30 Mar 2014

Martin Clarke in Lacrosse Scotland Hall of Fame

Martin Clarke in Lacrosse Scotland Hall of Fame

Lacrosse Scotland is pleased to announce that Martin Clarke is the 2014 inductee into the 2014 Lacrosse Scotland Hall of Fame.

Martin first represented Scotland as a player in 1989 against an English Universities team – the first time the men had fielded a team in over 100 years. He remained a player in most major events, including British, European and World Championships, through to 2005 when he retired from International lacrosse.

During this 16 year period Martin also took on a lead role in major event organisation – fund raising, sponsorship, equipment & clothing supply, travel, logistics, treasurer, trials and other general administration.

In the early years with Scotland, he was one of the team selectors and have had the honour of captaining the National team on many occasions.

Martin’s Achievements:

  • Member of the re-founded Men’s National Team in 1991.
  • Selected to play in the European Championship teams in:
    • 1996 (Germany)
    • 1999 (England)
    • 2000 (Scotland)
  • Selected to play in the World Championship teams in:
    • 1994 (England)
    • 1998 (USA)
    • 2002 (Australia)
  • Overall leading points scorer in 1998 ILF World Championships:
    • 32 points (15 goals, 17 assists)
  • Winner of Most Valuable Player, Scotland vs. Sweden, European Championships 1999
  • Winner of International Lacrosse Federation, Spirit of International Lacrosse Award 2002

Administrator:

  • Tour organiser for:
    • European Championships 1996
    • World Championships 1998
    • World Championships 2002

Congratulations Martin Clarke.

—Jamie Fleming | Lacrosse Scotland (republished with permission)

Original Post: 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee Martin Clarke

About the FIL

The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is the international governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. The FIL currently has 50 member nations and sanctions five World Championships (women’s and men’s field, women’s and men’s U19 field and men’s indoor.) The FIL is responsible for the governance and integrity of all forms of lacrosse and provides responsive and effective leadership to support the sports’ development throughout the world.

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