Erin DaSilva begins her first season at the helm of the Notre Dame lacrosse program.
A four-year standout on the soccer and lacrosse teams from 1998-2002, Erin Sturgis ended her playing career in the top ten statistical categories of both sports.
In the lacrosse record books, Sturgis is the career assist leader (101) and third all-time in points scored (275) and sixth all-time in goals scored (176). She is also in the top-ten career leader list for ground balls (173), draw controls (87), and caused turnovers (86). Her 45 assists during her senior season is still the program record.
A two-time IWLCA Regional All-American (First Team, 2000; Second Team, 2001), Sturgis was also All-AWCC First Team from 1999-2002, and the AWCC’s Most Outstanding Lacrosse Player in 2000 and 2002.
She was awarded Notre Dame’s Outstanding Underclass Athlete Award as well as Outstanding Senior Athlete Award and earned a B.A. degree in Communication Arts and Philosophy. Sturgis was inducted into Notre Dame’s Hall of Fame in 2010.
A member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, US Soccer and US Lacrosse, Erin Sturgis DaSilva resides in Canton with her husband, Matt, Editor in Chief of Lacrosse Magazine.