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Lloyd Bunting

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1975


Johns Hopkins University

Lloyd M. Bunting, Jr. began his lacrosse career at Forest Park in Baltimore where he made first team All-Maryland Scholastic Association in 1944, and honorable mention in 1943. In 1944, he was also a starter in Maryland's high school all-star game.

At Hopkins, he won national championships from 1947-1950, and played on three North/South Collegiate All-Star teams. He earned first team All-America honors in 1947, 1949, and 1950, and honorable mention in 1948. In 1949, he received the Schmeisser Trophy as the best defensemen. Bunting was selected to the All-Time Hopkins Lacrosse team, and was also a two-time Little All-America in football.

Bunting coached at Hofstra for two years, then went on to promote and play in the first lacrosse game in Richmond in 1952. In 1953, he helped form the Richmond Lacrosse Club and refereed for 12 years. Instrumental in promoting lacrosse in Chicago, Bunting helped form the Chicago Lacrosse Club in 1965. In 1968, he assisted Chicago area high schools by organizing, refereeing, and coaching several teams. Lloyd Bunting passed away in July, 2013.