Anne O'Byrne enters her third season as the Assistant Field Hockey Coach. Coach O'Byrne's primary responsibility will be to work with the Wildcats' goalkeepers, while providing additional assistance and insight to Coach Erin Campbell.
In her first season with the program, O'Byrne helped the Wildcats to a record-breaking campaign that featured a program-best 10 wins, a first-ever berth in the Eastern College Athletic Conference postseason tournament, and their second trip to the New England Collegiate Conference championship game. The squad also featured the NECC Rookie of the Year and three NECC First-Team All-Conference players.
O'Byrne is a former four-year member of the Mount Holyoke College field hockey team. A goalkeeper, the Newbury, N.H. native earned the title of team captain her senior year. She also gained valuable leadership experience serving as a member and Health Chair of the MHC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
During her final season at Mount Holyoke, O'Byrne started all 17 games, posting a 7-10 record. The senior recorded a 2.39 goals against average and a .699 save percentage, making 86 saves over 1083:18 minutes.
O'Byrne graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a Political Science degree in 2013. The Boston, Mass. resident currently works as a Property Coordinator at BioMed Realty.