Susan W. Lubking
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Susan W. Lubking, one of the most influential figures in women's lacrosse, was inducted into the Hall of Fame as an outstanding player, who was also an outstanding coach or official, who has contributed noteworthy service to the game.
In addition to playing hockey, basketball and softball, Lubking played cover point on the lacrosse team at Ursinus College from 1957-60, earning recognition on the all-college and all-Philadelphia teams as a defender.
She played 11 years of club lacrosse and was the head coach at the Agnes Irwin School from 1972-76. In 1978 she took over as the head coach at West Chester University and coached there until 1985. She led the team to the USWILCA national tournament championship in 1979 and Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championships in 1983 and 1984.
Lubking was also a nationally rated umpire (National Emeritus) who officiated at the high school level for 30 years and the collegiate level for 25 years. Lubking served as the USWLA president from 1986-92, on the USWLA Rule Committee (1984-92), chaired the USWLA Coaching Accreditation/Certification Committee (1993-96), and also served on the executive committee and board of directors for the Lacrosse Foundation. She also served as the Tournament Director for the NCAA National Collegiate Division III Women's Lacrosse Championships, the USWLA National Tournament, the AIAW National Tournament, the USWILCA National Collegiate Tournament and the PSAC Women's Lacrosse Tournament.
She has been previously inducted into the West Chester University Hall of Fame and the Philadelphia/Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Hall of Fame.