Breakey Named to Greater Baltimore Chapter of U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Stevenson women's lacrosse assistant coach Jennifer Breakey was recently named to the Greater Baltimore Chapter of U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame Class of 2013. The ceremony will be held on January 19, 2013 at The Hillendale Country Club in Phoenix, Maryland.
Joining Breakey in the Class of 2013 will be former Loyola women's lacrosse All-Americans Tricia Dabrowski and Suzanne (Eyler) Williams, former Goucher women's coach Kara Carlin, Megan Clark, former Navy standout goalie and current volunteer assistant Mickey Jarboe, former Baltimore Thunder captain Bob Martino, Lorne Smith, John Taylor and Rick Wey.
Breakey is the fifth member of the Stevenson athletics department to be inducted and second in as many years after head men's lacrosse coach Paul Cantabene was a member of the Class of 2012. Other members include head women's lacrosse coach Kathy Railey, Class of 2007, former head women's lacrosse coach and current administrative coordinator M.C. McFadden, Class of 2003 and Director of Physical Education Dick Watts, Class of 1998.
Breakey returns for her sixth season as an assistant with the Stevenson women's lacrosse team in 2013 after joining the team as a volunteer assistant under former high school teammate Kathy Railey in 2008.
A 1988 graduate of Loch Raven High School, Breakey attended Franklin & Marshall as a freshman and sophomore where she totaled 92 goals, 30 assists and 122 points in just two seasons in 1989 and 1990. She was two-time IWLCA All-American and an All-MAC First Team selection in 1990.
Breakey scored 61 goals as a sophomore which ranks eighth on the school's all-time list for a single-season. She also added 20 assists for a total of 81 points to rank 15th in school history.
The Diplomats, who won a Middle Atlantic Conference championship in 1989, posted a 22-10 record during her two seasons while making two appearances in the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championships.
Following her two seasons with the Diplomats, Breakey transferred to Division I Towson for her final two seasons in 1992 and 1993. She led the team in goals, assists and points both years, totaling 78 goals, 25 assists and 102 points which ranks 13th on the school's career points list.
As a senior, Breakey totaled 52 points with 40 goals and 12 assists and was selected as an IWLCA Third Team All-American in 1993. She was also honored as the Towson Senior Female Athlete of the Year. As a junior, she totaled 38 goals, 13 assists and 51 points.
Breakey also played field hockey at both schools before graduating from Towson in 1994 with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. She was inducted in to the Towson Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005 and the Lock Raven High School Hall of Fame in September 2012.
In 1994, Breakey was a member of the U.S. Lacrosse team as a midfielder and defender. She returned to Towson in 1996 and spent two seasons as the assistant women's lacrosse coach in 1996 and 1997.
Breakey also owns a bachelor of science degree in nursing and a master's degree in public health from Johns Hopkins.
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