Laura "Mac" McIntyre enters her second season as head coach of Sewanee's Field Hockey team and her fourth season as assistant coach in Women's Lacrosse.
In her first season at the helm, McIntyre led the program to a 6-9 overall mark and a semifinal appearance in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Conference Tournament.
In her first two seasons on the mountain, McIntyre has served under head coach Michele Dombrowski as an assistant for the Tigers in field hockey and women's lacrosse. She continues to serve as an assistant to Dombrowski in women's lacrosse.
McIntyre initially came to Sewanee after spending three years as an assistant coach at McDaniel College in Westminster, Md.
McIntyre helped coach the Green Terror to the ECAC Field Hockey Tournament in 2011 and 2012 while McDaniel was an ECAC Women's Lacrosse finalist in 2013 and semifinals in 2014.
Prior to her coaching career, McIntyre was a goalkeeper for the Gettysburg women's lacrosse team, which won the 2011 NCAA Division III National Championship. Playing alongside an all-conference teammate in goal each year, McIntyre played in 34 games with 12 starts. In nearly 886 minutes between the pipes, she allowed 85 goals and made 104 saves. Her 5.76 career goals-against average in second all-time in program history while her .550 save percentage is 11th all-time. She recorded a perfect 12-0 record in cage, including a 7-0 mark in 2011. During her tenure, the team went 70-16, was the Centennial Conference runner-up and appeared in the NCAA tournament each year. She was part of three teams that reached championship weekend, culminating with the national title her senior season.
On the field hockey team, she played in 44 matches with 37 starts in the midfield. A 2010 captain, she led the Bullets with seven defensive saves in 2010. During her time, Gettysburg posted a 47-27 record, including a 30-10 mark in conference play and advancing to the conference playoffs all four years. The team was nationally ranked during all four of her seasons.
McIntyre earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Gettysburg College in 2011. She also completed her Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from McDaniel College.
The Mac File (as Field Hockey Head Coach)
Year -- Overall W-L Record -- Conference W-L Record --Notes