Fred Beams
Fred Beams
Football, Men's Lacrosse
Inducted 2017

Fred Beams, a member of the Class of 1966, was a standout lacrosse and football player at Middlebury. A 1966 lacrosse All-American, he earned All-New England honors three times for the Panthers, leading the team to a 10-0-2 record during his junior season. Beams was the school’s all-time leader in goals and assists at the time of his graduation. He also participated in the North/South Senior All-Star game.

On the gridiron, Beams averaged 94 yards per game rushing as a junior and led the team in scoring. He was named to the All-Vermont team as well as the ECAC All-East College Division squad. Despite battling injuries as a senior, he still led the team in rushing, receptions, and scoring and was an All-Vermont selection.