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Catalog Number 2009.030.143
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Robin Petrini of South San Francisco High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 10, 2003. Plaque includes image of Petrini and a brief biography: "Robin Petrini was a standout volleyball, basketball and baseball/softball player at South San Francisco High School in the late 1970s. Later, at Utah State, she was the starting shortstop on a team that won two national softball championships. After coaching for eight years at Northwestern, she became the head softball coach at Penn State in 1997. Entering the 2003 season, the Nittany Lions had won 185 games under Petrini's tutelage. She was the Big 10 Coach of the Year in 1999."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Robin Petrini Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 10, 2003
Inscription Text "Made in / Mexico" (small rectangular black and brown sticker, back top center)

"Handcrafted with Pride by / Alpine Awards, Inc. / 6 locations / to better serve you! / Foster City..." (medium rectangular black and gold sticker, back right bottom)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
South San Francisco
South San Francisco High School
Petrini, Robin
Subjects Sports
Coaching (Athletics)
People Petrini, Robin