Seton Hill University

Seton Hill University Athletics
One Seton Hill Drive Greensburg, PA 15601
Division 2 Pennsylvania Northeast
Private Small National competitor

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Courtney Grove

Courtney Grove will begin her twelfth season as Women's Lacrosse Coach in 2020-21.


Grove spent four season as head coach for the program from 2008-2011 before being named the first assistant coach in the history of the Marquette program. After two seasons at Marquette, Grove returned to Seton Hill for the 2014 season.


In her first season as field hockey coach, the team earned the NFCHA Academic Team award in addition to nine players being named to the NHFCA Academic Squad.


During the 2019 lacrosse season, Grove led the Griffins to their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance after advancing to the PSAC Tournament semifinals. She was named the PSAC Women's Lacrosse Coach of the Year for the second time and had four all conference performers. Three Griffins earned IWLCA All Region honors and Keagan Pontious was an IWLCA All American. The team was also named an IWLCA/Zag Sports All Academic Team and seven individuals were named to the academic honor roll.


In 2017, the Griffins reached the PSAC Tournament for the fourth straight season. Five Griffins earned All PSAC honors while Keagan Pontious was named to the IWLCA All Region Team. The team was also named an IWLCA/Zag Sports All Academic Team and seven individuals were named to the academic honor roll.


During the 2016 season, Grove helped the Griffins to their third straight appearance in the PSAC Tournament. Two players earned All PSAC honors and Emily Fagan was named an IWLCA All Region and second team All American, giving the Griffins an All American for the third straight season.


In 2015, Grove led the Griffins to their most successful season ever. The program recorded 14 wins, hosted a PSAC playoff game and advanced to the PSAC Semifinals for the first time in school history. Grove was also named the Westmoreland YWCA Coach of the Year at their yearly awards banquet. Four players earned All PSAC honors, two were named all region and All ECAC and Emma Simmers was named an All American for the second straight season.


In 2014, the program recorded 13 wins in their first ever season of play in the PSAC and hosted a PSAC playoff game for the first time in school history. For her efforts, Grove was named the PSAC Women's Lacrosse Coach of the Year. Five players also earned All PSAC honors. Grove also coached the first Women's Lacrosse All American in school history.


During her first stint with the Griffins, she had four student-athletes named All-East Coast Conference and had five ECC Players of the Week. Tamasitis guided Seton Hill to the program's best record at that time of 9-7, including a 4-3 mark in conference play, during the 2010 season.


The Boyertown, Pa., native competed collegiately at Duquesne University and earned All-Atlantic 10 Conference Second Team honors during her senior season and honorable mention as a junior.


Grove graduated in December 2007 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education and ended her career with the Dukes in the top-10 of eight-different categories, including points and games played and started. She started 66 of 68 games in her career and amassed 118 total points with 93 goals and 25 assists.


The midfielder was academic all-conference as a junior in addition to earning CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 honors. She was also named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Honor Roll as a senior, while also earning mention on the Duquesne Director of Athletics' and A-10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls. Following her senior season at Duquesne, Tamasitis was an assistant coach for one season with the Dukes until she left for Seton Hill in 2008.


Grove attended Boyertown Area High School where she was named first team all-conference and second team all-area in lacrosse.


Grove and her husband Matt reside in Latrobe with their daughters Mia and Brooke and son Austin.

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Emma Simmers

Emma Simmers returns to Seton Hill for her first season on the sideline with the women's lacrosse program.


Simmers is no stranger to the women's lacrosse program as she was a standout player for the Griffins in the middle of last decade. Emma completed her career in the 2015 season as is one of the most decorated players to ever play for the Griffins.


Simmers ended her career with 215 goals and 66 assists. She scored seven game winning goals and finished her career with 242 ground balls, 270 draw controls and 140 caused turnovers. Emma scored 61 goals as a junior and 68 goals as a senior.


She was honored twice by the IWLCA as an All American, earning second team honors following her junior and senior seasons. Simmers also earned IWLCA First Team All Region honors during her junior and senior campaigns. Emma was a two time All PSAC First Team performer and was an All ECC Selection as a sophomore.

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Morgan Comport

Morgan Comport returns to Seton Hill in 2019 as the assistant field hockey coach. She will begin her second season in 2020.


Comport previously spent time on the Seton Hill women’s lacrosse staff as an assistant coach in 2016.


In her first season with the field hockey team, the Griffins were named a NHFCA All Academic Team in addition to nine student athletes being named to the NHFCA Academic Squad.


As a player at Seton Hill, Comport started every game of her career at attack and attributed 243 career points (178 goals, 65 assists). She was honored as the East Coast Conference player of the week in 2010, was a 3-time all conference attackman, a 2nd team All-American in 2011, and earned Academic Athletic honor roll. As a junior and senior she captained the Griffins. In 2013, Comport played in the North-South all-star game. Comport graduated Seton Hill in 2013 with a major in Psychology and minors in Biology and Sociology.


Comport attended Fairmont Senior high school in West Virginia where she attributed 244 career goals, which is the state record for career goals in WV. She was a two-time state MVP and a three time 1st team all conference player. She was team captain her junior and senior year and also lead the team to two state championships.

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