John Edgar Faber, Jr.
(January 13, 1903 – January 14, 1994) was an American microbiologist and college football
coach at the University of Maryland
. Faber served as the Maryland lacrosse
coach from 1928 to 1963, during which time he compiled a 249–57 record and secured numerous national and conference championships. Faber was inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
in 1963. He coached the Maryland football team
in 1935 and again, as a co-head coach alongside Al Heagy
and Al Woods, from 1940 to 1941. He compiled a 12–13–4 record in football.
Faber was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
on January 13, 1903, and attended Central High School in Washington, D.C.
, National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
, retrieved May 29, 2010. He then went on to college at the University of Maryland
, where he played on the Maryland lacrosse team
, earning letters
in 1926 and 1927, and the basketball team
, earning letters from 1924 to 1927. The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association
(USILA) named Faber an honorable mention All-American
as an inside attackman
in 1926 and a third-team All-American at the out home position in 1927., United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association
, retrieved May 28, 2010.
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