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Eight legends chosen for induction into Eastern PA Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Wednesday, 29th September 2010

Categories Boy's/Men's, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Pro  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/29/10

Eight legends of Philadelphia lacrosse have been chosen to be inducted into the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame at a banquet on Feb. 5 at Whitemarsh Valley Country Club.

Michael Busza (inducted as a player), Brian Dougherty (player), Robert “Buzz” Lynn and John Nostrant (coach) are the mens/boys’ honorees while Lee Allen Krug (coach), Gail Cummings-Danson (player), Lynn Anderson (service) and Joan W. Salmon (official/service) will be the girls’/women’s honorees.

Tickets will be available in Nov. 1 on the Philadelphia Association website (palacrosse.com).

The 2011 Eastern PA Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductees:

Michael Busza, Player
Player: Position Midfield
High School Ridley High School ’88-‘91
High School All American ‘91
College Penn State University ’92-‘95
MVP ‘95
Honorable Mention All American ‘95
North-South Senior All Star Game ‘95
Club MAB ’96-‘97
Milmont Inn ’92-‘98
MATS (Ail Team) ’97-‘01
All Vail Team ’98, ’99, ‘00
Professional Philadelphia Wings ’88-‘01
Won World Championship ’98, ‘01
International: 1992 U-19 USA World Championship Team

Coach: Radnor High School – Head Coach ’97 – 2007
Central League Champions ’99, ‘03
Coach of the Year – EPSLA ’99, ‘03
Team Sportsmanship Award from PDLOA ’97, ‘98
Team GMH (Vail Team) ‘05
Vail Lacrosse Shootout Champions ‘05
All Tournament Coach ‘05

Brian Dougherty, Player
Player: Position Goalie
High School Episcopal Academy ’89-‘92
Led EA to the PSLA Championship in ‘91 and PSLA runner up in ‘92
High School All American in both 1991 and 1992
College University of Maryland ’92-‘96
Led UM to NCAA Div 1 Championship Game – Lost to Syracuse 13-9
Ist Team All American in both ’95 and ‘96
National North-South Senior All Star Game 1996
Club Toyota ’97 & ‘98
MAB ‘99
International USA Men’s Team 1998 World Games, Baltimore, MD
USA Men’s Team 2010 World Games, Manchester, England
Professional Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Rochester Rattlers (2001-02)
Long Island Lizards (2003-04, 09), Philadelphia Barrage (2005-08)
MLL All Star 2001, ’02, ’03, ’04, ’06, ‘07

Coaching: College Assistant Coach Haverford College 2002-2008
Assistant Coach University of Pennsylvania 2010
Recent Awards: Named as the “Goalie of the Decade” by Major League Lacrosse” (MLL)

Robert “Buzz” Lynn, Umprire
Coach: Head Coach Williamson Free School. 2009 to Present
Assistant Coach at Cardinal O’Hara 2006 to 2009
Philadelphia Team in Keystone Games 2007 to 2009

Official: High School – 26 years PDLOA/GPLOA 1983 to 2007
– 4x official in EPSLA Championship Games
College – 23 years USILA District III – 1985-2007
– 3x official in NCAA D2 Championship Game
– 2x official in NCAA D3 Championship Game
– 2x official in NCAA D1 Semi final game
– 2x official in NCAA D2 Semi final game
– 4x official in NCAA D3 Semi final game
– 3x official in NCAA D1 Quarter final game
– 4x official in NCAA D3 Quarter final game
– 1x official in NCAA D2 Quarter Final Game
Club – 25 years PDLOA/SPOA – 1984-2007
– 3x official in USCLA Championship Game
– 2x official in the American Lacrosse League Championship Game
Professional – 1x official in Major League Lacrosse Semi Final Game

Contributor: Clinician at US Lacrosse National Convention 2006, 07, 08, PDOLA President 1994-96,
PDOLA Vice President 1990-93, PDOLA Secretary 1997-2000, PDOLA Executive
Board 1987-2000, US Lacrosse District III Governor 2005- Present, US Lacrosse
Scholastic Officials Committee Treasurer 2007 to Present, Additional service on a
number of US Lacrosse Officials committees, Assignor of Officials for SPASL, USCLA,
American Lacrosse League, National Collegiate Lacrosse League, ULAX League,
Collegiate officials Observer NCAA/USILA

John Nostrant, Coach
Player: Position Midfield
High School C.W. Baker H.S., Baldwinsville, NY ’79-‘82
College Washington College 1982-1986
2nd Team Division lll All American 1984, ’85, ‘86
Team Captain and MVP 1986
Club Mt. Washington, MAB, Eagles Eye (1987-1995)
Professional Baltimore Tribe MILL ’86, ’87. ’88, ’89, ’90 and ‘91
Assistant Captain 1990
Philadelphia Wings 1992-1996
2nd Team All Pro 1991 and 1992

Coaching: High School Haverford School Head Coach 1991 to Present
280 plus wins so far at Haverford School.
EPSLA and Keystone Cup Champions 2000 and 2005
10 Inter-AC Championships in 19 years.
Philadelphia Inquirer Coach of the Year 1998 and 2005
St. Alban’s, Washington, D.C. Head Coach 1990
International 2008 USA U-19 World Champions – Assistant Coach
College Washington College – Assistant Coach 1986-1989
Professional Philadelphia Wings (NLL) – Assistant Coach 1998 and 1999
Philadelphia Barrage (MLL) – Assistant Coach 2005

Contributions Clinician Johns Hopkins 1998, US Lacrosse Convention ’98, ’04, ’07, and ‘08
University of Delaware 2004, Haverford College 2004
Charitable Founded & Director of Annual Checking for Cancer Tournament 20

Lee Allen Krug, HS Coach, Unionville HS, ’60-present

Player: Midfielder: 4 years for Muhlenberg College ‘64-’68

Coach: Unionville High School ’32 yrs.
PASLA 2nd Team: ’94
Southeastern Pa. Association Team: 2001, 2007
League championships: 13 league championships
11 consecutive league championships since 1993
PIAA District championships: ’91, ’92
Octarara High School 2000 to present

Service PASLA selector and coach.
PLA Hall of Fame selection committee.
Clinics for youth associations.
Director of indoor winter clinic and summer camps: ’93 to present
Clinic for Worthington, Ohio 2 years
High School All American Committee
League rep to District Lax Committee

Honors: Teacher of the Year Unionville HS ’80, ’05
Team Sportsmanship Award Del Val League 2 yrs.

Gail Cummings-Danson, Player, Temple University, ’80-’90
Player: High School in Canada
Temple University varsity 4 years MVP of Team and Captain 2 of the 4 years.
NCAA Championship ’88 MVP of game
3rd in NCAA All Time Career points scored
2nd in NCAA Career Goals Scored
GTE Academic All-American ’88
Temple University Outstanding Senior Award
Brine and USWLA All American 3 yrs.
Brine All Regional Team 3 yrs.
College North/South All Star Game *MVP ’88
Canadian National and World Cup Teams: ‘82-’89
USA National and World Cup Teams: ‘90-’93

Coach: Assistant Temple University ‘88-’89
University of Albany ‘94-’95
Connecticut College ‘89-’90

Service American East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Committee 2 yrs.
NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Committee ’02
Clinician: USWLA,, U of Albany, Ontario

Honors: Temple University Hall of Fame, Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame 200

Lynn Anderson, Player/Service, Penncrest HS/Penn State, 70′s – ’05
Player: High School three years varsity ‘
Central League champions ’75, ‘77
Penn State University four years varsity
NCAA champions: ’78,’79,’80
Phila. 1st team ‘80-‘83
USWLA All American ’80,’81
USA Squad ‘79-’81
USA Touring Team to Australia ’81
USA Team World Champions vs. England ’80

Coach: Friends’ Central School ‘82-’85
Lionville Youth Association ‘98-’02
Phila. Express Tournament Team ’02
Assistant coach Bryn Mawr College ’86
Phila. Youth Leagues ’98 to present

Service: Phila. Girls’ Youth Association co-chairperson and clinic committee ’01 to present
Lionville Youth Association league commissioner/coach ‘98-present
Started post collegiate club team (Blues Sisters) ’82 to present.
Started “Cross Checks” league teams for girls in grades 7 through 10.
Runs indoor winter/spring/summer lacrosse leagues since 2000 to present.
Organized Positive Coaching Alliance clinic for Phila. Area in 2005

Honors: The Bulletin Scholar Athlete Award 2 yrs.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame (high school athlete)
Reebok Award – trip to Barcelona Olympics

Joan W. Salmon, Official/Service, West Chester State, ’54-’04
Player: West Chester State 1954
Philadelphia Club Teams 20+ years as a player

Coach: Haverford High School 2 yrs.
Agnes Irwin School 20 years several undefeated seasons
Goucher College 6 years
Westtown School 8 years

Umpire: 50 years of Umpiring
Held a National Rating for over 20 years
Umpire USWlLA Tour to Australia ’81
Phila. 25 year service award in 1982
Baltimore Umpire Board Honor Award ’03

Service: National Tournament Committee over 10 years
NFHS Rules Committee ’01 to present
USWLA National Rules Committee 10 years
USWLA Umpire Committee 10 years
National Umpire Coach and Clinician 10 years
USWLA National Clinic Days—“all over the country and Canada” 10+ years
USL trainer for new officials ‘96 to present


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