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Athletic Hall of Fame

Jean Cardinale

Jean A. Cardinale


At Rochester:

  • Played field hockey and lacrosse in each of her four seasons
  • Helped field hockey win ECAC Division III Mid-Atlantic title in 1984 and New York State titles in 1984 and 1985
  • Helped secure State playoff berths in 1986 and 1987
  • School record-holder for career shutouts (19)
  • Named All-UAA in field hockey in 1987, All Mid-Atlantic Region honors in 1987, All-State Tournament team in 1985, Honorable Mention All-State in 1985
  • One letter for women's basketball in 1987
  • Earned a B.S. in Cell and Development Biology in 1988


  • Received an M.S. in 1997 and a Ph.D., both in Microbiology and Immunology, from the University
  • Awarded the Melville A. Hare Distinguished Teaching Award from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University in 1995-96
  • Member of the American Society for Microbiology since 1995
  • Served as a volunteer coach at Rochester for field hockey (1989-93) and for women's lacrosse (1990-91)