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									tHe	CoLLeGe
 the	patriot	League
 Athletic and Academic Success
 In its second decade of combining academic          Since 1998, the Patriot League has          •	 Patriot	League	football	teams	combined	
 and athletic excellence, the Patriot League    ranked first each year among all Division           for a record 124 selections to the League’s
 sponsors championships in 23 men and           I conferences awarding athletic aid in the          academic honor roll.
 women’s sports. Initially started as an        NCAA Graduation Rate Report. The League
                                                                                                 •	 Seven	Patriot	League	football	student-
 NCAA Division I-AA football conference in      finished at the top spot with 97 percent of
                                                                                                    athletes earned All-America honors, the
 1986, the Patriot League became an all-sport   its teams reporting a graduation rate of 90
                                                                                                    highest total since 2003.
 conference in 1990 and includes American,      percent or higher in the most recent data.
 Army, Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross,           In addition, 79 Patriot League teams earned      •	 Lafayette	led	the	Football	Championship	
 Lafayette, Lehigh and Navy as full members,    NCAA Academic Performance Program                   Subdivision in team defense at 260.91
 and Fordham and Georgetown as associate        Public Recognition Awards after posting             yards per game.
 members. These institutions are among the      academic progress rate scores in the top         •	 Holy	Cross	quarterback	Dominic	Randolph	
 oldest and most prestigious in the nation      10 percent of all squads in their respective        and Colgate running back Jordan Scott
 and their alumni have, and continue to play    sports.                                             were finalists for the Walter Payton Award,
 leadership roles in shaping our country.            Patriot League student-athletes and teams      while Colgate linebacker Mike Gallihugh
                                                continue to enjoy success at the national           was a finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award
                                                level, with opening round victories coming          as top players in the Football Championship
                                                in several NCAA Championships including             Subdivision. Scott led the FCS in rushing
                                                Bucknell’s victory over national No. 4 seed         with 170.45 yards per game.
                                                Florida State in baseball and Navy’s triumph
                                                against national No. 4 seed North Carolina in    •	 Lafayette’s	Ashley	Harbin	became	the	
                                                men’s lacrosse during the 2007-08 campaign.         first Patriot League student-athlete to
                                                Patriot League teams previously recorded            qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Track and
                                                consecutive first-round wins in men’s               Field Championship in three consecutive
                                                basketball, a final four appearance in men’s        seasons, and also was the lone Patriot
                                                lacrosse and a sixth-place finish at the NCAA       League representative at the Indoor Track
                                                Cross Country Championship to highlight the         and Field Championship.
                                                League’s NCAA success.                             Harbin also competed in the Olympic trials
                                                     The Patriot League’s mission is simple,       in July.
                                                to provide successful competitive athletic
                                                                                                 •	 Two	teams	competed	in	postseason	play	in	
                                                experiences while maintaining high academic
                                                                                                    women’s basketball.
                                                standards, and to prepare its student-athletes
                                                to be leaders in society.                        •	 A	Patriot	League	record	six	student-
                                                                                                    athletes were selected in the 2008 Major
                                                   During the 2007-08 academic year,                League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
                                                Patriot League student-athletes and teams        •	 Four	Patriot	League	players	were	drafted	
                                                accomplished the following:                         by Major League Lacrosse — the most in
                                                •	 14	Patriot	League	student-athletes	were	         a single year for the Patriot League in the
                                                   named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-            Collegiate Draft.
                                                •	 65	Patriot	League	student-athletes	earned	
                                                   ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District
                                                   honors, including 42 on the first team.

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 athletic	Communications
                     Philip J. LaBella,
                                                42 years, and the other by the men’s soccer     travel with the squad. LaBella also split
                     Sports Information
                     Director (SID)             team.                                           time writing for The Bradford Era, a local
                                                    Prior to coming to Lafayette, LaBella       daily newspaper and The Bona Venture, the
                                                worked as an intern in the University of        campus newspaper.
                       Philip LaBella enters    Cincinnati’s sports information office              LaBella completed his master’s degree
                       his 11th year at         where he was responsible for publicity of its   in Sport and Recreation Administration at
                       Lafayette and his        nationally-ranked women’s soccer team and       Temple University in 2008.
                       sixth as the sports      six other Olympic sports.                           Professionally, LaBella is a member
                       information director         In May 1998, LaBella graduated magna        of CoSIDA and ECAC-SIDA. He has
 at the College. LaBella arrived on College     cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in           volunteered at several national sporting
 Hill in October of 1998 and began a three-     Journalism and Mass Communication               events on the media relations side, working
 year term as the Publications Coordinator      from the Russell J. Jandoli School of           at the 2000 U.S. Senior Open, the 2000
 and spent two years as the Sports              Journalism and Mass Communication at            NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament
 Information Coordinator.                       St. Bonaventure University. While at St.        East Regional in Syracuse and at the 1999
     LaBella supervises the publicity of the    Bonaventure, he spent four years working        Women’s Basketball Tournament Mid-East
 school’s 23 varsity sports. He works closely   in the athletic communications office.          Regional in Cincinnati.
 with and travels with the men’s basketball     In his final two years, LaBella worked as           He and his wife, Julie, both originally
 and football programs. LaBella’s first year    the Student Assistant Sports Information        hail from Eldred, Pa. and currently reside
 at Lafayette was highlighted by two trips      Director, a job that placed him in charge       in Stockertown, Pa. They welcomed their
 to the NCAA Tournament, one by the             of publicity for the women’s basketball         first child, Maggie, in August 2007.
 men’s basketball team for the first time in    team and allowed him the opportunity to

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 athletic	Communications
                     Scott D. Morse,                Under Morse’s guidance, the Lafayette     four years of service in the department
                     Director of                Sports Network (LSN) was created in 1997      of athletics at Wagner College. He was
                     Athletic                   as the primary marketing and promotional      Wagner’s sports information director from
                     and Promotions
                                                arm for Lafayette’s athletic programs.        1991-92 and was promoted to assistant
                     and Executive              For the 12th straight year it will lead the   director of athletics for media relations,
                     Director of the            Patriot League and most of the nation with    business operations and club sports in 1993.
                     Maroon Club                a distribution of approximately 10 million        Prior to arriving at Wagner, Morse
                                                viewers. While the main emphasis lies with    served as an assistant in Lehigh University’s
                                                television production, distribution and       sports information office for one year. At
 Scott Morse is in his 14th year at Lafayette   advertising sales, LSN also encompasses all   Slippery Rock University, he was a student
 and sixth in a dual role as director of        of the stadium and arena signage, weekly      assistant to both the director of athletics
 athletic communications and promotions         television shows, video streaming, game       and the sports information and promotions
 and executive director of the Maroon Club.     programs, hospitality areas and game-day      director for two years.
     Morse arrived at Lafayette in July         promotional events.                               A 1990 graduate of Slippery Rock with
 of 1995 and worked for four years as               In the five years Morse has served as     a bachelor of science degree in Sports
 the assistant director of athletics for        executive director of the Maroon Club,        Management, Morse is pursuing a master
 media relations. Morse is responsible for      total donations have increased by 90          of business administration degree in
 overseeing all athletically related external   percent.                                      Marketing. He is a member of the National
 communications at Lafayette, including             Morse created and serves as one of the    Association of Athletic Development
 the direct oversight of the athletic           advisors to the Lafayette Sports Marketing    Directors (NAADD), the National
 communications and sports information          Club, an organization that was honored for    Association of Collegiate Marketing
 areas, handling all marketing and              its efforts in the 2002 Block pARTy with      Administrators (NACMA), CoSIDA and
 promotional efforts, the daily operations      one of Lafayette’s prestigious Aaron O.       ECAC-SIDA.
 of the Lafayette Sports Network, and all       Hoff Awards as the Program of the Year.           Morse has volunteered at several
 Maroon Club activities.                            Morse arrived at Lafayette following      national sporting events on the media
                                                                                              relations side, working the 2000 U.S.
                                                                                              Senior Open, the 1996 NCAA Men’s
                                                                                              Basketball Final Four, and the 1993
                                                                                              and 1995 NCAA Men’s Basketball East
                                                                                              Regional. He also served as the director
                                                                                              of media operations for the 1991 Eastern
                                                                                              Intercollegiate Wrestling Association
                                                                                                  He and his wife, Anne Bennett-Morse of
                                                                                              Easton, reside in Forks Township with their
                                                                                              three children, London, Z.J. and Addison.

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 administrative	staff
                       George L. Bright,            and women’s tennis.                            Leadership Institute. Bright has completed
                       Associate Director of            Bright has played an integral role in      the Sports Management Institute Executive
                       Athletics                    the planning and construction phases of        Program at Notre Dame and the University
                                                    Lafayette’s $23 million transformation of      of South Carolina. He is also a member of
                       George Bright is in his      Fisher Stadium. He also assisted in the        the NCAA Minority Opportunities and
                       16th year at Lafayette,      construction of Allan P. Kirby Sports          Interests Committee.
                       and his seventh as           Center, and a number of improvements               Prior to arriving at Lafayette, Bright
                       associate director of        at the College’s Metzgar Fields Athletic       served as the ticket office manager at South
                       athletics. He arrived        Complex. A synthetic turf field for field      Carolina State University in Orangeburg,
 at the College in July of 1993 and served as       hockey and lacrosse has been built, along      S.C., since 1988. Bright planned,
 an Assistant Director of Athletics for nine        with new baseball, softball and soccer         developed and managed the ticket office
 years.                                             facilities for Lafayette’s student-athletes.   systems, operations and fiscal matters
     Bright’s primary areas of responsibility       Additionally, Lafayette’s new track and        at South Carolina State, and performed
 at Lafayette are general athletic administra-      field facility will open for competition in    promotional and marketing duties within
 tion, facilities management, event manage-         2008. Bright coordinates and supervises        the athletic department.
 ment, business operations, ticket operations,      Lafayette’s summer camps and preseason             In 1990, while continuing his duties
 strength and conditioning and equipment            team camps, as well as the logistics for       as ticket office manager, Bright received
 management supervision. He is also respon-         internal support areas, and the scheduling     a presidential appointment at SCSU as
 sible for the management of all practices and      of outside events.                             executive director of the S.T.A.T.E. Club,
 competitive events. He is the immediate                During the summer of 2001, Bright was      the University’s athletic booster club.
 supervisor for baseball, volleyball, golf, soft-   one of 24 athletic administrators selected     Bright’s management resulted in increased
 ball, men’s and women’s swimming, men’s            nationally as the first class for the NCAA     giving and additional athletic scholarship
                                                                                                   funds. Bright also played a key role in the
                                                                                                   development of the Palmetto Football
                                                                                                   Classic and served on several committees
                                                                                                   while at South Carolina State.
                                                                                                       A 1985 graduate of Claflin University in
                                                                                                   Orangeburg, S.C., Bright earned a bachelor
                                                                                                   of arts degree in liberal arts, and earned
                                                                                                   his master of arts degree in Rehabilitation
                                                                                                   Counseling from South Carolina State
                                                                                                   in May 1993. He has hours towards his
                                                                                                   doctorate in leadership and administration
                                                                                                   at East Stroudsburg University.
                                                                                                       Bright recently served as president of
                                                                                                   the Easton Area School Board. A former
                                                                                                   Chairman of the Northampton County
                                                                                                   Drug and Alcohol Commission, he has
                                                                                                   also served on the Board of Directors
                                                                                                   for the Easton Area Boys and Girls Club,
                                                                                                   the Easton Planning Commission and the
                                                                                                   Colonial Intermediate Unit 20.
                                                                                                       Born and raised in Easton, Bright and
                                                                                                   his wife, Sharon, reside on College Hill
                                                                                                   and have two children, George II and
                                                                                                   Tara. George is a senior at the U.S. Naval
                                                                                                   Academy, while Tara is a sophomore at East
                                                                                                   Carolina University where she is a member
                                                                                                   of the track and field team.

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 administrative	staff
                        Bruce E.                      central administration and the Maroon          department by creating full-time positions
                        McCutcheon,                   Club on several major initiatives in the       in several sports, including volleyball
                        Director of Athletics         areas of facilities and personnel.             and men’s and women’s soccer, as well as
                                                          Early in his tenure as director,           strength and conditioning, athletic training
                       Bruce McCutcheon is            McCutcheon spearheaded the creation of         and athletic equipment services.
                       in his eighth year as          an athletic facilities master plan. Recent         An experienced administrator,
                       director of athletics          upgrades as a result of that endeavor          McCutcheon serves on the NCAA Division
                       at Lafayette. He               include the $23 million renovation of Fisher   I Football Championship Sudivision
                       was named the 10th             Stadium, the construction of the Class of      (FCS) Football Committee and the
 director of athletics in the history of the          ’78 Stadium for baseball, renovation of        Patriot League’s Committee on Athletic
 College on Sept. 20, 2001.                           Mike Bourger ’44 Field at Oaks Stadium         Administration. He recently completed a
     McCutcheon had spent the previous                for soccer and the softball field and          four-year term on the NCAA Academics/
 eight years as Lafayette’s associate director        Maroon Club Strength Center renovation         Eligibility/Compliance Cabinet, was
 of athletics following two years as the              projects. Additionally, the track and field    chairman of the ECAC Division I Robbins
 assistant director of athletics, where he was        program has been relocated to Metzgar          Scholar-Athlete Committee and was
 responsible for the general administration           Fields Athletic Complex where a new track      Tournament Director of the 2000 Patriot
 of the athletic department.                          will open for competition in 2008. In the      League Basketball Tournament. He holds
     Upon assuming the athletic director              summer of 2007, McCracken Field House          memberships in the National Association
 reins, McCutcheon quickly began to change            at Metzgar Fields, which houses 11 teams,      of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and the
 the culture of Lafayette athletics and he            received a drastic makeover and renovation.    National Football Foundation and Hall of
 garnered the support of the College’s                    McCutcheon has also upgraded the           Fame.
                                                                                                         Prior to being named director,
                                                                                                     McCutcheon spent 16 years at Lafayette
                                                                                                     where he was responsible for the general
                                                                                                     administration of the athletic department
                                                                                                     while also serving as its NCAA compliance
                                                                                                         Prior to coming to Lafayette,
                                                                                                     McCutcheon spent one year as an assistant
                                                                                                     director of athletics at Temple University.
                                                                                                     That followed a five-year tenure as an
                                                                                                     assistant athletic director at Southern
                                                                                                     Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill.
                                                                                                         McCutcheon graduated from William
                                                                                                     & Mary in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree
                                                                                                     in Physical Education. He was a two-sport
                                                                                                     athlete at William & Mary, competing in
                                                                                                     football and track. He later earned a Master
                                                                                                     of Arts degree in Sports Administration
                                                                                                     from The Ohio State University in 1982
                                                                                                     and completed his Doctor of Philosophy
                                                                                                     degree in Sport Management in 1988, also
                                                                                                     from Ohio State.
                                                                                                         A native of Media, Pa., McCutcheon
                                                                                                     and his wife, Pat, reside on College Hill
                                                                                                     with their three children, Ian, Meghan and
                                                                                                     Gavin. Ian is a senior at Lafayette and a
                                                                                                     member of the baseball team.
  Bruce McCutcheon and his wife Pat attended freshman orientation with their son Ian,
  a senior on the Lafayette baseball team.

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 academic	enhancement

                                                                  Dana Filchner                   From 1997 to 2000, Filchner
   Workshops                                                      Associate Director,         was employed at Radford University.
   Several academic enhancement                                   Academic Resource
                                                                  Center                      While at her alma mater, she was an
   workshops are offered during each
                                                                  Coordinator of Athletic     academic coordinator and leadership
   semester for student-athletes.                                 Support Services            program coordinator. As an academic
   Various time-saving skills are
                                                                  As the associate            coordinator, she supervised all academic
   taught and effective study skills are
                                                                  director of                 support programs within the athletic
   stressed so that the student-athletes
                                                                  Lafayette’s                 department and provided study skills
   can learn to balance their many
                                                                  Academic Resource           and test taking strategies for student-
   time commitments and pressures.
                                                                  Center, Dana                athletes. She became the leadership
                                           Filchner is responsible for the academic           program coordinator at Radford in
   Progress Requests                       and career advisement of all student-              1999, assisting with the planning
   During the sixth week of each
                                           athletes. This is Filchner’s second year           and development of all phases of the
   semester, progress requests are
                                           on College Hill.                                   University’s leadership education
   sent by the academic coordinator to
                                               She was most recently an academic              program. She also provided training and
   all instructors of student-athletes
                                           coordinator at North Carolina State                support to student leaders and graduate
   recommended by their coach. As
                                           University’s College of Undergraduate              assistants.
   the instructors return reports of
                                           Affairs from 2000 to 2002. While                       Filchner graduated from Radford
   student-athletes’ attendance and
                                           at N.C. State, Filchner assisted in                University with a bachelor of science
   academic performance, the reports
                                           coordinating a life skills course for              in Graphic Design and Art History in
   are copied and forwarded to the
                                           student-athletes and provided academic             1995. She earned a master’s degree in
   respective coach who will then
                                           and personal counseling.                           Counseling and Human Development
   share the reports with the student-
                                                                                              from Radford in 1999.

   Laptop Computer Loan
   Fully-functional, high-end laptop
   computers can be checked out from
   the Academic Resource Center,
   302 Hogg Hall, for use during team

   Tutors are provided for all student-
   athletes upon request. Tutors are
   readily available for most 100 and
   200 level courses, and may be
   requested for any course offered
   at Lafayette College. In order
   to request a tutor, the student-
   athlete simply needs to contact the
   academic coordinator. Tutors can
   only help those who attend class
   regularly and who seek assistance
   in time for the assistance to make a    Located on the quad next to Farinon College Center, Hogg Hall serves as the home of the
   difference.                             Academic Resource Center.

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  Maroon	Club	strength	Center
 Lafayette College unveiled the Maroon Club Strength Center
 for varsity student-athletes in the spring of 1990 and greatly                                Brad Potts
 enhanced the facility in 2002.                                                                Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
     After a 10-year effort with all funding being raised outside
 of the College’s operating budget, the 4,000 square-foot facility                              Brad Potts is in his second year as
 more than doubles the space previously used for varsity student-                               head strength and conditioning
 athlete strength and conditioning workouts.                                                    coach at Lafayette. Potts works
     The facility allows all varsity student-athletes the opportunity                           with all of Lafayette’s 23 Division I
 to build their strength and conditioning on a one-to-one basis                                 athletic teams.
 with the strength coach who is on duty at all times when the                                       Most recently, Potts was
 facility is open. The student-athlete can arrange an appointment                               employed as the assistant
 with the strength coach for an individualized workout as well as         strength and conditioning coach at Wofford College in
 the scheduled sessions for various varsity teams.The one-on-one          Spartanburg, S.C. for one year.
 approach allows for a quick and intense, yet controlled and well-            From March 2005 to August 2006, Potts spent time
 supervised workout.                                                      at the University of North Carolina and University of
     Aside from the strength coach’s office, the facility floor space     Georgia, working at both institutions as an intern to the
 is devoted entirely to workout equipment. Included among the             head strength and conditioning coach.
 numerous apparatus are complete free weight work stations,                   Potts is a 2005 graduate of Indiana University of
 and 10 state-of-the-art power stations purchased in 2002. The            Pennsylvania (IUP), earning his degree in Exercise
 additional equipment has allowed student-athletes to cut their           Physiology. During his time at IUP, Potts earned Division
 weight room time in half giving them time for academic work or           II All-America status at linebacker and was recognized to
 other activities.                                                        the all-conference and All-Northeast Region teams.
     This state-of-the-art facility is located behind the north               Potts played professionally in the Arena Football
 football stands at Fisher Stadium, about 30 yards west of Kirby          League. He received his master’s of science degree in
 Sports Center.                                                           Heath Science from IUP in 2006, and is certified through
                                                                          the NSCA as a Certified Strength and Conditioning
                                                                              Potts and his wife, Tiffany, were married in July.

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 allan	p.	kirby	sports	Center
 Dedicated on June 2, 2000, the $35 million     than 30 cardiovascular machines. There is      other objectives in the Lafayette Leadership
 Allan P. Kirby Sports Center gives Lafayette   also a 35-foot climbing wall, an aerobics      Campaign.
 the finest athletic complex of any college     area, and several offices.                         The total cost of the Allan P. Kirby
 of its size in the country. It includes a          Built in 1973, the original field house,   Sports Center is $35 million. This
 new, 110,000-square-foot intramural and        which contains Ruef Natatorium, is home        includes $26.5 million in construction
 recreational sports facility attached to the   to several varsity sports teams. It has been   and renovation costs and $8.5 million in
 previously existing Kirby Field House. The     enhanced to include a new sports medicine      endowment for operation and maintenance
 field house itself received a $2.5 million     area and a new equipment room and              of the facility.
 facelift and interior renovations.             renovated locker rooms and administrative          Approximately 75 percent of Lafayette
     The new portion of the center, featuring   offices. The lobby and Athletic Hall of Fame   students participate in varsity, junior
 a distinctive atrium overlooking Fisher        exhibitry have been completely modernized.     varsity, club, intramural, or other
 Stadium, includes the Kamine Gymnasium,            Major support for the sports center was    recreational sports. The intramural
 which includes three 50-by-84-foot courts      provided by the F. M. Kirby Foundation,        program includes some three dozen sports.
 for basketball and other sports and an         which made a $32.5 million gift to             There are 15 club sports.
 elevated 1/10-mile jogging track. The          Lafayette, the largest gift ever received by       The Kirby Foundation is the family
 Buck Courts include six courts for racquet     a college, university, or other non-profit     foundation of the Fred Morgan Kirby
 sports, two for squash, and four that can      organization in the Lehigh Valley.             family, which has been prominent in the
 be configured for squash or racquetball. A         The $32.5 million contribution, which      life of Lafayette for nearly a century. Seven
 6,600-square-foot fitness center and weight    Lafayette has received in full, includes       family members are alumni, four have
 room includes a full strength-training         $26.25 million for the sports complex and      served as trustees, and three received
 circuit, spacious free-weight area, and more   an additional $6.25 million in support of      honorary doctorates from Lafayette.

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 sports	Medicine
                      Chris Meny                       Prior to his experience in the                               Margeritte
                      Associate Athletic Trainer                                                                    Abdelkodoos
                                                   collegiate ranks, Meny served as an
                                                                                                                    Assistant Athletic
                         Chris Meny                athletic trainer with St. Anthony’s                              Trainer
                         begins his first          High School in Jersey City, N.J. where
                         year as Associate         he worked with one of the top boys’                              Margeritte
                         Athletic Trainer          basketball teams in the nation. He also                          Abdelkodoos is in
                         in the Lafayette          spent time as an athletic coordinator                            the midst of her
                         sports medicine           for Bound Brook High School in Bound                             first year as assistant
                         department. His           Brook, N.J. where he monitored and                               athletic trainer. Her
  sport travel responsibilites will include        coordinated athlete rehabilitation.         sport travel responsibilities will include
  football and men’s lacrosse.                         From 2003 to 2005 Meny had clinical     men’s basketball and baseball.
      Prior to his arrival on College Hill,        experiences at Lafayette and Montclair          A 2006 graduate of Stevens Institute
  Meny spent over a year serving as an             State where he developed athletic injury    of Technology, Abdelkodoos earned
  assistant athletic trainer and clinical          prevention and treatment programs. He       a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical
  instructor at Seton Hall University              went on to serve as an intern with the      Engineering before completing her
  in South Orange, N.J. At Seton Hall,             New York Jets where he learned the          master’s degree in degree in Athletic
  Meny was responsible for the care and            protcols and procedures of a professional   Training.
  rehabilitation of 135 student-athletes.          football team.                                  Abdelkodoos completed clinical
  In addition to working directly with                 A native of Phillipsburg, N.J.,         experiences with the Seton Hall men’s
  student-athletes, Meny implemented and           Meny is a 2006 graduate of Montclair        basketball team and Rutgers University
  administered the NCAA drug testing               St. University where he received his        football team. At both sites she helped
  program at Seton Hall. As an instructor,         bachelor of science degree in Athletic      to develop and carry out rehabilitation
  Meny provided graduate students with             Training. He received his master in         programs, as well as providing coverage
  instruction in clinical competencies and         Exercise Science from California            of practice and game day preparations.
  proficiencies.                                   University of Pennsylvania in 2007.             While earning her undergraduate
      From January 2008 to May 2008,               Meny is the former owner and operator       degree, Abdelkodoos was a member
  Meny also served as an adjunct professor         of Pinnacle Construction in Phillipsburg,   of Stevens’ volleyball and basketball
  at Montclair State University where he           N.J. and also served in the Navy for five   teams, serving as a two-year captain of
  taught Anatomy and Physiology II for             years.                                      volleyball where she earned second team
  healthcare professionals.                                                                    Academic All-America honors.

                      Tiffany Muir                     In May 2008, Muir received her
                      Assistant Athletic Trainer   master’s degree in Kinesiology and
                                                   Health Promotions at the University
                      Tiffany Muir begins          of Kentucky. She completed her
                      her first year at            undergraduate work at the University
                      Lafayette. She will          of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
                      have sport travel            where she worked with the baseball,
                      responsibilities with        football, women’s soccer and track
                      men’s soccer and             and field teams. Muir also spent the
  women’s basketball.                              spring semester of 2006 assisting the
      Muir comes to Lafayette from Centre          head athletic trainer at Peace College in
  College in Danville, Ky., where she spent        Raleigh, N.C.
  two years as a graduate assistant athletic           Muir was certified by the NATABOC
  trainer. She worked with the Colonels’           in 2008 and is a member of NATA and
  cross country, field hockey, swimming            SEATA.
  and diving, track and field and volleyball           A native of Chapel Hill, N.C., Muir
  teams. Muir also worked with the                 resides on College Hill.
  college’s soccer and volleyball summer

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 sports	Medicine
                       Matt Bayly
                                                    as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at          numerous programs associated with
                       Director of
                       Sports Medicine              Virginia Military Institute from 1990-91             promoting the Irish heritage.
                                                    and as an athletic trainer at Columbia                   A native of Albany, N.Y., Bayly received
                         Matt Bayly begins his      High School from 1989-90. He also spent              his bachelor of science degree in Athletic
                         18th season as part of     a year in Italy as the head athletic trainer         Training and Physical Education from
                         the Lafayette sports       for the Padova Saints American Football              Springfield College in 1989. He earned his
                         medicine team.             Team.                                                master’s degree in Sports Medicine from
      As the Director of Sports Medicine, he            Along with his college experience, Bayly         Virginia in 1991.
  is responsible for overseeing the operation       has worked numerous camps, including the                 In 1994, he was honored at Lafayette’s
  of the sports medicine office and handles         Adidas Elite Soccer Program at Lafayette,            prestigious Aaron O. Hoff Awards
  all clearance concerns for student-athletes.      football camps at Santa Clara and Fairfield          ceremony with an Unsung Hero Award, a
  He also coordinates staff schedules for           and the SVS Hockey Camp at Brown. Bayly              student-voted accolade.
  the coverage of all athletic practices and        received his NATA certification in 1990                  Bayly and his wife Annie reside in Forks
  competitions, while serving as the primary        and is working toward his credential for the         Township with their daughters Brianna and
  athletic trainer for football.                    McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis              Moira, and son Jack.
      While with the Leopards, Bayly has            and Therapy for the Spine. He is also
  served as both a lecturer at East Stroudsburg     certified in Advanced First Aid and CPR as
  University and clinical instructor of             well as lifeguarding.
  their sports medicine interns. His other              Bayly is a member of several
  teaching experience includes acting as a          organizations, including the International
  physical education symposium instructor           Academy of Sports Vision, the NATA and
  at Lafayette and serving on the faculty of        the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainer’s Society.
  the International Academy of Sports Vision        He also is a member of the Ancient Order
  Symposium in 1995.                                of Hibernians, a Catholic Irish-American
      Before joining Lafayette, Bayly served        Fraternal Organization that sponsors

                       Dawn Schleiden
                                                    East Stroudsburg on a yearly basis. She also         Pennsylvania Athletic Trainer’s Society,
                       Senior Associate
                                                    works as a Sexual Assault Coordinator and            where she was the treasurer in 1999. She
                       Athletic Trainer
                                                    Educator (SACE) for the College.                     is certified by the American Red Cross as a
                         Dawn Schleiden begins          Prior to her promotion to associate              CPR, AED and First Aid instructor.
                         her 14th year as part      athletic trainer, Schleiden spent six seasons            A native of Perkasie, Pa., Schleiden
                         of Lafayette’s sports      as an assistant. During that time she worked         earned her bachelor of arts degree in
                         medicine team and first    with men’s and women’s basketball and field          Psychology from Millersville in 1992 before
                         year as senior associate   hockey, along with being responsible for             going on to earn her master’s degree in
  athletic trainer. Schleiden had served            coordinating the instruction, scheduling and         Exercise Science and Adult Fitness from
  as associate athletic trainer at Lafayette        supervision of student athletic trainers and         Bloomsburg in 1998.
  since 2001. Her primary sport travel              student interns.                                         Since 2005, Schleiden has been a
  responsibilities include women’s soccer and           Schleiden spent the summer of 1999               member of the Board of Directors of
  women’s lacrosse.                                 serving as a staff athletic trainer for two          Lauren’s First and Goal Foundation.
      She is the department’s rehabilitation        Lehigh Valley semi-professional teams, the           She has assisted in the organization and
  coordinator, where her central responsibility     Black Diamonds baseball team and the Steam           administration of the one-day camps, pre-
  is coordinating and communicating the             soccer team. She also worked the Adidas              registration camp application entry and has
  progressions of all rehabs. Schleiden also        Elite Soccer Program in 1997.                        been the volunteer coordinator. As a board
  coordinates and oversees weekly in-house              Schleiden’s first stint as an athletic trainer   member, she votes on the allocation of
  clinics with team physicians, as well as the      came in 1993 when she spent two years                money raised for brain tumor research and
  organization of professional nutritional          as a graduate assistant at Bloomsburg. She           other pediatric cancer patient assistance.
  consultations and educational forums.             provided evaluation and treatment of injuries,           Schleiden resides in Palmer Township.
      Schleiden has also worked as a clinical       designed and implemented rehabilitation
  instructor since her arrival on College Hill,     protocols and handled insurance claims and
  which allows her to work with athletic            record keeping. Schleiden has received her
  training curriculum student interns from          NATA certification and is a member of the

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 sports	Medicine
                       Dr. Jeffrey
                                                 the healthcare team in secondary schools,       physicians, but to the coaches as well.
                                                 colleges, and universities, sports medicine         In his 18th year at the College, Matt
                       Director of Health
                       Services/Team Physician   clinics, professional sports programs,          Bayly oversees Lafayette Sports Medicine.
                                                 industrial settings, and other healthcare       Contributing assistance in the provision
                                                 environments.                                   of care for all varsity student-athletes are
                                                     Lafayette’s commitment to sports            senior associate athletic trainer Dawn
                                                 medicine and the overall health of its          Schleiden, associate athletic trainer
                                                 student-athletes is evidenced by the state-     Chris Meny and assistant athletic trainers
                                                 of-the-art, cutting-edge athletic training      Margeritte Abdelkodoos and Tiffany Muir.
                       Dr. Carl B. Weiss         facility within the Allan P. Kirby Sports           The sports medicine area is jointly led
                       Team Surgeon              Center. The 2,500 square foot facility          by Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein, the college’s
                                                 incorporates a physician exam room with         director of health services/team physician,
                                                 office space for staff athletic trainers, a     and Dr. Carl B. Weiss Jr., Lafayette’s
                                                 taping/preparatory area, an advanced            team orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Weiss is
                                                 primary therapy area, a hydrotherapy center     a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon,
                                                 with a seven-foot deep aquatic rehabilitation   fellow of the American College of Sports
                                                 pool with a variable depth floor, and an        Medicine, and has his private practice at
                                                 orthotic fabrication lab where corrective       Coordinated Health Systems in Bethlehem,
  The certified athletic trainer (AT) is         orthotics can be custom-designed and            Pa. Injured student-athletes are evaluated
  a skilled professional specializing in the     fabricated in-house.                            at a bi-weekly injury clinic in the Sports
  prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation          Recently implemented was the                Medicine area, where the physicians and
  of injuries. In cooperation with physicians    utilization of an electronic injury database,   athletic trainers are joined by Dr. Ray
  and other allied health care professionals,    which streamlined injury status updates         McCarroll, specializing in podiatric care,
  an AT functions as an integral member of       not only among the athletic trainers and        and Dr. Steven Mazza, a physiatrist.

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 daniel	H.	weiss,	President
                         Daniel H. Weiss             A leading authority on the art of                        In 1994 he won the Van Courtlandt
                         assumed the             medieval Europe in the Age of the                        Elliott Prize, which is awarded annually
                         presidency of           Crusades, Weiss was a professor of art                   by the Medieval Academy of America
                         Lafayette College       history in the Krieger School and chaired                for a first article in the field of Medieval
                         on July 1, 2005.        the art history department from 1998                     Studies judged to be of outstanding
                         Lafayette, which is     to 2001. He earned an M.A. (1982) and                    quality. He was one of the first art
                         located in Easton,      Ph.D. (1992) in Art History at Johns                     historians to receive that award. He
                         Pennsylvania, is        Hopkins and joined the faculty there in                  received three awards for teaching
                         a highly selective      1993. He also holds an M.B.A. (1985)                     excellence as a member of the Johns
 independent, coeducational institution          from the Yale School of Management                       Hopkins faculty and was the recipient
 enrolling 2,300 undergraduates. The             and was a consultant with Booz, Allen                    of the Aaron O. Hoff People’s Choice
 College offers programs of instruction          & Hamilton, Inc. from 1985 to 1989.                      Award at Lafayette College in 2006.
 leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in       He received his B.A. from The George                     In 2006 he received the Community
 32 fields of study, including engineering,      Washington University in 1979, with                      Partner Award from the Greater Lehigh
 and the Bachelor of Science degree in           a double major in Art History and                        Valley Chamber of Commerce and in
 nine areas of science and four fields of        Psychology.                                              2007 the Community Service Award
 engineering.                                        Weiss has written or edited four                     from the Two Rivers Area Chamber of
     In the fall of 2007, the trustees and       books and numerous articles on the art                   Commerce.
 faculty of the College unanimously              of the Middle Ages, with a special focus                     Weiss is on the International Advisory
 approved a new strategic plan for               on Romanesque, Gothic, and Crusader                      Board of the Walters Art Museum in
 Lafayette following a year-long process         art and the interaction of Byzantine                     Baltimore, a member of the Board of
 led by Weiss. The Plan for Lafayette calls      culture with the Medieval West. He has                   Trustees of the Lehigh Valley Hospital
 for ambitious investment in the academic        also published widely in other fields,                   and Health Network, and a member of
 core of the institution, including a 20%        including American higher education                      the Board of Directors of the Association
 increase in the size of the permanent           and the Second World War, and has                        of Independent Colleges and Universities
 faculty, an enhanced commitment to              lectured at many colleges, universities,                 of Pennsylvania. He is married to Sandra
 student access and community diversity,         and museums in the United States and                     Jarva Weiss, a graduate of The George
 the development of new programs and             abroad. His research has been supported                  Washington University and its law
 facilities in the life sciences and the arts,   by grants from the National Endowment                    school. A specialist in health-care law,
 and a renewed commitment to a strong            for the Humanities, Harvard University,                  she is a lawyer in the firm of Tallman,
 and vital partnership with the City of          Yale University, the Samuel H. Kress                     Hudders & Sorrentino. The Weisses have
 Easton. The plan is currently in the first      Foundation, and the Centro italiano di                   two young sons, Teddy and Joel.
 phases of implementation.                       studi sull’Alto medioevo.
     Daniel Weiss came to Lafayette from
 The Johns Hopkins University, where
 he was the James B. Knapp Dean of                 2008-09 BOARD OF TRUSTEES
 the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and             Edward W. Ahart           Nancy Brennan Lund       EMERITI TRUSTEES       Joan W. Rhame
 Sciences. His duties as dean included             Carl G. Anderson, Jr.     Elisabeth H. MacDonald   Lucy Wilson Benson     Arthur J. Rothkopf
 oversight of all departments and faculty,         Margaret G. Axelrod       Bruce Maggin             Robert H. Britton      William P. Rutledge
                                                   S. Robert Beane, Jr.      Douglas R. Marvin        William C. Cassebaum   Walter A. Scott
 graduate and undergraduate academic               Susan B. Carras           Angel L. Mendez          Laneta J. Dorflinger   Riley K. Temple
 programs, scholarly and scientific                Samuel R. Chapin          Michael H. Moskow        David W. Ellis         Boyer L. Veitch
                                                   Joseph T. Cox             Stephen D. Pryor         Mitchel Flaum          Mark B. Weisburger
 research, budget and financial operations,        Jeffrey P. Feather        J.B. Reilly              Neil J. Gagnon         Robert L. Yohe
 strategic planning, development and               James R. Fisher           David M. Roth            Roger B. Hansen
 alumni affairs, housing and student life,         Brent D. Glass            George F. Rubin          Walter E. Hanson
                                                   Alan R. Griffith          Alma R.                  Charles E. Hugel
 admissions, and enrollment services.              Richard A. Grossman         Scott-Buczak           Robert E. Kusch
 Before being named to that position in            Martha A. Heinze          Robert E. Sell           John W. Landis
                                                   Pamela Gaary Holran       J. Peter Simon           William W. Lanigan
 2002, he was the Dean of the Faculty at           George M. Jenkins         Sylvia Daniels Weaver    Thomas F. Mcgrail
 the Krieger School, with responsibility           Harold N. Kamine          Daniel H. Weiss          Thomas J. Neff
                                                   Jefferson W. Kirby                                 E. Wayne Nordberg
 for academic and budgetary oversight of           Nancy J. Kuenstner                                 Alan D. Pesky
 300 faculty within 30 departments and             Barbara Levy                                       Lawrence J. Ramer
 major centers.

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 pardners—Community	outreach
                                             DREAMS WITHIN REACH: (LEFT) Members of the Leopards’ men’s basketball team
                                             volunteered their time to the Dreams Within Reach organization co-founded by assistant coach
                                             Pete Schwethelm. Lafayette College donated computers that the basketball team delivered to
                                             William Penn Charter and SciTech High Schools in the Harrisburg school district in 2007. Dreams
                                             Within Reach is dedicated to integrating technology into the classroom to improve students’
                                             understanding of mathematics using a computer program called Your Teacher.

 Consistent with the Lafayette College
 Department of Athletics’ mission
 statement, which includes “leadership and
 service to the community,” the PARDners
 program was established as a community
 outreach program.
     Working in conjunction with the
 College’s Community Outreach Center,
 PARDners affords student-athletes,
 coaches, and athletic administrators
 direct access to initiate and assist with
 various community projects.                 In September, the women’s basketball team hosted a charity shoot-a-thon called Hoops for
     Some of the beneficiaries of these      Hope. The event was held in honor of the team’s off-court heroes: Kasey Keenan and Lauren
 efforts include elementary schools,         Loose, daughter of Lafayette defensive coordinator John Loose. Both girls have been affected
                                             by pediatric cancer and all the money raised by the event went directly to two pediatric cancer
 retirement homes, hospitals, youth
                                             foundations—Kasey’s Krusaders and Lauren’s First and Goal.
 centers, and various non-profit agencies.
     The following projects have
 highlighted the efforts of PARDners in
                                                 READ ACROSS
 the past few years:
  n PARDners in Reading: Lafayette
    student-athletes travel to local             (RIGHT) Andrew
                                                 Brown ’09 reads to
    elementary schools to promote                students at Paxinosa
    reading.                                     Elementary, one of
                                                 several players who
  n Kick or Treat: Area youth are given          participated in Read
    an opportunity to participate in a           Across America.
    soccer clinic while dressing up for
  n Special Olympics: Various teams
    have helped Special Olympians train
    for their respective events.
  n KIC Camps: An element of the
    College’s orientation program allows                                                                            (LEFT) Ted Detmer
    College students to interact in                                                                                 ’08 and elementary
    constructive “Kids in the Community”                                                                            students remembered
    camps.                                                                                                          Dr. Seuss’ birthday on
                                                                                                                    March 2 as part of the
  n Dr. Seuss’ Birthday: Lafayette                                                                                  National Education
                                                                                                                    Association’s 10th
    student-athletes read Dr. Seuss books                                                                           Annual Read Across
    at local elementary schools to promote                                                                          America day.
    reading and honor Dr. Seuss.

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  easton,	pennsylvania
 Easton, a Main Street community since       and even more in the planning stages,
 2004, is best known as the hometown         Easton has an incredibly active nightlife,
 of former world heavyweight boxing          drawing “foodies” from near and far.
 champion Larry Holmes and also is host          Easton residents and visitors alike also
 to prestigious Lafayette College. These     enjoy the strong arts community that
 two facts alone are enough to really put    Easton has become with many galleries
 Easton on the map, but our small city       displaying works by nationally known as
 has even more to offer. With its rich       well as local artists. A nice complement
 history, proximity to both New York         of specialty retail shops neighbor these
 and Philadelphia, and splendid location     galleries and occupy the distinctive
 next to the confluence of the Lehigh        historical buildings throughout the
 and Delaware Rivers, it is no surprise      downtown. Easton’s lovely park-like
 that downtown Easton is buzzing with        Centre Square remains a hub of activity
 excitement.                                 as friends meet, enjoy live music, and
     Easton’s nearly 27,000 residents        visit the Easton Farmers’ Market, the          DOWNTOWN EASTON
 understand what the excitement is all       longest running open-air market in              WELCOMES YOU!
 about. The downtown is the home of          the country. Easton’s newest initiative,
 two premier family attractions, The         the Easton Ambassador program is the           Lafayette Day
 Crayola Factory and National Canal          first of its kind in the Lehigh Valley.
                                                                                            This fun-filled day of free food,
 Museum, which welcome over 300,000          Our “clean and safe” Ambassadors help          music, and entertainment is
 visitors per year. In addition, the         to keep our streets clean and beautiful        all about Lafayette! The event
 nationally renowned landmark State          and our visitors and residents feeling         was created in ’07 to welcome
 Theatre for the Performing Arts attracts    welcome and secure.                            the Lafayette community to
 another 150,000 patrons to its more             The vibrancy and charm of Easton’s         Downtown Easton and showcase
 than 100 fantastic shows each year.         authentic downtown is almost palpable.         all that downtown has to offer.
 Easton has remained the county seat         Be sure to visit and see for yourself!         Lafayette Day ’08 took place on
 since its founding in 1752 and was one of       We also encourage you to visit             September 20 in Centre Square.
 only three places where the Declaration regularly
 of Independence was read publicly in        for the latest updates on special events,      First Weekends
 1776. Today, Easton is becoming known       news of the latest business openings           Look for exciting arts, music,
 as the fine restaurant hub of the Lehigh    and promotions, and a full directory of        dining, and retail events the
                                                                                            first Saturday and Sunday of
 Valley. With more than 20 restaurants       downtown businesses.
                                                                                            every month!

                                                                                            Lafayette VIP Days
                                                                                            Leopards reign supreme on 2nd
                                                                                            Saturdays in Downtown Easton!
                                                                                            Lafayette students, parents,
                                                                                            and staff receive a 20 percent
                                                                                            Discount at selected shops and
                                                                                            restaurants. Check out the list

                                                                                            All Access
                                                                                            Pass-Lafayette Edition
                                                                                            Experience all that Easton has
                                                                                            to offer and enjoy big savings
                                                                                            with this exclusive passbook.
                                                                                            Every student will receive an All
                                                                                            Access Pass at the beginning of
                                                                                            the fall semester.

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 Lafayette	at	a	Glance
          Lafayette College    Character: Most academically                 Location: Easton, Pa., population
                               competitive, independent,                    30,000 in eastern Lehigh Valley metro
             has a long and    undergraduate, coeducational,                area of 800,000; about 70 miles west
              distinguished    residential.                                 of New York City and 60 miles north of
        tradition as one of    Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in 31 fields;
                               Bachelor of Science in 9 fields of science   Costs: For 2008-09, tuition $35,904;
          America’s premier    and 4 fields of engineering.                 room $6,773; board, $4,475; activity
                                                                            fee $186.
            communities of     Enrollment: 2,403; 54% men, 46%

      learners. Because of     women.                                       Student Life: More than 250 groups,
                                                                            clubs, and sports.
       its smaller size and    Faculty: 199 full-time faculty members,
                               100% holding the doctorate or other          Founded: In 1826 by citizens of Easton.
    impressive resources,      terminal degree; 11 to 1 student/faculty
                               ratio.                                       Endowment: Market value of more than
      Lafayette’s students                                                  $780 million with total assets of $1
     find advantages that      Campus: a beautiful campus with a
                               lovely central Quad; 60 buildings on
                                                                            billion. As an exclusively undergraduate
                                                                            institution, Lafayette focuses all its
             simply are not    340 total acres including a 230-acre
                               athletic campus.
                                                                            resources on undergraduates.

          available at many
         other institutions:

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 Maroon	Club	Hall	of	Fame
 Name                               Accomplishments                                           Inducted   Name                              Accomplishments                                               Inducted
 William H. “Bill” Anderson ’19     Standout basketball player and coach                       1976-77   Harry “Chip” Lundy ’62            Standout basketball and track athlete                          1985-86
 Walter E. “Scrappy” Bachman 1902   All-American football player                               1977-78   Pamela S. MacColl ’80             Standout field hockey and lacrosse player                      1991-92
 David B. Baird ’59                 Standout track athlete                                     2002-03   Robert Mantz ’58                  Standout basketball player                                     1984-85
 Ed Baker ’70                       Standout football player                                   1996-97   Walt Manuel ’66                   Standout basketball and baseball player                        1992-93
 George “Rose” Barclay 1898         Standout football player                                   1984-85   Erik Marsh ’95                    All-American football player                                   2001-02
 Jon Barnes ’68                     Standout cross country and track athlete                   1997-98   George McCaa 1910                 2-time All-American football player                            1985-86
 Frank Baur ’90                     Standout football player                                   1999-00   G. Herbert McCracken              Football coach for 12 years with 59 victories                  1976-77
 Liz Bagley-Stankavage ’92          All-American lacrosse and standout field hockey player     2004-05   George L. McGaughey               Intramurals Director, assistant football coach, 32 years       1982-83
 Harold Bellis ’40                  Standout football and baseball player                      1986-87   Maureen McKenna ’83               Standout basketball and softball player                        1992-93
 Charles F. “Charlie” Berry ’25     All-American football player                               1976-77   William McKnight ’43              Standout in football, basketball, and baseball                 1993-94
 Steve Biale ’82                    All-American football player                               2007-08   Maureen “Mo” McManus ’87          Standout women’s basketball player                             1996-97
 Joe Bozik ’58                      Standout football, wrestling, and baseball player          1993-94   Mike Miller ’70                   Standout football and basketball player                        1994-95
 Fred Braun ’55                     Standout wrestler                                          1994-95   Thomas Morgan ’58                 All-American baseball player                                   1987-88
 Andrea Dagostino Brennan ‘94       All-American in lacrosse and field hockey                  2008-09   Joseph “Jay” Mottola ’72          Standout basketball and golf athlete                           1983-84
 David W. Brown ’66                 Standout football and basketball player                    1991-92   Beth Mowins ’89                   Standout basketball player                                     2005-06
 Harold Anson Bruce                 Track coach for 15 years                                   1986-87   George “Sammy” Moyer ’41          Standout football player                                       1985-86
 Al Caesar ’58                      Standout football and baseball player                      1999-00   Janet Murray ’80                  Standout field hockey, basketball, and softball player         1986-87
 Stacy Cagenello ’87                Standout basketball and softball player                    1993-94   Stuart A. Murray ’57              Standout basketball player                                     1989-90
 Peter J. Carril ’52                All-American basketball player                             1980-81   Edward E. “Hook” Mylin            Football coach with 2 undefeated seasons                       1977-78
 Heidi Caruso ’94                   Standout basketball player and soccer player               2001-02   Phillip E. Ness, Jr. ’78          Standout basketball player                                     1990-91
 Tom Costello ’92                   Standout football player; All-America honorable mention    2008-09   Mark Neumann ’85                  Standout soccer player                                         1993-94
 William P. “Bill” Coughlin         Baseball coach for 23 years with 269 wins                  1976-77   Phillip Ng ’88                    Standout football player; All-America honorable mention        2006-07
 Robert Crawford ’22                Cross country Olympian in 1922                             1983-84   Donald J. Nikles ’60              2-time All-M.A.C. football player                              1977-78
 Alison Cuthbert-Bronico ’85        Standout women’s lacrosse and field hockey player          1997-98   Frank Novak ’84                   Standout football player                                       1995-96
 George E. Davidson ’51             Standout basketball player and coach                       1977-78   Jayne O’Brien Lloyd ‘87           Eight-time All-East honoree in track                           2008-09
 Dr. Tom Davis                      Men’s basketball coach for six seasons                     1999-00   Robert T. Paul ’23                All-American soccer player                                     1977-78
 Preston Denby ’65                  Standout basketball and baseball player                    1994-95   Ernie Peters ’56                  Standout basketball and baseball player                        1988-89
 Evan Deoul ’84                     Standout men’s lacrosse player                             1996-97   David Pletcher ’78                Standout wrestling athlete                                     1984-85
 Frank Downing ’51                  Standout football player                                   1997-98   Ryan Priest ’87                   Standout football player                                       1998-99
 Tony Duckett ’85                   Standout basketball player                                 2001-02   John M. Quigg ’40                 Standout football player                                       1990-91
 Mark Dutkewych ’96                 All-American soccer player                                 2007-08   James V. Radcliff ’57             2-time All-American basketball player                          1978-79
 James L. Dyson ’33                 All-American lacrosse player                               1982-83   David Leroy Reeves 1896           Athletic Administrator for 25 years                            1977-78
 Jon Ellis ’54                      Standout track athlete                                     1998-99   Charles Rinehart 1898             All-American football player                                   1976-77
 Otis Ellis ’89                     Standout basketball player                                 1995-96   Frederick M. “Peck” Robbins ’49   All-American baseball player                                   1978-79
 Bob Falconiero ’80                 Standout basketball player                                 2004-05   Bill Russo                        All-time winningest football coach                             2007-08
 Edwin J. Fager, Jr. 1913           Standout baseball pitcher                                  1982-83   Don Sayenga ’56                   2-time Middle Atlantic Conference wrestling champion           1976-77
 James T. Farrell ’41               Standout in football, basketball, and baseball             1989-90   Horace “Tod” Saylor ’45           Standout football, basketball, wrestling, and baseball player 1995-96
 Suzi Farrell-Greene ’92            All-American field hockey player                           2003-04   Frank J. “Dutch” Schwab ’23       2-time All-American football player                            1976-77
 James Finnen                       Public Address announcer                                   1998-99   Joseph A. Skladany ’82            2-time All-American football player                            1990-91
 Pat Fisher                         Women’s basketball coach who won 295 games                 2006-07   Jen Smith ’89                     Standout field hockey and lacrosse player                      1999-00
 Mike Gazzella ’23                  Standout football and baseball player                      1977-78   Frank Stanczak ’49                Standout football, basketball and baseball player              2003-04
 Charles M. “Charlie” Gelbert       Baseball coach for 21 years with 297 wins                  1976-77   John “Jock” Sutherland            Football coach with one national championship                  1987-88
 Tim Gerhart                        All-American football player                               2002-03   George L. Tiger ’81               Standout soccer player                                         1991-92
 Tony Giglio ’74                    2-time All-American football player                        1981-82   F. Tracy Tripucka ’72             3-time All-American basketball player                          1978-79
 Sharon L. Gish                     1st women’s Athletic Administrator and coach               1990-91   Todd Tripucka ’76                 Standout basketball player                                     1988-89
 Tony Green ’83                     2-time All-American football player                        1992-93   Bill “Butch” van Breda Kolff      Basketball coach for 8 years with 132 wins                     2001-02
 Frank Grube ’27                    Standout football, basketball, and baseball player         2002-03   James Van Der Beek ’72            Three-time MAC First-Team selection in baseball                2006-07
 Harold Hageman ’39                 Standout football and baseball player                      1998-99   George B. “Mike” Wilson ’29       2-time All-American football player                            1978-79
 Dick Hammer                        Lafayette radio broadcaster for 35+ years                  2006-07   Arthur R. Winters                 Athletic Administrator for 22 years                            1980-81
 Frank W. Hiller ’43                Standout baseball player                                   1981-82   Tracey Wright ’88                 All-American field hockey and lacrosse player                  1994-95
 David Hubinger ’53                 Standout tennis player                                     2004-05   Brabara Young                     Women’s tennis coach for 28 years with 389 career wins         2008-09
 Ed Hudak ’93                       All-American football player                               2005-06   Monica Yurconic ’92               Standout tennis player                                         2002-03
 Fred Morgan Kirby ’42              Standout football, swimming and wrestling athlete          2007-08   Martin Zippel ’49                 All-American basketball player                                 1977-78
 Frank Kirkleski ’27                Standout football player                                   2001-02   Walter Zirinsky ’42               Standout football player                                       1976-77
 W. Gehret Kleinspehn ’18           All-American track athlete                                 1977-78
 Walt Kocubinski                    Standout basketball player                                 1987-88
 Olav Kollevoll                     Athletic Director for 25 years                             1992-93
 William Kovalczyk ’78              Standout indoor and outdoor track athlete                  1989-90
 J. Alfred LeConey ’23              All-American and Olympic track athlete                     1976-77
 Peter Lerner ’88                   All-American soccer player                                 2003-04
 Sharon Lukenda-Parker ’86          Standout cross country and track athlete                   1995-96

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