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Sue D. Heether

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2013


Loyola University Maryland

Inducted as a truly great player, Heether was a four-year starter at Loyola University Maryland and a first-team All-American in 1990. She was also selected as the IWLCA’s national goalie of the year that season. Heether was a three-time member of the U.S. Women’s World Cup Team (1993, 1997, 2001), helping Team USA capture the world championship in each of those years. She also served as an alternate to the team in 1989 and 2005. 

Heether ranks second all-time in saves (53) by a U.S. player in World Cup competition. Following her playing career, she added a fourth World Cup title as head coach of the U.S. team in 2009. Heether was recipient of US Lacrosse’s Beth Allen Award in 2005 as the most outstanding U.S. team player at the National Tournament. In recent years, she has twice travelled to South Africa to serve as a coach with the South African Lacrosse Project.