Field Hockey & Asst. Women's Lacrosse
DeLorenzo enters her 13th season as the head coach of the Panther field hockey program. She came to Middlebury after serving as the head field hockey and lacrosse coach at Skidmore for the previous six seasons.
DeLorenzo has led the Panthers to tremendous success over the past 12 years, including an impressive 177-46 record. In that time, the Panthers advanced to the NCAA Championship game on four occasions. She earned New England Coach of the Year honors in '03 and '04, while being deemed the Division III National Coach of the Year in '03. The team also captured the '03 and '12 NESCAC titles.
DeLorenzo graduated from Goucher College in '90, where she was an All-American field hockey and lacrosse player, as well as a swimmer. She was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in the spring of '13.
Following graduation, she attended Indiana State University where she earned her master's degree in athletic administration in '92. While at Indiana State, she began her coaching career with a two-year stint as an assistant field hockey coach for Depauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, where the team advanced to the NCAA Tournament in '91. After receiving her master's, DeLorenzo took a position at Oberlin College in Ohio as the head field hockey and lacrosse coach in the fall of '92, becoming an assistant athletic director during her third and final year.
DeLorenzo began working at Skidmore College in the fall of '95 as the head field hockey and lacrosse coach. She led the field hockey team to NCAA Tournament appearances in '98 and '99 and was named the UCAA (Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association) coach of the year in both of those seasons. She earned a six-year record of 69-37 at Skidmore, including a school-record 18 wins in '99 when she was named the NFCAA Regional Coach of the Year. That season, her team also captured the UCAA Championship.
She is an active member of several field hockey national committees, including stints with several rules committees, such as the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association) National Rules Committee, on which she currently serves. DeLorenzo directs clinics on Middlebury's campus throughout the year. She is also the director of two Nike field hockey camps as well as being involved with the USFHA (United States Field Hockey Association) Futures Program.
Asst. Field Hockey Coach
Bellimer joined the coaching staff in '13, coming to the Panthers after playing four years of field hockey at the University of Vermont. The Woodstock, Vermont native graduated in the spring of ’13, majoring in elementary education and a major concentration in human development.
Bellimer was a four-year member of the team at UVM, spending most of her time in the Catamount midfield. She started all 18 games as a senior after missing several games during her junior year with an injury. Bellimer saw action in 18 games as a sophomore, finishing the season with five points.
She and her teammates were heavily involved in community service, active in many organizations to help build a stronger community. She was also a member of CFES (College For Every Student), providing students with a mentor to help them gain interest in attending college. She also earned a 4.0 semester GPA during her final semester at UVM, making the UVM Student Honor Society.
Bellimer spent three summers coaching at the UVM field hockey camp, while also coaching at nearby St. Michael’s College for one summer.
Prior to her arrival at the University of Vermont, Bellimer was a three-sport athlete at Woodstock High School, taking part in field hockey, basketball and lacrosse. She helped lead her field hockey team to the State Championship in ’07 and was a member of the Twin-State team.
Asst. Women's Hockey & Asst. Field Hockey
Greer joined the staff in the fall of '13 and will serve as the primary assistant coach with the women’s hockey program, while also helping out with the field hockey team in the fall. Greer is a former member of the Panther field hockey and ice hockey teams, graduating in the spring of ’13 with a dual-degree in Film and Media, and English and American Literature. She served as a team captain for both squads, earning All-NESCAC Academic honors all six seasons she was eligible.
On the ice, Greer was a two-time All-NESCAC selection, earning All-American honors during her junior year. Her teams earned a record of 80-24-9, winning two NESCAC Championships. The Panthers also advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals, semifinals and finals during her four seasons on the ice. She ended her career at Middlebury with 47 goals and 45 assists for 92 points in 97 career games.
Greer earned National Player of the Year honors for the field hockey team in the fall of ’12. She was also a three-time All-American, while garnering Regional and NESCAC Player of the Year for three consecutive seasons. The former NESCAC Rookie of the Year is the NCAA’s all-time leader in points/game with 3.56 and is second with 1.48 goals/contest. She is also tied for third in total goals (111) and is forth in total points (267) to go along with her 45 assists in 75 career games. All of the aforementioned numbers are Middlebury school records.
A three-time Dean’s List and four-time College Scholar at Middlebury, Greer was one of 58 winter student-athletes across all Divisions awarded an NCAA postgraduate scholarship. She was also one of two NESCAC Women of the Year nominees put forth by the league.