A standout for three years at Baltimore's City College, Alvin "Buzzy" Krongard was selected as an All-Maryland midfielder in 1954. Buzzy went on to Princeton University where he was third team All-America in 1957 and second team All-America in 1958. While at Princeton he was first team All-Ivy in 1957 and 1958 and played on the Ivy League Championship teams in the same years.
As a premiere face-off man, Buzzy played for the Mt. Washington Lacrosse Club from 1962-67. Mt. Washington won numerous championships during Buzzy's years. He won the Mt. Washington Cup twice, played in every club all-star game during his club career, and is a member of the All-Time Mt. Washington team. Buzzy received the Outstanding Club Player Award in 1967 and was captain of every team on which he ever played. He was treasurer of the Lacrosse Foundation in 1970, 1971 and 1974.