2018 Hall of Fame Class Dinner

-  SPORTSFIVE REPORT:  The Greater Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse held their twenty-fifth Hall of Fame dinner Friday night at the Burgundy Basin Inn in Pittsford.Hall of Fame

With more than one hundred and fifty in attendance, teammates, friends and family along with many members of the Hall of Fame, gathered to induct five individuals, and two teams into the Greater Rochester Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

Chapter President, Al McLiverty welcomed the fans and families and introduced a seventeen current Hall of Fame members in attendance which included, Tim Pease (2017), Don Wright (2017), Mike Riorden (2016), Terry Corcoran (2015), Scott Schwind (2014), David Wilbur (2013), Patty Queener (2012), Mike Simon (2009), Rich Curtis (2009), John Johnson (2008), Mark Rice (2008), David Moore (2006), Paul Wilson (2005), Paula Summit (2004), Harry Queener (2004), Peter Burkardt (2003) and Frank Mangione (2001). 


HOF Class of 2018

After dinner Mike Riorden took over as Masters of Ceremonies with help from Scott Schwind. Mike Riorden reviewed each inductee's accomplishments as and the audience followed along in the program.  The inductees then gave their speeches and received their awards.  (program available here).  Pictures from the event.

Dick Baran

Community Contributor

Pat DuttonHighlights:

- Golden Rule Award for Community Service, Webster.

- Citizen of the Year 2001.

- One of the founding fathers of lacrosse in Webster 1998.

- Started "After school at the box".

- 1990s Youth Sports Council.

- Instrumental in bringing and installing a turf field to the box.

- 2005ish-current, Director of Webster Micro lacrosse program.



Terry Cotton

Player / Coach / Contributor

Terry CottonHighlights:

- Lettered two years at RIT.

- Volunteer coach JV and assistant coach Varsity at RIT.

- Volunteer assistant coach women's lacrosse RIT.

- Volunteer coach Victor modified lacrosse.

- JV / volunteer assistant coach Victor girls lacrosse.

- Treasurer of US Lacrosse Rochester chapter for over ten years.

- Active tournament player, playing in three world lacrosse festivals.

- Three sport HS athlete and first team All Finger Lakes multiple times.

-  Current Victor record holder 200m and two relays. Lettered two years in track at Alfred State.

- Director and Coach of Victor Youth wrestling program for nineteen years. Volunteer coach for Varsity/JV wrestling for 18 years.

- Victor Hall of Fame.

Andrew Coplan

Player: Pittsford and Bucknell / Coach: Marist, Maryland and Fairfield

Don WrightHighlights:

- 2004: The youngster Head Coach in the Nation when named Head at Marist.

- 2005 MAAC Championship and NCAA appearance.

- 2006-2008: Offensive Coordinator and Recruiting Coordinator at Maryland.

- 2006: NCAA Final Four.

- All Midwest team 1971.

- Two-time Conference Coach of the Year.

- Three regular season Championships at Fairfield.

- Two-time CAA Team Academic Excellence Award.

- Overall Head Coaching record of 100-84.

- Four-year starter at Bucknell, All-Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

- 1999 High School All American.

Ed Mulheron

Coach: Canandaigua Academy

Ed MulheronHighlights:

- Head Boys Coach 2005-2016. 

- 2009 NYS Class B Championship.

- Three Section V Championships. Class A in 2208, Class B in 2009 and 2013.

- Won 74% of games as Head Coach.

- Two-time winner of Section V Sportsmanship Award.

- Two-time All Greater Rochester Coach of the Year (2008 and 2009).

- Canandaigua Varsity Assistant Coach from 1984-2004.

- Finger Lakes and Monroe County League Chairman from 2005-2016.


Danielle Mae Spencer

Player: Brighton, Northwestern / Coach: Dartmouth

Danielle Mae SpencerHighlights:

 - Brighton (2006) All American with 115 goals. Three time All league. Also lettered in volleyball and soccer. 

 - Academic All American in lacrosse and volleyball.

 - Empire State Games (2004-2005). NY National Tournament team (2005).

- At Northwestern: Three-time NCAA Champion. 83 games with 65 starts and ranks second in program history with 203 draw controls, 238 career points ranks 7th. Ranks 6th with 1932 goals. Two-time IWLCA All-American.

- Two-time Tewaaraton Award nominee.

 - Played professional lacrosse for the Boston Storm.

 - Currently training with Team USA in preparation for the 2021 World Cup.



2004 Penn Yan Girls NYSPHSAA Champions

Players / Coaches

Penn Yan 2004Highlights:

 Head Coach: Patty Queener

Assistant Coach: Harry Queener

Captains: Julia Decker, Emily Donnells, Laurie Quackenbush, Brittney Stanton

Managers: Katie Burleigh. Helen Hymel, Rebecca Mattision

Team Members: Hannah Brennan, Julia Decker, Kari DeWick, Emily Donnells, Jenna Fingar, Katherine Gates, Megan Gray, Brady Halbert, Bridget Hamm, Amanda James, Natalie Jones, Kelly McMinn, Brianne Minor, Laurie Quackenbush, Nikki Quartaro, Sylvia Queener, Brittney Stanton, Jenna Trombley, K'Leigh Vanaman, Katlin Walker. 

Speaking for the team were Coaches Patty Queener and Harry Queener and Captain Julia Decker.



2009 Canandaigua Academy NYSPHSAA Champions

Players / Coaches

Penn Yan 2004Highlights:

 Head Coach: Ed Mulheron

Assistant Coach: Robin Hulme, Jeff Scheetz, Mike Pane, Mark MacNeil

Team Members: Devin Alves, James Bratton, Evan Burley, Tom Caggianelli, Collin Carson, Anthony DeLeo, Shane Dobies, Adam Fingar, Matt George, Marshall Johnson, Nick King, John Klein, Adam Knapton, Tom LaCrosse, Gannon Osborn, Bryan Peck, Collin Peck, Sam Post, Jordan Reals, Michael Reed, Sean Reagan, Tanner Scharr, Brian Scheetz, Eric Schott, Jake Smith, Matt Smith, Chris Tauterouff, Brandon Thomson, Tim Walker, Parker Weeks, LaShawn Williams. 

Speaking for the team were Coach Mulheron and two of the captains who thanked coaches and parents and reminded those assembled that the 2009 season was filmed as part of the "Season in the Balance" program.


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