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Athletic Hall of Fame

The Hun School of Princeton Athletic Hall of Fame Award recognizes those student athletes and other members of The Hun School community whose athletic accomplishments and contributions have been of the highest caliber and have brought credit to the School.

Hall of Fame Inductees

List of 20 items.

  • 2016

    Paul Teti ’96,
    Princeton University, three-time Olympic rower

    Mr. Teti rowed crew and played football while at The Hun School. In 1996, he rowed as a member of the undefeated varsity four that won every major rowing championship including the Stotesbury Cup. After graduating from The Hun School, Mr. Teti went on to row for Princeton University. His Tiger team medaled at every Ivy, Eastern, and National Championship, each of his four years. Mr. Teti competed as a member of the United States National Rowing Team from 1997 – 2008. He is a three-time member of the United States Olympic Team. Mr. Teti has won ten national championships and is a winner of three World Cup medals and a Pan American Games gold medal. He is currently a principal at Normandy Real Estate Partners in Morristown, New Jersey.

    Brian Giordano ’01
    University of Notre Dame, former professional lacrosse player

    Mr. Giordano earned seven varsity letters at The Hun School in basketball and lacrosse. He graduated in 2001 as The Hun School’s career scoring leader, was named twice as the Bianchi Division Player of the Year, and Trenton Times Player of the Year. He was a member of the Prep A State Championship lacrosse team in 1998, earned All State honors as a junior and senior, and was named to the All State Team in basketball. During Mr. Giordano’s lacrosse career at the University of Note Dame, he scored fifty-five goals and had twenty-six assists for eighty-one total points. He played in forty-eight of the fifty Notre Dame games in four seasons. In his final season at the University of Notre Dame, he served as a captain and finished third on the team in goals scored.
    The Boston Cannons selected Mr. Giordano as the 23rd pick in the 2005 Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Draft. He became the fifth Irish player taken in the league’s rookie draft since MLL was established in 2001. Mr. Giordano currently works at Tullet Prebon, a global inter-dealer brokerage firm in New York City.

    Jamie Greubel Poser ’02
    Cornell University, Olympic bronze medal bobsledder

    While at The Hun School, Ms. Greubel Poser was a two-sport varsity athlete in field hockey and track, captaining both teams. She was a four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Cornell University, where she earned All-East and All-Ivy honors, and currently holds multiple school records including the heptathlon, pentathlon, and the shuttle hurdle relay. Ms. Greubel Poser joined the United States Bobsled Team in 2007 after her college teammate encouraged her to try the sport. After two years competing as brake-woman, she opted to become a driver. Ms. Greubel Poser earned her first World Cup medal – silver – in La Plagne, France during the 2012-2013 season, and then went on to claim the 2014 Olympic bronze medal one year later. Since 2012, she has accumulated seventeen World Cup medals, including three gold. Ms. Greubel Poser is currently ranked the number two driver in the world and hopes to represent Team USA once again in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea.



  • 2015

    Matthew Shaine ’95
    Mr. Shaine, a four-year varsity tennis letterman, earned a 56-12 record and won two New Jersey Prep A State Championships, while playing for the Raiders. Mr. Shaine went on to play number two singles and number one doubles for the University of Montana, where he captained the team during his junior and senior years. Following his playing career, Mr. Shaine became a renowned tennis coach. Coaching engagements took him to the Weil Tennis Academy in Ojai, California, the University of Oregon, Brown University, and Boise State University. While at Brown University, Mr. Shaine helped guide the team to the Ivy League Championship and NCAA Tournament as an assistant coach in 2005. Three players who Mr. Shaine coached subsequently achieved ATP doubles rankings among the top 100 players in the world, one of whom reached the quarterfinals at the Wimbledon Championships in two successive years. Mr. Shaine’s was twice named Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Region Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year.  

    Christopher Monfiletto ’00
    Mr. Monfiletto, a talented two sport athlete at The Hun School, excelled on both the football field and baseball diamond, where he was captain of both teams during his senior year. He also received the Athletic Department’s Bobo Holmes award for his durability and fortitude. Mr. Monfiletto went on to play collegiate football at Davidson College where he captained the team during his senior year. Upon graduating from Davidson College, Mr. Monfiletto coached football at The Hun School, Davidson College, Western Reserve Academy, Lycoming College, and Kenyon College. Additionally, Mr. Monfiletto received his Master of Arts degree in athletic administration from Ohio University’s College of Business.

    Jillian Fonseca ’05
    Three-sport varsity athlete Jillian Fonesca earned twelve varsity letters in her four years at The Hun School. She contributed in soccer, basketball, and softball; and was elected captain five times. During 2005 Commencement exercises, Ms. Fonesca was awarded the John R. Scott Memorial Prize for her proven excellence in athletics, sportsmanship, leadership, and school spirit. Mr. Fonesca earned a scholarship to play Division I soccer at Colgate University. There, she earned MVP and Coaches’ awards and was named to the Patriot League Honor Roll. During Colgate University’s Commencement, Ms. Fonseca was received the Joseph Huther Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement.

    Stevenson Garrison ’05
    Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers immediately following his graduation from The Hun School of Princeton, Mr. Garrison has played professional baseball since 2005. As a left-handed pitcher for the Raiders, Mr. Garrison received Most Valuable Player honors all four years that he wore a Raider jersey. Following seasons with the Brewers and San Diego Padres, the New York Yankees claimed Mr. Garrison in September of 2010. He made his Major League debut at Yankee Stadium on July 25, 2011, when he recorded the final two outs of a game against the Seattle Mariners. In November of 2011, Mr. Garrison signed a minor league contract with the Mariners. He is currently pitching for the Long Island Ducks, in Central Islip, New York. Mr. Garrison coaches Middle School basketball and Upper School baseball at The Hun School.

    Myron Rolle ’06
    In his senior year at The Hun School, Mr. Rolle was the most highly recruited high school football player in the United States. He earned 83 scholarship offers from Division I institutions. He ultimately chose to attend Florida State University where he continued to excel on the field as a safety and three-year starter with All-American credentials in his final season. He maintained a 4.0 grade point average throughout middle and high school and accumulated twenty-one advanced placement credits prior to his enrollment at Florida State. He graduated from FSU Magna Cum Laude in 2.5 years as a pre-med student. In 2009, Mr. Rolle was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and from 2009-2010, he attended Oxford University. He continued to train, and was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the 6th round of the 2010 National Football League Draft. Mr. Rolle is the third Rhodes Scholar to play in the NFL. Today, he leads two foundations for at risk youth, while attending medical school at FSU.
  • 2013-2014

    Julia Bonner-Eckel ’95
    Ms. Bonner-Eckel ’95 played number one singles on the girls’ varsity tennis team throughout her four years at The Hun School. She went on to play number one singles and number one doubles at Villanova University, where she competed in two Big East Championships. Since graduating from Villanova University, Ms. Bonner-Eckel has competed in five nationally sanctioned marathons. 

    Trevor Tierney ’97
    Mr. Tierney is the only goalie in the history of organized lacrosse to have won an NCAA Championship, an International Lacrosse Federation World Championship, and a Major League Lacrosse Championship. At The Hun School, Mr. Tierney participated in football, hockey, and lacrosse, and received the Scholar Athlete award during his senior year. He went on to play lacrosse at Princeton University, represented the United States in international competition, and played professionally with the Baltimore Bayhawks and Denver Bandits. He was named All-World Goalie in 2002, and was named to four MLL All-Star Games.

     
    Joan Nuse
    Since 1987, Mr. Nuse has coached girls’ varsity tennis at The Hun School of Princeton. Her teams have captured nine Mercer County Tournament titles, three Prep B State team championships, three Prep A State team championships, and three MAPL championships. In 1993, Ms. Nuse was named the United States Tennis Association New Jersey District Coach of the Year. She has been named coach of the year by the Trenton TimesTrentonian, and Princeton Packet on numerous occasions. Over the past 27 seasons, Coach Nuse has led the girls’ varsity tennis team to a combined record of 238-108-3.
  • 2012

    Lewis Elverson ’33
    Lewis Elverson was a four-sport athlete at The Hun School, participating in football, basketball, track, and crew. His athleticism allowed him to contribute greatly to the School’s varsity teams, highlighted by his participation in an eight-oar shell at Henley Regatta in England. Following his graduation from The Hun School, Mr. Elverson attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he played four years of football, captaining the team during his senior year. Following his career as an athlete, Mr. Elverson began his career as an educator and coach at Swarthmore College. He held several positions at Swarthmore including professor of physical education, head coach of the football team and track team, athletic director and chairman of the Physical Education Department. Mr. Elverson authored With or Without Padding and co-authored Football Scout. Mr. Elverson passed away in May of 1997 and is being honored posthumously.

    Thomas Petty Jr. ’67
    Thomas Petty Jr. ’67 received nine varsity letters in four sports – wrestling, lacrosse, soccer, and football – during his three years as a student at The Hun School. In his senior year, Mr. Petty co-captained the varsity lacrosse team, earned All-State honors in both lacrosse and wrestling, and placed third at State Championships for wrestling. He pinned all but three of his opponents over three seasons. During his graduation, Mr. Petty received the John R Scott Memorial Award for proven excellence in athletics, sportsmanship, leadership, and school spirit. Mr. Petty has remained active in athletics; he delights in a healthy golf addiction, a joy of swimming, diving, rappelling, and skiing. He has also coached wrestling and soccer for both boys and girls, as well as participated as a Cub Scout Leader.

    Cecil Boone ’90
    In his three years as a student-athlete at The Hun School, Cecil Boone ’90 earned five varsity letters – three in football and two in baseball. He earned All-Prep, All-Area, and All-State honors in both football and baseball. Mr. Boone went on to attend Bucknell University, where he played varsity football for four years and was twice honored by the Patriot League for his performance. Since 1998 he has coached and been the defensive coordinator at Granville Charter High School in Trenton, New Jersey as well as a coach, defensive coordinator, and vice-president of operations for the Ewing Recreation Football League. He currently serves as the director of football operations for the Lawrence Lightning football team for children ages 6 – 14.

    Rebecca Jensen Flanegan ’92
    From the time she enrolled at The Hun School of Princeton in the seventh grade, Rebecca Jensen Flanegan was a three-season student-athlete. Ms. Jensen Flanegan participated in field hockey, basketball, lacrosse, softball, and track and field, earning eleven varsity letters during her time in the Upper School. Ms. Jensen Flanegan was part of four State Championship teams (two basketball, one field hockey, and one lacrosse) and was regularly recognized by state athletic associations and news media in the All-State, All-County, All-Prep Team categories for her performances in field hockey and basketball. Ms. Jensen Flanegan went on to play basketball at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. In her junior year, her team reached the “Sweet Sixteen” of the NCAA Division III tournament.
  • 2011

    John Ruhle Jr. '66
    John Ruhle Jr. was a senior co-captain and stand-out contributor to both the football and crew teams.  He garnered three varsity letters for his contributions to football team, and four from his work with crew.  Mr. Ruhle attended Syracuse University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.  He is currently the owner and chairman of the board for Reeb Millwork Corporation, a wholesale distributor of building materials.

    Anthony Muscente Jr. '77
    Anthony Muscente Jr. was a senior co-captain of both the soccer and lacrosse teams.  In his four years of athletic competition, Mr. Muscente started in every soccer game in which he competed, earning four varsity letters.  Three additional varsity letters were earned on the lacrosse team.  Mr. Muscente was actively recruited for NCAA Division I soccer, before matriculating at Cornell University.  He earned a double major in history and government.  He went on to gain a degree in Law from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California.  Additionally, Mr. Muscente attained a Diplomate in New Jersey Municipal Law from Rutgers University.  He has practiced law for the past twenty-six years, and is currently a sole practitioner at his firm in Allentown, New Jersey.

    Catherine Lawton '96
    Catherine Lawton earned twelve varsity letters, participating in three sports each of her four years at The Hun School.  Ms. Lawton was a rare athlete, competing in tennis, basketball, and softball.  She was part of the 1993, 1994, and 1995 State Championship tennis teams as well as the 1995 State Championship softball team.  At Union College, Ms. Lawton was a two-sport, scholar-athlete competing on both the tennis and softball teams.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology before beginning a career in sports communications at Princeton University and Harvard University.  Ms. Lawton went on to Simmon College in pursuit of her Master of Arts degree in teaching.  She is currently a seventh grade English and geography teacher in Natick, Massachusetts, as well as a middle school girls’ basketball coach.

    Jordan Younger '96
    Jordan Younger earned nine varsity letters while at The Hun School, excelling at every sport he played – football, track and field, basketball, and soccer. He was a two-time 100, 200 meter Mercer County and Prep A Track and Field champion. Today, he continues his athletic career as a linebacker in the Canadian Football League, as a Toronto Argonaut.  He has represented the CFL East All-Star team on three occasions, in 2005, 2006, and 2007.  Prior to joining the Argonauts, Mr. Younger played for the Arizona Cardinals and Washington Redskins, and NFL Europe’s Frankfurt Rhein Fire, and Arena Football League’s Indiana Firebirds.  Mr. Younger was recruited to the University of Connecticut, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science.  He also holds the team record for kick return touchdowns.  Off the field, Mr. Younger devotes much of his time to anti-violence campaigns in his hometown of Mississauga, Ontario.

    Lindsey Tylus Foster '01
    Lindsey Tylus Foster earned seven varsity letters: four from soccer, two from softball, and one from basketball while at The Hun School.  In her junior year, she scored the only and winning goal in the State Prep A soccer tournament.  A co-captain of the soccer team during her senior year, Ms. Tylus led the team to its strongest record to date.  She was recognized by the Jersey Area Girls Soccer Scholarship Foundation, and received their highest scholarship for her accomplishments and contributions to soccer, academics, and citizenship.  Ms. Tylus went on to attend Columbia University, where she competed on the Lion’s varsity soccer team all-four years.  During her time at Columbia, Ms. Tylus became the University’s coordinator for their Harlem Youth Soccer program for underprivileged children.  Ms. Tylus is currently an attorney at the legal firm Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney.
  • 2010

    Todd Coyer ’92 
    Todd Coyer graduated from The Hun School in 1992. He earned nine varsity letters: four in football, four in lacrosse, and one in basketball. Mr. Coyer captained both the lacrosse and football teams (lacrosse as a junior and senior; football as a senior).   Mr. Coyer was the starting quarterback of the varsity football team all four years. He compiled a record of 31-¬4 which is the School record and led the Raiders to three consecutive Prep A titles.  He finished his football career with over 3,500 passing yards and over 1,500 rushing yards. He threw 33 touchdown passes and rushed for 14 touchdowns in his career.  Mr. Coyer was also a four¬-year starter for the lacrosse team. He led the team in points in his junior and senior year.   Mr. Coyer went on to play football and lacrosse at Fairleigh Dickinson Uni¬versity. He lettered four years in football and two years in lacrosse. His senior year in football he was named All Mid¬-Atlantic Conference wide receiver and team MVP.  Mr. Coyer graduated from Rider University with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Mr. Coyer sits on the St. Francis Hospital (Trenton, NJ) fundraising board.  He also volunteers at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.

    James Kopliner ’70
    James “Jimmy” Kopliner attended The Hun School from 1967 through graduation in 1970. He was a member of the wrestling team his sophomore year; varsity football for three years as a fullback and a linebacker, and varsity lacrosse for three years where he played defense, midfield, and attack. He co--captained the lacrosse team in his senior year and was the leading lacrosse scorer in 1970. Mr. Kopliner is a proud member of the “33 Club,” the varsity football team that won thirty-¬three games without a loss.  Mr. Kopliner went on to attend Missouri Valley College from which he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1974.  Mr. Kopliner started the Hopewell Valley Lacrosse League for boys in grades 5 through 8.  Mr. Kopliner coached lacrosse for Tottenville High School in Staten Island. He and his wife Sonya live in Staten Island, New York; they have five children and seven grandchildren.

    Robert Siegel ’88 
    Robert Siegel graduated from The Hun School in 1988 having earned six varsity letters: three in football and three in lacrosse. Mr. Siegel captained both the football and lacrosse teams as a senior and at graduation received the highest award bestowed to students, The Faculty Prize.  As a member of The Hun School football team his junior year, Mr. Siegel was nominated for First Team All State and First Team All Prep, and also won the Coaches Award. His senior year he was captain of the football team, First Team All State as a defensive tackle, First Team All Prep as an offensive tackle, First Team All Mercer County as an offensive tackle, and also won an award as an “Ironman” for never missing a prac¬tice.   Mr. Siegel was also on the varsity lacrosse team during his sophomore through senior years. As a junior he was a member of the 1987 Prep B State Championship team and won the Coaches Award. In his senior year he was named captain of the team.  Upon graduating from The Hun School, Mr. Siegel went to Hobart College to play football but was unfortunately injured as a freshman, which prevented him from pursuing the sport further.   Mr. Siegel graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1992 and immediately became the National Chairman of the Young Voters’ Campaign for Ross Perot’s initial Presidential bid.  Mr. Siegel currently serves as an Executive Director with UBS in Stamford, Connecticut, where he is responsible for all desktop support ac¬tivities for the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, covering the In¬vestment Bank, Global Asset Management, and Wealth Management.  Mr. Siegel and his wife Rona live in New Canaan, Connecticut with their daughter Jackie, son David, and dog Snoop.

    William Quirk, Director of Athletics and Coach
    William Quirk came to The Hun School of Princeton from the Pennington School in 1980 as a math teacher and athletic trainer.  Living on campus from the time he came to The Hun School, Mr. Quirk served as the resident life director from 1982 to 1984 and became director of athletics in 1985. From that time, Mr. Quirk and his wife Kathy, the assistant director of athletics, have worked diligently to expand the athletic program, adding teams for the Middle and Upper Schools, changing the sports requirement to include an intramural option, updating the health program, and offering classes in CPR, first aid, and driver’s education.  Mr. Quirk coined the slogan “AHA,” which represents the bal¬ance between academics and athletics at The Hun School.  Under Mr. Quirk’s leadership, Hun Raiders have won prep, state, and national championships, and many have gone on to play collegiate, Olympic, and professional athletics.  The Quirks were honored in 2007 by the School during its spring varsity sports banquet, where the lobby of the Athletic Center was named in their honor.  He and Kathy live on The Hun School campus and are the proud parents of two sons, William ’99 and Patrick ’02.
  • 2009

    Harley Claffey Carpenter ’84 
    James Draffan ’49 * 
    Bonnie Lepold ’90 
    Elizabeth Morris Marchand ’84
    Michelle Bonacci Marks ’89 
    Douglas Townsend ’69
  • 2008

    Anthony Bevilacqua ’80*
    Richard Durham ‘47*
    J. Paul Kadlic ‘60
    Kimberly M. Saul-Bowne ‘88
    Owen D. “Hap” Young ‘63
  • 2007

    Gary Allen ’69 
    Alexander K. Buck Jr. ’74 
    Brian C. Logue ’75 
    Beatrice T. Huste-Petersen ’82 
    James J. Reed * (former coach)
  • 2006

    William Baugh ’50
    Leah Bills ’96
    Paul Franzoni ’83 
    Sandy Murray ’63
  • 2005

    John Keffer ’60
    David Brody ’68
    Jennifer Pontani ’93
    Jason Read ’96
    William Stout, coach*
  • 2004

    Cheryl Toto Beal '79 
    Peter Jones Jr. '72
    Richard J. Brenner '86
    William Earl Long, coach
    David Cartlidge '59 
    Shawn Tully '66
  • 2003

    Susan L. Field '77 
    Rashawne L. Glenn '92 
    Rhonda L. Horner '89 
    Robert A. Innocenzi Jr. '78 
    Andrew C. Marlatt '83
    Paul M. Pintella '83 
    Zane Tankel '58 
    Dennis J. Skrajewski '72 
    Clayton J. (Pat) Tidey '53
  • 2002

    Dennis Beecher '52
    James M. Byer '62
    Holly Lynn Ferrette '85
    Michael M. Guadagno '71
    Timothy Landis '82
    Shawntell N. Manning '92
    Donald Silverson '69
    Timothy F. Walsh '62
  • 2001

    William Hogarty '51
    Thomas A. Jingoli '86
    Lauren B. McQuade '93
    William R. McQuade, coach 
    Stephen B. Peters '70
    Kathryn Otero Quirk, coach
    G. David Savidge '61
    Russell Q. Summers Jr. '53
    Paige Ann Weiskittel '91
  • 2000

    Kristi Kungl DeIuliis '90
    Anthony DiPastina '75
    Courtney Fitch '93
    Kenneth “Deon” Hames '92 
    Charles “Biff” Hollowell '74
    Scott M. Page '65
    Thomas Petrone '61
    Anthony Trani '75
    Anne Welykoridko Wittenborn '87
  • 1999

    Bruce Willard Barren '59
    E. Kenneth Sandbach '33*
    Patrick Keyes Marlatt '84 
    Danner Schmunk Riebe '79
    Ted Isaacson '64
    Maureen “Mo” Van Horn '74
  • 1998

    Ernest A. Barbiero '76
    Louis J. D'Ambrosio Jr. '60
    Alan B. Landis '61
    Richard S. Landis III '81
    David W. Leete,
    former athletic director
    John F. Petrone Jr. '71
    Kevin Tylus '73
    Susan Perfater Zitofsky '81
  • 1997

    Carl F. Christiansen '74
    Frederick “Bobo” Holmes Sr.,* former athletic trainer
    Lionel A. Kaplan '65
    James A. Lavan '56
    Michael P. Maguire '70
    Michael Miller '66
    Ruth Wheaton Nehlig '81
    Michael A. Rossi '70
    John F. “Jack” Shaw '34
    Hawley C. Waterman, former coach and athletic director
  • 1996

    Nicole J. Arendt '87
    Alexander K. Buck '49
    Alan T. Chalifoux '72
    Gregory S. Cortina '71
    Khalid Faisal '61
    Maureen Gorman '80
    Robert Lechner,*
    first athletic director
    Terry K. McEwen '76
    Robert L. Peters Jr. '38
    G. Paul Savidge '62
    G. Peter Savidge '62
    Donald S. Sieja '63 
    Jac Weller '32*
    Dirk Whitehead '71
    Richard W. Ziegler '71
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