In 2012-2013, for the first time, The Hill's women's lacrosse program will consist of a full team roster of a maximum of 18 student-athletes. The team will practice year-round and participate in a competitive schedule across North America.
The women’s program is modeled after our established and highly successful men’s varsity lacrosse program. The student-athletes practice a minimum of three times a week as well as receive daily sport-based athletic training with our strength and conditioning staff.
Carly Quinn is a recent graduate from Canisius College, and will join The Hill Academy starting 2012-2013.
Carly has an extensive resume as a player. In 2007, she was a member of the U19 Canadian National team, and represented Canada in the FIL U19 World Women's Lacrosse Championships. Since 2008, Carly has been a member of the Canisius College Golden Griffins Lacrosse team, acting as captain for the past two seasons, winning the MAAC Championship in 2011 and 2012, being named the All MAAC First Team in 2011 and 2012, and in 2012 being named MAAC Offensive Player of The Year after leading the conference in Assists (40) and points (68).
Carly is a dominant presence throughout the summer in the OWL. As a player in the senior division, as a referee, and as a coach. She is entering her third season as Head Coach of the U19 Orangeville Northmen, and 2010 she was the U15 Team Ontario Assistant Coach.
A graduate from the University of Toronto, where she was a member and captain of both the Varsity Women's Lacrosse Team as well as the Varsity Track and Field team. On the women's lacrosse team she was a five-time OUA First Team All-Star, and 2005 OUA Rookie of the Year. On the Track and Field Team she was a five-time OUA All-Star, and a two-time CIS All-Canadian. For the past seven years, she has been a Quest For Gold carded athlete for both Track and Field and Women's Lacrosse. In 2010, she was the recipient of the prestigious Clara Benson Award at the University of Toronto which awards a female student-athlete, in her graduating year, for outstanding ability in athletics, scholarship and values interfaculty and community involvement. In 2012, Tory represented Team Canada at the Stars and Stripes lacrosse tournament at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.
Tory has gained coaching experience throughout the OWL. As the current head coach of the U19 Toronto Stars, and past assistant coach for the U15 Team Ontario.