Siena College

Siena College Athletics
515 Loudon Road Loudonville, NY 12211
Division 1 New York Northeast
Private Small Competitive team

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Abigail Rehfuss

Abigal Rehfuss enters her second season at the helm of Siena Women's Lacrosse in 2019.


Rehfuss' first year with the Saints saw the team string together a four-game winning streak during the latter part of its non-conference slate, and brought a pair of All-MAAC honors. Sophomore Alexis Deaken earned First Team All-Conference recognition, while rookie Kerry Garety was named the MAAC Rookie of the Year, marking the second straight year the Saints took home the award.


A native of nearby Latham, New York, Rehfuss was appointed the seventh head coach in program history on Oct. 16, 2017. She joined the Saints after serving as the varsity head coach locally at Shaker High School during the previous two years.

"We welcome Abigail to the Siena family," said Siena College Vice President and Director of Athletics John D'Argenio upon her hiring. "She brings an outstanding lacrosse background to Siena that includes national honors as a student athlete, and success as a coach. She is a great addition to the Siena community and the athletic department."


Rehfuss amassed a 23-10 overall record at Shaker and was named the 2016 Times Union Coach of the Year after guiding the Blue Bison to the Section II Class A Championship in just her first season at the helm. Shaker achieved a 14-3 overall record in 2016 and advanced to the Class A State Quarterfinals after ousting top seed and defending champion Guilderland in the Section II Class A Championship Game.


"I'm really excited to have the opportunity to join the Siena family," noted Rehfuss. "Being from Latham, I've both followed and been a supporter of Siena athletics my entire life. I'm eager to get started."


Rehfuss previously served as the varsity head coach locally at Bethlehem Central High School in 2014. She began her coaching career in the collegiate ranks as an assistant coach at Division III Roger Williams in 2012. Rehfuss has also served as a head coach for the Albany Elite Lacrosse Club since 2012.


Rehfuss starred collegiately at Loyola University Maryland where she was named an IWLCA Second Team All-American, an All-Big East First Team and All-Tournament Team selection, and a Tewaaraton Award Watch list candidate after leading the Greyhounds to a program record-tying 17 wins, Big East Tournament Championship, and an NCAA Quarterfinals appearance in 2011. A two-time team captain, she received IWLCA All-Mid-Atlantic Region honors four times, and achieved All-Big East Second Team acclaim twice. Rehfuss, who was selected to participate in the prestigious North-South Senior All-Star Game in 2011, was the recipient of Loyola University Maryland's Medal of Merit for her outstanding academic and athletic excellence.


Rehfuss recorded 177 career points on 127 goals and 50 assists, and ranks fourth all-time in Loyola history with 153 draw controls. Rehfuss, who started all 71 games she played at midfield for the Greyhounds, also picked up 107 groundballs and caused 65 turnovers. She twice led Loyola in draw controls (2009, 2010), and paced the squad with 15 assists as a freshman in 2008.


Rehfuss currently plays professionally in the United Women's Lacrosse League for the Philadelphia Force. She played last season for the Boston Storm.


Rehfuss received her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Writing & Philosophy from Loyola University Maryland in 2011, and her J.D. from Albany Law School in 2014. She has served as an attorney at The Rehfuss Law Firm, P.C. since 2015. Rehfuss was inducted into her alma mater Shaker High School's Hall of Fame in 2015.

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Danielle Tetreault

Danielle Tetreault enters her second year as an assistant coach with Siena Women's Lacrosse in 2019. A local product, Tetreault graduated from nearby Guilderland High School in 2009 before starring on the field at Harvard University.


Tetreault's first year with the Saints saw the team string together a four-game winning streak during the latter part of its non-conference slate, and brought a pair of All-MAAC honors. Sophomore Alexis Deaken earned First Team All-Conference recognition, while rookie Kerry Garety was named the MAAC Rookie of the Year, marking the second straight year the Saints took home the award.

Prior to entering the collegiate coaching field, Tetreault played lacrosse at Harvard from 2009-2013, earning Preseason All-Amercian accolades prior to her final two campaigns. A star midfielder, she was recognized as a two-time Ivy League Second Team selection, Ivy League Honorable Mention selection in 2013 and an All-Region First Team member in 2011. Tetreault ranks 9th all-time in Crimson program history with 114 goals in her career and ranks 11th with 139 career points.


Tetreault is no stranger to Capital Region lacrosse, having served as the Head Coach for the Albany Elite Lacrosse Organization in Albany, New York. She also previously coached for the New York University Club Lacrosse team and the Brooklyn Lacrosse Organization.


A standout at GHS, Tetreault lettered all four years in soccer and lacrosse. She earned U.S Lacrosse All-American honors as a senior and honorable mention as a junior. Tetreault was a two-time first-team Suburban Council All-Star along as well as Times Union and Troy Record All-Star. Tetreault earned U.S Lacrosse Academic All-American status twice at Guilderland. She was the State Tournament Brine Choice Award winner. Tetreault was named both the Times Union and Troy Record Offensive Player of the Year in 2009, also earning a spot on the New York State Tournament All-Tournament Team.


While at Harvard, Tetreault spent 2012 and 2013 in Arusha, Tanzania in the Support For International Change (SIC) group. In 2012, she was a volunteer, where she taught and increased awareness of HIV/AIDS to people of all ages in rural villages. Tetreault served as the program coordinator the following year, managing over 40 volunteers during a three-month community HIV education program.


Following graduation, she spent two years as a senior research assistant at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, New York, identifiying eligible patients for clinical trials and leading those patients through all the necessary procedural time points. Currently, she works for CapitalCare Family Practice as a Quality Initiatives Coordinator, helping to develop initiatives to improve performance in chronic disease management and prevention.


Tetreault earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology in 2013 with a minor in global health and healthy policy.

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Tara Prosak

Tara Prosak enters her first season with Siena Women's Lacrosse in 2019.


Prosak returns home to the northeast after spending the 2017-18 academic year earning her master’s and playing for Durham University in the United Kingdom, where she assisted the team in capturing the 2018 British University National Championship.


Prosak spent the 2017 season as an assistant coach with Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, CA, assisting the Gaels in defensive coordination, game strategy and goalkeeper development.


Her work across the pond began in 2014, when she spent two years as the lead development officer for the English Lacrosse Association in Reading, UK. Prosak was responsible for spreading the sport by recruiting players, arranging lacrosse related events and managing up to seven teams at one time, which included a season at Oxford University coaching the school's first and second teams. Additionally, Prosak had the opportunity to work with the U19 Development Team for the English National Academy as a Goalkeeper coach, as well as the Scottish National Team.


Prior to her time in England, Prosak was involved in various youth programs and camps throughout her collegiate career.


A four-year letter winner at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY, Prosak started all 64 career games from 2011-14, captaining the squad during her senior season. A two-time Empire 8 Goalkeeper of the Year in 2013 & 14, she earned First Team All-Conference honors in each of her final two campaigns, receiving Honorable Mention nods her first two seasons. A participant in the 2014 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Star Game, she finished her career ranked second in program history with 517 saves.


A native of Jamesville, NY, Prosak received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in sports management in May 2014, graduating with a 3.7 GPA and earning a spot on the Dean’s List each semester. She earned her master’s in business management from Durham in September 2018.

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