St. Catherine’s Athletic Hall of Fame Class Announced

St. Catherine’s School is proud to introduce the sixth class for the St. Catherine’s Athletic Hall of Fame. These women represent the high ideals of St. Catherine’s as student-athletes, alumnae, coaches and School leaders while achieving at high levels in their sports and beyond.

St. Catherine's Hall of Fame Inductees 2022:
Kate Bassett '11
Jayne Honey Chapman '83
Annabel Morgan Edge '64
Lisa Pratt '76 (posthumous award)
Mary Willson Pinder Schill '69
Linda Southworth Coach/Teacher
Harriet Walton Coach/Teacher (posthumous award)
2010-2011 Varsity Swim & Dive Team

St. Catherine’s will celebrate excellence in athletics during Hall of Fame weekend, Jan. 28-29, 2022. The 2022 Hall of Fame inductees will be celebrated at a basketball game on Friday night and officially inducted during Saturday’s luncheon.
 
Established in 2012, the Hall of Fame honors and celebrates the outstanding achievements of athletes, coaches and others who have made significant contributions to the Saints athletic program and to women’s athletics.

The of Fame Inductees

Kate Bassett '11
One of the most accomplished Saints swimmers, Kate Bassett was a three-time All-American, four-time All-State selection, five-time All-LIS selection and four-time Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro selection. The Saints were 79-0 during her five years on varsity. She continued her swimming career at UCLA. Kate is also a member of the 2010-2011 swim & dive team being inducted this year. 

Jayne Honey Chapman '83
At St. Catherine's, Jayne Honey Chapman was a four-sport athlete, competing in lacrosse, field hockey, indoor track and outdoor track. She set records on both track teams. She remains involved in lacrosse as a high school and club coach in Tampa, Fla. She is one of five US Lacrosse Level 3 coaches in Florida and was integral in Florida recognizing lacrosse as a varsity sport. 

Annabel Morgan Edge '64
Annabel Morgan Edge was a three-sport athlete at St. Catherine's, competing in field hockey, basketball and softball. She was selected as June Queen for her class. Her real impact for Saints athletics was in her role on the School’s Board of Governors. As Board Chair, she was key in the fundraising efforts and completion of the Kenny Athletic Center, which directly correlated to the current success of the School’s athletic program.

Lisa Pratt '76 (posthumous award)
As an Upper Schooler, Lisa Pratt played five different sports — basketball, field hockey, tennis, track and lacrosse. She continued her multi-sport efforts at Princeton, competing in lacrosse, field hockey, squash, basketball and track & field. She earned All-Ivy League honors in field hockey. Pratt continued her field hockey career well beyond college. She was named to the “Over 50” World Cup field hockey team in 2017 and earned a spot on the Senior Women’s United States Field Hockey team.

Mary Willson Pinder Schill '69
A three-sport athlete at St. Catherine's, Mary Willson Pinder Schill was ranked in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic in tennis. She played field hockey, tennis, basketball and lacrosse at Hollins, winning the Senior Award and was inducted into the Hollins Hall of Fame. She coached tennis at Emory University, was an assistant lacrosse coach at UVA and taught Physical Education and coached at St. Anne's-Belfield in Charlottesville. 

Linda Southworth 
In her 30 years with the Saints, Linda Southworth was the Director of Athletics, Chair of the Physical Education Department, taught Middle School P.E. and coached field hockey and lacrosse. She is a member of the Virginia Lacrosse Hall of Fame-Charlottesville Chapter and the Richmond Lacrosse Hall of Fame. She played on the first lacrosse team at Longwood College and was the first women's lacrosse coach at the University of Virginia, which she coached for eight seasons before coming to St. Catherine's in 1983. 

Harriet Walton (posthumous award)
A pioneer in the advancement of women's field hockey, Harriet Walton taught biology, was the Science Department Chair and coached field hockey at St. Catherine's. She lettered in field hockey, basketball and track at the University of Richmond (1931-1935) and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 1981. She played internationally on the All-American field hockey team and was a friend of Constance Applebee, who brought field hockey to the United States. 

2010-2011 Varsity Swim & Dive Team
The Saints dominated the pool with a 17-0 record winning both the LIS and State titles. Seven swimmers were named All-state and All-LIS. Twenty-two swimmers and four divers qualified for states, the largest Saints contingent to qualify for the championship meet. Coach Terry Sue Gault was named the Coach of the Year and Kate Bassett was named All-American. Two records set that season still stand today. 
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