Baltimore native Willie Scroggs, who led North Carolina to three national titles in a six-year span, will receive the Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association Creators Award on Dec. 13.
The awards luncheon will be held during the IMLCA convention in Baltimore.
A graduate of City, Scroggs played midfield at Johns Hopkins and later served as the top assistant coach for seven years. In July 1978 he was hired to take over a North Carolina program on shaky ground; according to a 1981 Sports Illustrated article, 14 players were suspended during the 1978 season.
Scroggs revamped the program and led it to the 1981, 1982 and 1986 NCAA Division I...