NEWS RELEASE: Former Pace Lacrosse Star Andrew Wasik Selected to Northeast-10 Hall of Fame

SOUTH EASTON, Mass.- The Northeast-10 Conference has selected former Pace University Men’s Lacrosse All-American Andrew Wasik for induction into their Hall of Fame Class of 2011. Wasik played for the Setters from 1998-2001 and remains the NCAA Division II all-time leader with 247 career goals. Wasik is the first former Pace student-athlete to be selected to the NE-10 Hall of Fame and is the most decorated men’s lacrosse player in school history.

PLEASANTVILLE, NY – The Northeast-10 Conference has selected former Pace University Men’s Lacrosse All-American Andrew Wasik for induction into their Hall of Fame Class of 2011. Wasik played for the Setters from 1998-2001 and remains the NCAA Division II all-time leader with 247 career goals. Wasik is the first former Pace student-athlete to be selected to the NE-10 Hall of Fame and is the most decorated men’s lacrosse player in school history.

Wasik dominated the lacrosse scene in his first year and went on to rewrite the Setter and conference  record books during his stellar four-year career at Pace. He holds the all-time school record for career points (361), goals (247) and assists (114), while also owning the school record for goals in a game (11) and season (72 in 1999 and 2001), single season points (101 in 1999 and 2001) and freshman record holder for assists with 42.

He also helped guide Pace to its greatest season in school history, posting a 14-1 (.933) record in 1999, en route to the Northeast-10 Conference regular season and tournament championship. He was named the Pace Athlete of the Year in 2001 and was selected into the Pace Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010.

Wasik was a four-time NE-10 All Conference selection (‘98, ‘99, ‘00, ‘01) as well as a two-time NE-10 Player of the Year in 2000 and 2001 and NE-10 Freshman of the Year in 1998. He was a two-time ECAC All-Star Team honoree in 2000 and 2001, while earning ECAC Player of the Year in 2001. Wasik was a four-time Division II All-American (‘98, ‘99, ’00, ‘01) and was named USILA Attackman of the Year in 1999.

About Pace University

Pace University is an NCAA Division II member of the Northeast-10 Conference with 20 varsity sports teams.

For 105 years, Pace University has educated thinking professionals by providing high quality education for the professions on a firm base of liberal learning amid the advantages of the New York metropolitan area. A private university, Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, enrolling nearly 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in its Lubin School of Business, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Professions, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems. www.pace.edu

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