William A. McComas '88
Year Inducted: 1998
Bill McComas is recognized as one of the best defensemen ever to play for the Brown lacrosse team and is one of only nine players to be named First Team All-American in 72 years of Brown lacrosse.
The versatile defensemen was part of the second Brown team to win the Ivy Championship in 1985, helping the Bears compile a 12-3 record, and a perfect 6-0 Ivy ledger. The 1985 team was one of only four teams to have a perfect record in Ivy League play. The Bears advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in 1985, losing to North Carolina 16-14 in Chapel Hill.
In his junior season, Bill had another banner year, earning First Team All-Ivy honors and All-American recognition. The Bears finished the season with a strong 10-5 record and earned their fifth NCAA Tournament bid.
Bill had his best season of his career in 1988, his senior year, garnering First Team All-Ivy and First Team All-American honors. He was also selected to play in the annual North-South lacrosse game.
Bill was a cum laude graduate at the University of Baltimore School of Law. After spending eight years as a software engineer for Price Waterhouse, Bill is currently an attorney in Vernable’s Technology group and resides in Lutherville, Maryland. He and his wife, Flordeliza, are expecting their first child.