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Saint Francis names Sarina Madnick Head Girls Lacrosse Coach

December 1, 2017, Mountain View, Calif. – Saint Francis High School is pleased to announce that Sarina Madnick has been named the new head girls lacrosse coach.  A standout player at Amador Valley High School, Madnick went on to play college lacrosse at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.  During her time there, Madnick was a three time Western Woman’s Lacrosse League All-Star.  Upon graduation, she returned to her alma mater to help coach the team before coming over to Saint Francis in the spring of 2015 where she was appointed the head JV coach.   During he time here at Saint Francis, she has been a key member of the coaching staff and responsible for a great deal of the success at the lower levels. 

“We are very excited to have Sarina Madnick as our new head girls lacrosse coach here at Saint Francis High School,” said Director of Athletics, Michael Pilawski. “Coach Madnick has been a very important part of our program since her arrival in 2015 and has worked very hard with our students both on and off the field.  We are excited for her leadership and the energy and passion she will bring to the program.”

“I am very excited to be named the new head varsity girls lacrosse coach here at Saint Francis” said Madnick. “I have learned a great deal from Coach Patch and look forward to continuing the great success that our school expects from our athletic programs.”

Madnick takes over for Stacy Patch who stepped down at the end of last season due to outside work commitments. 

About Saint Francis Athletics

Saint Francis has a renowned legacy of extraordinary athletic success. Student-athletes play in the WCAL (West Catholic Athletic League), SCVAL (Santa Clara Valley Athletic League), BVAL (Blossom Valley Athletic League) and WBAL (West Bay Athletic League), some of the most competitive athletic leagues in the state of California. As of June 2017 the school has accumulated 14 State Team Championships, 3 Individual State Championships, 36 Nor Cal Championships, 190 CCS (Section) Championships, and 380 League Championships. The school colors are brown and white and the mascot is the Lancer.

About Saint Francis High School

Founded in 1955 by the Brothers of Holy Cross at the invitation of the Archbishop of San Francisco, Saint Francis High School is a leading coeducational, diverse, Catholic, college preparatory school focused on educating the whole person. With a proven reputation for excellence in academics, athletics and the arts, over 120 faculty members prepare approximately 1750 Saint Francis students for the rigors of college and the challenges of global citizenship in the enduring Holy Cross tradition. Graduating students attend the finest colleges and universities in the nation with 99.5% of the class of 2017 attending college. Saint Francis High School is located in Mountain View, Calif., approximately 35 miles south of San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.sfhs.com.

Contact Information for Lancer Athletics                           Contact Information for Sarina Madnick

Michael Pilawski, Director of Athletics                                   Sarina Madnick, Head Girls Lacrosse Coach

michaelpilawski@sfhs.com                                                          sarinamadnick@sfhs.com

650-968-1213, ext. 255