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Paul Schimoler

Paul Schimoler

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Inducted 2019

College

Cornell University

Schimoler was inducted posthumously as a truly great player. He was a four-time All-American goalie at Cornell, earning second team honors in 1987, third team status in 1989, and honorable mention recognition in 1986 & 1988. He was the first Big Red player to receive national honors four times. Schimoler also earned All-Ivy League honors four times, including first team status in 1987 & 1989. He was the Ivy League’s player of the year in 1989 and its rookie of the year in 1986. He also helped lead Cornell to the Ivy championship in 1987.

At the time of graduation, Schimoler was the NCAA’s all-time leader with 787 career saves. He also set the NCAA Tournament record with 85 saves in 1988. Schimoler enjoyed an eight-year post-collegiate club career and was the USCLA’s Player of the Year (North) in 1990. Internationally, he played for the U.S. National Team in 1990 and 1994, winning the gold both times.

Schimoler passed away from cancer in 2013.