Ten Selected To National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame Class Of 2021 Presented By GAIT Lacrosse
Eight Players, Two Officials To Be Inducted In 15th Anniversary Class
The NLL Hall of Fame Class of 2021 presented by GAIT Lacrosse is as follows:
Colin Doyle played 19 seasons with Ontario, San Jose and Toronto.
Kevin Finneran played 13 seasons with Detroit, New England (Blazers), Philadelphia and Toronto.
John Grant Jr. played 17 seasons with Rochester and Colorado after being selected first overall in 1999.
Casey Powell played 11 seasons with Rochester, Anaheim, New York (Titans), Orlando, Boston, and Colorado after being selected first overall in the 1998 Entry Draft.
Shawn Williams played 17 seasons with Ontario, Toronto, Buffalo, Rochester, and Edmonton.
Pat McCready played 17 seasons with Charlotte, Rochester, Buffalo and Toronto.
Regy Thorpe played for 15 seasons, all with Rochester.
Steve Toll played for 15 seasons with Ontario, Toronto, Rochester, San Jose, Colorado, and Edmonton after being drafted in the sixth round of the 1997 Entry Draft.
Roy Condon worked as an NLL Official from 1989-2011 (23 seasons). He worked three Championship Games (1994, 1995, and 1999). He is scheduled to be the seventh official inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame. He started refereeing in 1971.
Bill Fox worked as an NLL Official from 1992-2011 (20 seasons). He worked six Championship Games (1993, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, & 2010).
The Class of 2021 will represent the first additions to the Hall since 2016. This fall's induction will also celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Hall's establishment with the inaugural members having been inducted in 2006.
"After a long and careful process of re-engineering the NLL Hall of Fame it's exciting to relaunch with an incredible list of nominees. Thank you to the Hall of Fame Committee for an incredible process and selecting ten outstanding individuals. We are very proud of all those nominated and welcome those chosen to be inducted as the newest members of the NLL Hall of Fame Class of 2021 presented by GAIT Lacrosse," said NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. "These are the greatest of the great, and we look forward to the induction ceremony and further connecting the amazing history of the league with its exciting present and future."
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