Janet Smith

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Coach Smith developed women’s lacrosse at the University of Delaware into a nationally recognized program and maintained it at a high level in her term with the Blue Hens 1979-1989. Her teams
(over-all record 118-51-1) won three straight national championships in Division II of the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women in 1981 and 1982 and in NCAA Division I in 1983, the lone
Division I National title in Uniuversity of Delaware athletics history. In 1984 and 1989, she was East Coast Conference Coach of the Year. Janet has been inducted into the National Lacrosse
Foundation Hall of Fame, the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame and College Halls of Fame at Ursinus and Delaware. Before coming to the University of Delaware, she coached at Tatnall and Sanford



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