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Dallas, PA – Newly formed UWS2 team Back Mountain Torrent has named Lilly Cross as its first associate head coach. 

Cross currently serves as head coach of the Keystone College women's soccer team. She had also served as Keystone College women's soccer team assistant coach in 2019 and a head coach and trainer for Abington Youth Soccer Club from 2020-2021.

A 2019 graduate of Messiah University, Cross was part of the Falcons program that won the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Commonwealth title in 2015, 2016, and 2018 and helped lead the Falcons to NCAA Division III Sweet 16, Elite Eight, and Final Four appearances, including national runners-up in 2016. 

Cross played in 93 career matches at Messiah, tallying four goals, 13 assists, and 21 points. In addition to playing at Messiah, Cross was a five-year starter for Hershey F.C. in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL), including being named a WPSL All-Star in 2016.  

Cross graduated from Cumberland Valley High School in 2015 where she was a four-year starter with the Eagles, going 93-7-3, winning a state title her freshman season and four-straight Mid-Penn Conference championships. 

The Back Mountain Torrent season begins in May. Tryouts are currently scheduled for Sunday, February 5th at 4:00pm. Future tryout dates to be announced. Those looking to join the team should register here. Inquiries can be made to

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