Joanne Monstarchio joins the Pioneer coaching staff this season after a standout playing career for the red and white. Monstarchio will serve as the team's defensive coach as well as aiding in recruiting, film exchange and the day to day operations of the women's lacrosse program. Montesarchio finished her playing career for the Pioneers last spring, playing in 67 career games, starting all but one. She is the Pioneers all-time leading scorer in Division I and third on the all-time scoring list with 157 career points. A three-time All-Northeast Conference selection, her 117 goals ranks 4th and 40 assists puts her 3rd on the all-time list. In addition, her 144 groundballs rank her second all-time. She graduated last spring with a degree in psychology and education and is currently enrolled as a graduate student at SHU in the education program. She is working as an intern in the Darien, Connecticut school district. Her younger sister, Mary, is a freshman on the team this year.