Sarah Pacini enters her first season as the assistant coach of the Duquesne lacrosse team. Pacini returns to her alma mater in a coaching role after a three-year career as the Dukes' goalie from 2003 to 2005. The three-year starter established herself as one of the top keepers in Duquesne history and ended her collegiate career atop the DU records books in career saves (472) and minutes (2,944) an is tied for first in saves pct. (.531). Pacini stands second in goals against average (8.47) and W-L record (34-15, .694).
As a senior, Pacini was named an All-Atlantic 10 selection after leading the Dukes to a share of the 2005 A-10 regular season championship. She played every minute in goal last season for Duquesne and posted a 7.66 GAA putting her eighth in the country among Division I leaders in 2005. Her .530 saves percentage ranked 13th in the country as well. She holds the Dukes' single-season record with her 7.66 goals against average and is third in saves percentage and saves. A three-year starter, she was a key factor to the Dukes capturing a share of the 2004 and 2005 Atlantic 10 regular season title and posting a 36-15 record over her career.
She is currently completing her degree in physical therapy at Duquesne. Academically, Pacini was a named the 2005 Atlantic 10 Women's Lacrosse Academic Student-Athlete of the Year, an Academic All-Conference pick and has been a member of the Dean's List, the Duquesne Physical Therapy Association, the Duquesne Director of Athletics and A-10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls, the IWLCA Honor Roll and Golden Key International Honor Society.