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Lyndsey Boswell was hired in 2009 as High Point University’s first women’s lacrosse head coach and has been the architect of the Panthers’ swift rise to a championship-winning league power.
Under Boswell’s tutelage, the Panthers have compiled a 144-67 (.682) record, including a 72-6 mark (.923) in conference play. Boswell has been named the conference coach of the year six times in her career (2014, 2016-18, 2021-22), including five out of the last six seasons in the Big South.
Boswell has led the Panthers to 12 conference championships and five straight in the program’s first 11 seasons (2011-14, 2017-19, 2021-22) and guided HPU to six NCAA Tournament appearances in 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021.
In 2022, Boswell led HPU to a 10-9 overall record while going 8-1 in the Big South. The Panthers appeared in their sixth NCAA Tournament in 2021 as HPU swept the regular season and tournament championships in the Big South for the fourth-straight season.
Coach Boswell is the winningest coach in the Big South Conference with 114 wins. She has the most Big South Tournament titles and NCAA Tournament appearances among active BSC head coaches, with six apiece.
HPU extended its conference unbeaten streak to 26 games in 2019, en route to their third straight Big South regular season and tournament championships. From 2017-2019, the Panthers went 48-12 and undefeated against conference competition on the way to Big South regular season and tournament championships in all three seasons. The 2017 season also featured the first-ever HPU win of any sport in the NCAA Tournament, a 21-15 victory over No. 18 Towson.
In 2018, Boswell guided the Panthers to a school-record 17 wins, including a school-record tying 16 consecutive wins. During the season, the Panthers were tabbed as high at 16th in the national rankings, the best mark of any HPU program.
The Panthers appeared in the NCAA Tournament in 2013 and 2014. The 2013 season was the first for women’s lacrosse in the Big South Conference and marked the first time HPU was playing for an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. HPU went 6-1 in league play, earning the No. 2 seed to the Big South Tournament, where the High Point beat Davidson in the championship game. Heading into the NCAA Tournament, High Point had a 14-5 record in 2014 and won the Big South regular season with a 7-0 mark.
The Panthers won 15 games in their first season of 2011, a record for a first-year Div. I program, then won 15 games again in 2012. In 2012, the Panthers went 15-4 while beating both Navy and Oregon, which won their respective conferences. The Panthers won the NLC regular season with a 7-0 record. During the program’s first season in 2011, The Panthers won the National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) Tournament, defeating top-seed Jacksonville in overtime in the championship game.
Boswell came to High Point after three seasons as head coach at St. Andrews University, where the Knights improved from six wins in her first season of 2007 to a program-record seven wins in 2008 and another program-record 11 wins in 2009. The Knights’ 11-8 overall record and 7-5 conference record in 2009 marked the first winning records in program history. The team advanced to the Conference Carolinas semifinals twice.
Prior to St. Andrews, Boswell spent two seasons as an assistant coach at her alma mater, Pfeiffer University, where she assisted in all aspects of the program. As a student-athlete at Pfeiffer from 2000-04, Boswell was a two-time IWLCA first-team All-American, four-time womenslacrosse.com All-American and was Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference Player of the Year in 2004. She led the nation in points and goals per game in 2002 and, over her four seasons, garnered National Player of the Week honors six times and was a three-time All-Region selection. As a team captain, Boswell helped lead Pfeiffer to a CVAC Championship in 2004 and set the program records in points, goals, and assists. She was named Pfeiffer Athlete of the Year twice.
Boswell is the founder and director of All-Star Lax Camps, which holds camps year-round in North Carolina, Maryland, and New York. Boswell earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services at Pfeiffer in 2005.
She and her husband, Jeff, reside in High Point with their two daughters, Trese and Carmela, and her three step-children, Paxton, Aimery, and Karstin.
High Point University Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Lyndsey Boswell announced the hiring of Hannah Wszalek as the Panthers' newest assistant coach Wednesday morning. The experienced Wszalek will serve as the Panthers' offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator.
"I am extremely excited and thankful for the opportunity to join the High Point program," Wszalek said. "I have been a Panthers' fan for many years, and I truly admire the competitive and family-oriented culture that Coach Boswell has built here. I'm eager to meet the current players and get to work on helping the program any way I can!"
Wszalek comes to HPU after a two-year stint at Arcadia University, where she was the head coach and named the Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom Coach of the Year in her first season. She took a two-win program and bettered the win total each season, winning seven in 2022 followed by eight in 2023. The eight-win season was the Knights' best since 2018 as it snapped Arcadia's five-year postseason drought. She coached eight MAC Freedom All-Conference members, including two first teamers.
HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point University Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Lyndsey Boswell announced the hiring of Skylar McArthur as an assistant coach in August 2023. The former Canisius College student-athlete and Team Canada member will work with the defense and goalies.
"I am very excited to join the HPU Women's Lacrosse program," McArthur said, "and to pass along my knowledge and passion for the game of lacrosse that I have gained from playing at the NCAA and international level with Team Canada. The foundation and culture that has been established here is so special and I can't wait to get onto campus and begin my coaching career as a Panther."
In five seasons at Canisius, McArthur played each season while starting every game (32) as a senior and fifth-year player. She capped her final season with back-to-back 50-point campaigns and secured 100 career points and goals. McArthur, the Peterborough, Ontario native, repped the Golden Griffins at the IWLCA Senior All-Star Game after leading her team in points (50), goals (45) and draw controls (50). She notched a single-game, career-high seven goals against Iona on April 1, 2023.
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