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Jeff Cook was inducted as a truly great player. As a prep player in Baltimore, he was chosen first-team all-MSA in 1977 and 1978 while leading the "A" Conference in scoring both seasons. Cook played at St. Paul's School in 1977 and at McDonogh School in 1978 and was a two-time high school all-American and two-time winner of the Hero's Award as Baltimore best attackman.
In college, he became one of the most prolific scorers in the rich history of lacrosse at Johns Hopkins University, finishing his career with 219 points. Cook was the Turnbull Award winner as the nation’s top attackman in 1981 and 1982, earning first-team All-America honors both seasons, and he was a second-team All-America selection in 1980.
In 1981, he received the Enners Award as the nation’s top player when he set Hopkins’ single-season records with 52 goals and 80 points. He also received the W.K. Morrill, Jr. Award as the team's best attackman in 1980, 1981 and 1982 while leading the team in scoring all three seasons. Cook was a member of two national championship teams at Hopkins (1979 and 1980) and two national runner-up teams. JHU finished with a 51-5 overall record during his career.
Cook went on to help the U.S. team win the 1982 International Lacrosse Federation World Championship, scoring 19 points in the four games. He has previously been inducted into the McDonogh School Athletic Hall of Fame and the US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame. Jeff Cook passed away in 2011.