Two cardinals of the Catholic Church graduated from La Salle: Patrick Hayes and George Mundelein, Archbishops of New York and Chicago, respectively. For this reason, La Salle athletes are known as the Cardinals.
As a testament to La Salle's strong athletic heritage, Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest), a basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers, and Bakary Soumare, a current pro soccer player for the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer and a member of the Mali national soccer team, are both La Salle alumni. Other notable alums include John Roche, John Candelaria.
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