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Howard Krongard

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1985


Princeton University

Howard "Cookie" Krongard played on Princeton's undefeated Ivy League championship teams from 1959-1961 and earned first team All-American honors in 1961. Krongard also was a first team All-Ivy selection his last two years at Princeton. His extensive club lacrosse career began with the Boston Club in 1962 and continued with four other teams, including seven years with the New York Club. 

In 1964-65, Krongard played goal for Cambridge University in England, winners of the English Universities Championship. He was voted to the USCLA All-Star Team eight times, and in both 1968 and 1974 was selected as the USCLA's Player of the Year. Krongard was vice president of the USCLA in 1969-70, and director of the Lacrosse Foundation from 1982-84. In 1983, he was voted USILA Man of the Year, and in 1995, he was inducted into the New York Sports Hall of Fame. Krongard passed away in May, 2023 at the age of 82.