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Marple Newtown Hall to induct lacrosse standouts Zaccaria Coyne (Class of 1980), Brennan (’94) Thursday

Wednesday, 15th October 2014

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 10/15/14

The Marple Newtown High School Administration and Marple Newtown High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will induct lacrosse standouts Donna Zaccaria Coyne (Class of 1980) and Pam Brennan (1994) in its 2014 Golf Outing, Banquet and Induction Ceremony at Anthony’s at Paxon Hollow Golf Club in Broomall on Thursday.

The Hall of Fame Event is a celebration of the accomplishments of dedicated individuals, successful teams, and committed coaches. Please join us in bridging the gap and uniting the past athletic accomplishments with the great potential of the future of Marple Newtown High School Athletics.

The Marple Newtown Hall of Fame Committee is proud to announce the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees and Honorees:

Donna Zaccaria Coyne – MN Class of 1980
Joe Blythe – MN Class of 1983
Joe Sweeley – MN Class of 1987
Gary Morrison – MN Class of 1988
Pam Brennan – MN Class of 1994
1995 Boys Basketball Team
1995 District 1 (state) champion Girls Lacrosse Team

Kathy Massimo’s 1997 Cheerleading Staff
Bob Kenig’s 1977 Football Staff

Schedule of Events for Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Golf Shotgun Start
Social 6:30 Cocktail Hour
Welcome 7:30 Principal/Athletic Director
Dinner Banquet – Buffet
Induction 8:30 Hall of Fame Ceremony

Lacrosse inductee bios
DONNA ZACCARIA COYNE, 1980, Field Hockey, Basketball, Lacrosse

Presented by: Jo Ann Yusko

Marple Newtown High School
3 Year – 3 Sport Athlete Award, National Honor Society Student,
Herbert E Rathey Award – Outstanding Senior Female Scholar Athlete – 1980

• 3 Year Varsity Starter and Letter winner
• 2 x All- Central Selection
• Senior Year— Team Captain
• Senior Year Offense – MVP
• Senior Year 1st Team All- Delco
• Junior Year- Team Won Central League Championship
• Senior Year Team-Undefeated Central League Champions
Field Hockey :
• 3 Year Varsity Starter and Letter Winner
• 2x All – Central Selection
• Senior year Team Captain
• Senior year 1st Team All- Delco
• Senior Year Team Won Central League Championship
• 2 Year Varsity player and Letter winner
• Team Leader assists and steals
• Senior Year Team Won Central League Championship
• Inducted into the F & M Sports Hall of Fame in 1991 for accomplishments in Lacrosse and Field Hockey.
• 1st Team All – American- Lacrosse
• 2 x First Team All – American in Field Hockey
• 4 year starter and Letter Winner -Lacrosse
• 4 Year Starter and Letter winner- Field Hockey
• 4 x First Team All-MAC Conference Selection-Field Hockey
• 4 x First Team All- MAC Conference Selection- Lacrosse
• 2 x Leading scorer in MAC Conference-Field Hockey
• 4 x All – National Tournament Team Selection- Field Hockey
• 3 x All- National Tournament Team Selection- Lacrosse
• 2 x Team MVP-Field Hockey
• 2 x Team MVP- Lacrosse
• Captain- senior year-Field Hockey
• Captain- senior year- Lacrosse
• Team won MAC Conference Championship 4 x during her career in Field Hockey
• Won Mac Conference Championship 3 x in Lacrosse
• Field Hockey team finished ranked in the top 5 in the Nation all 4 seasons during her career.
• Finished her career as the All Time Leading Scorer in Field Hockey
• 3 Year Deans List Student
• Recipient of the Senior Female Athlete Award in 1984.
Currently in house Trust Counsel for J. P. Morgan Private bank for the past 8 years.
COACH: Assistant Lacrosse Coach- Widener University
12 Yrs. Head Coach Brandywine Majors Girls Lacrosse Club- 2014 Team
Career Brandywine Club team record 254 Wins and 18 Losses.
15 of her 17 Club team players earned National Honor Society as students.
15 of her players earned collegiate athletic/academic scholarships
10 of her players won 3 Pa State Championships as members of Garnet Valley High School lacrosse team, most recently this past Spring and finished ranked 10th in the country.
6 of her players were named All- Delco
5 of her players earned 1st Team Academic- American,including her daughter, Erica.
2 earned US Lacrosse 1st Team All- American
1 named Delaware County Female Athlete of the Year in the spring of 2014.

Pam Brennan Henry , 1994, Field Hockey, Soccer, Basketball
Presented by Stacie Ziegenfuss Hancock

12 Varsity Letters:
Field Hockey – Varsity Fall ‘90, Fall ‘91
Soccer- Varsity Fall ‘92, Fall ‘93; Captain ‘92 and ‘93; All-Central ‘92; I was injured in ‘93
Basketball- Varsity ‘90-’91, ’91-’92, ’92 –’93, ’93 –‘94; Captain ‘92-‘93 and ‘93-‘94; All-Central ’93 and All-Central ’94; Team MVP ’92-’93, ’93-‘94
-Finished my basketball career with 1,017 points
Lacrosse- Varsity Spring ’91, ’92, ’93, ’94; Captain ’94; All-Central, All-Delco, All-American ’94;
Member of the 1991 Central League Co-Champions Team and the 1994 Central League Co-Champions Team

Served as an assistant soccer coach with Marple Newtown Soccer Association Fall ’92 and Fall ‘93

Other MN activities:
President of the Student Council ’93-’94; Student Council Officer ’91 -’92 and ’92 -’93
Student Representative to the Marple Newtown School Board ’92- ’93; ’93-’94
Member of the National Honor Society
Selected to represent MN at the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference (1992)
Student Representative to the Marple Newtown School District Long Range Planning Council

Graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a B.A. in Philosophy.



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