A two-time first team All-American for Cornell in 1977 and 1978, Kane led his team to national championships in 1976, 1977, and runner-up in 1978, as well as Ivy League Championships in 1976, 1977 and 1978. Kane was a member of the team that holds the Division I winning streak at 42 consecutive games before losing only the last game of his career. He was a two-time recipient of the Schmeisser Award as the outstanding defenseman in the nation in 1977 and 1978.
He was selected to the 1978 and 1982 U.S. team where he was captain and selected to the All-World team. He was a founding member of the North Hempstead LC and played for the Long Island LC.
Kane has been active in lacrosse expansion in Florida, where he served as a volunteer youth coach for several years.