Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/8/13
Cabrini College freshman attack Katie Lasater was Thursday’s winner in the Dick’s Sporting Goods $50 Coupon Trivia Question.
Lasater (@klaxx28) was the first to correctly answer the following question: What five Philly women that graduated from high schools in the area are currently coaching college lacrosse and are members of the US Lacrosse National Hall of Fame.
The answers were Navy’s Cindy Timchal (Haverford High, West Chester), Princeton’s Chris Sailer (Haverford High), Temple’s Bonnie Rosen (Harriton), Swarthmore’s Karen Emas Borbee (Penncrest. Delaware) and Florida’s Amanda O’Leary (Spring-Ford, Temple).
The second-place finisher was Cumberland Valley junior goalie Liz Pierson (@lacrossse13).
Rosen was a standout at Virginia and helped lead the Cavs to their first NCAA Division I National Championship. Rosen was inducted into the Hall in 2010. She also coached at UConn where she started the program.
Sailer ranks second among active Division I coaches in victories, with 322, and also is the fifth winningest coach in NCAA history. She won three National titles at Princeton and was selected to the Hall of Fame in 2008.
The all-time win leader with 412 victories, Timchal won eight National titles at Maryland before starting the program at Navy, now a Patriot League power. She was inducted in 2012.
O’Leary, then Mandy Moore, led the Owls to a 19-0 record and the national championship in 1988. O’Leary – inducted in 2005 – was head coach at Yale before starting the program at Florida, now a national power. She was named US Lacrosse POY and was the youngest player and starter on the 1989 U.S. World Cup team that won the IFWLA gold medal in Perth
Borbee, who also coached for Brandywine Majors, was a member of three national championship teams in Newark. She is a 2001 Hall of Fame Inductee and was the NCAA all-time leading scorer for many years
In 1984, Borbee graduated with honors from the University of Delaware, where she had
Honorable mention to Duke’s Kerstin Kimel (Haverford High), who was inducted last weekend into the Eastern PA Chapter Hall of Fame. Also, College of New Jersey coach Karen Pfluger is a 2007 inductee of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Pfluger attended Mountain Lakes High in Northern Jersey.