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Ruth Stevenson

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2004


Temple University

Ruth "Stevie" Stevenson was an early pioneer that helped developed women's lacrosse, particularly in the Philadelphia area.

A Temple graduate, she was named to the United States Women's Lacrosse Association First Team in 1940 and made the Reserve Team several other years.

From 1942 to 1971 she taught and coached at Lower Merion High School and she also officiated for over 25 years. She was president of the USWLA from 1950-51 and also served as treasurer.

She was inducted into the US Lacrosse Philadelphia Chapter Hall of Fame.

Ruth Stevenson passed away in 2002.