2002 Hall of Fame Inductee
SHARON A. WILKIE
Field Hockey (1979-82)
Women's Outdoor Track & Field (1980)
Sharon Wilkie is the most prolific scorer in University of Delaware field hockey history, using her consistent knack for scoring goals to lead the Blue Hens to national prominence under head coach Mary Ann Hitchens in 1979-82. Wilkie still holds school records for goals in a game (4), career goals (59), and career points (123) and never scored less than 13 goals in a season, including a then school record 17 her freshman year. A United States National Team member and a native of Endwell, N.Y.. (Maine-Endwell High School), she twice earned College Field Hockey Coaches Association and Mitchell & Ness All-American honors and was the 1982 East Coast Conference Player of the Year. She led the Hens to a four-year record of 49-19-8, the 1982 ECC title, and two national tournament third place finishes. She also was a distance runner for the 1980 UD outdoor track and field team under Mary Shull. A 1984 University of Delaware graduate with honors in physical education and health, she was selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-American second team in 1983. She earned her master's degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1986 where she was an assistant field hockey coach for one season.
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