We are super excited to announce the hiring of PA Express alumni, Nicole Barretta, as the General Manager of PA Express. Barretta was on the standout 2014 orange team and went on to compete at both Temple University and Stony Brook University  Barretta is currently the Head Coach at Immaculata University. 

During her playing career, Barretta was a three-time Big East All-Academic team selection and a multi-time Big East Weekly Award recipient earning Rookie and Attacker of the Week honors throughout her career at Temple. At the conclusion of her time as an Owl, Barretta had scored 56 goals and added 17 assists for a total of 73 points over the course of her 46 career games with her best season coming as a junior when she scored 21 goals and added six assists for 27 points on the year. At Stony Brook, Barretta appeared in 17 games, making six starts as she tallied 26 goals, two assists, 18 ground balls, and eight caused turnovers to help lead the Seawolves to their seventh consecutive America East Conference Championship. Barretta also scored the OT game-winner in the NCAA Tournament vs James Madison before falling to eventual National Champion, Maryland in the second round of the Tournament. Barretta earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Recreation Management from Temple in May 2018 before receiving her Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Stony Brook in December 2019.

“I am so excited to be coming back to PA Express and to be working with the program and people that initially made me fall in love with lacrosse. Thank you to Kevin Ryan and the rest of his staff for giving me this opportunity!”

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Our Mission

The PA Express mission is to educate, encourage and promote the growth of women's and girl's lacrosse, while preserving the integrity of the game. We are a premier lacrosse organization sponsoring girl's and women's teams from Southeastern Pennsylvania. We seek to positively impact athletes by encouraging sportsmanship, respect for players, coaches umpires and spectators and by providing these athletes the opportunity to achieve their potential.

Registration for 2020-21 season is now open!

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2020-2021 Season Tryout Information

Looking for players!

For the 2025/2026 team, please contact Nicole Barretta at nbarretta5@gmail.com

 

For the 2027 Team, please contact Meghan Leone at mleone@rmilaw.com

Contact Info

PA Express Girls Lacrosse

220 W. Gay Street

West Chester, PA 19380

infopaexpresslacrosse@gmail.com