Quinn Moroney '16
Quinn Moroney '16
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 413-542-2986
Email: qmoroney16@amherst.edu

A 2016 graduate of Amherst College with a bachelor's degree in History, Moroney graduated as one of the most decorated players in Amherst men's lacrosse history, and is undoubtedly one of the best players the program has ever seen. He begins his third season on the sidelines as an assistant coach in the 2019 campaign.

A standout attackman with a keen eye for finding the open man, Moroney completed his superb, four-year career with 267 assists – just nine helpers shy of the NCAA Division III record – and twice finished as the nation's leader in assists per game in 2015 (3.95) and 2016 (3.53). The Manhasset, N.Y. native also capped his collegiate playing career with 228 ground balls, and 109 goals, in addition to setting the program's single-season record for points with 113 in 2015.

A three-time First Team All-NESCAC selection, Moroney also garnered NESCAC Player of the Year honors in 2015 while also earning NEILA Player of the Year praise following his junior campaign. In addition to finishing his career as a three-time All-NEILA honoree, the three-time league leader in assists added a trio of USILA All-American awards to his impressive resume, including a pair of first team mentions in his final two years.

During his four years anchoring the Purple & White attack, Moroney helped Amherst post a combined record of 52-23. During that time, Amherst appeared in four consecutive NESCAC postseason tournaments, and advanced to the championship contest in 2014 and 2015 including as the top seed in 2015. The team also appeared in three straight NCAA Championship tournament from 2014-2016 and advanced to the national quarterfinals in each of the last two seasons.   

In 2015, Moroney totaled single-season career-highs in assists (83), points (113), ground balls (77), caused turnovers (14) and shots on goal (82) helping the Purple & White post the program's single-season record for wins in a season as Amherst finished 18-3 overall and 9-1 in NESCAC play. That season also saw Moroney registered a collegiate career-best 10 assists in a 20-4 victory over Castleton State College in an NCAA First Round tilt.