05/21/2012 – Oklahoma Baptist has hired Aquinas College assistant coach Katy Mohr as its first women's lacrosse head coach.
Mohr coached three years at Aquinas and helped the Saints to a 56-9 record in her time there. She also was involved in the program's recruiting, fundraising, community service, NAIA compliance and summer camps.
"We are really excited to have Coach Mohr join our department and start our lacrosse program," said OBU Athletic Director Robert Davenport. "Her experience and enthusiasm will go a long way to help us build our lacrosse program into a program of which we will be proud."
Mohr is a 2009 graduate from Western Michigan University and earned a bachelor of science degree in recreation. She was a standout lacrosse player during her prep years at Tecumseh High School (Mich.) and received the honor of All-State First Team two years in a row.
"I'm very excited to help start the program and start the program at Oklahoma Baptist," Mohr said. "It will be a good opportunity to build college lacrosse in Oklahoma and for OBU to be at the forefront of that."
During her college years Mohr was the president and captain of West Michigan's club lacrosse team. She also coached in Portage for three years with her last year being the head coach and leading her team to the championship game for the club tournament in 2008 season.
She also served as an assistant coach at East Grand Rapids High School.
Mohr also is involved with Fields of Growth International - a non-profit organization that places athletes in human and community development in Uganda - as director of communications. She also started the first women's teams in Uganda and coached the first national championship team in 2011.
Oklahoma Baptist plays it first lacrosse season in the Spring of 2013.