Madame’s Pioneers: Rosabelle Sinclair

Rosabelle Sinclair in Dartford tunic

Rosabelle Sinclair (1912)

Rosabelle Sinclair, was born in the Ukraine in 1890.  She attended St Leonards School, in St Andrews, Fife and then, between 1910 – 1912, Madame Bergman Österberg’s College in Dartford.  Rosabelle played lacrosse for Scotland in 1913.  She is credited with starting the first women’s lacrosse team in the United States, at Bryn Mawr School, in Baltimore. MD.   In 1993 she was the first woman to be inducted into the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame.