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Melissa Semkiw

Melissa Semkiw

Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach


Email: melissa.semkiw@newberry.edu

Degrees:

MBA | Saint Joseph's University

B.A. | George Mason University

Bio:

Melissa Semkiw becme the Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach in spring 2022. 

As a player, Semkiw excelled on the field at George Mason where she was named to the Atlantic10 All-Rookie team and Second Team All-A10 in 2017, First Team All-A10 in 2019, and Preseason All-A10 in 2020. After graduating from George Mason, she then went on to Saint Joseph's University to earn a master's degree in business administration. While at SJU, she went on to earn Second Team All-A10 as well as 2021 All-Championship Team honors in the spring of 2021 while also serving as a student assistant coach.  

Beyond her experience as a player, she also has extensive experience working both in and around the sport of lacrosse as both an official at Western Maryland Lacrosse in Frederick, Md. and a coach at Victory Lacrosse in Irmo, S.C. She has also served as a private goalie instructor for the past five years.

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