What makes Gettysburg Great - Barb Jordan
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The field hockey team’s final victory of the 2012 season over Johns Hopkins left Gettysburg head coach Barb Jordan tied with Carol Cantele ’83 for the title of all-time winningest coach in Bullets field hockey history. A season-opening 6-0 victory over Eastern Mennonite University clinched the record for Jordan this past August.
The record-breaking win marked victory number 122 at Gettysburg for Jordan, who finished the 2013 season with a career record of 131-89. Cantele was 121-70-1 from 1992-2001. Cantele is in her twenty-second season as head coach of women’s lacrosse, with Jordan as assistant coach.
One of just four field hockey coaches at Gettysburg to reach 100 career wins, Jordan guided the Bullets to a berth in the Centennial Conference playoffs nine times and an ECAC Division III championship in 2005.
Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition. Alumni include Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate, and other distinguished scholars. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2014
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