Ashley Pike, a 2007 graduate of Syracuse University, joined the Saints' coaching staff as an assistant lacrosse coach in the 2010 season and will assist both the lacrosse and field hockey programs in 2012-13. She completed her Masters Degree in 2012 at St. Lawrence University.
Pike, a native of Watertown, NY, received her degree in Sports Management after an outstanding career with the Orange's women's lacrosse program. A four year starter, Pike was a Third Team National All-America and a First Team All-Region selection in her senior year. While at Syracuse, Pike was part of a team that won the 2007 Big East Championship and advanced to the NCAA Elite 8.
Pike, who previously served as a volunteer assistant coach for Syracuse University following her graduation, was an offensive force during her senior season. Mainly a defensive midfielder and goalkeeper her first three seasons with the Orange, Pike recorded 52 points on 44 goals and 8 assists after totaling only eight points and four goals her first three years at Syracuse. Her 44 goals in 2007 are tied for the seventh-highest total in school history.
A certified strength and conditioning coach, Ashley will be teaching in the First-Year Program during the fall semester of 2012.