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John Tucker

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2016


Johns Hopkins University

Tucker was inducted as a truly great player. After earning honorable mention All-America honors as a midfielder at Towson University in 1981 and 1982, Tucker transferred to Johns Hopkins University and earned honorable mention status again in 1984 while helping the Blue Jays to the NCAA title that season.

Tucker added three world championships to his resume as a member of Team USA in 1986, 1990 and 1994. He served as captain of the U.S. Team in 1990 and 1994, and was named to the All-World Team in both 1986 and 1990. He was also selected as the Most Outstanding Midfielder in 1990.

As a professional, Tucker played seven indoor seasons with the Philadelphia Wings, winning championships in 1989 and 1990, and being named league MVP in 1987 and 1989. He also earned All-Pro status each season from 1987-1994. He had his Wings jersey retired in 1994 and was also named to the team’s Silver Anniversary Team. Tucker was inducted to the National Lacrosse League’s Hall of Fame in 2010.