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Amy C. Crafts '82
Hometown: Richmond, IN
Sports: Ice Hockey/Field Hockey
Year Inducted: 1987
Beginning in the mid 1970s Brown was fortunate to attract anumber of talented women athletes who excelled in more than onesport. Such a performer was Amy Crafts, who garnered first teamAll-Ivy honors in both ice hockey and field hockey, and retainsschool records in both sports. Crafts led the ice hockey team inscoring during each of her four years, and ended her career with atotal of nine scoring records. She continues to share records formost goals in a game (5), most assists in a game (5), and mostpoints in a game (7). In 1981 she was named Ivy League Player ofthe Year, and she was awarded Brown's Panda Cup in 1982. She madefirst team All-Ivy in all four years of play. In field hockey,Crafts still shares the record for goals in one game (3), andcareer assists (10). She was twice named the team's Most ValuablePlayer, and in addition she was voted Outstanding Offensive Playerin 1980 and - as a testimony to her versatility - OutstandingDefensive Player in 1981. Crafts stayed active in athletics aftergraduating from Brown. She played on the gold-medal-winning fieldhockey team at the 1982 National Sports Festival in Indianapolis.She earned a master's degree from Smith, and served as women's icehockey coach at Dartmouth College in 1985-86. Today Crafts isassistant professor of sport and movement studies at EarlhamCollege in Richmond, Indiana, where she also serves as head fieldhockey coach and lacrosse coach.