Middlebury

Berrien Joins Coaching Staff

August 25, 2009

Reid Berrien has been named an assistant field hockey and lacrosse coach at Middlebury College. After working as a volunteer with both programs a year ago, the '08 Middlebury graduate joins the staff in a full-time position.

Berrien graduated from Greens Farms Academy in Westport, Connecticut in '04, before arriving at Middlebury where she earned a psychology degree in the spring of '08. She played four years of field hockey and lacrosse, serving as team captain for both squads during her senior year.

Berrien was a three-time All-NESCAC and All-Region performer in field hockey, earning All-American honors during her junior and senior seasons. She finished second in the NESCAC with 2.32 points/game and 1.0 goals/game in '07, earning 22 goals and seven assists for 51 points. Her goals and points totals place her second on Middlebury's single-season lists. Berrien ended her career with some impressive numbers, including 60 goals and 19 assists for 139 points. Her goals and points totals are second all-time at Middlebury, while her 19 assists place her third.

On the lacrosse field, Berrien was a two-time All-Regional selection, while also earning All-NESCAC honors and All-American honors her senior season. During her final season, she led the team in three major statistical categories with 41 ground balls, 35 draw controls and 37 caused turnovers. She also scored 17 goals in '08 and ends her career with 29 goals and 37 points over four years.

Following her senior year, she earned the school's A. Bayard Russ award given to the top male and female seniors who best exemplify the excellence of performance, aggressiveness, leadership, tremendous desire and team spirit.