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Michael C. Farrell

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1999


University of Maryland

Farrell was a defenseman at Calvert Hall (Md.) High, where he was a member of the MSA Championship teams of 1971 and 1972 and earned high school All-America honors in 1972.

At the University of Maryland, Farrell played in the NCAA championships in all four years, winning national titles in 1973 and 1975. He earned first-team All-America honors in 1974 and 1975. He was a member of the ACC championship teams of 1973 and 1976. Farrell received the William C. Schmeisser Award as the nation's best defenseman in 1976 and Maryland's Edwin E. Powell Award for service to the game in 1976. He was also the captain for the South team in the 1976 North/South Collegiate All-Star game.

Farrell played for the Maryland Lacrosse Club from 1979-82, winning the club championship in 1979 and 1982. He has continued his contribution to the sport of lacrosse as a coach at the recreational level. Farrell resides in Towson, Md.