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Lacrosse star to continue in sport as coach

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Lacrosse phenom Kerrigan Miller was recently selected as defensive coordinator for the Towson University Tigers in Maryland.

Proud father, Mark Miller, congratulated his daughter, affectionately known as “Coach Kerr,” on Facebook and said, “The Next Chapter Starts—NOW! Can’t wait to watch you fill blank pages with ‘The story of your Coaching Career!’’”

Miller, a former No. 1 recruit in the nation and two-time Pac-12 Midfielder of the Year, graduated from BBP High School in 2016, as a beloved player and leader of the girls lacrosse team. For the past year, Miller has served the University of Chapel Hill as a graduate assistant and director of operations. The Tar Heels went undefeated as national champions.

Currently, Miller is playing professionally in Athletes Unlimited and has been a member of the USA Women’s Senior National Training Team for the past two years.
While a player at USC, Miller earned the 2018 and 2019 Pac-12 Midfielder of the Year, 2019 Pac-12 Tournament MVP and 2017 MPSF Freshman of the Year, twice being named an All-American. 

In the 2019 season for USC, Miller was a dominating force in the Pac-12 Tournament and regular season title, where she was responsible 104 goals,120 caused turnovers, 158 grounds balls and 157 draw controls. 

Miller graduated USC in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in communications, minoring in sports media industries. In addition, she earned her master’s degree in sport administration from North Carolina in 2022.

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