Shaker goaltender Julia Maloney makes a save during an indoor practice last Wednesday. Maloney takes over for Anne Morrison between the pipes for the defending Section II Division I champs.
Photo by Rob Jonas.
continued DePaula’s main concern is putting all of the pieces in place before the start of the Suburban Council season March 28 at Niskayuna.
“As someone who’s played and coached lacrosse at the collegiate level, I’m used to having a lot of prep time,” said DePaula. “It’s just hard to come in as a new (high school) coach and getting to know your players in four weeks or less.”
Maloney said DePaula has done a good job in the two weeks she’s been working with the team.
“I really like her way of coaching,” said Maloney. “She’s really nice, but she’s tough when she needs to be.”
Shaker’s home opener is April 2 when it hosts Ballston Spa.