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Brooks Sweet

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2017


University of Massachusetts

Brooks Sweet was inducted as a truly great player. Following an all-star career at Ithaca (N.Y.) High School, Sweet began his collegiate career at SUNY Farmingdale, where he was a junior college All-American in both 1976 & 1977. He helped Farmingdale to the 1977 JUCO national championship. He then moved to the University of Massachusetts, earning honorable mention All-America status in 1978 and first team honors in 1979 when he led the nation with 61 goals scored. He was also team captain and MVP in 1979. Sweet tallied 172 points on 106 goals and 66 assists in two seasons, ranking second at UMass in career points upon graduation.

Sweet played for Team USA in 1982 and was named both the Most Outstanding Attackman and All-World as the U.S. team captured gold. He played four professional seasons in the Major Indoor Lacrosse League and was a three-time league all-star. Sweet has been previously inducted into five other halls of fame, including most recently, the National Junior College Hall of Fame in 2008.