| 2005 Hall of Fame Dinner |
| January 27, 2006 - The Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse inducted its class of 2005
at Logan's Party House on Friday night. RIT Head Coach, Gene Peluso, served as master
of ceremonies and between anecdotes and humorous observations, introduced the presenters, who
each spoke on the behalf of an inductee.|
SUNY Oswego Head Coach, Dan Witmer introduced John Spring (USILA) who spoke of
his years at Oswego and his long affiliation with the USILA.
McQuaid Jesuit Head Coach Scott Bryson presented Paul
Wilson (Pittsford) who spoke of the uniqueness of the game and how often players
work to give back to the game.
Don Bell (MCC) was presented by his son Peter. Don spoke about family,
many of whom were in attendance, and talked about his relationships with players.
Former defenseman, Larry Lovejoy introduced Ralph Armstrong (RIT) who
spoke about starting the RIT program and the coaches' clinics that he was instrumental
in starting in the Rochester area.
Penfield Head Coach Mark Rice, after suffering a knee injury in the Florida Tournament, presented
Tom Mutch (Penfield) who finished the evening with stories of starting
the Penfield program and his return to the coaching ranks in time to work with his son
(and now Pittsford).
Tim Soudan was recognized by those assembled, the night before his last professional indoor
game (Saturday), which was to be "Tim Soudan Night".