Lynne Olson '78
Title: Class of 1990

Lynne Olson, your talent, drive and determination have distinguished you as one of the most versatile athletes to ever wear a Worcester State uniform.

You participated in field hockey, volleyball, basketball and softball and earned 13 varsity letters.

A leader indeed, you were captain of the field hockey, basketball and softball teams. You were selected to the United States National Field Hockey team in 1976 and were a Northeast Field Hockey Association All Star in 1976 and 1977.

You scored 696 career points in basketball and averaged 8 assists a game in 1978. You were an outstanding shortstop in softball for four years and were the leading scorer in field hockey with 7 goals in 1976.

You were honored for your undergraduate achievements by selection to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities and were a dean's list student.

You have been active as a college coach in field hockey, basketball and softball since 1978. You coached field hockey at Clark and softball at WPI. Your Clark team won the State Class C field hockey championship in 1981 and 1984. You are currently the head softball coach at Worcester State where your teams have a 79-33 record since 1987 and have made three post-season appearances in four years, the NCAA in 1987 and the ECAC in 1988 and 1990. Your team won the ECAC North Championship in 1990.

You are a member of the Wachusett Regional High School Athletic Hall of Fame. You are the stock coordinator at Norton Company.

Lynne Olson, it is with great pride that we induct .you into the Worcester State College Athletic Hall of Fame.