Goldstein, a star attackman at Cornell, was inducted as a truly great player. Originally from Stony Brook, New York, Goldstein led the Big Red to the NCAA championship game in 1987, when he was named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament after scoring 25 points in three games, tying the NCAA tournament record. Cornell finished as the national runner-up with a final 13-1 record that season. Goldstein led the nation in scoring in 1987 with 100 points, becoming just the second collegiate player to top 100 points in a season. He set the collegiate single-season record with 73 assists in 1987.
In addition to being selected as the Ivy League's Player of the Year in 1987, Goldstein was named a first-team All-American in both 1987 and 1988 and received the Enners Award in 1987 as the USILA’s Player of the Year. He concluded his career ranking fourth on Cornell's all-time scoring list with 168 points, and second in career assists with 122. Following college, Goldstein played on the 1990 U.S. Men’s National Team that won a world championship. He has been previously inducted into the US Lacrosse Long Island Metro Chapter Hall of Fame.