After graduating from The Academy of the Holy Cross in 2010, Coach Looney started her college career playing Division III Lacrosse at SUNY Cortland in upstate New York. While at Cortland, the team advanced to the Final Four. She is currently finishing up her degree at the University Maryland in College Park. While attending Holy Cross, Coach Looney moved up the ranks in Lacrosse from Junior Varsity to Varsity, earning WCAC Honorable Mention in both her Junior and Senior years. A loyal Tartan, Coach Looney comes from a long line of Lacrosse players and is excited to come back to Holy Cross.



Played three years Varsity for the Holy Cross Tartans and four years with M&D lacrosse club, graduating in 2008 from AHC. She was recruited to Saint Francis University, PA where she was a four-year starting defender for the Red Flash Women’s Lacrosse team graduating in 2012 with a degree in Exercise Physiology. During college she spent two summer seasons as an Assistant Coach for the Jackals Lacrosse Club. After graduating she went on to get her Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology. She now works as an Exercise Physiologist and helped coach AHC JV lacrosse and her first season for Check It Out this past spring!



Bridget Looney, a 2009 graduate of Syracuse, joined the Harvard coaching staff in August 2010. She was a two-time captain for Orangewomen and came to Cambridge after serving as an assistant coach at St. Mary’s. Looney helped Syracuse to two Big East Championships. She broke the school record for caused turnovers in a game and career caused turnovers and earned second-team All-Big East honors as a senior. She was a peer leader and member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Bridget most recently has been a lacrosse coach for Capital Lacrosse, Check It Out, and the Academy of the Holy Cross. She is currently a 4th grade teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes.



Lacrosse Background:
Member of UMBC Women's Varsity Lacrosse team 2007-2011
American East All Conference Second Team 2009
Our Lady of Good Counsel Varsity Women's Lacrosse and Field Hockey Team 2004-2007
First Team All- American 2007
WCAC Lacrosse Player of the Year 2007
Maryland Gazette Player of the Year 2007
Coaching Experience:
Check It Out Lacrosse Clinic Director 2013
Bethesda Club Lacrosse Coach 2012-2013
Ultimate Player Club Lacrosse Coach 2012
Varsity Field Hockey Coach at Richard Montgomery High School 2011
PlayHerSports Clinic Coach 2009-2013


(Queens University of Charlotte)

My name is Cara Baldini I was born and raised in Washington DC. I went to Georgetown Visitation for high school and then headed down south to Charlotte, North Carolina where I played lacrosse at a small Divison II school, Queens University. I graduated in May 2013 with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. I am currently a nurse at Suburban hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. 



Some of Dina's accomplishments include: Named Second Team All-BIG EAST ... Started all 17 games for the Hoyas ... Ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 27 goals and six assists for 33 points ... Had 11 ground balls, 13 draw controls and four caused turnovers ... Scored five points on two occasions with four goals and an assist in the win over Connecticut and three goals with two assists at Cincinnati ... Tallied four goals in the Villanova victory, also had three draw controls ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star. A two-time U.S. Lacrosse All-American ... Selected as a member of the 2009 All-Tewaaraton squad ... Named the Washington Post All-Montgomery County Player of the Year as a senior ... A three-time team MVP at The Bullis School ... Played club with Capitol Lacrosse Blue with classmate Lauren Gray and Ashley Hunter ... Named the MVP of her high school's tennis team ... A member of the National Honor Society.


I grew up in the Washington, DC area playing soccer, basketball and lacrosse. Throughout high school I played soccer and lacrosse at Georgetown Visitation and also played club lacrosse for Capital Lacrosse. After graduating from Visitation, I went on to the University of South Carolina where I majored in Finance with a specialty in investments and was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. Currently, I work at the Federal Reserve Board as a Financial Systems Analyst. Since graduating college I have coached both CYO Basketball and lacrosse and am looking forward to my next season with Check it Out! I enjoy running half marathons and recently ran my first Marine Corps Marathon. I also still enjoy playing group sports - I play on a soccer team with my mom and sister and on a kickball team downtown with friends. 




Throughout high school I played soccer, basketball and lacrosse for Georgetown Visitation and played club for Play Her Sports Ultimate lacrosse team. After graduating high school I went on to play Division I lacrosse at University Louisville where I majored in Sports Marketing. I now work in the marketing department for Panera Bread. In my free time I enjoy exercising and playing organized sports.



Katie Oliverio, a two time Captain for the University of Louisville Women's Lacrosse team, graduated in 2013 with a masters degree. While at the University of Louisville Katie was a member of the Cardinal, High Performance Leadership Team, Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society, Big East All Academic Team, Big East All Second Team 2011 and 2013, Iron Cardinal 2013, was named the Big East Scholar Athlete Sport Excellence Award Winner for 2011-2012, IWLCA All Region 2011, and the NCAA Division I Statistical Leader in Assists Per Game and regular season total assists. She is the all-time assists leader at Louisville and ranks 2nd all time in points. Katie is a graduate of Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School. 




Janaye Dzikewich, a two time Captain for the University of Louisville Women's Lacrosse team graduated with a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology in 2013.She was a top defender for Louisville in her four years and was the recipient of the University of Louisville's Female Leadership Award in 2013. Even more impressive, Janaye was a member of the 2013 Canadian National Lacrosse World Cup Team where she was a 2013 Silver Medalist. Janaye recently relocated from Canada to Washington DC and to work as a Medical Exercise Trainer.



(St. Joesphs)

Grace played for Saint Joseph’s University, graduating in 2012.  She led the team in goals and a point for three seasons, earned Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second team in 2010, and was the team Most Valuable Player three times.  Grace graduated from the Academy of the Holy Cross, earning first team All-American, All-County, and All-Conference senior year.