Jill Johnson Redfern was inducted as a truly great player. A four-year standout midfielder at Ursinus College, Redfern earned first team All-America honors in both 1987 and 1988. She helped lead Ursinus to the 1986 NCAA Division III national championship after the Bears finished as national runner-up in 1985. Redfern was selected as the most outstanding player in the 1986 and 1987 NCAA Tournament. She also served as team captain and was team MVP as a senior in 1988.
Following college, Redfern was a six-year member of the U.S. Women’s National Team Program, culminating with the 1993 World Cup championship in Scotland. She was also a member of the U.S. Touring Team to Canada in 1990.
At the time of her induction, Redfern was serving her 25th year as a college coach and in her 10th year as the women’s lacrosse head coach at Lehigh University. She was inducted into the Ursinus College Hall of Fame in 1988.