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Francesca S. DenHartog

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2010


Harvard University

Inducted as a truly great player, DenHartog served as team captain and was a four-year member of Weston (Mass.) High School lacrosse team. At Harvard, she was co-captain in 1983 and received All-American (1982, 1983) and All-Ivy team (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983) honors. In 1981 and 1983, DenHartog was voted the Ivy League Player of the Year and voted to the Ivy League Silver Anniversary Women’s Lacrosse Team (1999). 

DenHartog played for the U.S. Women’s National Team First Team (1982, 1988, 1989); Reserve Team (1983, 1984, 1985, 1987); U.S. World Cup Team (1982, 1986, 1989); and the U.S. Touring Team (1984, 1987). As a club player, DenHartog was a 14-year participant (New England I, Philadelphia I, Hampshire Club) and received the Beth Allen Award in 1998. Also in 1998, DenHartog was inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame and in 2000, into the US Lacrosse New England Chapter Lacrosse Hall of Fame.