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Cortland great Lindsay Abbott tabbed as Bates' assistant

LEWISTON, Maine -- Bates women's lacrosse head coach Brett Allen is excited to announce the appointment of Lindsay Abbott as the team's new assistant coach. Abbott graduated from SUNY Cortland in 2012 after earning a degree in exercise science.

A three time captain at Cortland, Abbott completed her career as one of the most decorated athletes in the history of Division III women’s lacrosse. She was a four-time IWLCA All-American, earning first team honors as a junior and senior and second team honors as a freshman and sophomore.

Upon graduation, Abbott finished as Cortland's career leader in goals (256), assists (185) and total points (441). Her career point total places her third in NCAA Div. III history in points scored.

Abbott led her team to four NCAA Championship appearances, including trips to the Final Four in 2011 and 2012.

As a senior with the Red Dragons, Abbott registered 71 goals and 59 assists for 130 points. She led the team and ranked second nationally in points scored and was the team leader and ranked fifth nationally in assists. An all-around midfielder, she was also second on the team with 46 draw controls and third with 48 ground balls.