Jane Organ Ward
Jane Organ Ward
Year Inducted: 1989
Sport: Women's Sports

Class of 1946

  • Acknowledged to have been best-ever woman athlete at UB, in era before Women's Athletic program was organized.
  • Field hockey as an undergraduate: major: physical education.
  • Star performer with local semi-pro basketball and softball teams.
  • Captain of Pan-American Games women's volleyball team.
  • Member of first women's volleyball team to participate in Olympic Games.
  • Invited to Olympic Games track trials.
  • Co-author of book on women's volleyball.
Jane Organ Ward