Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/29/14
Lawrence H. Berger, a Haverford High grad and former board member for the Philadelphia Lacrosse Association, was honored with the 2014 William H. “Dinty” Moore III Distinguished Service Award on October 9 at the National Lacrosse Museum and Hall of Fame.
Berger was cited for playing and coaching as well as volunteering, directing, counseling and serving for US Lacrosse for many years. Berger played at Haverford and Michigan State, was a coach for the UVa freshmen and coached youth lacrosse in Philadelphia.
He continued his involvement by serving (secretary) on the board of the Philadelphia Lacrosse Association, writing the by-laws for the newly formed US Lacrosse in 1998, and serving on the boards of US Lacrosse and the US Lacrosse Foundation, along with various lacrosse committees, for all 16 years that US Lacrosse has been in existence. Sharing reflections of Berger with the 50 guests were his great friend, Rich Kimball, and his son, Ryan Berger. In honor of the occasion, Berger donated an early Choctaw lacrosse stick to the collection at the National Lacrosse Museum.