Hempstead, NY – The Hofstra University Athletics Department held the 2022 Hall of Fame and golf outing, presented by Signature Bank, last Monday (June 13) at the Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor, New York. This event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the athletics program, with all proceeds going to benefit the student-athlete experience at Hofstra.In addition to a beautiful day of golf, Hofstra Athletics celebrated the notable careers and accomplishments of Liz Curley (Messmer) (volleyball), John Danofsky (men’s lacrosse coach), Bridget Edder Harris (women’s lacrosse), Charles Jenkins (men’s basketball), Cindy Lewis (Manager), and Laura Walker-Carson (Women’s Tennis) by being inducted into the Hofstra Athletics Hall of Fame.
The Hofstra Athletics Pride Club presented a pair of awards to three Hofstra Athletics supporters. Dr. Beth Rosenberg was awarded the Jack Lenz Award, while Anthony and Catherine Beritin received the Joseph M. Margiota Award for Distinguished Service.
“The Hall of Fame Induction and Golf Outing is always a special day for Hofstra Athletics,” said Hofstra, Vice President and Director of Athletics. Rick Cole Jr. “Having a day on the course with friends and supporters of our show, followed by an evening celebrating the accomplishments of all-time greats with a Hall of Fame induction. It couldn’t have been better.”
In addition to inductions to Hall of Fame and Pride Club Service awards, many golfers have received awards for their achievements on the course. Team Dr. Russell KamyAnd the Roger GerlandElizabeth Irving and Peter Lumm scored the team’s highest score with 63. Doug Gannon recorded the men’s longest drive, while Bella Totino was the women’s longest drive winner. Jennifer Moon (Hole 5), Bob Herber (Hole 8), Mike Ryan (Hole 11), and John Gorman (Hole 14) Each of them won prizes for being closer to a pin.
Hofstra Athletics would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of the 2022 Hall of Fame Induction and Golf Outing:
Main sponsor: Tony Beritin and Signature Bank
Platinum Sponsor: Jose Rodriguez and Compass Group USA
Platinum Sponsor: start set
shepherd: Mike Ryan and LandTek Group
Reception Sponsor: WB Mason
Cocktail sponsor: Tom McBrady and Liberty Cook
golfer gift sponsor: Robert Smalley and Sports Depot