HAVERFORD, Pa. – The Centennial Conference is celebrating 25 years as one of the elite small college athletic conferences in the country with the announcement of its Silver Anniversary teams. With criteria selected by conference officials, the Silver Anniversary teams are designed to highlight the best of the best over the conference's first quarter-century.
For inclusion on a Silver Anniversary team, a student must have a degree from their institution and meet one of the following qualifications:
- Three-time or four-time first-team All-Centennial performer
- Two-time Centennial Conference Player of the Year
- First-team All-America AND two-time first-team All-Centennial performer
- Two-time All-America (first, second, or third team)
For individual sports such as swimming and track & field, the accomplishments must have occurred in the same event.
On Thursday, the Centennial Conference released the listof 52 women's lacrosse players who were named to the Silver Anniversary team. The Haverford College women's lacrosse team has qualified to six Centennial Conference Tournaments since its inception, with each of those appearances coming since the 2010 season. For the Fords, both Lindsay Carey '00 and Diana Perry '15 earned inclusion on the Silver Anniversary team.
The Conference was founded in 1981 as the Centennial Football Conference and began competition as an all-sports conference in the fall of 1993. The Conference crowns champions in 24 sports.
Haverford College Women's Lacrosse Silver Anniversary Honorees (by graduation year)
Lindsay Carey '00
- 2000 second-team U.S. Lacrosse All-American
- 2000 third-team IWLCA/Brine All-American
- 2000 Centennial Conference Player of the Year
- Three-time first-team All-Centennial Conference (1998, 1999, 2000)
Diana Perry '15
- Three-time first-team All-Centennial Conference (2013, 2014, 2015)