Kean University Men's Lacrosse Alumni: Welcome

Saturday, March 30
The house that Hawley built...

Welcome to the new home of Kean University Men's Lacrosse Alumni on the web. We will post alumni events related to the Kean Men's program and encourage our alumni to support the Kean U Alumni Association, Friends of Cougar Lacrosse (the present team) and share their news here and on our Kean U Lacrosse Alumni Facebook page.


Hawley Trbute t-shirt design
Saturday, March 30
Hawley Waterman Tribute May 26th 2013 at NCAA Men's Lax Championships in Philly

Dear Kean Lacrosse Alumni:

You are invited to attend a Tribute to honor 83 year old Hawley Waterman the ex-Kean College athletic director and long time head coach and founder of the men’s lacrosse program. He is recovering from cancer and we, his former players and friends, thought it would be a great idea to honor him for his service to the sport and thank him for teaching so many the game we all hold so dear to our hearts. Please join us on Sunday, May 26th of Memorial Day Weekend at the NCAA Men’s National Championships at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA were we will be honoring him at the Kean University Alumni Tent at 12 noon. We have use of the tent Sat-Mon so plan to come hang out all weekend long.

You have two options. Option 1.The cost to participte on just Sunday, May 26th is $40 ($43.50 including cc fees) a person and includes a Hawley Tribute t-shirt and food/bev (burgers, chicken, pulled pork, salads, beer, soda, etc) from 10am-7pm. Option 2. If you want to come on Sat & Sun, May 25-26th the cost is $60 ($64.50 including cc fees) per person and includes food/bev both days from 10am-7 pm and a Tribute t-shirt. The tent will also be available to hang out in on Memorial Day - Mon., May 27th  but no food/bev will be provided that day.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THE HAWLEY TRIBUTE: To register online, click on the "Tribute Registration" button on this site and you will be taken to the online registartion page where you can pay by credit card or go to the "Handouts" section on this site and downlaod the Hawley Tribute Registration Form, fill it out, pay by check and mail it to Coach Mike Cleary. The Registration Deadline is May 1st 2013

If you register after May 1st the fees go down to $30 and $50, but you will have missed the deadline to order a Hawley Tribute T-shirt. Use this link

For more information contact Mark Hellenack, Hawley Tribute Coordinator at 952-938-2723 or email

HOTELS: Rooms are filling fast, some of the best rates we have found are at the hotels near the airport: Micro-tel Inn & Suites, Marriott Courtyard and Hampton Inn on Beham Rd near the Philly airport 4 miles from the stadium. NOTE: You can catch the #68 public transit bus directly from the hotels to the stadium..

NCAA MEN’S LAX TICKETS:  visit or for tickets. Tickets range in price from $65 to $150 for a one day or 3 day package.

Saturday, March 30
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