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Cathy Reese

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2019


University of Maryland

Reese was inducted as a truly great coach. As one of the nation’s most decorated women’s coaches, Reese is a four-time winner of the IWLCA’s national coach of the year award (2010, 2014, 2015, 2019) and 12-time conference coach of the year. At the time of her induction in 2019, she had led Maryland to five national championships (2010, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019), 11 final fours, and 20 regular season and tournament championships in the ACC and Big Ten.

Including three years at the University of Denver, Reese has a career record of 301-51 in 16 seasons as a head coach. She ranks as the Terps’ all-time winningest coach, with a 270-22 record at Maryland, and has produced eight Tewaaraton Trophy winners, 22 National Players of the Year and 64 All-Americans. She has been previously inducted into the Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame, DC Sports Hall of Fame, Howard County (Md.) Women’s Athletic Hall of Fame, the US Lacrosse Potomac Chapter’s Hall of Fame (2009), and the US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter’s Hall of Fame (2010).