Chowan University

Chowan University Athletics
1 University Dr Murfreesboro, NC 27855
Division 2 North Carolina Southeast
Private Small Developing team


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Nicolette Dungee

Nicolette Dungee enters her second season as the Head Women’s Lacrosse coach.

In her first season, the Hawks finished with a 1-12 overall record and a 1-9 mark in Conference Carolinas action.

Nicolette comes to Chowan after spending three seasons at LaGrange College (DIII) in LaGrange, Ga. In her three seasons with the Panthers, Dungee increased the program’s wins from one in 2016 to three in 2017 and then six in 2018.

During her first season with the Panthers, Dungee finished 1-13 on the season averaging 5.93 goals per contest. In 2017, the Panthers finished with a 3-10 overall record with an average of 8.08 goals per contest. Her final season, the Panthers finished 6-10 overall along with a 3-6 record in the USA South. The 2018 season the team produced 14.50 goals per contest.

Prior to joining the collegiate coaching ranks, Dungee was the coach at Norfolk Collegiate High School during the 2014-15 season. At Norfolk Collegiate, Dungee coached four First and Second Team All-Region athletes.

Dungee has helped coach at Birmingham Magic Camp, Syracuse Pro Lacrosse Katie Rowan Camp, and the Xcelerate Camps at Auburn and Emory University.

Nicolette was a four-year starter on the Tennessee Wesleyan Lacrosse Team. During her time at TWU, Dungee was named Second Team All-Conference twice, a two time All-Tournament selection, and two time Honorable Mention selection.

The Powder Springs, Ga. native received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Tennessee Wesleyan in December of 2014

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Erica Blubaugh

Erica Blubaugh joins the Chowan staff as head coach of the Men's and Women's Cross Country teams and assistant Women’s Lacrosse coach for the 2019-2020 season.

Blubaugh comes to Chowan after spending a season as an assistant coach at WT Woodson High School in Fairfax, Virginia. She helped lead the Cavaliers to an 11-5 record.

Prior to coaching, Blubaugh played her collegiate career at Bridgewater College in Virginia. For the Eagles, Blubaugh recorded 67 ground balls, 54 draw controls, and caused 43 turnovers in 56 games as a defender. The Pasadena, Maryland native was named Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) All-Academic in 2015 and 2017. Erica was a team captain for the Eagles, a voting member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), and a Step Up! Peer Leader.

Blubaugh graduated from Bridgewater in May 2018 with honors with a Bachelor's degree in English. She received the Outstanding English Major Award. She is a member of Sigma Tau Delta and Chi Alpha Sigma honors societies.

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