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Sam Scarpello Joins Tampa Women’s Lacrosse Staff

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via Tampa press release/website

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women’s lacrosse team adds Sam Scarpello to the staff as an assistant coach.

She comes to Tampa after serving as the assistant varsity coach/defensive coordinator at Lenape High School. Prior to Lenape, Scarpello was a head coach for South Jersey Select Lacrosse where she instructed clinics for girls K-12 to help improve their skills and awareness.

A standout scholar-athlete for Rutgers University women’s lacrosse team, Scarpello was a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and was named as the 2018 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner. She also served as the team’s SAAC representative (2016-2020) and was named captain her senior season.

Scarpello obtained her bachelor’s degree in communication, with a minor in labor studies and education, from Rutgers in 2020. She is currently working on obtaining a master’s degree in education, with a concentration in elementary education, from Wilmington University.