While the Howard’s family may have older and larger branches on the Oswego State Family tree, there are many families who have multiple generations or siblings who have played or coached for the Lakers. Here are a few others.
The O’Neill Family
Tim O’Neill ’08 played baseball and club baseball for the Lakers, and his sister Eileen O’Neill ’10 played field hockey. This fall, their youngest sister, Annie O’Neill ’23, carries on the legacy as a member of the field hockey team.
The Collins Family
Anne Potter Collins ’80 played four years of field hockey and women’s ice hockey for the Lakers. As the women’s ice hockey all-time scoring leader as a defenseman and a scoring leader for field hockey, she was inducted into the Oswego State Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006. Her brother, the late Fred Potter ’80, played ice hockey for SUNY Oswego as well. Her daughters, Kelly ’12 and Courtney ’15, carried on their mother’s legacy as four-year members of the field hockey team—connecting on two goals during Courtney’s freshman year. Kelly also played four years on the women’s lacrosse and women’s ice hockey teams. Read more about this family or in this Oswego State athletics article.
The Enos Family
Brothers Ryan Enos ’21 and Matthew Enos ’22 will both be in the dugout for the Lakers baseball this season.
The Leone Family
Joe Leone ’01 was a former captain and leading scorer of the men’s basketball team, which is now being coached by his brother, Jason Leone.
The Fleming Family
As a senior in college, Don Fleming ’80 was captain of the men’s lacrosse team that his son, Michael Fleming ’21, now plays on.
The Head Family
Tim Head ’78 was the captain of the 1978 men’s ice hockey team, and as a member of the men’s lacrosse team, he became the 18th all-time scorer and still holds the record of the most assists in a season. He led the way for his younger brother Dan ’81, who became captain of the men’s lacrosse team and was All-SUNYAC.
The Federow Family
Art Federow ’82 and his son, Sean ’17, played men’s ice hockey for the Lakers.
The Hanlon Family
Erin Hanlon ’05 played volleyball and her mother, Patricia ’03 M’07, served as an assistant coach from 2001-04, and then served as head coach for more than seven years. Erin was inducted into the Oswego State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2019.
The Serron Family
Pete Serron ’77 made his mark on Lakers athletics through men’s basketball, while younger brother, Mark ’81, played men’s lacrosse, serving as captain in 1981. Mark was inducted into the Oswego State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2018.