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Point Blank Lacrosse at Winthrop University

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Coaching Staff

Julika Blankenship – Head Women's Lacrosse Coach

Julika Blankenship is currently in her 2nd season at Winthrop.

Blankenship came to the Eagles after spending 3 seasons at Queens University of Charlotte, a Division II institute that competes in the Big South. After taking over a 10-10 program in 2013, in her first season the Royals ended 14-4 and found themselves nationally ranked in the top 10 for the first time in program history. During her 3 seasons with the Royals, she compiled an overall record of 44-12 while producing numerous all conference and all region selections in those 3 seasons. Blankenship was also a two time Coach of the Year selection at Queens (2014, 2016) as well as 3-time regular season Conference Champions and three time overall Conference Champions. She also led the program to the first NCAA appearance in program history in 2016 which also included the first ever win in an NCAA tournament. That same season, the Royals also tabbed the most wins in a season in program history. Prior to her time at Queens, Blankenship spent 5 years as the head coach at Washington College in Chestertown, Md. In the 2013 season, The Shorewoman reached the Centennial Conference Tournament that year picking up their first ever tournament victory, and Blankenship earned Coach of the Year honors.

Washington's 2013 season marked the third consecutive season that the Shorewoman would make an appearance in the conference tournament after posting an impressive 13-5 season record where they were ranked as high as 18th in the nation. Prior to taking them to the conference tournament in 2011, the shorewomen had not been to tournament play since 2004. Blankenship compiled a record of49-32 in her 5 years producing numerous all conference and all region selections. In 2005-2008, she was the first assistant at Washington College while completing her master’s degree in Psychology. Blankenship spent one year at UC Davis as the first assistant in 2005 immediately following her graduation from Gettysburg College. Prior to entering the coaching profession Blankenship was a standout student-athlete at Gettysburg College, where she finished her career as the all-time leader in both points (309) and assists (160), 2 records that she still holds. As a senior captain, she led the Bullets to their third consecutive Centennial Conference Championship and a berth in the NCAA Division III Quarterfinals in 2004. She was named a first team All-American by the IWLCA/US Lacrosse, Inside Lacrosse, and Womenslacrosse.com and was selected as the Centennial Conference and ECAC Southern Player of the Year. Blankenship, who was also a second team Inside Lacrosse All-American as a junior, put up back-to-back 100-point seasons in her final two years with the Bullets, breaking the single-season school record for assists in each of those seasons.

Coach Blankenship has been running camps and clinics throughout Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and now South Carolina since her start in 2008. Point Blank Lacrosse continues the tradition of providing a valuable camp experience for girl’s lacrosse players looking to expand their skill set.

Taylor Marshall - Assistant Lacrosse Coach

Taylor Marshall was hired as an assistant lacrosse coach in August of 2018.

Marshall joined the Winthrop program after spending two seasons as an assistant at Florida Tech, a Division II school in Melbourne, Florida.

While with the Panthers, Marshall was tasked with coaching the defense and goalies while also focusing on recruiting and practice preparation. In 2017, she helped improve the Panthers from 10-7 to 14-4 and continued that success with a 17-3 record in 2018.

In addition to two NCAA appearances, Marshall's defense led NCAA Division II in caused turnovers in 2018, forcing 15.9 per game.

Prior to coaching, Marshall played four seasons at Detroit Mercy. She saw time in 53 games as a defender, forcing 24 turnovers, picking up 39 ground balls and corralling 15 draw controls. The Titans reached the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship three straight seasons and Marshall earned an All-Tournament selection her senior year while also earning All-Conference honors as a sophomore.

Madeline Bromley

Madeline Bromley joined the Eagles in August of 2019 as a graduate assistant and offensive coordinator.

Bromley graduated from Coastal Carolina after very impressive 4 year career. She was a four year starter, ranked 2nd in Coastal Carolina All Academic Team 2018 and 2019.... Ranked 25th in NCAA in free-position goals pregame with .89 her senior season... First Chanticleer to earn ASUN Scholar-Athlete of the Year honor (2019)…Student-‐Athlete Advisory Committee member 2016-2019.

All camps/clinics are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).