Regina Dominican senior lacrosse captain Nora Byrne proudly committed to play on Butler University’s lacrosse team as a division one midfielder for its founding 2017 spring season. She served on Regina’s lacrosse team throughout her high school career and embodies what it means to be a Regina Dominican athlete: self-confidence, teamwork, resilience, mental toughness, self-control and respect for others.
As a two-year captain, Byrne led her teammates through many victories and defeats with steadfast support and unwavering determination. The specific experience she obtained while leading the Regina Dominican team has aptly prepared her for this next stage. Since her starting season will be the founding year of Butler’s lacrosse team, Byrne will play a pivotal role in establishing the culture and spirit of the group as it moves forward. Regina lacrosse coach Colleen Speth believes that Byrne will prove to be a valuable asset to Butler’s team through her ability to “teach the game, bring girls into the program and make sure they have a great time while they’re playing lacrosse.”
In addition to playing lacrosse, Byrne plans to pursue a degree through Butler’s business school, which boasts a 95-99 percent job placement rate after graduation.
Photo: Byrne’s high school coach Colleen Speth and parents Mary and William Byrne proudly look on as she signs her letter of intent for Butler University’s lacrosse team.