Thomas R. Ferry ’80
Set Records For Points, Goals, and Assists In Lacrosse. Tom Ferry excelled as a goalie for both the soccer and ice hockey teams, and his accomplishments in lacrosse were notable because of the records he set in several categories. He won two varsity letters for soccer and was named 3rd Team All-State during his senior year, when he recorded 11 shutouts. In hockey, he won three varsity letters and also during his senior year, Tom was named “Most Valuable Player” of the Princeton Day School State Ice Hockey Tournament. As a member of the lacrosse team, he set five school record in his senior year: most points in one season (85, which is still the record); total career points (113, which stood for nine years), most goals in one season (45, which stood for 11 years), most assists in one season (40 which stood for 23 years), and total career assists (52, which stood for 12 years). Tom was also the leading scorer in the state that years. He won two varsity letters, was Pingry’s second lacrosse All-American, and was named 1st Team All-State. His honors at Pingry included the Lacrosse Cup and Centennial Cup, which is awarded to each class’ most outstanding athlete. Tom continued to play soccer and lacrosse at Cornell University, where he won three varsity letters for soccer. He was named ”Red Key Society Athlete of the Month” and “Most Valuable Player” in the 1983 New York State Invitational for Cornell’s varsity soccer team.