Vonnie Gros

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2010


Vonnie Gros
Feild Hockey • West Chester

Vonnie Gros was an All-American in both field hockey and lacrosse at Ursinus, and was with the United States Field Hockey team for 13 years. She became the head coach of the Golden Rams' field hockey team in 1964. Over her 12-year career as head coach, the Rams posted a sparkling record of 100-7-16. From 1972 to 1976, her teams lost a grand total of one game, and she led the Rams to two AIAW national titles during her time there. West Chester University's all-weather field hockey field is now named in her honor. Gros was the head coach of the United States Olympic Field Hockey team leading the Americans to a bronze medal at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.Gros is a member of the United States Field Hockey Hall of Fame, as well as the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
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