PHILADELPHIA- Temple girls’s lacrosse coach Bonnie Rosen will likely be inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame as half of the 2021 class. She is joined by 14 different distinguished Philadelphia sports activities figures who will likely be honored at the Rivers Casino at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 4, 2021.
No stranger to recognition for her superb profession, Rosen has beforehand been inducted into the Harriton High School Hall of Fame (2000), the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame (2002), Eastern Pennsylvania Lacrosse Hall of Fame (2009), the Connecticut Sports Hall of Fame (2010), the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame (2010), and the Jewish Sports Heritage Association (2021).
“It is such a special honor for me to be inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame,” Rosen stated. “My opportunities and experiences as a female athlete and as a coach have been the direct result of so many amazing Philadelphia athletes and coaches who have paved the way, inspired me, coached me and who have opened up the doors of possibility. I look forward to an evening that celebrates those people, the magic of sport and the wonderful city of Philadelphia!”
Rosen was a two-time highschool All-America honoree at Harriton High (’88) in Rosemont, PA earlier than serving to lead the University of Virginia to the 1991 National Championship. She would then spend 13 years enjoying lacrosse at the highest stage with the United States Elite Team. Rosen gained two World Championships with the US National Team. She started her head teaching profession in 1997 as the inaugural head coach of the UConn girls’s lacrosse program. While with the Huskies she was named BIG EAST Coach of the yr in 2000.
Rosen took the reins at Temple in 2007 and in her 15 seasons on North Broad she has led the Owls to a 130-122 document. In 2016, Rosen was awarded Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year and BIG EAST Coach of the Year. She has led the Owls to the NCAA event twice, together with teaching Temple to its first NCAA event win since the 1998 season in 2021. Rosen has coached 55 All-Conference, 14 All-Region, and two All-America choices throughout her time with the Owls.
About the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame
The Philadelphia Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit affiliation devoted to honoring these people, groups, occasions, organizations, and venues outstanding in the historical past of athletics in Philadelphia and the surrounding space. The Hall acknowledges the timeless intertwining of sport into the material of on a regular basis life. With this as a credo The Philadelphia Hall of Fame is devoted to honoring these individuals, locations, organizations, and occasions which have made excellent contributions by means of inspiring achievement in each skilled and newbie sports activities whereas eternally enriching the recollections followers.
2021 Hall of Fame Class
Bill Bradley (Football)
Zachary “Zack” Clayton (Basketball/Boxing referee)
Olga Dorfner (Swmming)
Larry Foust (Basketball)
Dallas Green (Baseball)
Richard Hamilton (Basketball)
Seth Joyner (Football)
Jim Katcavage (Football)
Charles “Kid” Keinath (Baseball/Football)
Yolanda Laney (Basketball)
Mark Recchi (Hockey)
Bonnie Rosen (Lacrosse)
Gary Smith (Legacy of Excellence)
Lew Tendler (Boxing)
Mike Teti (Rowing)
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