Basner was inducted as a truly great official. A native of Philadelphia, Basner officiated at the highest levels of the game during a 21-year umpiring career and also served the game in numerous local and national roles. Basner officiated three NCAA national championship games, five national semifinal games, and numerous Pennsylvania high school state finals. She also officiated at four international events, including the 1993 World Cup final in Scotland. She served on the US Lacrosse Rules Committee for over 10 years, and also served as the NCAA’s coordinator of officials for championships from 2006-2014.
Basner has previously received the US Lacrosse Philadelphia/Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter’s 25-year service award and the IWLCA’s President’s Award for Outstanding Service. She was previously inducted into the US Lacrosse Philadelphia/Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter’s Hall of Fame in 2007.