Marge Watson was inducted as a truly great contributor. Watson may be best known as the coach who launched the women’s program at Ursinus College, where she amassed a record of 199-19-9 as the coach from 1957-81. Included in that run were seven undefeated seasons, as well as runner-up finishes in both the 1979 USWLA National Tournament and the 1981 AIAW National Championship.
In addition, she was instrumental in the creation of the Philadelphia Colleges Women’s Lacrosse Association (PCWLA) in 1970, and was a pioneer in the women’s lacrosse camp business. In recognition, Watson was the inaugural recipient of the IWLCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. She was previously inducted to four other halls of fame. Marge Watson passed away in December, 2020 at the age of 90.