Cristina Maurizi is in her fourth year as the Stockton head coach, boasting a career record of 33-20 (.623 winning percentage) on the Osprey bench. Maurizi has helmed Stockton to ECAC tournament berths in all three of her seasons and her 2018 squad won the ECAC title. Stockton also has qualified for the NJAC playoffs twice under her direction.
Last year, Maurizi coached the Ospreys to an 11-7 overall record highlighted by wins over Marymount and Marywood at the Stockton Turf Field to capture the program’s first ECAC championship. Maurizi led a 2017 team with just eight returning letter winners to a 9-7 record in a campaign that featured a seven-game winning streak. Stockton qualified for the NJAC tournament with a 3-3 league mark and later hosted the ECAC tournament as the No. 1 seed.
In her first year as a college head coach, Maurizi led the Ospreys a 13-6 record in 2016 that is the highest win total in the program’s five-year history. Stockton also earned berths in the NJAC and ECAC tournaments for the first time and topped Lebanon Valley 9-6 in the ECAC semifinals for the squad’s first postseason victory ever. Maurizi was voted NJAC Coach of the Year for her efforts.
Maurizi, a native of Summit, NJ, was named Stockton head coach in September 2015. Prior to her arrival at Stockton, Maurizi was an assistant coach at Montclair State for three seasons from 2013-15. She helped Montclair State to a 40-13 record and one NCAA Tournament berth in her three years on the Red Hawks’ bench.
Maurizi served as head coach for one of the T3 Lacrosse club teams for several years beginning in 2011 and also spent one season as an assistant coach at The Pingry School and worked numerous camps. She played four seasons on the college level at Division I George Mason University (2007-10), appearing in 49 games and serving as a team captain for two years. Maurizi possesses a bachelor’s degree in English from George Mason.