RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Natalie Bermudez of Weehawken has resigned as the head women's lacrosse coach at Felician University, Felician director of athletics Ben DiNallo Jr. announced today.
Bermudez had been involved with the Felician program for all four years of its existence. She worked as the Golden Falcons' lead assistant for their inaugural season of 2016 under Angelica Gero. She replaced Gero as the head coach that summer and served for three years.
Bermudez's 2017 squad was voted the winner of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Team Sportsmanship Award, and her 2018 Golden Falcons were an Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Academic Team. She coached four CACC All-Academic players.
Felician is a member of NCAA Division II. Women's lacrosse was the Golden Falcons' 13th varsity intercollegiate offering when the team first took the field in 2016; Felician has since added a men's lacrosse program and fields 14 sports.
Felician University engages more than 2,400 undergraduate, graduate, and adult students through programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, Nursing, and Education. Universal Franciscan values of respect, social justice, and compassion form an inclusive foundation for transforming the lives of tomorrow's leaders. Felician University was ranked 3rd-best return on investment for private colleges in New Jersey in 2018 by the PayScale.com College ROI Report and is ranked the No. 1 safest college campus in the state by niche.com. Felician also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level. To learn more about Felician University please visit www.felician.edu.