The Ohio Lacrosse Hall of Fame Class of 2021 includes two coaches, an official and a player. The Class was announced by HOF President Paul Eldridge. Members of the 2021 Class are Dr. Jay Martin, Ohio Wesleyan men’s coach from 1978-85, Elizabeth Ford, women’s coach at the College of Wooster for the past 16 years, Jim Beery, long time high school and college official, and Brett Hughes, an outstanding player for Upper Arlington H.S., The University of Virginia, and the four MLL teams, including the Ohio Machine.
“Once again, our Board has selected an outstanding class to enter the Ohio Lacrosse Hall of Fame,” Eldridge said. “They all have tremendous resumes, and have helped grow the game of lacrosse.”
The Class of 2021 will be officially inducted along with the Class of 2020 at the HOF Banquet and Induction Ceremony on June 12, 2021. The event will be held at the Ohio Union on the campus of Ohio State University. It is open to the public and lacrosse fans from around the country.
The 2021 Ohio Boys and Girls All Americans will also be honored at the event.
For banquet information and to purchase a ticket click HERE.
COVID 19 safety measures and protocols will be observed including masks and social distancing.
Class of 2020 will also be honored at June 12th event
The Class of 2020 will include four players and two long time contributors to the growth of the game.
Andrew Bonasera, Player, Upper Arlington HS & Roanoke College
Pat Collura, Contributor and Official, Southwest Ohio
David Maguire, Player, Ohio Wesleyan University
Darren McGurn, Player, Ohio Wesleyan University
Kim Russell, Contributor and Coach, Northeastern Ohio
Gina Oliver Thomas, Player, Ohio State University
Watch this space for more information on the Class of 2020 and details for purchasing tickets.
HOF Class of 2021
Brett Hughes, Liz Ford, Jay Martin, Jim Beery