CRYSTAL LABOSSIERE - HEAD COACH

WOMEN'S LACROSSE OFFICE
Office Location:
The Murray Center
Office Phone: (401) 456-8252
Office Fax: (401) 456-8514
Office E-mail:  ccolagiovanni1@ric.edu 

Crystal Labossiere enters her fifth season as the head women's lacrosse coach at Rhode Island College.

 

 

 RIC rebounded from a winless season in 2015 to post a 4-10 overall record and an 0-6 mark in the Little East Conference in 2016.

 

Under her guidance in 2014, the women's lacrosse team fell one victory short of the program record for wins with a 7-8 overall record and a 1-5 mark in the Little East. The Anchorwomen lost to Plymouth State in first round action of the 2014 LEC Tournament. RIC wrapped up the 2013 season with an improved 5-9 record for the year under Labossiere's guidance.

 

 

 

Labossiere spent three seasons as the head women's soccer coach from 2012-14 and spent six seasons as an assistant with both programs.

 

The Johnston, Rhode Island native is no stranger to Rhode Island College women’s lacrosse fans, wrapping up a four-year career as an Anchorwoman in 2006.

 

 

 

During her career, she played in 56 games, starting 54 of them. She had 68 goals and 12 assists for 80 career points. Labossiere compiled 196 shots, 176 ground balls, 59 draw controls and 41 caused turnovers in her career. She is among RIC's all-time leaders in shots, goals, assists, points, ground balls, draw controls and caused turnovers.

 

 

 

As a senior in 2006, she played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had 11 goals and seven assists for 18 points. She compiled 39 shots, 54 ground balls, 23 draw controls and 16 caused turnovers.

 

As a junior in 2005, Labossiere played in 15 games, starting 13 of them. She had 22 goals and one assist for 23 points. Labossiere also compiled 40 ground balls, 20 draw controls and five caused turnovers.

 

As a sophomore in 2004, she was named Second Team All-Little East. Labossiere played 15 games, starting all of them. She had 32 goals and two assists for 34 points. Labossiere compiled 59 ground balls, 12 draw controls and 14 caused turnovers.

 

 

 

As a freshman in 2003, she played in 13 games, starting all of them. She had three goals and two assists for five points, 23 ground balls, six caused turnovers and four draw controls. As a goaltender, she played in nine games, starting eight of them. She had 89 saves, a save percentage of .500 and a 12.14 goals-against average.

 

In addition to her work with the Anchorwomen, she has extensive soccer experience, serving as a Soccer Saves Kids consultant. Labossiere has also worked at RIC's summer soccer camps and has been a volunteer for the Johnston (RI) Recreation Department youth soccer programs.

 

 

 

She is currently coaching the New England United 9th grade girls’ lacrosse team.

 

She graduated from Rhode Island College in December, 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a concentration in special education.

 

In addition to her duties at RIC, Labossiere is currently a first grade teacher in the Providence Diocese. She and her husband, Kyle, along with their children Olyvia (6) and Carsyn (4), reside in Smithfield, Rhode Island.