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Rowan Former field hockey Coach Penny Kempf inducted into the NFHCA Hall of Fame

LAKE MARY, FL - Rowan associate athletic director and former field hockey coach Penny Kempf was inducted into the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Hall of Fame, at the annual Awards Dinner this evening at the organization's annual convention.
 
The NFHCA Hall of Fame was established in 1999 to honor exceptional field hockey coaches, administrators, and umpires for their success on and off the field. Kempf is part of the 21st class of the NFHCA Hall of Fame.

Kempf coached the Rowan field hockey team for 17 years from 1998 to 2014, compiling a 253-81 overall record, for the most wins in school history. She led the Profs to the 2002 NCAA Championship, marking the only title in the program to date, as that squad completed the year with a perfect 21-0 record.

During her tenure, the Profs made 12 trips to the NCAA Tournament, reaching the national semifinals three times, which included the appearance in the 2002 championship game. Kemp led the Profs to six NJAC championships, including the program's first in 1998.

Kempf, who led Rowan to 17 consecutive winning seasons, saw 27 of her student-athletes earn All-America honors and 53 gain All-Region recognition, while a total of 77 Profs were named All-Conference performers in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC).

She swept the coaching awards in 2002 as she was named the NFHCA National Coach of the Year, as well as the Coach of the Year for the South Atlantic Region Coach of the Year and the NJAC. Additionally, Kempf earned the conference's Coach of the Year award in 1998 and 2009. 

Kempf is ranked ninth among all-time Division III coaches with a 75.7 winning percentage. She served on the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Committee and is a past chair for the national committee and the South Atlantic Region.

An All-American in field hockey and lacrosse at TCNJ, Kempf was inducted into the Rowan Athletics Hall of Fame in 2018. The native of Vineland, NJ, currently serves as Rowan's Associate Athletic Director and Senior Women's Administrator, a position she has held since 2014.
 

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