A former Syracuse laxer just won an Emmy for his work on an HBO Sports documentary called “Assault In The Ring”.
Pretty frickin cool. Here’s an excerpt from the article:
The Syracuse men’s lacrosse program has won 11 NCAA Championships, the most for a Division I program. To achieve such a feat requires an extraordinary cast of coaches and student-athletes. Fred Cambria ’85, a member of the 1983 team that defeated top-seeded Johns Hopkins, 17-16, to capture the Orange’s first national title, continues to be extraordinary off the field today.
In 1983, as the Orange stunned the nation with its historical victory against Johns Hopkins, history was also being made in the boxing world. During the Billy Collins Jr.-Luis Resto fight, Resto’s gloves were found to be missing padding, an illegal move that allowed him to seriously injure Collins.
More than 25 years later, Cambria decided to tell the story of the Billy Collins Jr.-Luis Resto boxing scandal in the critically acclaime...