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Men’s standout lacrosse player Delgatto (Class of ’84) inducted into Villanova Hall of Fame

Monday, 11th February 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, College  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/11/12
From Press Release

The induction class for 2012 to the Varsity Club Villanova University Hall of Fame was honored at the 37th Annual Hall of Fame Awards Dinner on Friday at the Connelly Center. In addition to the nine new Hall of Fame members the Jake Nevin Award was presented to former baseball coach and athletics administrator Larry Shane.

The members of the 2012 Hall of Fame induction class are David Herr (baseball), Jason Lawson (men’s basketball), Denise Dillon (women’s basketball), Tyrone Frazier (football), Ken Delgatto (men’s lacrosse), Amy Meisinger (softball), Tom Tracey (men’s swimming & diving), Jim Tuppeny (track & field) and Jen Rhines (women’s track & field).

The honorees also were recognized at halftime of the basketball game on Saturday against USF at the Pavilion.

The inductees:

KEN DELGATTO (MEN’S LACROSSE, 1981-84)

Delgatto was a top offensive player for Villanova during the program’s early years as a varsity sport. His career stats include 62 goals and 52 assists for 114 points, all of which rank among the best in school history to this day. Delgatto ranks 10th in school history for career points, 11th in career assists and is 15th in goals. He was named the 1981 Rookie of the Year and that season had 16 goals and 12 assists while leading the team in both assists and ground balls. He led the team in points, assists and ground balls as a sophomore before finishing his career leading the Wildcats in scoring and goals as a senior. Delgatto was also second on the squad in assists and ground balls while helping lead Villanova to an 11-1 record in 1984.

DAVID HERR (BASEBALL, 1992-95)
JASON LAWSON (MEN’S BASKETBALL, 1993-97)
Denise Dillon (WOMEN’S BASKETBALL, 1992-96)
TYRONE FRAZIER (FOOTBALL, 1992-95)
AMY MEISINGER (SOFTBALL, 1990-93)
TOM TRACEY (MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING, 1993-97)
JIM TUPPENY (TRACK & FIELD, ASSISTANT COACH 1953-66 and 1994-00)
JEN RHINES (WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD, 1992-96)
LARRY SHANE (JAKE NEVIN AWARD, ADMINISTRATOR AND BASEBALL COACH)

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