• Maggie Vaughan
    2015

    Maggie Vaughan

    Harvard University

    Maggie Vaughan

    Harvard University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Vaughan enjoyed an All-American career as a collegiate player at Harvard University. She was a two-time All-American as a defender, earning first team honors in 1989 and 1990. Vaughan helped lead Harvard to its first NCAA title in 1990 as the Crimson defeated Maryland in the national championship game. In addition to earning All-Ivy League honors four times, she was the Ivy League’s rookie of the year as a freshman in 1987 and the Ivy League’s player of the year as a senior in 1990. Vaughan was also the recipient of an NCAA post-graduate scholarship in 1990. She was a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team program for seven years, and helped lead Team USA to the gold medal as a member of the World Cup team in both 1993 and 1997.

  • Diane Geppi-Aikens
    2015

    Diane Geppi-Aikens

    Loyola University Maryland

    Diane Geppi-Aikens

    Loyola University Maryland

    Inducted posthumously as a truly great coach, Geppi-Aikens served as head coach at her alma mater, Loyola University Maryland (formerly Loyola College) from 1989-2003, where she amassed a record of 197-71, with 10 NCAA Tournament appearances. Geppi-Aikens was selected as the IWLCA’s Division I coach of the year three times, winning the honor in 1996, 1997 and 2003. She also produced 29 All-American players during her tenure. Geppi-Aikens served as a member of the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Committee from 1995-99, and was chairperson of the committee for two years. She received the Tewaaraton Lifetime Recognition Award in 2001, and both the NCAA’s Inspiration Award and the ECAC’s Award of Valor in 2003. Geppi-Aikens has previously been inducted to two other halls of fame. She passed away in 2003.

  • Sarah Nelson
    2015

    Sarah Nelson

    Harvard University

    Sarah Nelson

    Harvard University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Nelson was a two-time collegiate All-American as a midfielder at Harvard University, earning second team honors in both 1992 and 1994. She helped to lead Harvard to the Ivy League championship in both 1991 and 1992, and received All-Ivy League recognition in 1992 and 1994. Nelson was also selected for the North-South All-Star Game following her senior season in 1994. Nelson was a three-time member of U.S. World Cup Team, helping Team USA to capture the world championship in both 1997 and 2001, and place second in 2005. She was also a member of the U.S. teams which toured England, Scotland and wales in 1996 and Australia in 2000. All told, she was a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team program for 11 years. Nelson was the recipient of US Lacrosse’s Beth Allen Award in 2002 as the most outstanding U.S. team player at the Women’s National Tournament.

  • 2015

    Dom Fin

    Syracuse University

    Dom Fin

    Syracuse University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Fin enjoyed an outstanding prep career at Yorktown (N.Y.) High School before becoming a three-time first team All-American as a midfielder at Syracuse University. He earned first team honors in 1992, 1993 and 1994. Fin was selected as the winner of the USILA’s McLaughlin Award as the national midfielder of the year as a senior in 1994, and was also named MVP of the USILA’s North-South All-Star Game that season. Fin helped lead Syracuse to the 1993 NCAA title, and served as a team captain in 1994 in leading the Orange to the NCAA semifinals. Fin was previously inducted to the US Lacrosse Hudson Valley Chapter Hall of Fame in 1999.

  • Charlie Lockwood
    2015

    Charlie Lockwood

    Syracuse University

    Charlie Lockwood

    Syracuse University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Lockwood was a high school All-American who won a state championship at West Genesee (N.Y.) High School in 1990, before becoming a four-time collegiate All-American as a midfielder at Syracuse University. He earned first team honors in 1992, second team honors in 1993 and 1994, and third team status in 1991. Additionally, he was selected to the All-NCAA Tournament team in both 1992 and 1993, and helped lead Syracuse to the 1993 NCAA title. He also played in the USILA’s North-South All-Star Game as a senior in 1994, and was named Syracuse University's "Athlete of the Year" that year. Lockwood was a two-time member of the U.S. Men’s National Team and helped lead Team USA to the gold medal at the 1994 and 1998 world championships. As a post-collegiate player, he competed as a member of the Reebok Lacrosse Club for three seasons and earned All-Club honors in 1996 and 1997.

  • 2015

    Jake Curran

    University of Florida

    Jake Curran

    University of Florida

    Inducted as a truly great contributor, Curran was recognized as one of the top officials in boys’ and men’s lacrosse for 40 years. Based in Syracuse, he served as a high school and college official from 1964-2004, and worked five NCAA men’s championship games. Curran also officiated on the international level for 30 years, working in numerous World Championships, Canadian Championships and European Championships. He was one of the founding members of the International Federation of Lacrosse’s (now FIL) Referees Association, and served as the group’s first president. Curran was also referee-in-chief for three FIL World Championships. Curran has been the recipient of numerous awards, including both the Silver Whistle Award and Gold Whistle Award in New York, and the USILA’s Frenchy Julien Service Award.

  • Julie Hull Elicker
    2015

    Julie Hull Elicker

    James Madison University

    Julie Hull Elicker

    James Madison University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Elicker enjoyed a four-year career at James Madison University, where she served as a team captain and led the Dukes to a conference championship, before becoming a member of the U.S. National Team program from 1980-86. Her international experience began with a touring team visit to Australia for a series of matches in 1980. Elicker also competed as a member of Team USA at the 1982 and 1986 World Cups, helping to capture the gold medal in 1982. She served as a team captain for the 1986 squad that finished in second place to Australia. Elicker competed for 10 years as a post-collegiate club player, and was recipient of the Beth Allen Award in 1985 as the most outstanding U.S. team player at the US Lacrosse Women’s National Tournament. She has been inducted previously into the James Madison University Athletics Hall of Fame and the US Lacrosse Charlottesville Chapter Hall of Fame.

  • Brian Voelker
    2015

    Brian Voelker

    Johns Hopkins University

    Brian Voelker

    Johns Hopkins University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Voelker was a three-time All-American as a defenseman at Johns Hopkins University, earning third team status in 1989 and 1990, and first team honors as a senior in 1991. He was also selected to play in the North-South All-Star Game in 1991. As a professional, Voelker played seven indoor seasons with the Philadelphia Wings, winning three championships, and then played two seasons in Major League Lacrosse, adding another championship with the Long Island Lizards in 2003. Voelker helped the U.S. National Team to the gold medal in both 1994 and 1998. He was selected to the 1998 All-World Team and also chosen as the World’s Best Defenseman following the 1998 World Games. Voelker also competed as a member of the Mt. Washington Club team from 1993-2000 and helped the club win USCLA championships in 1993 and 1995.

  • Bob Hartranft
    2015

    Bob Hartranft

    SUNY Oswego

    Bob Hartranft

    SUNY Oswego

    Inducted as a truly great coach, Hartranft is still active, having completed his 47th season as head coach at Farmingdale (N.Y.) High School at the time of his induction. Through the 2015 season, Hartranft has 694 wins, ranking third all-time among boys’ high school coaches. Hartranft led Farmingdale to the New York state championship in 2011, and also finished as state runner-up in 1978 and 2003. His teams have captured 13 Nassau County championships and made 41 consecutive playoff appearances. He has been selected as the conference coach of the year 10 times, and tabbed as the Nassau County coach of the year twice. In addition, Hartranft served as head coach of the U.S. Men’s Under-19 National Team in 1992 and led Team USA to the world championship. He was the inaugural winner if the NILCA's coach of the year award in 2011, and named winner of the US Lacrosse Gerry Carroll Award as the national coach of the year in 2013.

  • Margery Watson
    2014

    Margery Watson

    Ursinus College

    Margery Watson

    Ursinus College

    Watson was inducted as a truly great contributor. Watson may be best known as the coach who launched the women’s program at Ursinus College, where she amassed a record of 199-19-9 as the coach from 1957-81. Included in that run were seven undefeated seasons, as well as runner-up finishes in both the 1979 USWLA National Tournament and the 1981 AIAW National Championship. In addition, she was instrumental in the creation of the Philadelphia Colleges Women’s Lacrosse Association (PCWLA) in 1970, and was a pioneer in the women’s lacrosse camp business. In recognition, Watson was the inaugural recipient of the IWLCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. She was previously inducted to four other halls of fame.

  • Erin Brown Millon
    2014

    Erin Brown Millon

     

    Erin Brown Millon

     

    Inducted as a truly great player, Millon began her collegiate career with two seasons at Essex (Md.) Community College before she transferred to the University of Maryland and became a second team All-American as a senior in 1990. She was named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary Team in 2002. Millon was a two-time member of the U.S. World Cup Team, helping Team USA to capture the world championship in both 1997 and 2001. She also served as an alternate on the 1993 team. Millon was the recipient of US Lacrosse’s Beth Allen Award in 2001 as the most outstanding U.S. team player at the Women’s National Tournament. She was also the first recipient of the IWLCA’s President’s Award in 2004.

  • Carole Wakefield
    2014

    Carole Wakefield

    Lacrosse Magazine

    Carole Wakefield

    Lacrosse Magazine

    Wakefield was inducted posthumously as a truly great contributor. Recognized by many as being the first publicist for women’s lacrosse, she served as a writer and columnist covering the game for parts of four decades. Wakefield was the women's editor for Lacrosse Magazine for 12 years, and editor of the USWLA’s Crosse Checks publication for five years. For 10 years, Wakefield was a fixture at the Vail Shootout as a scorer, timer and writer. In recognition, she received the Vail Tournament’s Service Award in 1997. In 2000, the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of US Lacrosse established the Carole Wakefield Award, presented to a journalist who has made an outstanding contribution to women's lacrosse in Pennsylvania.