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1979 Field Hockey Season > Nancy Barrett Kreider

Nancy Barrett Kreider is in the Lehigh Hall of Fame

Bio: A three sport varsity athlete, Nancy Barrett Kreider achieved success on the playing field as well as in the classroom. Kreider played field hockey, basketball and lacrosse for the Engineers. She was a member of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honors fraternity and graduated summa cum laude in 1979.

Named the most valuable player in field hockey and lacrosse as a senior, Kreider co-captained both teams as well. She anchored the field hockey team to a 10-0 record and lacrosse to a record of 8-2 during her final campaign. Kreider tallied 64 career lacrosse goals.

The winner of the John Steckbeck Award for Outstanding Freshman Athlete in 1976, Kreider earned both the Mary O. Hurley Award for sportsmanship and cooperation and the Alumni Association's Undergraduate Merit Award during her senior year.

"I am honored to find myself in such fine company... It is a special privilege to be a part of women's athletics at Lehigh at a time when there was so much growth and developement. I believe those years marked a beginning of a program that has become one of which we can all be proud and I am thrilled to be a part of this history," says Kreider

Now a homemaker who coaches youth sports in her hometown of Ambler, Pa., Kreider was previously employed by ICI America as a biomedical researcher. Nancy is married to Steve Kreider. They are the parents of three daughters, Kathryn, Suzanne and Ashleigh and one son, Zachary.

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