Inducted as a truly great player, Davis was a four-year member of the St. Paul's School for Girls (Md.) field hockey, basketball, and lacrosse teams. She graduated from Ursinus College and was named captain her senior year (1982). She was an All-American in both field hockey and lacrosse at Ursinus, and went on to play for the U.S. women’s national team (1979-1989); the U.S. touring team (1981, 1984); and the U.S. world cup team (1986). She was also captain of the U.S. team for the Canadian National Tournament in 1985.
As a club player, Davis played for South 1, Philadelphia Colleges 1 and Lax World. She was inducted into the Greater Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame in 1999 and the St. Paul's School for Girls Hall of Fame in 2001.