US Lacrosse Announces Finalists for 2010 Hall of Fame

BALTIMORE US Lacrosse released the list of 24 individuals that are to be included as finalists on the 2010 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Men's and Women's Top-12 Final Ballots. It is from these ballots that the respective National Lacrosse Hall of Fame voting committees will select the 2010 induction class. US Lacrosse will announce the inductees over Memorial Day weekend.

The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame has annually inducted individuals based on outstanding lacrosse achievements and/or contributions since 1957. The mission of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame is to honor men and women, past and present, who by their deeds as players, coaches, officials and/or contributors, and by the example of their lives, personify the great contribution of the sport of lacrosse to our way of life. The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame is housed in the Lacrosse Museum at the US Lacrosse national headquarters in Baltimore, Md.

For more information about the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame criteria and selection process, and to view a full listing of achievements for all Hall of Fame finalists, visit the USL web site.

Nominees are listed alphabetically along with brief career highlights:

Bruce Allison Contributor
Head coach, Union College (1957-1976), Colorado School of Mines (1976-1993)
USILA president (1969-1970, 1982-1983)
USLIA Man of the Year (1971)
Howdy Meyers Award of Outstanding Contribution to Lacrosse (1992)
Developed the current NCAA lacrosse playoff system (1971)
Inducted into the US Lacrosse Adirondack Chapter Hall of Fame (2006), US Lacrosse Colorado Chapter Hall of Fame (1995)

Scott S. Bacigalupo Player (Princeton '94)
All-America first team (1992, 1993, 1994), second team (1991)
C. Markland Kelly Award Division I Goalie of the Year (1992, 1993, 1994)
Raymond Enners Award Division I Player of the Year (1994)
Princeton's all-time saves leader
NCAA Division I National Champions (1992, 1994)
NCAA Silver Anniversary Team (1995)
Lacrosse Magazine All-Century Team (2000)
Inducted into the US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame (2010)

George Baron Contributor
Head coach, City College of New York (1959-1975), Jamaica (N.Y.) High School (1984-1985)
Long Island Metro Lacrosse Foundation (2000-2004)
Advisor, New York City Lacrosse Empire State Games Selection Committee (1995)
Advisor, New York City Metropolitan Lacrosse League (1982 2007)
National Interscholastic High School Coaches Lacrosse Man of the Year (1995)
US Lacrosse Long Island Metro Chapter Hall of Fame (1988)

Elizabeth Leigh (Buck) Bradley Player (Towson '75)
4-year college player (Ithaca, 1972-1973; Towson, 1974-1975)
U.S. Women's National Lacrosse Team (1972-1974, 1975)
Inducted into the US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame (1997)

Michael L. Burnett Player (North Carolina '83)
All-America first team (1981, 1982), second team (1983), honorable mention (1980)
ACC Player of the Year (1981)
3rd All-time UNC leading scorer, 2nd All-time UNC assist leader
NCAA Division I National Champions (1981, 1982)
Inducted into the US Lacrosse Chesapeake Chapter Hall of Fame (2009)

Traci Davis Player (Ursinus '82)
4-year college player (James Madison, 1978; Ursinus, 1979-1982)
U.S. Women's National Lacrosse Team (1979-1989)
Inducted into the US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame (1999)

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2010-03-08



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