Jim Nestor

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Jim Nestor enters his 18th season at the helm of the Salisbury University women's lacrosse team in 2019.

In 2018 Nestor guided the Sea Gulls to a No. 1 ranking for a majority of the season and an overall record of 21-2 while posting a conference record of 8-0. Salisbury earned its 18th Capital Athletic Conference Championship downing University of Mary Washington 12-7. With the win the maroon and gold advanced to its 16th straight and 19th NCAA Tournament eventually falling to Gettysburg College in the NCAA Semifinals. For his efforts Nestor was named the CAC Coach of the Year for the 13th time in his career as well as being named the 2018 ECAC Division III Coach of the Year.

In 2017 the Sea Gulls captured their 17th overall and 15th straight Captial Athletic Conference championship, completing the season with a 16-6 overall record and 7-1 CAC record. The team advanced to its 18th NCAA Tournament defeating Regis (Mass.) 19-2 in round one, Hamilton 7-5 in round two, and No. 17 Ithaca 15-8 in round three before falling to eventual national champion Gettysburg in the NCAA Regional Final. Kieran Kelleher and Allison Hynson led the Gulls with All-American honors as each landed on the third team.

In 2016, the Sea Gulls went 18-3, earning their 14th-straight Capital Athletic Conference championship after going a perfect 8-0 in conference play and extending their CAC winning streak to 94 games. Salisbury earned its 17th appearance in the NCAA tournament, making it all the way to the regional finals. The Sea Gulls had three student-athletes named All-Americans by the IWLCA, with Megan Wallenhorst and Gabbi Nieves landing on the first team and Gianna Falcone earning third-team honors.

Salisbury went 14-4 in 2015 to make its 16th appearance in the big dance after winning its 13th-straight Capital Athletic Conference championship. The Gulls went a perfect 8-0 in league play for yet another season to extend their Division III all-time record in regular-season play to 86-straight games without dropping a game, while maintaining 113-game win streak including postseason play. Two student-athletes were named All-Americans by the IWLCA in Megan Wallenhorst (Second Team) and Kara O'Rourke (Third Team).

The Sea Gulls went 23-1 in 2014 to defend its national title, defeating Trinity (Conn.) College, 9-6, for the second-straight year in the championship. Jumping out to an early 5-0 lead in the first half, Salisbury never trailed in the title game and hoisted the trophy for the third time in five years.