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Caroline Haussermann

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1994


Virginia WLA

Haussermann played lacrosse for the Boston and Virginia Women's Lacrosse Associations. Her contributions to the administration of the game have been unsurpassed. She was a very active president of the Virginia Women's Lacrosse Association, which helped it grow. She was president of the United States Women's Association from 1968-74. In 1986, she built up the USWLA home office, served as the organization's first executive director until 1990, and was instrumental in initiating USWLA fund-raising programs.

Haussermann was an assistant coach at William and Mary from 1964-71, and head coach at the University of Pennsylvania from 1972-73. She also served as a national umpire for 20 years.

Caroline Haussermann passed away on August 20, 2018.