Over her 14 years guiding the University of Rochester field hockey team, Wendy Andreatta has taken the program to new heights.
Under her tutelage, the Yellowjackets are 202-89 and have had 10+ wins in every season. She has coached ten players to All-America honors, including 1st Team selections in Michelle Relin ('16), Tara Lamberti ('16), Sayaka Abe ('17) and Nancy Bansbach ('18). She also has aided in the development of 35 players to a total of 64 All-Liberty League awards.
The University of Rochester has reached the NCAA Tournament in 6 of the last 9 seasons. The Yellowjackets have won 2 of the last 4 Liberty League Tournament Championships and have not missed post-season play in the past 9 years.
Andreatta and her staff have been named Liberty League Coaching Staff of the Year and Regional Coaching Staff of the Year twice.
Andreatta was a four-year starter at the University of Connecticut, earning Big East Rookie of the Year as a freshman and Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Performer as a senior. A three-time Big East Conference First-Team All-Conference player, Andreatta was named an All-American and Academic All-American as a senior.
Andreatta earned a BA in English and Anthropology from UConn and went on to coach three seasons at Syracuse University, earning an MA in Journalism, and then coached 3 seasons at Hofstra University, earning an MA in English. Before arriving at the University of Rochester, Andreatta also coached two seasons at Columbia University.
Active in USA Field Hockey, Andreatta has been a head coach in the Futures/Nexus program and served for more than a decade as USA Field Hockey’s Regional Manager for the Futures/Nexus program in New York. Andreatta continues to coach within the USA Field Hockey Nexus program and has coached teams at the National Championships and the Junior Olympics. Andreatta has also served as a selector for USA Field Hockey events, both at the regional and national level, and holds a Level II coaching accreditation through USA Field Hockey. Andreatta has directed the University of Rochester field hockey camp for the past fourteen years and has coached at camps and clinics throughout the country.
She and her husband, David, reside in Fairport, New York, with their two sons.
Lauren (Brooks) Scorza volunteered with the Rochester Field Hockey team in 2018, and made the transition to full-time Assistant Coach during the 2019 season.
During her time on the River Campus, she has helped lead the Yellowjackets to two NCAA appearances and a Liberty League title in 2019.
One of the top scorers in Syracuse University field hockey history, Scorza tallied 40 goals and 10 assists in her four-year career with the Orange. That goal total ranks Brooks sixth in school history and she is ranked 11th in school history in career points.
While at Syracuse, Brooks participated in four NCAA Division I Tournaments and helped the Orange earn two Big East titles (one tournament, one regular season). She also was on SU’s 2014 squad which reached the Division I National Championship game.
Brooks was a four-time NFHCA Academic Squad member. She also was selected to the NFHCA Senior All-Star Game in 2014 and earned NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team accolades in 2012. In 2011, she was Big East Tournament MVP and was named to the Big East All-Tournament Team.
Lauren graduated from Syracuse in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Dietetics with a minor in Exercise Science.