Donna Lapriore-Potenti '77
Title: Class of 1993

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

You played field hockey, basketball and softball and earned 12 varsity letters. Your leadership qualities resulted in you being a captain of all three teams. You played a key role in the field hockey team winning three straight state championships and were the leading scorer with 33 goals. You were named an All Star in field hockey and basketball in your junior and senior years and you were selected to try out for the United States Field Hockey team in your sophomore year.

You were a guard and forward for the basketball team scoring 663 career points and also hit an impressive .388 over your four year softball career while playing mostly in the outfield.

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 in your junior and senior years.

You were the head field hockey coach at Holy Cross College for five years and served as an assistant basketball coach at Worcester State for two years. After graduation you played semi-pro basketball and also played on a mixed softball team which came in second and fourth in a national tournament. You continue to play softball today.

You are currently a teacher at the Webster Square Day Care Center.

Donna Lapriore-Potenti, it is with great pride that we induct you into the Worcester State College Athletic Hall of Fame.