career summary for Brown Bears Men's Lacrosse: "Lacrosse was recognized as a club sport in 1961, and after two successful seasons under coach Cliff Stevenson, was once again accorded varsity status in 1963. In 1964 the Brown lacrosse team had three All-Americans, Thomas H. Draper ’64, Michael T. Healy ’64, and William A. Lemire ’64. Stevenson, who... " coached from 1961 to 1982 and who once described lacrosse as “mayhem with a crooked stick,” had a 20-year record of 188-100-0, with eight New England championships, six of them between 1962 and 1972, and shared the Ivy League title with Cornell in 1969. His teams reached the NCAA quarterfinals three times, in 1971, 1973, and 1976. The 1973 team, spurred on by Stevenson’s promise to buy watches for the players if they won the Ivy League championship, finished 6-0 in the league, 10-2 overall, and won the New England championship, but was defeated by Maryland, 7-16, in the NCAA quarterfinals. Earlier in the spring a game with first-ranked Johns Hopkins, which Brown lost, 7-18, drew 7,100 spectators to Brown Stadium. The Brown team also lost to Maryland, 8-17, in the 1976 quarterfinals.