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masare

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In field hockey ...one of the best coaches to coach a Division 1 sport retired. Beth Anders, head coach of field hockey for 30 years at Old Dominion University retired last year. Her assistant of 25 years also retired from coaching. Both of the women had a huge influence on women's college sports. They both played collegiate sports Pre title 9 and carried their love of the game to the next generation at the college level as well as Olympic levels. I played with one (Sue) in college and against the other (Beth) at club and USA tryouts. I was not at their level altogether...they were fantastic athletes and it was always fun and a privilege just being on the same field with them. Time marches on ....but women's sports owes a lot to these women!
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masare - Beth Anders, Pennsylvania girl often called "The Babe Ruth of Field Hockey" retired and then a week later unretired, so she's not finished with Old Dominion or her beloved sport. Her career as player (sweeper) and coach has given rise to the number of times she has been called the best ever in her game.         Frank
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JG I am glad to know Beth is still coaching...where is she? The school doesn't have her listed as a coach? I think Sue Myers ( from Carlisle Pa) is still working field hockey operations and camps at ODU? How do you know Beth? She played at Ursinus when Vonnie Gros was the coach...back in the day Vonnie Gros was the name for Hockey in Philly!
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masare - I know Beth only by name and reputation, and as an Olympian sweeper in 84 (I think it was 84 in California).  She is considered a giant in her sport, sort of like knowing who Joan Joyce is in softball though I know Joan personally (great person in addition to being a phenomenal female athlete in several sports).    Frank
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JG I remember her from 76 at the USA tryouts...you had to get invited to try out and I was there ...that team was getting prepared for the 80 Olympics which never happened. However, they were some great players ...fun to watch the great athleticism!
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masare - How great that you were invited there.  You must have been a premier player.  So you have been hiding your light under a bushel.   I, for one, am impressed.   Frank
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JG thanks...I hadn't thought about those days in years! Thanks for taking the memory lane walk with me!
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masare - My favorite short essay is Teddy Roosevelt's "The Man in the Arena".  That includes the "woman in the arena".  We are so fortunate to be able to walk proudly down memory lane along with all those who have been in the arena and have risked, humbled yet proud.    Frank
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"Do not try to teach pigs to sing. It will frustrate you and infuriate the pigs who will unite in anger against you, and you will never achieve singing your song". Dr. Petersen
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JG I am glad to know Beth is still coaching...where is she? The school doesn't have her listed as a coach? I think Sue Myers ( from Carlisle Pa) is still working field hockey operations and camps at ODU? How do you know Beth? She played at Ursinus when Vonnie Gros was the coach...back in the day Vonnie Gros was the name for Hockey in Philly!

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http://www.timesherald.com/article/20120115/SPORTS02/120119717/beth-anders-announces-unretirement?mobredirect=true

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JoiseyGuy

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Thanks Spazdad.  Should have gone there first. Sounds like Beth Anders got the kind of deal that only legends get, thus the unretirement.  30 years in one place - WOW !!!        Frank (for Masare)
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"Do not try to teach pigs to sing. It will frustrate you and infuriate the pigs who will unite in anger against you, and you will never achieve singing your song". Dr. Petersen
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I love field hockey, and the author of this thread, I love her also
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Ahhhhhhh yes, the sport of Kings. Now, this is a field hockey roster that I can get behind...

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Shoulda posted that one in the Dark Age America thread....it's happening
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