Barbara A. Carreiro, Massachusetts – 1994
Barbara is a 1972 graduate of Bridgewater State College and a teacher of physical education at Dartmouth Middle School. While at Bridgewater, she played field hockey for 4 years, lacrosse for 4 years, and softball for 1 year. She was also the manager of the women’s basketball team for 4 years. In addition to her play at Bridgewater, she played field hockey on the Northeast Team and lacrosse on the New England Team.
She has coached and officiated at both the high school and college levels. She is a National umpire for USFHA and an umpiring clinician, a national umpire in lacrosse, and a former national official in basketball. She is the past president and past vice president of the Massachusetts College Field Hockey Umpires Association, the current president of the New England Women’s Lacrosse Umpires Association, and a member of the Boston Field Hockey and Lacrosse Umpires Association. She has umpired field hockey at the international level in Holland, Canada, and Italy, and served as an umpire or technical delegate at 4 national sports festivals in field hockey.
The Dartmouth High School Girls Basketball Team won the South Sectional finals in 1977-78. She started the field hockey program at Southeastern Massachusetts University and her teams made the NCAA Final Four in Division I Field Hockey Tournaments for 3 years, the NCAA Final Four Division III Field Hockey Tournament for 1 year, and the NCAA Regionals in Division III Lacrosse Tournament for 1 year.
She was inducted into the Dartmouth High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 1992.