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Marley Ciferri enters her first season at Pfeiffer. Ciferri comes to the Falcons program after a successful playing career at Syracuse and LeMoyne.
“We are thrilled to have Marley join our coaching staff and the Pfeiffer lacrosse family,” said Bentolila. “Marley brings with her a wealth of knowledge from the highest level of collegiate competition and an unwavering passion for the game. Marley’s extensive club coaching experience sets her apart and will help us to continue to bring in talented student athletes.”
Ciferri spent three seasons at Syracuse and helped win two Big East Championships, advance to two Final Fours and secure a National Runner up in 2012. Ciferri spent her fifth year at LeMoyne where she entered graduate school in the MBA program. On the field, Ciferri was named to the Second Team All-Conference and played in the Senior North/South All Star game. Ciferri finished the 2014 season as the team’s leader in points (47) as she recorded 14 goals and 33 assists.
Ciferri was a two-time All-American athlete in high school. She was a five-time All-Section honoree and finished her career with 258 goals, 196 assists and 342 ground balls. She was a team captain for her final three seasons and was a four-time offensive MVP. Ciferri was also a member of the 2007 and 2008 Empire State Games Central Team.
Marley has extensive coaching experience with the Star Riders Lacrosse club team over the past six years. Ciferri was responsible for holding practices throughout the year, organized drills, coordinated tournament schedules and coached multiple teams on tournament weekends.
Ciferri graduated in 2013 from Syracuse with a degree in Sport Management and a minor in Child & Family Services. She will serve as the recruiting and offensive coordinator at Pfeiffer.