Four Inducted Into L-S Athletic Hall of Fame
Congratulations to 2021 Hall of Fame inductees Danielle Rittenhouse Carr, Jenna Mchale, Mary Lou Landis Cannone, and Sarah Lutz Hartmann
The Lampeter-Strasburg High School Varsity Club hosted the 28th Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, October 8, 2021. Each year the selection committee chooses outstanding athletes, coaches, teams, or supporters to recognize for their excellence in sports or their exceptional contributions to the District’s athletic program.
Alumnae Mary Lou (Landis) Cannone, Sarah (Lutz) Hartmann, Danielle (Rittenhouse) Carr, and Jenna McHale joined the Hall of Fame this year. At the induction ceremony, each recounted the lifelong lessons and friendships gained as a result of participating in athletics at L-S.
After the ceremony, the new inductees were honored on the field at halftime during the evening’s football game. Please join us in welcoming the newest members of the L-S Athletic Hall of Fame!
Mary Lou Landis Cannone - Class of 1967
Ms. Cannone was a member of the field hockey, basketball, track and field, gymnastics, and softball teams while a student at L-S. She served twice as field hockey captain and led the league in scoring for two consecutive years. She was also the basketball team captain in her senior year and was named the Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year in 1967.
Ms. Cannone continued her field hockey career at Messiah College and later helped with youth programs in baseball and softball. She is now retired and resides in Florida.
Sarah (Lutz) Hartmann - Class of 1995
Ms. Hartmann was a member of the field hockey, basketball, and track and field teams while a student at Lampeter-Strasburg. She was named a field hockey L-L League All-Star and was a basketball co-captain, averaging 10 points per game.
During her track career, Ms. Hartmann ran the 100-meter, 200-meter, 4x100-meter, and 4x400-meter races. She was named both team captain and team MVP, winning league and district medals and qualifying for the state championships every year. She medaled in the 4x100 in 1992 and 1993 state meets and was part of the PIAA silver-medal winning 4x400 team in 1995.
In high school, Ms. Hartmann also was a member of the band and chorus and other clubs and organizations. She was the recipient of the Sportsmanship Award in 1995.
Ms. Hartmann continued her track career at Clarion University and attended Philadelphia University.
Danielle Rittenhouse Carr - Class of 2009
Ms. Carr earned 12 varsity letters in volleyball, basketball, and track and field while a student at Lampeter-Strasburg. She was the volleyball team captain during her senior year and was named an L-L League All-Star and the team MVP.
In basketball, Ms. Carr was part of a team that earned two section championships and was the runner-up in district and state tournaments. Individually, she was the team captain both junior and senior year and became a member of the exclusive 1,000-point club.
Ms. Carr competed in the 300-meter hurdles, the triple jump, and the 4x100-meter relay for the track and field team. She placed at league, district, and invitational meets in each event.
After graduation, Ms. Carr continued her basketball career at Eastern Mennonite University. She went on to become a high school basketball and track coach at Upper Merion High School.
Jenna McHale - Class of 2011
Ms. McHale was a four-year letter winner in both field hockey and lacrosse while a student-athlete at Lampeter-Strasburg. She was a four-time L-L League All-Star and offensive team MVP as well as a two-time second-team All-State player. In her senior year, Ms. McHale was named a first-team All-State player, earning records for most goals and assists in a game.
In lacrosse, Ms. McHale was a three-year L-L League All-Star and a two-time Offensive Player of the Year. She was team captain and set records for most goals in a game, most goals in a season, and most career goals.
Ms. McHale was named Female Athlete of the Year in 2011. She was also a member of the student council, Varsity Club, Pioneer Interact service club, and Mini-THON. She participated in Race for Hope and Play for the Cure, and volunteered at Southeast Lancaster Health Services outside of school.
After graduation, Ms. McHale continued her field hockey career at Kent State University, where she played midfield from 2011-2014. During that time, the team won three straight MAC conference championships.
The Hall of Fame Selection Committee encourages anyone to nominate an athlete, coach, supporter, team, or administrator to join this prestigious group. Names can be submitted to the high school, attention of Dr. Branden Lippy, athletic director.
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