Aug. 27, 2002
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Atlantic Coast Conference 50th Anniversary Men's Lacrosse Team was announced today by Commissioner John Swofford. The 57-member team was voted on by the four league institutions that sponsor the sport as decided by the league's 50th Anniversary Committee.
Maryland led all league schools with 19 members on the Golden Anniversary team while Virginia was second with 17 honorees. North Carolina had 15 individuals selected, followed by Duke with five and NC State (which no longer sponsors the sport) with one.
The ACC's 50th Anniversary Men's Lacrosse team, in alphabetical order, is as follows:
Clayton "Bud" Beardmore, Maryland (1960-1962)
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1980 ... First-team All-American in 1961 and 1962 ... Later coached Maryland for 11 seasons from 1970-80 ... Coached Terps to two national championships in 1973 and 1975 (Maryland's last title) ... Named National Coach of the Year in 1973.
Bob Boniello, Maryland (1977-1980)
All-time leading scorer with 219 points on 93 goals and 126 assists ... First-team All-American in 1979 and 1980, second-team All-American in 1978 ... Won the Turnbull Award as the nation's top attackman in 1979 ... All-ACC selection in 1978, 79 and 80 ... Record holder for most assists (10) and points (13) in a game vs. Duke in 1979 ... Named ACC Player of the Year in 1979.
Joe Breschi, North Carolina (1987-1990)
Led a trio of ACC championship teams from 1988-90 ... He was named a first-team All-ACC defenseman in both 1989 and 1990 ... Selected as the MVP of the ACC Tournament in 1990 ... First-team All-America selection in 1990.
Jim Buczek, North Carolina (1989-1992)
ACC Rookie of the Year in 1989 ... led the Tar Heels to four ACC championships and the 1991 NCAA title ... first-team All-American midfielder in 1992 when he won the McLaughlin Award as the NCAA Midfielder of the Year ... First-team All-ACC in 1990 and 1992.
Michael Burnett, North Carolina (1981-1984)
ACC Player of the Year in 1981, the first Tar Heel to win the award ... played on two ACC and NCAA championship teams at Carolina ... first- team All-American in 1981 and 1982 and second-team in 1983 ... All-ACC three years in a row (1981-83) ... ranks third at Carolina in scoring with 190 points, and second in assists with 106.
Steve Byrne, Virginia (1980-1983)
Three-time All-American, including first-team honors in 1983 ... recipient of the Schmeisser Cup in 1983 as nation's top defenseman ... ACC Player of the Year in 1983 ... All-ACC in 1982 and 1983 ... three NCAA final four appearances, including 1980 championship game ... two-time ACC champions (1980, '83).
Steve Card, Duke (1997-2000)
Three-time All-American ... one of just two Duke players to earn first- team All-America honors in two seasons ... two-time All-ACC ... two-time ACC All-Tournament Team choice.
Kevin Cassesse, Duke (2000-2001)
ACC Player of the Year in 2001 ... All-American, All-ACC & ACC All-Tournament in 2001 ... member of the 2002 U.S. National Team.
Stan Cockerton, NC State (1977-1980)
Named Player of the World in 1978 when he led Canada to a World Championhip ... All-time ACC leader with 193 goals and 280 points ... First-team All-American from 1978-1980 ... Named All-ACC all four years of his career ... Led nation in 1977 with 54 goals ... Led ACC in scoring all four seasons.
Jay Connor, Virginia (1969-1972)
Two-time first-team All-American (1971-72) ... Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1995 ... finished as third-leading scorer and second in assists in ACC history ... set UVa records for career and season points and assists (since broken) ... member of 1970 and 1972 national championship teams ... leading scorer in 1972 NCAA championships ... member of three ACC championship teams ... team's leading scorer three times.
Doug Cooper, Virginia (1971-1974)
A three-time All-American, including two second-team selections ... ran on the first midfield all four years for some of the best teams in school history ... member of 1972 national championship team and 1973 semifinal team.
Randy Cox, North Carolina (1981-1984)
Excelled as a defenseman for the Tar Heels on a pair of ACC and NCAA championship teams from 1981-84 ... named All-ACC in 1983 and 1984 and was chosen as the ACC Player of the Year in 1984 ... second- team All-American in 1983.
Ryan Curtis, Virginia (1997-2000)
Three-time All-American, including first-team selections in 1999 and 2000 ... recipient of 1999 Schmeisser Cup as nation's top defenseman ... All-ACC in 1999 and 2000 ... NCAA Championships All-Tournament team in 1999-2000 ... All-ACC tournament team in 1998-99 ... member of three ACC championship teams in 1997, 1999 and 2000 and the 1999 NCAA titlists.
Brian Doughtery, Maryland (1993-1996)
Nation's Outstanding Goaltender in 1995 and 1996 ... First-team All-American in both seasons in helping Terps to the national championship game ... Won the W.H. Brine Award as the Most Outstanding Player in the NCAA Tournament in 1995 ... Named All-ACC goal in 1995 and 1996 ... Second all-time in save percentage at Maryland with a .625 mark ... Plays for the Rochester Rattlers in Major League Lacrosse.
Mark Douglas, Maryland (1988-1991)
First-team All-American in 1991 after setting Maryland school record with 52 goals in a season ... 14th all-time leading scorer with 157 points, including 109 goals - which stands as the seventh best career mark at Maryland ... Three-time All-ACC selection in 1989, 90 and 91.
Tom Duquette, Virginia (1970-1973)
Four-time All-American, including first-team honors in 1973 ... four-year starter who finished his career fourth in ACC history with 199 points (remains 18th) ... inducted into the Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2001 ... second player in ACC history to record 90 goals and 90 assists ... completed career first in school history in goals, and second in assists and points.
Peter Eldredge, Virginia (1969-1972)
Three-time All-American, including first-team honors in 1971-72 ... recipient of the Enners award in 1972 as the nation's Most Outstanding Player, the first player in ACC history to win the award ... led the ACC in goals with 36 (then a school record) in 1972 ... finished as UVa's all-time leading goal scorer (94) ... scored winning goal in 1972 national finals vs. Johns Hopkins ... member of 1970 and 1972 national championship teams and three ACC titleists ... inducted into the Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1990.
Mike Farrell, Maryland (1973-1976)
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1999 ... Three-time first-team All-American in 1974, 75 and 76 ... Won the Schmeisser as the nation's Outstanding Defenseman in 1976 ... Helped the Terps to the 1973 and 1975 national championships.
Mac Ford, North Carolina (1982-1985)
ACC Player of the Year in 1985 ... Second-team All-American attackman in 1984 and a first-team selection in 1985 ... was also twice named All-ACC ... ranks seventh in UNC history in scoring with 172 points and second in goals scored with 111.
Conor Gill, Virginia (1999-2002)
First-team All-American in 2000-01 ... two-time first-team attackman ... ACC Rookie of the Year in 1999 ... first freshman named MVP of NCAA championships in '99 ... All-ACC in 2000 and 2001 ... currently 14th in career assists in ACC history with a season to go ... 11th in school history in scoring (63g, 104a, 167pts) ... led ACC in scoring and assists in 2000 and 2001 ... NCAA Championships All-Tournament team in 1999-2000 ... MVP of ACC Tournament in 2000.
Dennis Goldstein, North Carolina (1987-1991)
National Player of the Year in 1991 on Carolina's undefeated NCAA championship team ... played on three ACC championship teams ... was a third-team All-American in 1990 and a first-team All-American in 1991 ... named All-ACC twice ... tied for third on Carolina's all-time scoring chart with 190 points ... fourth in goals scored with 108 and fourth in assists with 82 ... holds the UNC record for most goals scored in a season with 47 in 1991 ... won the Brine Award as the MVP of the NCAA championship game in 1991 and was the Most Valuable Player of the 1991 ACC Tournament.
Jim Gonnella, Duke (1994-1997)
First-team All-American in 1997 ... Lt. Donald McLaughlin Division I Midfielder of the Year in 1997 ... Third-team All-American in 1996 ... two-time All-ACC ... two-time ACC All-Tournament team selection ... ranks fifth at Duke with 90 assists and 15th in career points with 145 ... team captain in 1997 as Duke made its only Final Four appearance in school history.
Kevin Griswold, North Carolina (1979-1982)
Played both attack and midfield in his Tar Heel career, starring on two ACC and NCAA championship squads ... first-team All-American at midfielder in 1980 and second-team on attack in 1981 ... was named All-ACC in 1980 and 1982.
Graham Harden, North Carolina (1988-1991)
Schmeisser Cup winner as the National Defenseman of the Year in 1991 ... named the ACC Player of the Year the same season as Carolina went 16-0 and won the NCAA title ... played on four ACC championship teams for the Tar Heels ... first-team All-American and All-ACC in 1991.
Tyler Hardy, Duke (1994-1997)
Three-time All-American ... First-team All-American in 1996, Second-team All-American in 1997 and Third-team All-American in 1995 ... Three-time All-ACC ... William F. Schmeisser Division I Defensive Player of the Year in 1996 ... North-South Game participant.
Tom Haus, North Carolina (1983-1987)
Won the Schmeisser Cup as the National Defenseman of the Year an unprecedented three times in his career, captured the award in 1984, 1986 and 1987 ... named the National Player of the Year in 1986 when he led Carolina to the NCAA championship ... first-team All-American in 1984, 1986 and 1987 and was also named All-ACC each of those years.
Jack Heim, Maryland (1965-1967)
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1988 ... First-team All-American in 1967 and third-team All-American in 1966 ... Awarded the Turnbull Award as the nation's Oustanding Attackman in 1967... Led team in points in all three seasons 1965, 66 and 67 ... Topped Terps with 49 points in leading the team to the national championship in 1967.
Jay Jalbert, Virginia (1997-2000)
Two-time first-team All-American in 1999 and 2000 ... recipient of 1999 McLaughlin Award as nation's top midfielder ... All-ACC in 1999 and 2000 ... All-ACC Tournament in 1998, 1999 and 2000 ... 1999 ACC Tournament MVP ... finished career 17th in ACC history and fifth in UVa history with 112 goals ... NCAA Championships All-Tournament team in 1999.
James Kappler, Maryland (1955-1957)
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1976 ... Named nation's Outstanding Goaltender three times in 1955, 56 and 57 ... Three-time first-team All-American in 55, 56 and 57 ... Among the national leaders in saves for all three seasons in backstopping Maryland's 1955 and 1956 national championships with a combined 21-0 record.
John Kastner, Maryland (1969-1972)
Three time All-American, earned a first-team in 1972, second-team in 1970 and third-team in 1971 ... Helped Terps to national finals in first NCAA Tournament in 1971 and semifinals in 1972 ... Led Maryland in points in 1970, 71 and 72 ... Stands ninth all-time in points with 184 at Maryland ... Sixth all-time at Maryland in assists with 105.
Doug Knight, Virginia (1994-1997)
Three-time All-American, including first-team honors in 1996-97 ... recipient of 1996 Enners Award as nation's Most Outstanding Player ... All-ACC in 1995-96-97 ... 1997 ACC Tournament MVP ... ACC record 56 goals in 1996 ... finished career third in ACC history with 249 points (165g, 84a) and second in goals ... holds UVa records for season goals (56), season points (86), career goals, and career points ... led nation in scoring in 1996 (86 points) and goals (56).
Andy Kraus, Virginia (1987-1991)
Two-time All-American, including first-team in '88, second-team in '91 ... All-ACC in 1988-89-91 ... ACC Player of the Year in 1988 as a sophomore ... won more than 63 percent of his faceoffs three straight years ... fifth in UVa history in win percentage ... scored 75 goals and added 32 assists in career.
Alan Lowe, Maryland (1965-1967)
Member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, inducted in 1990 ... second-team All-American in 1967 and honorable-mention All-American in 1966 ... As an attacker, led Maryland to the 1967 USILA championship title ... Tied for the team lead in assists in 1966.
Roddy Marino, Virginia (1983-1986)
Three-time All-American, including first-team honors in '86 and second- team in '85 ... winner of 1986 Turnbull Award as nation's top attackman ... one of five players ever named All-ACC four times ... finished his career third in school history in goals (97) and fifth in points (164) ... led team in assists three times and scoring twice.
Ed Mullen, Maryland (1973-1976)
Three-time All-American (first-team in 1976; third-team in both 1973 and 1974) ... Seventh all-time leading scorer at Maryland with 191 points on 102 goals and 89 assists ... Member of the 1973 and 1975 national championship teams ... Holds NCAA record with seven goals in a national semifinal game against Navy in 1976.
Matt Ogelsby, Duke (1992-1995)
Three-time All-American ... ACC Player of the Year in 1995 ... First-team All-American in 1995 ... Three-time All-ACC ... two-time ACC All-Tournament team pick ... ranks 21st on Duke's all-time scoring list with 124 career points.
Kevin O'Shea, Virginia (1977-1980)
First-team All-American in 1979 and 1980, the first defenseman in school history so named and the third defenseman in ACC history to be named ... 1980 ACC Player of the Year, the first defenseman in league history to win the award ... All-ACC in 1979 and 1980 ... led team's defensemen in ground balls his last three years.
Kevin Pehlke, Virginia (1990-1993)
Four-time All-American ... All-ACC in 1990-91-93 ... 1990 ACC Rookie of the Year ... finished career as UVa's all-time leader in goals (138), and points (239) and fourth in assists (101) and third in ACC history in scoring and fourth in goals ... one of four players in ACC history with 100 goals and 100 assists.
Harper Peterson, North Carolina (1968-1970)
One of the most prolific scorers in Carolina history ... ranks sixth on the all-time goal scoring chart with 99 from 1968-70 ... first-team All-American attackman each of those three years.
Douglas Radebaugh, Maryland (1973-1976)
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1992 ... Three-time All-American in 1973, 74 and 75 ... Second-team in 1973 and 74 and first-team in 1975 as he was awarded the McLaughlin Award as the nation's top midfielder ... Helped the Terps to the 1973 and 1975 national championships.
Tucker Radebaugh, Virginia (1996-1999)
Three-time All-American, including first-team honors in 1999 ... 1999 ACC Player of the Year ... All-ACC in 1998 and 1999 ... All-ACC Tournament team in 1998 and 1999 ... captain of 1999 national championship team ... led ACC in goals, assists and points in 1999, one of four players in league history to lead in all three in a season.
Rodney Rullman, Virginia (1972-1975)
Three-time All-American, including first-team honors in '75 ... recipient of the Kelly Award as the nation's top goalie in 1975 ... considered the top goalie in school history ... four-year starter ... first freshman goalie to win NCAA title in 1972 ... holds school record with 553 career saves.
Douglas Schreiber, Maryland (1972-1973)
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1993 ... First-team All-American in both seasons at Maryland 1972 and 1973 ... Won the Enners Award as the nation's top midfielder in 1973 ... Helped the Terps to the 1973 and 1975 national championships.
Tom Sears, North Carolina (1980-1983)
Made more saves in his career (629) than any other Carolina goalkeeper in history ... first-team All-American in 1981 and 1982, he won the Enners Award as the National Player of the Year in 1982 and the Kelly Award as the National Goalkeeper of the Year in 1981 and 1982 ... ACC Player of the Year in 1982 when he also won the Brine Award as the MVP of the national championship game ... two-time All-ACC and third-team All-American in 1983 as well.
Joey Seivold, North Carolina (1983-1987)
Made All-America teams all four years at Carolina ... was a first-team All-America selection at midfielder in both 1984 and 1985 ... named All-ACC twice in his career ... In 1987, he was named a first-team Academic All-American by CoSIDA and Verizon.
John Simmons, Maryland (1954-1956)
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1985 ... First-team All-American in 1955 and 1956 ... Won the Schmeisser Award as the nation's Outstanding Defenseman in 1965 ... Helped Terps to undefeated seasons in 1955 and 1956 and a pair of national championships.
Mike Thearle, Maryland (1972-1973)
Won the Schmeisser Award as the nation's top defenseman in 1973 ... First-team All-American in 1973 in helping Terps to their last national title ... Also a second-team All-American in 1972.
Roger Tuck, Maryland (1973-1976)
Three-time All-American, earning first-team in 1976 and third-team in 1974 and 1975 ... Member of the 1973 and 1975 national championship teams.
Frank Urso, Maryland (1973-1976)
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1991 ... Named to the NCAA's 25th Anniversary Team in 1997 ... Only four-time first-team All-American in Maryland history from 1973-76 ... Third all-time in points with 208 on 127 goals and 81 assists ... Named Enners Award winner as the Nation's Outstanding Player in 1975 ... Won McLaughlin Award as nation's top midfielder in 1974 and 1976 ... Member of the 1973 and 1975 national championship teams ... Most goals in an NCAA title game with five in 1975 and second most goals in an NCAA Tournament career with 32.
Peter Voelkel, North Carolina (1980-1983)
Won the McLaughlin Award as the National Midfielder of the Year in 1983 ... MVP of Carolina teams, twice, in 1981 and 1983 ... A key middie on the 1981 and 1982 NCAA championship teams, named All-ACC three times and was a first-team All-American in both 1982 and 1983.
Jason Wade, North Carolina (1991-1994)
Ranks ninth in all-time goal scoring at UNC with 95 ... named a first-team All-American in 1996, he also was tapped for the McLaughlin Award as the National Midfielder of the Year ... ACC Player of the Year in 1996.
Ryan Wade, North Carolina (1993-1996)
First-team All-American midfielder in 1993 and 1994 and a second- team selection in 1992 ... ACC Player of the Year in both 1993 and 1994 ... played on four ACC championship teams and the 1991 NCAA title winning squad ... ranks tenth at Carolina in goals scored with 91 and second at UNC in career ground balls with 323.
Michael Watson, Virginia (1994-1997)
Four-time All-American, including first-team honors in '96 and '97 ... recipient of 1996 Turnbull Award as nation's top attackman ... 1994 ACC Rookie of the Year ... 1997 ACC Player of the Year ... one of only five players in ACC history to be all-conference four times ... ranks 5th in ACC scoring with 240 points ... finished his career fifth in ACC history in points (24), sixth in goals (142), and 16th in assists (98).
Tim Whiteley, Virginia (1993-1996)
Three-time All-American, including second-team in '94 and '96 ... ACC Rookie of the Year in 1993 ... All-ACC in '94 and '96 ... first in ACC history in assists with 159 ... finished his career third in ACC history in points (244) and is still fourth ... led ACC in assists three times, one of only four players to do so ... led the ACC in scoring in '94.
Charles Wicker, Maryland (1953-1956)
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member, inducted in 1978 ... First-team All-American in 1955 and 1956 along with a third-team selection in 1954 ... Fourth all-time leading scorer in Terp history with 199 points on 78 goals and 121 assists ... Held all-time Maryland scoring record from 1956 through 1963.
Pete Worstell, Maryland (1977-1981)
Four-time All-American (first-team in 1980 and 1981; second-team in 1977 and 1978) ... Four-time All-ACC selection in 1977, 78, 80 and 81 ... Notched 175 career points ... Scored 126 career goals, fourth most ever at Maryland ... Scored 43 goals and had 67 points to lead in both categories.
Tom Worstell, Maryland (1985-1988)
Three-time All-American (first-team in 1986 and 1987 and second-team in 1988) ... All-ACC selection in 1986, 87 and 88 ... Led Terps in goals in 1986 ... ACC Player of the Year in 1986.