Lauren Hume, Carthage's first head coach for women's lacrosse, began her first varsity season in 2010 and was named Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference Coach of the Year in 2011. She also teaches Concepts of Physical Fitness in the Exercise and Sport Science Department.
A native of Bainbridge Island, Wash., Coach Hume was a four-year lacrosse player at the University of Redlands from 2002 to 2005, where she also played soccer. She was an assistant coach at the University of Redlands from 2006 to 2008. Coach Hume received her bachelor's degree in sociology and anthropology from Redlands in 2005 and her master's degree in educational administration, also from Redlands, in 2008.