacrosse Conference titles (2008, ’09, ’10, ’11). She finished her career with 106 points (88 goals, 18 assists), including a career-high 32 (25 goals, 7 assists) in her senior season, 74 ground balls, 34 draw controls and 18 caused turnovers. Appearing in four-consecutive NCAA Championship contests, Shriver totaled 14 goals in 16 NCAA postseason games. Also an excellent student, Shriver was a three-time ALC Academic Honor Roll and Academic All-Big Ten honoree, and a two-time recipient of the Big Ten Distinguished Honors Scholar Award (2009, ’10).