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Bradley A. Kotz

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2001


Syracuse University

Brad Kotz, a midfielder at Syracuse, was inducted into the Hall of Fame as a truly great player. A native of Camillus, N.Y., Kotz was a four-time All-American at Syracuse, earning first team honors at midfield in 1983-85 and captaining the team in 1984 and '85. He helped Syracuse to the 1983 NCAA championship and received the Raymond J. Enners Award as the nation's Division I Player of the Year. In 1985 he was selected to play in the North-South All-Star game. Kotz was also named to the NCAA Silver Anniversary Team.

Kotz played on the U.S. Team in 1986 and 1990 and was selected to the All-World team in 1990. In 1990 he was also selected to the U.S. Delegation that presented the sport of lacrosse to the Chinese Olympic Committee & Sports Ministry in Beijing and Hong Kong.

He was a four-time all-club player, earning player of the year honors in 1986, and was also twice named as an all-pro selection in the Major Indoor Lacrosse League.

Kotz was a two-year assistant at the University of Pennsylvania in 1988 and 1989, helping the Quakers to the 1988 Ivy League title, and he continues to serve as a counselor for numerous lacrosse camps and clinics. He was inducted into the US Lacrosse Upstate New York Hall of Fame.