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Inductees

Class of: 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2005 | 2006

Class of 1991

Stuart Goldstein '74

  • Stony Brook University 1st All- American, Squash

Rollie Massimino, Men's Basketball coach

  • 2nd Highest winning percentage in USB history .636
  • Led USB to 1st post-season appearance
  • NCAA Division I National Championship @ Villanova

Class of 1992

Jack Esposito '68 

  • 11 Varsity letters: Soccer (4), Cross Country (2), Track (4), Wrestling (1)

A. Henry von Mechow 1952- 91

  • 1st Coach
  • 1st Athletic Director
  • 1st Physical Education Department Chair

Class of 1993

Frank Ross M.D. '81 

  • Founder of Men's Lacrosse Program 1978
  • Four-Year letter winner
  • Four-Year Captain

Janet Travis, '80

  • 13 Varsity Letters in Five sports: Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Tennis, and Field Hockey
  • Three-Time Athlete of the Year
  • Six-Time Team MVP in three sports

Class of 1994

Theodore G. Eppenstein, '68 Men's Basketball 

  • Men's Basketball team MVP 1965-68
  • Holds fourteen Stony Brook University records: Most career points, most points in a season, most points in a game, PPG average, and most rebounds, most FG's, most FT's
  • All Metropolitan Honorable Mention
  • Wingate Memorial Medal-Athletics, Scholarship, and Character
  • Distinguished Alumni Award 1991

Cordella Hill, '82 Women's Basketball

  • Four-Year letter winner
  • 1,334 Career points
  • Team MVP 1982
  • New York State All- Championship team '81 and '82
  • All- Region Team '82

Class of 1995

Janet Byrne, '81- Women's Volleyball 

  • Team MVP, '80 & '81
  • Team Captain, '80 &'81
  • USB Most Valuable Female Athlete, '82
  • USB Scholar Athlete of the Year
  • All- New York State Championship team '80 & '81
  • Leadership, Dedication, and Success

Class of 1996

Chuck Downey, ' 88 Football 

  • Team MVP 1986 & 1987
  • ECAC Player of the Year '87
  • 1st Team All- American '87
  • 2nd Team All- American '86
  • 33 USB Records
  • 12 NCAA Football records

Jan Fellenz- Bender, '83 Men's Swimming

  • Team MVP 1981- 82 & 1982- 83
  • Six time All- American 1980- 83
  • All- Metropolitan Conference
  • NY A.I.A.W Champion '83
  • Eleven USB swimming records
  • Seven Metropolitan Conference records

Peter Goldschmidt, '73 Men's Soccer

  • Team MVP 1970 & 1972
  • Captain 1971 & 1972
  • Four-Year M.I.S.C All- Star
  • U.S Olympic Development Team '68
  • Drafted By NY Cosmo's of N.A.S.I '74
  • A.S.L All- Star '75

Detra Sarris, '83 Women's Basketball and Softball

  • Four-year starter, Basketball
  • Three-year starter, Softball @ short stop
  • Basketball MVP 1982- 83
  • USB Basketball career leader in FG %
  • Single season record holder for FG%
  • .330 Career Hitter (softball)

Class of 1997

Tom Aird, '85 Men's Swimming 

  • Varsity 1981- 85
  • Three-Time All- American
  • 1st USB Swimming All- American
  • Four time National Qualifier
  • Hold two USB swimming records
  • Nine time Metropolitan Champion
  • ECAC Merit Award
  • Scholar Athlete Award
  • Joe Stetz award

Michelle White, '87 Women's Basketball

  • Varsity 1983- 87
  • Kodak 1st Team All- American
  • Sixth leading scorer in Division III history
  • All- time USB scoring leader (Men's and Women's basketball)
  • Hold all USB scoring records
  • Led team in scoring, assists, and steals four times
  • Four time MVP
  • Three-year captain
  • Two- Time athlete of the Year
  • ECAC All-Star

Class of 1998

Leslie Hathaway-Cassidy, '89 Women's Basketball 

  • 1,471 Career points
  • District I Academic All- American, '88
  • Top 10 in rebounds in Division III, '88
  • All- Time USB leader in Rebounds
  • All- Time Career field goal percentage leader (.510)
  • 2nd All- Time Career steals

Lucille Gianuzzi, '84 Softball and Women's Basketball

  • Four USB Softball records
  • Softball MVP, '82
  • NCAA Division III All- Regional Softball team
  • Four-year Softball player
  • All- Time USB in Singles and Runs
  • Only three Strikeouts in Four years
  • Three-year starter for Basketball

Denise Logan-Heuser, '77 Women's Diving and Crew

  • Metropolitan Division II Three-Meter Dive Champion 1976 and 1977
  • National Qualifier Champions, '76 men's and women's championships
  • Co-Captain 1976
  • Four-year athlete

Lisa White, '87 Women's Basketball

  • 1,294 career points
  • Team Captain 1985- 87
  • Member of 1st team in USB history to make a NCAA appearance
  • ECAC Championship, '86
  • Rookie of the year, '83
  • Head Athletic Trainer for the New York Liberty

Class of 1999

John Ramsey, '63- '83 Administrator and Men's Soccer Coach 

  • Thirty-six years of service in the USB Athletic Department
  • Chairman of the Department of Physical Education
  • 1st Division of Physical Education and Athletic Director
  • Founder and 1st coach of the men's soccer program
  • Compiled 82-68-1 record in fifteen years as a coach
  • Coached Metropolitan Division II Conference Championship team '70
  • Metropolitan Coach of the Year 1970 and 1974

Gregory Speer, '71 Men's Soccer

  • Four-year starter @ Midfield
  • Co-Captain, '68,'69, and'70
  • Leading goal scorer, '68
  • Metropolitan Championship team, '70
  • Member of the Metropolitan Finalist team, '69

John Ragimierski, '87 Football

  • Two-Time MVP, '84 and'85
  • Honorable mention Pizza Hut All- American Quarterback
  • Ranked 3rd on Nation for All- Time return yards
  • 2nd All- Time USB touchdown passes
  • 2nd All- Time USB highest Quarterback rating 113.3
  • Started four different positions in three years

William Zagger, 1992 Football & Baseball

  • Two- Time football MVP, 1990 &1991
  • Single season record for return yards- 961
  • Single season record for kick return yards- 851
  • 1st Team Liberty Conference All-Star
  • Longest Interception return for a touchdown- 100 yards
  • Baseball team MVP 1991
  • 1st team All-Skyline Conference
  • 5th highest single season batting average .437

Anastasia Nikas-DeBonis, 1993 Volleyball

  • Division III Co- National player of the year 1992
  • Two- Time All- American 1991 & 1992
  • Two- Time Northeast Region 1991 &1992
  • Three-Time All-NYS 1990, 1991, 1992
  • Three-Time team MVP 1990, 1991, 92
  • All- Tournament @ NCAA Final Four
  • Played on two State Championship teams
  • 1st USB Volleyball player to play professionally

Class of 2000

Thomas Blumbergs, '88 Men' Basketball 

  • 894 career points and 535 rebounds in two seasons
  • 5th All- Time blocked shots
  • All- Time record for blocked shots in a season
  • Team Scoring leader in 1987-88
  • Team MVP 1987-88

Ronald Bryant, '87 Basketball

  • 791 Career points in two seasons
  • 17.9 Career scoring average
  • Team leader in scoring, assists, steals in 1986-87
  • Team MVP 1985-86 & 1986-87

Cheryl Chong-Hunter,'86 Track and Field

  • Five- time All- American
  • Three-time team MVP
  • USB Female Athlete of the year,'85
  • USB Record holder Javelin throw123'3"
  • USB Record holder Discus throw 145'3"

Paul Klyap,'89 Football

  • USB All- Time career Interception leader
  • USB 2nd All-Time total tackles record
  • 1st team All- ECAC '88
  • Team MVP'88

Bob Snider, 1966-94 Physical Educator, Intramural Director, and Squash coach

  • Founder of USB squash program
  • Over 300 career victories
  • Team ranked top 20 in Nation 24 times
  • Coached four All-Americans
  • Founded Intramural Program @ USB

Class of 2001

Katie Browngardt Renna, 1991 Women's Basketball 

  • 1,527 Career points
  • District III All-Region 1989-90
  • Team Captain 1989-90 & 1990-91
  • Team MVP 1989-90& 1990-91
  • Holds SBU career record for three point percentage (.406)
  • Metropolitan Coaches Association Player of the Year 1991
  • 2nd All-Time in Field Goals (649) and 3rd in Rebounds (748)

Bjoun Hansen, '85 Men's Swimming

  • Varsity swimming 1981-85
  • Two-Time All-American
  • Three-Time National Qualifier
  • Holds two SB records
  • Three-time Metropolitan Champions
  • Two-time team MVP
  • Team Captain
  • NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship
  • Joe Stetz Award

Dec McMullen 1982-95 Head Women's Basketball coach

  • 203-109 (.651) Career record
  • Two NCAA Division Tournament appearances
  • Ten Post Season appearances
  • ECAC champions '86
  • SBU Women's Coach of the year '86 & '87
  • Metropolitan Coaches Association Division III Coach of the Year '86 and '87
  • Converse Division Coach of the year 1987

Robert Serratore 1992 Men's Lacrosse

  • Team MVP '89, 1990,1991,1992
  • Holds seven career records GAA (8.69) and Save %( .677)
  • Four Single game records including GAA (6.93) and Save % (.699)
  • Appeared in 1992 North/ South All-Star game

Class of 2002

Bruno Barbera, 1995 Men's Tennis 

  • Three-Time team MVP 1993-95
  • 39-1 Dual singles match records- 1993-1995
  • 35-5 Dual doubles match records- 1993-1995
  • Outstanding Senior Athlete Award 1995
  • Male Athlete of the Year 1994
  • Three-Time MCTC single champion (flight 1) 1993-1995
  • Two-time northeast ITA Regional Rolex Championships 1993
  • Ranked 2nd in National III 1993-1994
  • Two-time NCAA Division III All-American 1993 and 1994

Jonathan Cayle, '76 Crew

  • Three-year Oarsmen
  • Two man undefeated varsity eight '76
  • Metropolitan Intercollegiate Champion Varsity eight team'76

Daniel Kaye,' 71 Men's Soccer

  • Team Co-Captain '69- '70
  • Four-year starter @ midfield
  • 1st Team M.I.S.C Division II '69- '70
  • M.I.S.C MVP '69
  • Member of SBU 1st Championship team M.I.S.C Division II '70

Lisa Shaffer,1990 Women's Soccer

  • Division I-Northeast All-American team '89
  • Team Captain 1988-90
  • NYS Team '87 & '88
  • NYSWCAA Tournament MVP '87
  • NYSWCAA Championship team '87
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Award 1990

Yves Simon,1991 Men's Basketball

  • SBU total career points 1,156
  • Four-year starter @ forward 1987-91
  • Hold SBU All-Time records for most games played (113)
  • SBU All-Time record for rebounds (905)
  • SBU All-Time record for steals (195)
  • Team MIP '88
  • Member of ECAC Division III Championship team1990
  • ECAC Division III MVP 1990

Class of 2005

Stuart Sharoff '81 Football 

  • Pioneer of Football Program
  • President, Athletic Director Advisory Council
  • 2002 Distinguished Alumni University Benefactor Award Recipient
  • Member, Stony Brook University Wall Street Group
  • Kennth P. LaValle Stadium scoreboard renamed Sharoff Family Scoreboard in 2005

Theresa "Teri" Tiso 1981-2000 Volleyball Coach

  • Most wins in school history (677)
  • Highest percentage of wins in school history (71%)
  • 20 or more wins in 20 of 26 seasons
  • Division III postseason - 13 of 14 years
  • 1992 New England Collegiate Conference Champions
  • 1995 and 1997 ECAC Champions

John Brisson Jr. '76 Swimming, Crew

  • Metropolitan Division III 100 meter backstroke champion
  • Led team to Division III championships in 1973 and 1974
  • Member of three record-setting relay teams
  • Most wins in crew school history
  • Member of only varsity Metropolitan Crew Championship team
  • Crew Captain in 1975 and 1976

Dr. Shirley Strum Kenny, University President

  • Instrumental in athletics move from Division III to Division I
  • Oversaw major campus building and beautification program, including Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium
  • Member of the board of directors of Goodwill Industries of Greater New York
  • Vice chair of the board of directors of Brookhaven Science Associates

Class of 2006

Joe Nathan, Baseball 1997

  • One of the premier closers in all of Major League Baseball
  • Lead the Seawolves to a conference championship in 1995 and was a sixth-round draft pick of the San Francisco Giants.
  • In 2004, he finished fourth in the Cy Young voting.
  • The two-time All-Star was also one of only 30 players to represent the United States in the Inaugural World Baseball Championships in 2006.

Daniel Antonius, Tennis 1999

  • Holds the all-time mark for the highest winning percentage in the history of the men's tennis program.
  • A member of the Sigma Beta Academic Honor Society, Antonius captured the Rolex Regional Singles Championship 1997.
  • Recognized nationally as he was one of only eight players invited to the Rolex National Championships in 1997.
  • He was tabbed the ECAC Robbins Scholar Athlete in 1999 and was a two-time team MVP for the Seawolves.

Robert Burden, Football and Baseball 1990

  • A Pizza Hut All-American third team selection in 1989
  • Holds the Stony Brook all-time mark for most field goals in a game, season, and career, along with most interception return yards in a season.
  • He was also a Liberty Football Conference First-Team selection in 1989 as well as team MVP.
  • Standout for the baseball team as the two-sport star still ranks eighth all-time in stolen bases.

John DeMarie, Swimming

  • Former head men's swimming coach and Chairman of the Physical Education Department
  • DeMarie was at the helm of the men's swimming program for 16 years and led Stony Brook to their first and only undefeated season in 1987-88 as the then Patriots went 10-0.
  • Captured eight titles and was named Metropolitan Coach of the Year in 1988.