Richmond Chapter Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

 

(L to R - Margie Vaughan Snead, Walter Spence, Linda Southworth)

Margie Vaughan Snead played at lacrosse at Trinity Episcopal School and The College of William and Mary.  She was twice named to the All American team ( 1988 and 1989 ), and played on the US National team in 1989.  Currently Margie is head lacrosse and field hockey coach at Trinity She has directed summer leagues, Merestead Sports Camps, and the Stars of Tomorrow Camps in addition to serving many years on the chapter’s board of directors.  In April, Margie was inducted into William and Mary’s Tribe Hall of Fame.


Linda Southworth played lacrosse at Longwood College, and was the first women’s lacrosse coach at The University of Virginia.  Upon returning to Richmond she coached varsity lacrosse and later started the middle school lacrosse program at St. Catherine’s School teaching the fundaments of the game, and of field hockey, to many appreciative young ladies, where Linda coaches today with a 28 year record of over 500 wins in lacrosse and field hockey ( and less than 50 losses ).  Among Linda’s other honors include induction into the Virginia Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2005, the flagpole at the Saint’s Goochland fields was dedicated to her in 2005, and she was named the 2009 St. Catherine’s Outstanding Futures Coach of the Year.


Walter Spence played lacrosse at Collegiate School and Washington College in Chestertown, MD.  In 1984, Walter was named a High School Lacrosse All-American, the first athlete from Collegiate to receive that national recognition.  He continues to play in the Richmond Summer Lacrosse League.  Walter has also been an assistant varsity coach for Collegiate School since 2006, and with Geronimo Lacrosse’s boys program for the past 12 years.  In 2010, US Lacrosse bestowed the honor of Piedmont Region Assistant Coach of the Year on Walter.