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Head coach John Desko selected for National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

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Syracuse head coach John Desko was one of eight individuals selected for the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020, according to a list released Thursday.

Desko, whose .750 winning percentage is the best of any active Division-I coach, has compiled 258 wins over 22 seasons as head coach after succeeding Roy Simmons Jr. after the 1998 season. After his induction in October, all four Syracuse head coaches in program history will be in the Hall of Fame, with Desko joining Simmons Jr., Laurie Cox and Roy Simmons Sr.

“I’m honored to be inducted to the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame,” Desko said in a release. “I’ve been so fortunate in my time at Syracuse to be surrounded by incredible players, coaches and administrators, which made the success of our program possible.”


11 NCAA titles
522 wins as a head coach, assistant coach and player.

Now, a Hall of Famer. pic.twitter.com/Az7Endiz47

— Syracuse Lacrosse (@CuseMLAX) May 21, 2020

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