Former Principia College women's tennis head coach Lyn (DeLaney) Gerber becomes the first inductee into the SLIAC Hall of Fame for women's tennis, and along with fellow class inductee Michael LeVan, pushes the number of Principia individuals in the SLIAC Hall of Fame to 13. Gerber served as the face of Principia women's tennis for over 25 years, including four years as head coach of both the women's and men's programs.
Over her three stints with Principia, beginning in 1979 and concluding in 2009, Gerber's teams recorded 257 wins. Gerber guided the Panthers to a conference record nine SLIAC Conference titles and eight SLIAC Conference Tournament Championships. Gerber coached 90 First-Team All-Conference players and five SLIAC Player of the Year winners. She was named the SLIAC Coach of the Year four times and led the Panthers to a NCAA Division III National Championship in 1983.