MILFORD, Del. - Susan Lundy Maute, 48, a member of the University of Connecticut's 1985 National Championship field hockey team, passed away on Friday, Aug. 29 in Milford, Del.
Born in Denville, N.J., Maute grew up in Montville, N.J. and lived in Mt. Lakes, N.J. for the last 13 years. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut in 1987 and her master's degree from Stephen's Institute in Hoboken, N.J.. Maute worked at Bell Labs as a business software developer for 11 years before retiring to raise her family. She later became certified as a massage therapist.
Maute is survived by her beloved husband of 22 years, Kurt Maute, and her loving children, Megan, Emily, Bryan and Paige Maute; her parents, William and Hilda Lundy; as well as her siblings, Marion Hansberry, Debra Lundy-Marston, William, James and Paul Lundy, and many nieces and nephews.
As a student-athlete at UConn, Maute (née Lundy) helped lead the Huskies to their second national championship in 1985, starting in eight games and scoring a goal against New Hampshire. The following season, she was a crucial part of the Husky defense and earned the starting center back assignment in all 20 games. In addition to her work on the field, Maute was a Dean's List student as a mathematics major.
Prior to her time at Connecticut, she was a standout athlete at Montville High School, winning a championship during her senior season. She played every position with the exception of goalkeeper.
Please light a candle in her memory at www.normandean.com.