Posted: May 20, 1999
- AMHERST, Massachusetts -- After being named the IWLCA New England Region Division III coach of the year, Amherst head women's lacrosse coach Chris Paradis took home all of the hardware by being named the 1999 IWLCA Division III National Coach of the Year.
- With a 14-3 record, the Amherst College women's lacrosse team set records for both wins in a regular season (11) and overall wins (14). With 1st round and quarterfinal wins in the NCAA tournament, Coach Paradis led the Jeffs to their first ever NCAA Final Four. Paradis and the young Jeffs squad defeated The College of New Jersey in the National Division III semifinal game and advanced to the Division III National Championship game. Amherst was defeated by Middlebury in the title game 10-9. Amherst ended their record breaking season with a 14-3 record.