PUEBLO, Colo. (July 13, 2018) – Colorado State University-Pueblo Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Monica Potter has announced the hiring of Jannel Daufenbach as the Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach starting immediately.
Daufenbach graduated from Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg Maryland, where she played four years of lacrosse at the Division I level and earned her degree in Secondary Education.
During her senior season, she broke the school record for career total draw controls. She graduated from the Mount having recorded 191career draw controls
In her junior season, Daufenbach started all 15 games for the Mount and finished the season with 16 goals and 68 draw controls. She led the team in draw controls, posting the second-highest single-season total in program history in 2017.
During her sophomore season, Daufenbach earned Second Team All- Northeast Conference for her
defensive presence. She started all 17 games in her sophomore season and registered 50 draw controls and 11 ground balls on the year. Daufenbach ranked third in the conference with 2.94 draw controls per game.
Daufenbach made an immediate impact as freshman, appearing in 17 games. She finished tied for second on the team with 29 draw controls, which are the second-most by a freshman in Mount history.
Joining the Pack coaching staff, brings Daufenbach back to Colorado. She graduated from Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs. She scored more than 150 career goals in high school. Daufenbach earned First Team All-Cedar Run Division in 2011 and All-League and All-Region in 2012. As a junior, Daufenbach was named Pikes Peak League Midfielder of the Year and All Pikes Peak-League. She was named 2014 Co-Player of the Year in Cedar Run District.
In her free time, Daufenbach enjoys hiking, working out, and playing with her three-legged dog. Daufenbach will start her Pack career when the ThunderWolves take the field in 2019.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.