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Conrad Sutherland

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1961


Princeton University

Conrad, or "Suds", did not play lacrosse until his college days at Rutgers, where he played on the 1921 team. Then moving on to Princeton, he played on the varsity squad from 1922-24. The 1924 team was the big three champion.

After graduating from Princeton, Suds played on the Crescent Athletic Club team from 1925-32, during which years the Crescent Club won several open championships.

Officiating was a large part of Suds' life, and he was one of the leading officials from 1932-1954. In 1955, he received a certificate from the USCLA for his able and loyal service to the game of lacrosse. In 1948 he was awarded the USILA award for the person who has done the most for lacrosse.

Suds wrote several articles on lacrosse which were published in the lacrosse guides. The many offices that he has held in the Lacrosse Foundation include: secretary-treasurer from 1943-1945; second vice-president and secretary-treasurer from 1946-1947; first vice president and secretary-treasurer from 1948-1949; and president of the USILA in 1950-1951. Suds was also chairman of the North-South Game committee for on four different occasions.

Suds Sutherland passed away in 1961.