Three former SU lacrosse standouts to be honored

SU alums Gait, Hill and Lockwood to be inducted into the Upstate New York Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Former Syracuse University lacrosse greats Gary Gait, Ron Hill and Charlie Lockwood will be inducted into the Upstate New York Hall of Sunday, Oct. 21 in East Syracuse.

Their induction will boost the count of SU inductees into the Hall to 19.

Gait, current head coach of the SU women’s lacrosse team and 2005 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Inductee, set the school’s single season goals record after netting 70 in 1988. Gait was also a four-time All-American and won the National Player of the Year in 1988 and 1990.

Gait has also led the Lady Orange to a 76-27 record, three trips to the NCAA semifinals and one trip to the national championship during his five-year tenure as head coach.

Hill played three season at Syracuse (1971-72, 1974) and led the team in scoring twice.

Lockwood was an All-American all four years he played for the Orange and concluded his collegiate career with 152 points (87 goals, 55 assists) and a national championship in 1993. Lockwood also represented Team USA in the 1994 and 1998 world championships.

Tickets are $45 per person and can be obtained at 315  Center Street, Fayetteville, N.Y., 13066.


Photo by Brandon Weight

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