John Laurence Rust
John Laurence Rust

Class of 1949

A 1949 graduate, Jack Rust was a four-year letterwinner as a lacrosse goalie who earned three All-America citations during his decorated career. A team co-captain as a senior, Rust led Army to a 32-11-1 (.739) mark during his four seasons in goal and participated in the 1949 North-South All-Star game.

He currently stands fifth all-time in saves with 491, was named a first team All-American in 1948 and was a second team choice in 1947 and 1949. Army's lacrosse program continues to honor Rust by giving out an award in his name to each year's top defensive player.