90. Joe Cowan, lacrosse and football

Come spring, he powered Johns Hopkins to three national lacrosse championships (1967-1969); come fall, he carried the football team, setting 15 school records in rushing, receiving and kicking. Cowan, a Hall of Fame attackman from Friends, earned first-team All-America in lacrosse three times and was named the nation's best player. He was Hopkins' first athlete to be drafted by the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000007" title="National Football League" href="/topic/sports/football/national-football-league-ORSPT000007.topic">NFL</a> (<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000159" title="Baltimore Colts" href="/topic/sports/football/baltimore-colts-ORSPT000159.topic">Baltimore Colts</a>).

( Baltimore Sun photo by Weyman Swagger / March 6, 1964 )

Come spring, he powered Johns Hopkins to three national lacrosse championships (1967-1969); come fall, he carried the football team, setting 15 school records in rushing, receiving and kicking. Cowan, a Hall of Fame attackman from Friends, earned first-team All-America in lacrosse three times and was named the nation's best player. He was Hopkins' first athlete to be drafted by the NFL (Baltimore Colts).

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