Jane L. Vache
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Jane enters the Hall of Fame for her contributions as a player, coach and administrator of women's lacrosse. A graduate of Swarthmore (Pa.) High, West Chester University and Temple University, she played for the U.S. Team from 1946-51. She was a player on the 1951 U.S. Touring Team to Great Britain and Ireland. She played for the Philadelphia Lacrosse Association.
Jane was selected to be the first United States Women's Lacrosse Association squad coach. She was the coach and manager of the U.S. Touring Team in 1964. She served as the United States Women's Lacrosse Association president in 1959 and 1960, and vice president in 1957 and 1958. She was a member of the U.S. Rules Committee in 1952, the U.S. Team Selection Committee in 1953, 1955-75, and the Constitution Committee in 1971 and 1972. She was chair of the U.S. Team Selection Committee in 1968 and 1970. She is an honorary member of the USWLA.
Jane was the president of the International Federation of Women's Lacrosse Associations, and is an honorary member of that organization. She taught and coached at Springfield High School in Pennsylvania for 34 years. She also was a lacrosse umpire. Jane passed away in 1986.