BOSTON, Mass. – Molly Devilbiss (Taneytown, Md.) has been named the Simmons College Head Women's Lacrosse Coach, it was announced today by Simmons Director of Athletics, Ali Kantor.
Devilbiss becomes the fifh Head Coach in the program's history at the Fenway school.
The Sharks' new mentor comes to Boston after serving as an Assistant Coach for Frostburg State University for the past three seasons, including the last two as the program's top assistant.
During her tenure at with the Bobcats, Devilbiss coached against 12 nationally-ranked opponents, but still managed to help Frostburg State to a pair of six-win seasons in her first two years as well as an appearance in the Capital Athletic Conference Championship Tournament.
In just her second season, the Bobcats led the CAC in assists per game (6.82), draw controls (14.94) and points (18.94). They also finished second in ground balls per game (18.76), third in scoring offense (12.12) and fourth in caused turnovers per game (8.47). The team ranked second among conference leaders in free position goals (36) and third in clears (195) in 2018 and placed third in the conference in free position goals (13), free position percentage (31.7) and clears (89-of-136) in her initial campaign with FSU.
Devilbiss served the youth lacrosse community as an Assistant Coach for the 2021 Renegades Lacrosse Club in 2016.
A four-year women's lacrosse player at Messiah College, Devilbiss graduated with a bachelor's of arts degree in Psychology. As a two-time All-Commonwealth Conference defender, Devilbiss tallied 11 goals and nine assists while picking up 98 ground balls, winning 49 draws and causing 44 turnovers during her career. Devilbiss was named the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Conference Scholar Athlete for women's lacrosse and was also selected to play in the IWLCA North-South Senior All-Star Game.
Devilbiss spent time as a coach for the Messiah Women's Lacrosse Camps and Clinics during her four years of college. She also served as a member of two mission's teams that traveled to the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica through Messiah's sports ministry program AROMA.
In addition to her lacrosse experience, Devilbiss spent eighth summers at the Westminster City Recreation Camp, which included a stint as the camp's Director for two summers.
Devilbiss also holds a Master's degree in Education-School Counseling from Frostburg State.