|Francesca DenHartog (Harvard ’83) was inducted as a truly great player. Serving as team captain, DenHartog was a four-year member of Weston High School’s (MA) lacrosse team.|
At Harvard, she was voted co-captain in 1983 and received All-American (1982, 1983) and All-Ivy team (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983) honors. In 1981 and 1983, DenHartog was voted the Ivy League Player of the Year and voted to the Ivy League Silver Anniversary Women’s Lacrosse Team (1999).
She played for the U.S. Women’s National Team, First Team (1982, 1988, 1989); Reserve Team (1983, 1984, 1985, 1987); U.S. World Cup Team (1982, 1986, 1989); and the U.S. Touring Team (1984, 1987). As a club player, DenHartog was a 14-year participant (New England I, Philadelphia I, Hampshire Club) and received the Beth Allen Award in 1998.
Also in 1998, DenHartog was inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame and in 2000, into the US Lacrosse New England Chapter Lacrosse Hall of Fame.