Kristin Igoe

Kristin started playing lacrosse in 9th grade at Framingham High School. Between her junior and senior year, the Flyers went 50-0 and won two state championships. She was a two-time All-American, an Under Armour All-American, and the 2007 Boston Globe Player of the Year.

After high school, Kristin went on to play midfield at Boston College. During her freshman year, she tore her ACL and received a medical redshirt. Determined to return to form, from 2009-2012 she helped lead the Eagles to new heights. Kristin became the first player in ACC and BC history to be named to the All-ACC team four years in a row. In 2011, BC made the 16-team NCAA tournament for the first time in program history. That same year, Kristin was named an IWLCA 1st team All-American, another first for BC. For her final year in 2012, she
was a captain, a Tewaraaton Award finalist, and an IWLCA 2nd team All-American. She ended her career as BC’s all-time leading goal scorer (168) and top 5 in all other categories (assists, points, ground balls, draw controls). Kristin graduated from Boston College’s undergraduate program in 2011 with a bachelors degree in biochemistry, and graduate program in 2012 with a Masters in Education.

Kristin was a member of the United States Women’s National Team from 2010-2014. In 2012 she was named to the 24-player Touring Team, and in 2013 she was named to the 18-player World Cup Team. In July 2013, Team USA competed in the FIL World Cup in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. USA won the gold medal, beating Canada in the final game 19-5. Throughout the ten-day tournament, Team USA went a perfect 7-0, outscoring all opponents 131-39. In addition to playing, Kristin has coached many youth and high school clinics all over the country with Team USA.

From 2011-2013, Kristin worked with the Mass Mavericks club team. In 2011 she was an assistant coach, and from 2012-2013 she was the head coach of the 10th and 11th grade high school team.

In 2012, Kristin was named head coach of the varsity girls lacrosse team at Franklin High School. In five years, the Panthers have compiled a 93-19 record, including five undefeated Hockomock league championships and three Division 1 East Sectional championships. Kristin has led Franklin to three state-semi final berths, and has helped coach a total of 30 league all-stars, 4 league MVPs and 5 All-Americans. In 2013 Kristin was named the MetroWest Daily News Coach of the year. In 2013, 2014 & 2017 she was named the Hockomocksports.com Coach of the Year. In 2016 Kristin was named the Boston Globe and Metrowest Daily News Coach of the Year.

Kristin played for the Boston Storm for the 2016 season – one of four teams in the inaugural UWLX women’s professional lacrosse league. Boston went to the championship game, dropping a tough match to Long Island. Kristin finished the season with 10 goals, and 4 assists in 6 games, and was named a UWLX All-Star.

Check out some recent media on Kristin:

Pioneer Spirit – August 2016 New England Lacrosse Journal

Igoe Regains Elite Form for UWLX’s Boston Storm – July 2016 Lacrosse Magazine

2016 Boston Globe Coach of the Year

Still Swinging, Igoe has Franklin Soaring – 2015 ESPN Boston HS Blog

 

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