June 13, 2014

Hall of Famer Wilson Fewster Passes Away

from LaxMagazine.com staff reports

Wilson Fewster, one of Johns Hopkins’s all-time great players and coaches and a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, died June 12. He was 88.

Fewster was a three-time All-American on the famed Johns Hopkins 1950 lacrosse team that never lost a collegiate game in four years. He was the school’s head lacrosse coach in 1952 and 1953. He was assistant to headciacg Bob Scott on the 1957 and 1959 teams that won the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) championship.

Fewster was Johns Hopkins’ head football coach from 1957 through 1965. He also coached soccer and wrestling at various times. Said Bob Scott: “Wilson was a great teacher of both football and lacrosse. Sadly, Hopkins has lost another of its all-time greats.”

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