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Newark Academy Athletics


HALL OF FAME



JAY BUTAN '75

FENCING

Lead Saber Fencer, MVP, Captain, 1977 National Intercollegiate Championship at University of Pennsylvania, 7th in National Intercollegiate Individual Saber Competition, Cornell- 5th in National Intercollegiate Individual Saber Competition, All American, USA Olympic Development Squad

MARTIN A. KING '59

BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/FOOTBALL

Basketball 3-Year Letter Winner, All-City, All-State, Baseball 3-Year Letter Winner, Football, 2-Year letter Winner, St. Michael's College Basketball

JOHN STERNLICHT '08

WRESTLING/FOOTBALL/TRACK

Wrestling, 4-Year Letter Winner & Captain, 3-Time District Champion, 2-Time County Champion, 4-Time All-Conference, 4-Time Region Place Winner, Football, 4-Year Letter Winner & Captain, First Team All-County, 3-Time All-Conference, Track & Field, 4-Year Letter Winner & Captain, Prep State Champion (javelin), School Record (Javelin), Muhlenberg College, 4-Year letter, Winner & Captain, Wrestling and Football

1977 GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

BASKETBALL

State Prep Champions

WILLIAM "ARKY" COOK, COACH

TENNIS

Teacher & Coach, Boys Tennis, 10 undefeated Seasons, 13 Tournament of Champions Titles, 30 State Championships, 25 Conference Championships, 18 County Championships, Girls Tennis, 4 Undefeated Seasons, 8 Tournament of Champions Titles, 20 State Championships, 10 Conference Championships, 9 County Championships

MAYA HAYES '10

SOCCER

Soccer, Parade All-American 2009, 92 Career Goals, 3-Time Conference MVP, 3-Time 1st Team All-Conference, Basketball, Leading Team Scorer 2008, 2009, Penn State Soccer, Hermann Trophy Semifinalist 2012, 2013, Hermann Trophy Finalist 2011, NSCAA All-American 1st Team 2011, 2012, 2013, All-Big Ten 1st Team 2011, 2012, 2013, Big Ten Record Most Points in a Season 2011, Big Ten Forward of the Year 2011, 2012

STEVE WEISS '85

FOOTBALL/TRACK

Football Co-Captain 1984, 3-Time Varsity Athlete, 1st Team All-Conference Offense, 1st Team All-Prep Offense, Leading Scorer 1983, 1984, Track 3-Time Varsity Athlete, School Record 4x100-1984, Bucknell University Football Captain 1988

PETER MCNEELY '09

FOOTBALL

Football 3-Time All-Conference, 2-Time 2nd Team All-County, 2008 Co-Captain, Carlton College 2012 Co-Captain

ADAM M. MILLER '88

SOCCER/TENNIS/BASKETBALL

Soccer Captain 3-Time Varsity Athlete, 1st Team All-State, Leading Scorer 1987, Prep Champions 1987, Tennis Captain, 2-Time Varsity Athlete, 1st Team All-State, #1 Ranked Team in NJ 1988, State Champions 1988, Basketball Captain 3-Time Varsity Athlete, Skidmore College Tennis and Soccer

RUSSELL GIMELSTOB '97

TENNIS

3-Time Captain, Led Newark Academy To 4 State Championships, 3 Victories in Tournament of Champions, 4-Time All-State Selection, Cornell University Captain, Academic All-American, Academic All-Ivy League

PETER HUTCHINSON '86

FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL

Football MVP 1985, Essex County Scholar Athlete, 1st Team All Prep Offense, 1st Team All Prep Defense, Udell Stallings Award for Baseball, 1st Team All Prep, Basketball MVP 1986, Captain 1986, 1st Team All Prep, Lafayette College Football

LAUREN JACKSON '85

FIELD HOCKEY

Field Hockey Captain - 1984, High Scorer 1982-1984, MVP 1983 & 1984, 1984 State Champion, NJFHA, NJISAA 1st Team - 1982, 1983, 1984, Essex County 1st Team - 1982, 1983, 1984, All Prep 1st Team - 1982, 1983, 1984, Lacrosse High Scorer 1982-1985, Captain - 1985, MVP 1983, 1984, 1985, All Prep 1st Team- 1983, 1984, 1985

HEATHER POOLE '99

SOCCER

Soccer Team Captain, 1st Team All-State, All-Prep, 1st Team Colonial Conference, Lacrosse Team Captain, 1st Team All-State, All-Prep, N.J. 2nd Highest Scorer- 1999, NA Scoring Record- Most Season & Career Goals

ROYAL DAVIS '46

FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/TRACK/TENNIS

All-City, All-State, All-prep Football, All-County Basketball, Track Conference Leader, Football University of Pennsylvania

RAHMAN SMILEY '98

TENNIS

State Singles Champion 1997, Star Ledger Player of the Year 1997, Team Captain 1998, Undefeated State Championship Teams 1995-98, Indiana University, Team Captain 2002, Team MVP 2002, ATP 2 Years

JAMAL PARKER '98

TENNIS

State Singles Champion, 1996, 1998, Star Ledger Player of the Year 1996, 1998, 129-1 Career Record 1995-1998, Undefeated State Championship Teams 1995-1998, University of Illinois, Ranked #2 NCAA Doubles, Big Ten Team Champions 1999-2002, ATP 2 Years

PAT CICCONE '62

FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/TRACK

Co-Captain Football 1961, All Newark Football, All County Football, All State Football

1975 BOYS SOCCER TEAM

SOCCER

Prep and State Tournament Champions

JUSTIN GIMELSTOB '95

TENNIS

#1 Ranking National Juniors 12,14,16,18, Led Newark Academy To Its First NJSIAA State Tennis Championship, Collegiate All-American in Singles and Doubles, Two Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Titles, Two-Time Member of the US Davis Cup Team

LANE JAFFE '94

FOOTBALL/WRESTLING/LACROSSE

Football: All Conference, Wrestling: All State, Prep States 3rd Place, Lacrosse: All County, All State, Lacrosse- Rutgers University

SHANA ADVANI '93

SOFTBALL

Co-Captain 1993, All Prep 1990-1993, All State 1993, Regional All American 1993, All Time NA Hit Leader, Brown University, Captain Regional All American

BRENDA BALDANZI '92

BASKETBALL, SOFTBALL, LACROSSE, FIELD HOCKEY

Captain, MVP 1989, 1990, 1991, Highest Scorer 1989, 1990, 1991, State Champion 1988, 1989, Essex County 1st Team, prep 1st Team, NJFHA 1st Team, Colgate university Captain, All-Mideast Regional, All-Patriot League, Division I North-South Senior All-Star

DAVID CHAE '81

WRESTLING

Prep State Champ '79, '80 & '81, OW '80 State Tourney, NJ Freestyle State Champ '81, Prep national Champ '81, Baseball All-State '79, '80 & '81, Co-Captain '81, Cornell University Team Captain '85, All-Ivy, All-East '85

CAPTAINS OF GIRLS ATHLETIC TEAMS

FIELD HOCKEY, SOCCER, CROSS COUNTRY, BASKETBALL, FENCING, SWIMMING, LACROSSE, SOFTBALL, TRACK

Founding of Girls Athletic Teams

MARK A. MELILLO '74

FOOTBALL/TRACK

Track & Field Shot Put School Record '74, All-State Shot Put '73 & '74, Team Captain '74, MVP '73, Football, Prep All - American '74, Essex County Scholar Athlete '74, First Team All-State '73 &'74, Team Captain '74, MVP '73& '74, Lehigh University Football, Captain, Freshman Team '75, Division I- AA Champions

JACOB J. CECERE '78

WRESTLING

State Champion '77 & 78, National Champion '78, Team Captain '77& '78, ACC Champion '83, Team Captain '82 and '83, Duke University

HOWARD C. LINCOLN, COACH

SWIMMING

All-American Swimming Coach 1962-1967 & All-American Swimmers, Divers and Coaches

ROBERT R. KRUMM '39

FOOTBALL/TRACK

All State Football Team of 1938, Shot Put Record (1939-1974) feet, 1 3/4 inches,

1931 VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM

FOOTBALL

State Champions Undefeated and Un-scored Upon

PETER J. BEHRLE '69

SOCCER

Founders Newark Academy Soccer Program 1968

EDWARD C. DEFABIO '69

SOCCER

Founders Newark Academy Soccer Program 1968

BRUCE R. GODDIN, COACH

SOCCER

Founders Newark Academy Soccer Program 1968

JOHN C. KIMMEL '72

FOOTBALL/BASEBALL

Captain Football & Baseball, All State Football, All State Baseball, 1972 National Scholar Athlete Award

LAWRENCE G. CETRULO '67

FOOTBALL/FENCING/BASEBALL

All State Football, State Foil & Saber Champion, Harvard '71, Football, Fencing, Baseball, NCAA Saber Champion, All American Fencing Team

THOMAS ALLEN '41

FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/TRACK

Captain Football, Basketball, Track, State Record holder Pole Vault & Quarter Mile

WILLIAM F. BROWN III '51

FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL

Captain Football, Basketball, Baseball, President Athletic Association All State Football

JOHN "JED" HUGHES JR. '66

FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL

Captain Football, Basketball, Baseball

JOHN C. GALBRAITH '75

TENNIS

State & Essex County Tennis Champions

1974 VARSITY BOYS TENNIS TEAM

TENNIS

State & Essex County Tennis Champions

CHRISTOPHER C. JACOBS '83

SWIMMING

Christopher C. Jacobs '83 Swimming Swimmer, All American Newark Academy '83, All American U. of Texas '87, Olympics '88, 2 Gold Medals, Relays, 1 Silver Medal Freestyle

JULIA L. MULVIHILL '78

FIELD HOCKEY, BASKETBALL, TENNIS

Julia L. Mulvihill '78 Field Hockey/Basketball/Tennis 12 Varsity Letters, All State Field Hockey, All State Basketball, Captain: Tennis & Field Hockey, MVP: Tennis & Basketball

ROBERT I. PERINA '39

FOOTBALL, BASEBALL

Robert I. Perina '39 Football/Baseball Captain, Football & Baseball, All State Football, All State Baseball, Captain Princeton Baseball, All Ivy Football, All Ivy Baseball

VAN S. STEVENS '65

FOOTBALL, BASEBALL

Van S. Stevens '65 Football/Baseball All State Football, All State Baseball, Captain: Football and Baseball

1904-1906 VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM

FOOTBALL

1904-1906 Varsity Football Team

CURTIS L. CETRULO '61

FENCING, FOOTBALL

Curtis L. Cetrulo '61 Fencing Individual State Foil Champion, Essex County Scholar-Athlete, All State Football, All State Fencing, Team Captain: Football, Fencing, Basketball, Captain, N.C.A.A. Championship Fencing Team, Columbia University

CHRISTINA "TINA" STECK '76

DIVING

Christina "Tina" Steck '76 Diving All American YWCA National Diving Champion, All American Division I, All Ivy League, Eastern Champion, Diving- Barnard

PAUL K. STECK '74

DIVING

Paul K. Steck '74 Diving All American, Eastern & State Diving Champion, All American Division I, All Ivy League Eastern Champion, Canadian National Champion, Diving- Cornell University

ROBERT J. HENDRICKSON, SR.

ATHLETICS

Robert J. Hendrickson, Sr. 1957-1979 Dean of Students, Athletic Director, Coach, Friend

DANIEL R. CONNORS '67

SWIMMING

Daniel R. Connors '67 Swimming All American Swimming

AUGUSTUS P. STAGER '43

SWIMMING

Augustus P. Stager '43 Coach University of Michigan, N.C.A.A & Big Ten Champions, Coach U/S/ Olympic Team 1960 Swimming

R. ELMER IKAS

ATHLETICS

R. Elmer Ikas 1912-1936 Athletic Director, Coach

ERIC WILLIAMS '75

BASKETBALL

Eric Williams '75 Basketball All State Basketball

RIDGELY "CHIP" HARRISON

SWIMMING

Ridgely "Chip" Harrison '70 Swimming All American Swimming, All Ivy League Swimming at Cornell University

ERNEST N. SCARPA '50

FOOTBALL

Ernest N. Scarpa '50 Football All State Football

ANTHONY "SKIP" MINISI '44

FOOTBALL

Anthony "Skip" Minisi '44 All-State in Football, All-American in Football and played at University of Pennsylvania

RUSSELL S. MONICA

FOOTBALL

Russell S. Monica 1946-1954 Football Coach

UDELL H. STALLINGS

ATHLETICS

Udell H. Stallings 1936-1966 Athletic Director

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