Moses Brown to Induct New Members Into MB’s Athletic Hall of Fame
Moses Brown School is pleased to announce that new members will join the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame at Reunion this weekend:
Jamie Munro ’85 was a highly decorated high school and collegiate athlete who went on to become a national leader and innovator in lacrosse. At MB, Jamie earned seven varsity letters in soccer and lacrosse and was a two-time all-SENE selection in both. He was also captain and MVP of both teams in his senior year. A high-school lacrosse All-American, Jamie represented the Quakers in the North/South All-Star game. After MB, he competed for Brown, where he was a three-time All-Ivy. In his senior year, he was a team captain, first-team All-Ivy, and an All-American. Jamie graduated as the fifth all-time leading scorer in program history and was inducted into Brown’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2016. Jamie was national assistant lacrosse coach of the year in 1996, while coaching at Yale, and was a central figure in the national growth of the game as the head coach of the University of Denver, where he led the Pioneers to four league championships and two NCAA tournament appearances. After his coaching career, Jamie founded and operated 3D Lacrosse.
Neil Munro ’87 was also an outstanding soccer and lacrosse player at MB. In soccer, he was team captain, team MVP, and an all-state selection. In lacrosse, Neil was also captain and MVP of the team, and was first-team SENE, a high school All-American, and competed in All-Star games. After MB, Neil joined his brother Jamie on the Brown lacrosse team, where he was a key leader during two of the greatest seasons in program history. He is among a very small group of lacrosse players at Brown to ever be selected a two-time captain, receiving this honor in both his junior and senior seasons. Neil earned All-Ivy recognition in 1991 and 1992. He was the Brown defensive MVP in 1990 and the team’s offensive MVP in 1992. In 1991 season, he helped lead the Bears to the first undefeated regular season in school history.
Nancy Pasquariello ’91 is one of the most versatile, dedicated and accomplished female athletes in MB history. Nancy competed in an amazing 12 varsity seasons in five different sports – soccer, cross country, basketball, lacrosse and softball. In basketball and softball, she was captain and team MVP in her junior and senior seasons. She was a two-time all-state basketball selection, a rarity for an MB player back when the team still competed in the SENE. Nancy also received all-state recognition in Class A fast-pitch softball in her senior year. She stood out at among her MB athletic peers and was honored with the school’s Outstanding Leadership in Athletics award in 1991. Nancy’s competitive drive and athletic achievements continued into her adult life. In 2001, she was in the top five percent of all female finishers in the Boston Marathon; she was the top New England/New York qualifier for the 2003 race and was a top 10 female finisher in the 2001 and 2003 Ocean State marathons. Nancy went on to share her passion for athletics and fitness with others, as the co-founder and owner of No Risk Crossfit in Smithfield, which she ran from 2013-2019.
Lara Rosenbaum ’91 was captain of the MB field hockey team in 1990, and placed in the top six at the R.I. equitation championships in 1987 and 1999, and – in her spare time – won 7 U.S. junior national freestyle skiing championships. Lara also went on to row at Middlebury College. From 1990, when she was a junior at MB, until 2000, Lara was a member of the U.S. national freestyle ski team. She was the U.S. national champion in 1996 and 2000 and for five straight years – 1996-2000 – the U.S. Ski and Snowboard association named her the top American female on the freestyle World Cup circuit. In 1994 she was a member of the U.S. Olympic team. Lara’s amazing ski career took her around the world and included more than 100 top ten finishes at World Cup events, with 60 of those in the top five. She came in 3rd and 4th at the 1999 and 2000 World Cup Finals in Italy and Austria. Lara was also a member of four U.S. world championship teams and a founding senior editor at Women’s Health magazine.
Andrew Duffell ’95 was an outstanding three-sport athlete at MB in football, basketball and baseball, who went on to be a highly decorated collegiate pitcher at Harvard. Andrew was captain of both the football and baseball teams in his senior year, as well as a three-time all-SENE quarterback and pitcher. In his senior year, he was selected runner up by USA Today as the Rhode Island Baseball Player of the Year. Heading north to Cambridge after MB, Andrew was a four-year pitcher for the Crimson. His Harvard teams won three Ivy championships and competed in two college world series. Andrew played a major role in the team’s success with his performance on the mound. He was a three-time All-Ivy selection, a two-time all-New England honoree, and in his senior year, received All-American recognition. Andrew remains close to the game, passing his knowledge on to young players – including his two sons – near his home in California where he coaches and helps run the local Little League.
The Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony is part of Moses Brown Reunion weekend. See past recipients at https://www.mosesbrown.org/alumni/halloffame/. Learn more about MB Reunion at https://www.mosesbrown.org/alumni/reunion2021/.