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Supporting the Game in Upstate N.Y.

2023 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The Upstate Lacrosse Foundation, Inc. inducted seven local lacrosse legends and one team at the 2023 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony dinner on Sunday, October 22 at Traditions at the Links in East Syracuse. It was the twenty-fourth induction class for the Hall of Fame, and the third under this new Foundation, bringing the total count to 155 individuals, 6 teams, and 3 contributors. These individuals, now inducted, will be eligible for the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

The inductees included Shannon Burke, Robert Carpenter, Todd Cavallaro, Tiffany (Hill) Checca, Spike Decker, Walt Eccles, Jim Gonnella, Larry Hart, Sid Hill, Kristin St. Hilaire, David P. White, and Bruce Yancey.

The Induction Celebration included a 1:00 pm cocktail reception followed by a 1:30 pm dinner, and then the induction into the Hall of Fame at 2:00 pm.

Congratulations to the Class of 2023! Thank you for supporting the Upstate Lacrosse Foundation.


Help support the Upstate Lacrosse Foundation with a generous donation in honor of the great game of Lacrosse, as we celebrate its origins and rich history in Upstate New York! All donations support the Upstate Lacrosse Foundation and help us to continue our work in honor of the game.

The Upstate Lacrosse Foundation’s tax id number is EIN 83-2192663.