• Kevin Cassese
    2018

    Kevin Cassese

    Duke University

    Kevin Cassese

    Duke University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Cassese enjoyed an All-American career at Duke, earning first team honors as a midfielder in 2002 and 2003 and second team accolades in 2001. He was also selected as the recipient of the Donald MacLaughlin Award as the national midfielder of the year in 2002. Cassese earned All-ACC honors three times (2001, 2002, 2003) and was named the ACC's Player of the Year in 2001 after leading Duke to the first of two straight league championships. He was a Tewaaraton Trophy finalist in both 2002 and 2003. Cassese was a member of the 2002, 2006 and 2010 U.S. Men’s National Teams, winning the gold medal twice and also serving as captain for the 2010 squad. Cassese enjoyed a seven-year professional career in Major League Lacrosse, earning all-star honors in 2005 & 2006. He was selected as the MLL’s All-Star game MVP in 2006. Cassese was previously inducted into the US Lacrosse Long Island Metro Chapter’s Hall of Fame in 2013.

  • Phyllis Kilgour
    2018

    Phyllis Kilgour

    Radnor High School

    Phyllis Kilgour

    Radnor High School

    One of the most successful girls’ high school coaches ever, Kilgour amassed a 574-75-7 record in 32 years at Radnor (Pa.) High School. She retired following the 2010 season with a career winning percentage of over 87 percent. Still going strong at the end of her tenure, her teams posted a 75-2 record during her final three seasons, going undefeated in 2008 and winning state titles in 2009 and 2010. In total, Kilgour’s teams captured seven Pennsylvania District I championships prior to state sanctioning of championships in 2009. Her Radnor squads then captured the first two PIAA state titles in 2009 & 2010. Kilgour was recognized as District I coach of the year three times, and was named the Philadelphia Lacrosse Coach of the Year in 2010. She produced 30 All-America players. In addition to coaching, she served as Pennsylvania Scholastic Lacrosse Association (PASLA) National Tournament Chair, PASLA Treasurer, PASLA League Representative, and on the US Lacrosse All-America Committee. Kilgour was inducted as a truly great coach.

  • Tami Worley Kirby
    2018

    Tami Worley Kirby

    Penn State University

    Tami Worley Kirby

    Penn State University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Worley was a four-time All-American at Penn State University, earning first team honors in both 1988 and 1989, second team status in 1987, and honorable mention in 1986. She was also a field hockey All-American. In lacrosse, Worley led PSU in scoring three times (1987, 1988, 1989), and finished her career ranked third in both career points (289) and career goals (230). She also led the nation in scoring in 1989 with 78 goals. Worley was the winner of the 1989 Hall Award as Penn State’s top senior athlete and played in the North-South All-Star Game that season. Worley helped lead PSU to four straight NCAA championship games, with the Lions winning the title in 1987 & 1989. She was named to the NCAA’s 25th Anniversary Team in 2006. Worley was a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team Program from 1987-1992, and played on the U.S. Touring Team in 1990.

  • Alex Kahoe
    2018

    Alex Kahoe

    University of Maryland

    Alex Kahoe

    University of Maryland

    Inducted as a truly great player, Kahoe was a three-time All-American at the University of Maryland, earning first team honors in both 1999 and 2000, and second team honors in 1998. Kahoe was the ACC goalie of the year four times (1997-2000), and the national goalie of the year in both 1999 & 2000. She helped lead the Terps to four straight NCAA titles during her career, serving as team captain as a junior and senior. She also played in the North-South All-Star Game in 2000. Kahoe was selected to both the ACC’s 50th Anniversary Team and the NCAA’s 25th Anniversary Team, and concluded her career as the ACC’s all-time saves leader with 968. She also ranks second all-time in NCAA history in saves. Kahoe was a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team Program from 1997-2005, and served as an alternate for the 2005 World Cup Team. In 2009, she played for Ireland’s World Cup Team. She currently serves as head coach at St. Joseph's University.
     

  • Denise Wescott
    2018

    Denise Wescott

    University of Maryland

    Denise Wescott

    University of Maryland

    Wescott was inducted as a truly great contributor who served as an administrator and game developer. Her lengthy resume includes service at many different levels across four decades. Notably, Wescott served as president of the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association) from 1999-2001 and as its treasurer for three years. She has been a member of the FIL’s (Federation of International Lacrosse) World Cup Committee since 2005, and served on the organization’s development committee for 14 years. She has served four terms on the NCAA Rules Committee, and was a US Lacrosse leadership volunteer for 10 years. She has conducted player and coach development clinics nationally and internationally, including in 14 different countries, and served as head coach of the German National Team for 10 years, taking them to their first World Cup. Domestically, she amassed over 200 wins as a collegiate head coach, including stints at Rutgers, Delaware, Mt. St. Mary’s and Monmouth. At the time of her induction, she was serving as an assistant coach at Cal Berkeley.

  • AJ Haugen
    2018

    A.J. Haugen

    Johns Hopkins University

    A.J. Haugen

    Johns Hopkins University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Haugen was a three-time first team All-American midfielder at Johns Hopkins (1998, 1999, 2000) and selected to the NCAA’s All-Tournament Team in 2000. He also played in the North-South All-Star Game that season. Haugen finished his career with 85 goals, 23 assists, and 108 points, ranking third in school history in career goals among midfielders. He is a member of JHU's All-Time Team. Haugen played on two U.S. National Teams, earning All-World honors as a member of the 1996 gold-medal winning U19 team. He was also a member of the 2006 U.S. Team that claimed silver. Haugen enjoyed a six-year professional career in Major League Lacrosse, earning all-star honors each season. He also played on two championship teams, winning the title with the Long Island Lizards in 2001 and 2003. Haugen has been previously inducted into the US Lacrosse Long Island Metro Chapter’s Hall of Fame in 2012 and the Johns Hopkins Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013. 
     

  • Ryan Powell
    2018

    Ryan Powell

    Syracuse University

    Ryan Powell

    Syracuse University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Powell was a four-time collegiate All-American at Syracuse University, earning first team honors in 1999 & 2000, third team honors in 1998, and honorable mention status in 1997. Additionally, he was the winner of both the Raymond Enners Award as the national player of the year and the Jack Turnbull Award as attackman of the year in 2000. Powell helped lead Syracuse to the NCAA championship that season. He ranks second in Syracuse history with 287 career points and fifth in career assists, with 150. Powell played on the U.S. Men’s World Championship Team in 2006 and 2010, winning the gold medal in 2010. Professionally, he played eight indoor seasons in the National Lacrosse League, finishing with 140 career goals and 377 points. He also played eight outdoor seasons in Major League Lacrosse, finishing with 190 career goals and 180 assists. He was a two-time MLL MVP (2001 & 2008) and MVP of the 2008 MLL All-Star Game.

  • Leigh Buck Friedman
    2018

    Leigh Buck Friedman

    Towson University

    Leigh Buck Friedman

    Towson University

    Following a four-year varsity career at Friends School in Maryland, including undefeated teams in 1968 & 1969, Friedman began her collegiate career at Ithaca College, playing two years before transferring to Towson University for the 1974 and 1975 seasons. She was a two-sport athlete at Towson, also playing on the field hockey squad. Friedman was a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team program for four years (1972-1975), and played on the 1975 U.S. Touring Team that finished undefeated in Great Britain. She finished as the U.S. Team’s leading scorer during that tour. As a club player, she had a four-year run as a member of the South squad at the Women’s National Tournament. Friedman has previously been inducted into three Halls of Fame, including the inaugural class for Friends School, as well as the Towson University Hall of Fame and the US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter’s Hall of Fame in 1997. The granddaughter of 1965 Hall of Fame inductee Phillip Lamb, Friedman was inducted as a truly great player.

  • David Morrow
    2018

    David Morrow

    Princeton University

    David Morrow

    Princeton University

    Following an all-star career at Brother Rice (Mich.) High School, Morrow became a three-time All-American defenseman at Princeton University. He earned first team honors in 1992 and 1993, and third team status in 1991. Morrow was a two-time winner of the William Schmeisser Award as the national defenseman of the year (1992, 1993), and captured the Raymond Enners Award as the national player of the year in 1993. He was a three-time All-Ivy League selectee (1991, 1992, 1993) and helped lead Princeton to its first NCAA championship in 1992. He was named to the NCAA’s 25th Anniversary Team in 1995. Morrow played for Team USA in 1994 and 1998, winning the gold medal both times, and he was named to the All-World Team following the 1998 championship. As a businessman, Morrow was a co-founder of Major League Lacrosse, and founder of Warrior Sports. He is credited with developing the titanium lacrosse stick. Morrow was inducted as a truly great player.

  • Doug Knight
    2017

    Doug Knight

    University of Virginia

    Doug Knight

    University of Virginia

    Inducted as a truly great player, Doug Knight enjoyed an All-American career at the University of Virginia, earning first team honors on attack in 1996 and 1997 and second team accolades in 1995. He was also selected as the recipient of the Raymond Enners Award as the national player of the year in 1996. Knight earned All-ACC honors three times (1995, 1996, 1997) and was named the ACC Tournament’s MVP in 1997 after leading Virginia to the title. He was also UVA’s team MVP in 1997. Knight still ranks as Virginia’s all-time leader in career goals (165) and is now second in career points (249) after finishing his career as the all-time leader. He still holds school single-season records for goals (56) and points (86), both established in 1996. Knight’s professional career included two seasons as an indoor player for the Baltimore Thunder, and three seasons in the outdoor game with the Boston Cannons and Philadelphia Barrage. He was inducted into the US Lacrosse Charlottesville Chapter’s Hall of Fame in 2012.

  • 2017

    Casey Powell

    Syracuse University

    Casey Powell

    Syracuse University

    Inducted as a truly great player, Casey Powell was a four-time collegiate All-American at Syracuse, earning first team honors in 1996, 1997 and 1998 and second team honors in 1995. Additionally, he won the Raymond Enners Award as the national player of the year in 1997 and 1998, as well as the national midfielder of the year in 1996 and the national attackman of the year in 1998. He was named to the NCAA’s All-Tournament team four times, including 1995 when Syracuse won the national championship. Powell ranks second in Syracuse history with 287 career points and fourth with 158 goals. He played on the U.S. Men’s World Championship Team in 1998 and 2006, earning the gold as a member of ’98 squad. He also had a legendary professional career, playing for six different teams during a 14-year career in Major League Lacrosse. He ranks second in league history with 527 career points, and was the MLL’s MVP in 2014. He also earned All-Pro honors as an indoor player four times, including the NLL’s MVP award in 2010.

  • 2017

    Don Zimmerman

    Johns Hopkins/UMBC

    Don Zimmerman

    Johns Hopkins/UMBC

    Inducted as a truly great coach, Don Zimmerman’s collegiate coaching career spanned across five decades, 1978-2016, and included four stops as an assistant coach and two as a head coach. He won three NCAA national championships (1984, 1985, 1987) in seven seasons as the head coach at Johns Hopkins, amassing a 73-15 record. Zimmerman then recorded 164 wins as the head coach at UMBC from 1994-2016. He also served as an assistant coach for the gold medal winning Team USA in 1986. Zimmerman received the America East Conference’s Coach of the Year Award three times, the Hero’s Coach of the Year Award in 1984, and the IMLCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. He served six years as the NCAA’s Secretary-Rules Editor for men’s lacrosse, and was co-author for the book “Men’s Lacrosse.” Zimmerman has taught the game of lacrosse on four continents, most notably, as an instrumental volunteer in starting lacrosse in Japan. Zimmerman has been previously inducted into three other halls of fame.