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Trail Blazers GM Neil Olshey Honored by Alma Mater

LeMoyne College will recognize Olshey, a former member of their lacrosse team.

Neil Olshey and Damian Lillard
Blazers GM Neil Olshey talks with Damian Lillard during practice.
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Portland Trail Blazers President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey will enter the LeMoyne College Athletics Hall-of-Fame for his contributions to their Lacrosse program, according to an article on the college website. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN broke the news.

LeMoyne is a Jesuit institution in Syracuse, New York boasting an enrollment of 2500 students. Olshey will be honored along with three other inductees whose fields include softball, soccer, and basketball.

In addition to detailing Olshey’s work on television and in the NBA, the Hall-of-Fame announcement includes his lacrosse achievements:

One of the original members of the men’s lacrosse program, Neil Olshey ‘87 earns election into the Gold Wave Hall of Fame as an honorary member. Over 45 career games, Olshey tallied 48 points on 24 goals and 24 assists. As a senior, he posted 38 points on 21 goals and 17 assists. He ranked second on the team in all three categories.

Olshey has served as lead basketball executive for the Trail Blazers since 2012.