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October 10, 2018

Former Misericordia women’s lacrosse coach Chrissy Trescavage is taking over the program at Scranton, the university announced Tuesday. Trescavage coached Misericordia from 2013-16 and led the Cougars to three straight MAC Freedom playoff appearances and spots in the conference championship game in 2015 and ’16. She was named the league’s coach of the year in 2015. In her final three seasons coaching Misericordia, Trescavage posted 26 wins including a 14-4 MAC Freedom record. She takes over a Scranton program that went 12-7 in the spring including 6-1 in the Landmark Conference. “I am honored for the opportunity to lead the women’s lacrosse team at the University of Scranton,” Trescavage said in a statement. “I am excited to contribute to the vision of the athletics department. ... The women’s lacrosse team has developed a strong foundation and culture and I am thrilled to be the next coach. Field hockey At Mangelsdorf Field, after a scoreless first half, William Patterson Universioty scored two second-half goals to knock off the Cougars, 2-0. Katelyn Campbell made nine saves in goal for Misericordia. Wilkes-Barre Rugby Club gets blowout win The Wilkes-Barre Rugby Club traveled to State College over the weekend and came away with a 64-5 victory over the Happy Valley Barbarians. With the win, the 4-0 Breakers remain undefeated in the MAC North Rugby Conference. The Breakers return home on Saturday hosting the Media Wolves RFC. Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Kirby Park.

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