The Old Timers Soccer Association will induct six new members into the Maryland Soccer Hall of Fame at a ceremony set for May 13 at Columbus Gardens in Fullerton.
Set to be honored are Santino Quaranta, Ali Andrzejewski, Ray Ford, Bill Heiser, Charles "Buzzy" Glowacki and Bryan Bugarin. The ceremony will take place from 7 to 11 p.m. and is open to the public. Tickets are $40 and for more information, please contact Fran McGrath at 410-662-4540 or 410-530-2018, or via e-mail at MCGRATH@aol.com.
Here's a closer look at the Class of 2016:
Santino Quaranta: Archbishop Curley standout who became the youngest player drafted into Major League Soccer in 2001, played for D.C. United, LA Galaxy and New York Red Bulls and was a member of the U.S. Men's National Team.
Ali Andrzejewski: McDonogh standout who went on to play for Maryland and Loyola College in addition to the U.S. Women's National Team. Established a soccer program in Nicaragua for underprivileged children.
Ray Ford: Archbishop Curley and UMBC standout who earned high school All-State honors and All-America first-team status as a college sophomore.
Bill Heiser: Eleanor Roosevelt and Loyola College standout who was named NCAA and Parade Magazine All-American. Finished with 30 goals and 20 assists at Loyola.
Bryan Bugarin: Calvert Hall standout who went on to UMBC where he was among the program's top career scorers. Went on to play for the Baltimore Blast.
Charles "Buzzy" Glowacki: Mount Saint Joseph and University of Baltimore standout. Named to the All-Mason Dixon team in college. Had a brief professional career with the Baltimore Stars and Baltimore Bays.
In addition, five others will be recognized with special awards. Archbishop Curley senior Tre Pulliam has been named the Outstanding High School Boy Player. McDonogh senior Kia Rankin is the Outstanding High School Girl Player. Blast owner Ed Hale will be honored with the Dr. John A. Schmid Service Award. Terry Miller has been named the winner of the Ray Kraft Referee Service Award. Jason Cullum was chosen as the Maryland Referee of the Year.