Carter Marsh Abbott
Phillips Academy ’93
Princeton University ’97
A former resident of Morristown, NJ, Carter Marsh Abbott competed scholastically for Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., where she distinguished herself as one of the top 10 athletes in the school’s history and earned 12 varsity letters in soccer, basketball and lacrosse. A 1993 All-America selection for both lacrosse and soccer, she served as team captain and was named the Outstanding Female Athlete in her graduating class. Carter was also selected as a member of the New England team at the National Schoolgirls tournament.
Carter went on to play at Princeton University, competing as a starter on the 1994 NCAA Division I national championship squad. She was a three-time first team All-Ivy League selection (1995, 1996, 1997), and was named the Ivy League Player of the Year in 1997. In 1995 Carter earned second team All-America honors, and was a 1996 and 1997 first team All-America honoree. In addition to serving as the Tigers’ team captain in 1997, she competed on the U.S. Developmental Lacrosse team in 1995 and 1996.
After Princeton, Carter went on to become a head coach at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia (1998-2001), where she compiled a record of 39-23-3 in her four years there and led the team to a #8 ranking in the Metro DC area. She then went on to serve as an assistant coach at Harvard University in 2002, where she helped the defensive squad to a #8 national ranking. From 2003-05 she served as the head coach at the Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, coaching to the team to its first-ever winning season in 2003, and guiding the squad to its first MAPL (Mid-Atlantic Prep League) title in 2005.
At present, Carter is a history teacher and serves as head coach of girls’ lacrosse at Suffield Academy in Suffield, Connecticut. She has an overall record of 116-53-2 over 11 seasons, and has coached seven players to All-America honors.
Carter currently resides in Suffield, CT with her husband Red and two daughters, Campbell and Quinn.
Erin O’Neill Cacciabaudo
Choate Rosemary Hall ’92
Princeton University ’96
Erin O’Neill Cacciabaudo began her lacrosse career as a field player, but switched to goalkeeper during her sophomore year of high school. At Choate Rosemary Hall (Wallingford, Connecticut), Erin earned All-America honors and was named to the New England Schoolgirls All-Region team in both 1991 and 1992.
Erin joined the Princeton University squad after graduating from Choate, earning letters as the starting goalie all four years. She played in Final Four matches all four of her years with the Tigers, including the championship matches in 1993, 1994, and 1995, and was instrumental in Princeton’s NCAA title in 1994. She was named to the Final Four All Tournament team all four years.
Erin earned first team All-America honors in 1994 and 1995, and was also a regional All-America selection in 1994, 1995, and 1996. In her sophomore and junior seasons, she was awarded the Ensign C. Markland Kelley Award as the best goaltender of 1994 and 1995. Erin also competed with the U.S. National Team in 1994 and 1996.
Presently, Erin resides in HoHoKus, N.J. with her husband, JT and her three children: CeCe, Billy and Frankie. They are expecting their fourth child in July. She is the owner and head chef of The Catch-y Caterer, a catering business she started five years ago. She is a volunteer coach for Summer Heatt, a youth lacrosse league in Bergen County, N.J.
Hunterdon Central High School 1997
University of Maryland 2001
At Hunterdon Central, Quinn Carney earned her team’s Most Valuable Player honors all four years of play. Named an All-America in 1997, Quinn was also selected as first team All-State in both 1996 and 1997, and helped lead Hunterdon Central to a state championship appearance in 1997. She was also named to the Star-Ledger All-Century team.
After her graduation, Quinn went on play at the University of Maryland, where she was a four-year starter on four national championship squads. She is a two-time All-America honoree (1999, 2001), and a three-time Academic All-America honoree (1999, 2000, 2001). In addition, she was a three time Atlantic Coast Conference all-league selection (1999-2001), and was chosen as the Most Valuable Player of the ACC Championship in 2001. That same year, she was named to the NCAA Division I All-Tournament team, played in the North/South All-Star game, and earned the game’s MVP honors. Quinn still holds career records at Maryland, ranking third all-time for assists and fifth all-time in both the goals and points categories. She was also recently named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary team.
In 2001 while playing with the U.S. national squad, Quinn was a member of the gold medal Women’s World Championship team, and won a silver medal with the 2005 team. That same year, She was named to the All-World team for her spectacular play. She has been named “Player of the Match” four times in World Cup competition, and is the highest- scoring American in World Cup play. In her last tour of her career in the summer of 2008, she was named Tournament MVP in the Prague Cup in Prague, Czech Republic.
Quinn served as an assistant coach at Stanford University from 2001-2004, at California from 2005-2006, and at UMBC from 2007-2008. She returned to Maryland as an assistant coach in the fall of 2008. Since 2005 Quinn has served on the U.S. Lacrosse Women’s Board of Governors, the Athlete’s Council Chair, and the National Teams Committee. She currently resides in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Dumont High School 1972
West Chester State 1976
Mike Corcoran has a distinguished 36-year career as a high school lacrosse official, a 25-year career as a collegiate official, and a 20-year career an official for club lacrosse. He also worked for the indoor National Lacrosse League for five years, and for outdoor Major League Lacrosse for four years.
In 2000, Mike was named the National Federation of High Schools Officials Association (NFOA) National High School Lacrosse Referee of the Year, having been selected to officiate at many high profile matches. In his career, he has refereed three NCAA Championship games, one club championship game, seven New Jersey high school state championship games, two New York state sectional finals, and two New York City finals.
Mike has also officiated football and basketball for more than 30 years at both the high school and collegiate levels, officiating three basketball state championships and four football state championships.
Also a volunteer at the Riveredge Youth Lacrosse Association, he serves on their advisory board.
Mendham High School 1991
University of Notre Dame 1995
Kellogg (Northwestern University) 2001
A four-year varsity letter winner on defense for Mendham High School, Mike Iorio was a 1991 first team All-America and All-State honoree. He was a member of the 1992 Under-19 World Championship team and went on to play for four years at the University of Notre Dame. Mike was named first team for the Great Western Lacrosse League in 1993, 1994, and 1995, and was chosen as the GWLL Player of the Year in 1994. He was a three time Division I All-America honoree, earning third team honors in 1993 and 1994 and second team honors in 1995, and was chosen to play in the 1995 North/South All-Star game.
After graduation, he played for two years with the Chicago Lacrosse Club. Since 2004, Mike has been an assistant coach at San Ramon Valley High School in California, and was named the Northern California Assistant Coach of the Year in 2006. He currently resides in Danville, California, with his wife and two daughters.
Loyola Blakefield High School 1982
U.S. Naval Academy 1983-84
University of Delaware 1985-86
Assistant Coach, University of Delaware 1987-89;
Assistant Coach, Princeton University 1990-2009;
Assistant Coach, Haverford School 2010
A standout attackman at the University of Delaware, David Metzbower went on to become an assistant coach at Delaware from 1987-1989. He joined the Princeton University coaching staff in 1990, where he was responsible for goalies and offense. David coached the Tigers’ top four career point leaders and top five career goal scorers during his 20 years, as well as the school’s single-season leaders in goals, points, assists, and goals by a midfielder.
David has coached 22 first team All-Ivy attackmen, four attackmen who were Ivy League Player of the Year, and four who were Ivy League Rookie of the Year. Two players were also selected for the Turnbull Award as the top attackman in Division I, and one player was a two-time selection as the McLaughlin Award winner as the top midfielder. He also had three goalies combine for 5 selections as the Ensign Markland Kelly Award as the top goalkeeper in Division I. Four of his players were named Most Outstanding Player at the NCAA Final Four, and fourteen were named to NCAA Division I All-Tournament teams.
During his 20 years at Princeton, he helped guide Tiger squads to a 230-65 record, won 14 Ivy League championships, appeared in 16 NCAA quarterfinals and 10 Final Four matches, and competed in 8 title games, winning six championships. He was the head assistant coach all 20 years at Princeton, serving as the Associate Head Coach for the last seven years. In 1992 he earned the Jay Gallagher Memorial Award as the Assistant Coach of the Year, and was selected to coach at the 1994 USA National Team tryouts. In 1998, he was picked as a selector for the 1998 National Team. In 2009, he earned the USILA Division I Assistant Coach of the Year Award.
He will soon be a part of the coaching staff at Haverford School (Haverford, PA). Metzbower and his wife, Mimi, reside in Devon, PA. Mimi is a Vice President with Nuveen Investments company. They have a daughter Jordan (10) and a son Derek (7).
Charles W. Shoulberg
Mountain Lakes High School 1989
Ithaca College 1993
Charlie Shoulberg excelled as a player and has continued as an outstanding coach and contributor to lacrosse. At Mountain Lakes High School, he was a three-year letter winner, helping the squad to state championships during his junior and senior seasons and earning first team All-State honors as well as representing Mountain Lakes in the Gil Gibbs Senior All-Star game as a senior.
He continued his lacrosse career at Ithaca College, where he was a four-year starter. Charlie was a Division III NCAA first team All-America selection in 1992, and was named the conference Player of the Year and selected to play in the Division III North/South All-Star game in 1993.
He went on to play with the Bayswater Lacrosse Club of the West Australia Lacrosse Association in Perth, Australia, and was chosen as the Best and Fairest Player of the Club in 1994. He returned to the U.S. and served as an assistant coach for the Mountain Lakes High School state championship team in 1995. He also served as an assistant at McDaniel College from 1995-97 and Nazareth College from 1997-99; while at Nazareth he helped coach the Golden Flyers to the NCAA Division III final in 1998. During his time in Rochester, he briefly played for the Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League.
The head coach of boys lacrosse at Mendham High School since 2008, Charlie has been on the New Jersey Lacrosse Association Board of Trustees since 1999, serving as second and first vice-president. He was Chair of the New Jersey Jamboree from 2000-2005, and has assisted with the Garden State Challenge and the New Jersey Lacrosse website.
In 2002, he was awarded the U.S. Lacrosse Outstanding Service Award for his volunteer efforts with the U.S. National Team program. Charlie is a former Assistant General Manager for the U.S. Men’s National Team (2004-2008), and is the founder and President of STEPS Lacrosse LLC, and is the director of lacrosse at The Indoor Sports Pavilion in Randolph, N.J. He and his wife, Jessica, currently reside in Chester, N.J., with their three daughters, Elizabeth, Grace, and Shea. They are the founders of the Lax for the Cure Tournament; in just two years, this effort has helped raise over $230,000 in the fight against breast cancer.
Montclair High School 1977
Rutgers University 1981
Mark Tyree was a four-year varsity starter on the Montclair High School squad that captured the New Jersey state championship in 1977. In his senior season, Mark was named first team All-State, was selected as the team’s Most Valuable Player, and was the New Jersey high school Player of the Year and a high school All-America in 1977. He went on to play at Rutgers University, where he was a USILA Division I third team All-America selection in 1981. Mark was also selected as a member of the Star-Ledger All-Century Team.
Mark is currently a physical education/health teacher and coach at Rutgers Preparatory School in Somerset, N.J. He served as head coach of boys varsity lacrosse from 1990-1994. As an advocate committed to fostering youth physical fitness and developing technically skilled athletes, in 1995 he began and continues as RPS’ middle-school coach of lacrosse, basketball, and soccer. He also coaches AAU basketball and is an active personal trainer for youth athletes, enabling many to progress on to perform successfully as high school and collegiate athletes. Mark currently resides in Somerset, N.J. with his wife, Clarice, and their four sons, Michael, Sean, Jevon, and Breein.