Hall of Fame Members

2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Melanie Baskind: She was a 4-year starter in soccer and lacrosse. Her senior year she was captain of both teams. Her junior and senior year she was a first-team All-American in lacrosse. She was Bay State League player of the year in soccer her senior year. She was the 2007/2008 Boston Globe female athlete of the year. She was the 2012 NCAA women’s lacrosse Division 1 National Scholar-Athlete of the Year at Harvard University.
  • Richard Carter: A graduate of Framingham High in 1952, Carter participated in football, basketball, baseball, and track. he earned 11 varsity letters. he was a league all-star in baseball and basketball. He was an honorable mention All-American in football his senior year. He was a 2-time state record holder in the 100 dash. He was a 3-sports athlete at Northeastern University, and then signed to play baseball with the New York Yankees.
  • Abbey Capobianco: A 2004 Framingham High graduate, Capobianco was a 4-year starter and Bay State League all-star in soccer. She was captain her senior year. In ice hockey, she was a 4-year start, two-year captain, led the team in scoring her senior year, and was a Bay State All-Star three times. In lacrosse, Capobianco was a four-year starter and 3 time Bay State All Star. She broke the Framingham High scoring record in lacrosse and led the state in scoring her senior year with 117 goals, and was named an All American. She was the 2004 Framingham High female athlete of the year. Played Division 1 college soccer and lacrosse. Capobianco is in her 10th season as the Assumption College women’s lacrosse head coach.
  • Arnold Garron: The 1980 Framingham South High School graduate was a standout football player and track star. he ran the hurdles, relays, and participated in both the long jump and triple jump events. he attended the University of New Hampshire, where he was a defensive back. He earned All-American, All-New England, and All-Yankee Conference honors. Garron was inducted into the Wildcats Hall of Fame. he played for both the Washington Redskins and the New England Patriots in the NFL.
  • Lou Merloni: While Lou was a soccer player, a hoopster and a golfer at Framingham, he is known for his baseball career. After college, he played four years for Providence College, where he was named the 1993 Big East Player of the Year. He played professional baseball from 1998 to 2003, including several years with his hometown team the Boston Red Sox. He is now an analyst on Red Sox Radio and a co-host of a WEEI sports radio show.
  • Brad Newman: A 1970 Framingham South High graduate, Newman was a star football player from 1967-1969, as an offensive and defensive end for the Flyers. The ’69 Flyers were co-Bay State champs with Walpole High School. He was a Bay State all-star and All-Scholastic his senior year. He graduated from Framingham South and went to Memphis State University on a football scholarship. After his freshman year, he transferred to Boston College where he played defensive tackle, went on as a free agent to the Ottawa Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Brad then went into a career in law enforcement where he spent 34 years as a police officer, retired in 2009 from the Framingham Police Department.

 

2018- 6 To Be Inducted Into Inaugural Flyers Hall of Fame

FRAMINGHAM – Six outstanding athletes will be inducted into the inaugural Flyers Hall of Fall this fall.

All played or coached at Framingham High School, Framingham North High School, or Framingham South High School. 

The inductees include a Stanley Cup champion, an athlete who played at Fenway Park, two star lacrosse players, a Boston College hall of fame hockey player, and an amazing coach who has a Cup named after him.

 

The Flyers Hall of Fame committee requested nominations for the Hall of Fame earlier this year, with a deadline of June 1.

Scores of male and female athletes and coaches were nominated. To be considered, an individual/team must be at least 5 years out of school. Coaches were eligible immediately upon retirement. 

The 9-member Committee voted on their top choices and selected these six athletes. 

Melanie Baskind, a Framingham High soccer and lacrosse star, who later was named the 2012 NCAA women’s lacrosse Division 1 National Scholar-Athlete of the Year at Harvard University, was unable to attend the 2018 induction ceremony, and will go into the Hall of Fame with the 2019 class.

(All nomination received by the Committee in 2018 will be considered by the Committee for four more years.)

Inducted in the first year will be:

  • Blake Andre Bellefeuille: Blake played on what the Boston Globe called the best hockey line the state will ever see in 1995-96. He led the state in scoring with 92 points his senior year. He was the MVP for the hockey team all four years and his 302 career points was a state record. After Framingham, he was recruited to play four years at Boston College. He was inducted into the Boston College Hall of Fame in 2016. After college, he played both in the NHL and spent eight years in the minors. His high school number – 13 – was retired, and now he will be a part of the Flyers Hall of Fame. Bellefeuille played baseball at Framingham High, and also his freshman year at BC.
  • Tanner Guarino:  Tanner, who swam for 3 years, played basketball, and was a cheerleader for a year, was a star lacrosse player at Framingham High. She was a first-time lacrosse All-American. She was a three-sport captain her senior year – swimming, basketball, and lacrosse.  She was Bay State Conference champion in two events her senior year in swimming. Guarino was named MVP of basketball and swimming her senior year. She earned 12 varsity letters while at Framingham High, and was chosen athlete of the year all four years at Framingham High. After graduation, she played lacrosse for four year at UMass. She is a professional lacrosse player and the current Natick High girls lacrosse head coach.
  • Kristin Igoe: Kristin was a 2-time high school All-American in Lacrosse. She was captain of the Flyers team that went 50-0 her final two season, winning back-to-back state championships in 2006 & 2007. She was a three-sport captain her senior year  – lacrosse, basketball, and soccer. The 2007 Framingham High graduate was a member of the USA women’s national team from 2010-2014. In between high school and the national team, she was a star lacrosse player for Boston College. She is a professional lacrosse player now, and the coach of Franklin High’s girls lacrosse team. She was named the Boston Globe coach of the year in 2016.
  • Lou Merloni: While Lou was a soccer player, a hoopster and a golfer at Framingham, he is known for his baseball career. After college, he player four year for Providence College, where he was named the 1993 Big East Player of the Year. He played professional baseball from 1998 to 2003, including several years with his hometown team the Boston Red Sox. He is now an analyst on Red Sox Radio and a co-host of a WEEI sports radio show.
  • Peter Anthony Taglianetti:  Peter was a star hockey player for Framingham, who then played four years at Providence College. His senior year, he played in the inaugural Hockey East season and backboned the Friars to an appearance in the 1986 NCAA Championship game. He played professional hockey from 1984 to 1996. He went on to win two Stanley Cups as a defenseman with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and 1992. The star Framingham hockey player, even brought the Cup back to his hometown for a famous tour.
  • George Wheeler: George was an outstanding and highly respected athlete, teacher, coach, who taught physical education and health in Framingham for 31 years. He coached both boys and girls varsity soccer teams that won several Bay State League Conference Titles and one state title.  Wheeler died in 1994 following a tough fight battling lymphoma and later leukemia.  An annual soccer game between Natick and Framingham is now called the George Wheeler Cup.

Framingham North Hall of Fame Members

1964-1976 Framingham North Hall of Fame

Class of 1977

Class of 1978

Yolanda Nunley

Michael Flanagan

Thomas Hopkins

Mitchell Krouner

David Mannheim

Marianne Milette

Robert Ross

Jeffrey Smith

Susan Snook

Carol St. Martin

Class of 1979

Sean Roskey

Richard Lynch

Sue Wigetman

Chris McMahon

Joanne Divico

Kevin Flanagan

Richard Schafer

Class of 1980

Keith Brown

Christine Paradis

Susan Braverman

Robert Creighton

Scott Duffy

Henry Levine

Daniel Nau

Neil Schneider

Class of 1981

Claudia Schwarzer

Deborah Eramo

Catherine Lerner

Allen Levenson

Lawrence Parnell

Leo Power

Peter Remillard

Amy Sapowith

Julie Thibault

Brian Wise

Class of 1982

William Brooks

Catherine Borman

Joseph Balboni

Michael LoVuolo

Joseph McMahon

Scott Parker

Elaine Power

Davida Sherman

David Steacie

Class of 1983

Maureen Deignan

Jill Miller

Craig Bradbury

Ronald Burton

Marc Carey

Paul Debassio

Anthony Driggers

Meagan O’Connell

Karen Power

David Rykbost

John Sebastian

Thomas Shortt

Elizabeth Tafuri

Richard Trainer

Richard Waterfall

Class of 1984

Michelle Boudreau

Colleen Clinkscale

Bryan Duffy

Bruce Fine

Bruce French

Peter Harris

Laura Manning

Jeffrey Morse

Amy Solod

Jennifer Taylor

 

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