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Ten greats to be inducted into Long Island-NY Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Sunday, 8th January 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Girl's/Women's, High school, Pro  
 

LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 1/8/12

The Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation will host induct 10 legends into the Hall of Fame at the 27th annual ceremonies to be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Huntington Hilton Hotel in Melville.

This year’s inductees include:

Greg Cattrano
Scott Craig
John Gagliardi
Tom Martello
Tim McIntee
Richie Meade
Blake Miller
Tracy Weiner Provenz
Sabrina Gallagher Roszko and
Artie Seekamp

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners: Tom Hourican and Alden Dyckman
Harvey Cohen Award Winner: Angela Ritchie

The Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Hall of Fame was established in 1985 by the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation, a chapter of US Lacrosse, the sports national governing body. Please come and join us at this wonderful annual event. For more information, please click HERE.

Bios:

GREG CATTRANO
Goalie • Ward Melville HS
Brown University • New York Athletic Club • NY Saints, Baltimore Bayhawks, Philadelphia Barrage, LI Lizards • 1999 Team USA (2000)

Cattrano a High School All America and All County selection in 1993 was an All League Selection in 1992 and 1993. Ward Melville captured the 1992 Long Island, Downstate and New York State Championship. Greg was named the Lt. Ray Enners Award winner following his senior season. At Brown, Cattrano was named to the All Ivy squad in 1995, 2nd Team All America in 1996, All-Ivy, All New England, 1st Team All America, North-South All-Star Game and the National (Div 1) Goalie of Year in 1997. His team captured the 2002 MLL Championship and 2004 Major Lacrosse League Championships and he was named 2001, 2002 & 2004 MLL Goalie of the Year three times (2001, 2002, 2004), MLL MVP in 2002 and MLL Championship Game MVP in 2002. During the MLL Summer Showcase in 2000, Cattrano was named the Best Defensive Player. A six time MLL All Star – (2001-2006), his jersey #2 was retired by the LI Lizards in 2007.

SCOTT CRAIG
Coach • West Islip HS
SUNY Cortland • Virginia Beach Club Lacrosse

Participated in the 1972 Division II High School Championship and was an All-League selection. In 1983-1984 became the assistant Lacrosse Coach and Coach of the junior varsity lacrosse team at West Islip. IN three years as the Head JV coach posted a 39-13 record. In 1988, Scott was named Varsity Boys Lacrosse Head Coach and has posted a record of 385 -84, capturing the league championship and Section XI Super Six – 21 times. His squads have captured the Suffolk County Championship eight consecutive years (2004-2011) also winning the Long Island Championships seven times (2004-2010) and the NYS Championship four times (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010). West Islip was voted mythical National High School Champions 2007, 2009, 2010.

JOHN GAGLIARDI
Defense • Manhasset HS
John Hopkins University • NYAC • LI Lizards, NY Saints, Philadelphia Wings • Maverik Lacrosse

At Manhasset High School, Gagliardi was a member of the1991 & 1992 Class C Champions, 1991 Long Island Empire Team, 1992 All American, Academic All-American and1992 High School North-South All Star Game. At Johns Hopkins, John was a 1st Team All America selection in 1996 and 1997 and participated in the 1997 North/South Game. Following graduation, Gagliardi played in the National Lacrosse League where he was named an NLL All-Star in 2000. John also played outdoors and was a member of the 2001 & 2003 MLL Championship as well as 2001 Indoor NLL Championship. A six time MLL All-Star Team, selection, Gagliardi was a member of the 1999 & 2006 Team USA; 2006 All-World Honors. Youth Coach, Manhasset PAL 2004 – present, 2006-2009. Off the field. Gagliardi founded Maverik Lacrosse, a supplier of lacrosse equipment.

THOMAS MARTELLO
Defense • Elmont Memorial HS 1982 • Rutgers University 1986 • Long Island/Hofstra Lacrosse Club 1987-2005 • Long Island Sachems 1988

In 1982, Martello earned All Conference honors at Elmont High School and received the Thomas Rutigliano Scholar Athlete Award. A member of the Long Island/Hofstra Lacrosse
Club. Tom was named either first or second team USCLA All-Club 16 consecutive years beginning in 1989and continuing through the 2005 campaign. Following the 2000 season, Martello received the USCLA Krongard Award as the Outstanding Player. The Long Island Club captured seven Tom was a Rockville Centre PAL coach from 2005-2008, Long Island/Hofstra Lacrosse Club Coach 2007, 2008, Long Island Raiders Select Team 2006-2008. He started his coaching career with the Elmont Cardinal Lacrosse Club PAL in 1987-1992. Martello joined the RVC Lacrosse Club in 1994 and was an active member through 2006 Rockville Centre Youth Clinic 1994-2006; Seven National USCLA Championships.

Richie Meade
Coach & Contributor • University of Baltimore 1979-1982 • United States Naval Academy 1995-2011 • Team USA Coach 2012-2014 • 2004 Division I Coach of the Year • Patriot League Coach of the Year 2004 & 2007

Meade began his coaching career in 1980 at the University of Baltimore where he posted a record of 27-23 over four seasons. He was named the Hero’s Coach of the Year in 1982 after leading Baltimore to an 11-2 record. In 1995, Meade was named the head coach at the United States Naval Academy where held the post for 17 years and amassed a 142-97 record. That victory total ranks second in program history behind William “Dinty” Moore (159-50-2 from 1936-1958) and ahead of George Finlayson (140-25, 1911-1935) and Willis Bilderback (131-26-2, 1959-1972). Meade led Navy to six-consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances (2004-2009), five Patriot League titles (04-05-06-07-09) and recorded a 15-6 record vs. archrival Army (1998-2011). He guided Navy to its first documented win over a No. 1-ranked team with a 9-6 victory over Maryland on April 10, 2004. In 2010, he led the Mids to a 9-8 overtime win over rival Johns Hopkins, snapping a 36-game losing streak against the Blue Jays. Meade coached 39 All-Americans during his tenure at the Naval Academy, including three national award winners. The first president of the Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association, he has served as a member of the NCAA Lacrosse Rules Advisory Committee, and the Men’s Coaches Council US Lacrosse. Meade has recently named the 2014 USA Team Head Coach.

TIM MCINTEE
Midfield • East Islip HS
CW Post University • 1990 Team USA • NY Saints

McIntee was High School All America selection at East Islip High School in 1984. 1
At C.W. Post, Tim earned honorable mention All America honors in 1985 and 1986, 3rd Team in 1987 and 2nd Team All America. In addition, McIntee was named to the1988 North/South All-Star Game where he earned the game MVP. In 2010, Tim was inducted into the CW Post Athletic Hall of Fame 2010. He was a member of the 1990 Team USA World Championship squad. Professionally, McIntee played for the New York Saints from1990-97 in which time he recorded 97 points (46 goals, 51 assists), ranking him among the all-time leading scorers in franchise history. The Head Coach at Manhattan College since 1997, McIntee served as the Offensive Coordinator and Man -up Coach for Team Ireland at the 2002 World Games.

BLAKE MILLER
Midfield • Forman Prep
Nassau CC •Hofstra University • LIAC • Bridgeport Barrage, Philadelphia Barrage, LI Lizards, Baltimore Bayhawks • NY Saints, NJ Storm, Anaheim Storm, Rochester Rattlers

A member of the 1992 New England Small Schools Championship team, Blake was Junior College All America in 1994. In 1996 he was participated in the North Atlantic Coast Championship and was named the North Atlantic Coast Player of the Year as well as earning All America honors. Miller participated in the 1996 North/South All-Star Game and received the Peter Banker Award. Following graduation, Blake played for the Long Island Hofstra Lacrosse Club earning All Club honors in 1997, 1998 and 1999. In 1997, Miller was named to the USA Team which captured the World Championship in Baltimore, MD. Blake was also a member of the 2006 squad which won a silver medal in London, Ontario, Canada. In the MLL he was a member of the 2004 Championship squad and was named an MLL All-Star (2001-2006) six times.. In addition, he was named the MLL Offensive Player of the Year in 2004. Miller worked with the Manhasset PAL from 2003-2006and with the Angela Miller Memorial Lacrosse program since 2008.

Tracy Weiner Provenz
Coach • Comsewogue HS
CW Post • Farmingdale HS
Tracy served as the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at Farmingdale HS from 1991-08 where she posted a record of 216-37-6. Her 1994,1997-2001, 2007-08 captured the Nassau County crown while her 2001, 2007 and 2008 squads won the Long Island Championship As an Assistant Coach during the 2009 and 2010 seasons, her teams won the County, Long Island and New York State Championships each year. As co- Head Coach of the Long Island Empire State Team her squads captured gold medals in 2001 and 2007 and silver medals in 2002 and 2004. On five occasions, Tracy was named Nassau County Coach of the Year and in 2006 and 2008, she was named the Newsday Coach of the Year. Weiner Provenz served as the Nassau Girls Lacrosse Representative the LIMLF from 2006-08and the high school All America Committee from1998-2008. A director of the LI Yellow Jackets program, she also serves as an announcer for Girls Lacrosse MSG Varsity.

Sabrina Gallagher Roszko
Player • Manhasset HS
Loyola College
A two time state champion at Manhasset HS (1985 and 1988), Gallagher Roszko was named a. High School All American in 1988 along with All County honors in 1987 and 1988 and All League recognition in1986. At Loyola College, Sabrina was a two time college All America receiving recognition in 1990 and 1993. She was a member of the 1990 NCAA Semi Finalist squad and earned All South Atlantic Conference honors that year and the three subsequent seasons. She ranks sixth in goals, ninth in draw control, eighth in ground balls, fourth in games started and eighth all time in games played at Loyola. Following her senior campaign she was named to North South All Star Game.

ARTIE SEEKAMP
Defense • John F. Kennedy HS 1970
Nassau Community College 1971-1972 • University of Maryland 1974

Seekamp was an All County honoree and a member of the 1970 High School Championship Team. At Nassau Community College, Artie earned first team All America honors in each of his two seasons while the Lions captured two JUCO National Championships. At the University of Maryland, he was a member of the Terrapins 1973 National Championship Team and where he earned honorable mention All America recognition. In 1974 he was named to the All America second team .Seekamp was an Assistant Coach at East Hampton High School from 2000-2004 and helped start youth lacrosse on East End.


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