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Doherty leads Penn State women's lacrosse back to top

Doherty leads Penn State women's lacrosse back to top

Missy Doherty wasn't looking to leave Towson University. Doherty was proud of the women's lacrosse program she had built during her seven seasons as head coach at Towson. She led the Tigers to a berth in the NCAA Tournament and a Top 10 ranking in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association poll for the first time in school history. Second, Doherty had an infant son and was nine months pregnant so picking up and moving was not the desirable option at the time. However, when a school the caliber of Penn State comes calling it is wise to at least listen. So Doherty visited the State College campus and came away impressed with the facilities and academic support for...

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