Ten URI student-athletes and one distinguished alumnus were honored at the House of Representatives Chamber in celebration of their significant academic and athletic achievements. The event, which took place in late April, was hosted by Speaker of the House Gordon D. Fox.
The student-athletes were Jeff Cammans (baseball); Jhokania De Los Santos (softball); Pam Emery (tennis); Andrew Fiorenzano (golf); Matt Greenhalgh (football); William Janes (track & field); Anthony Malhoit (basketball); Katie Mangano (swimming); Shannon Meehan (track & field); and Alice Murray (rowing).
Dave Stenhouse ’57, a former baseball and basketball standout at URI, was honored as this year’s distinguished alumnus. A member of the Athletic Hall of Fame at both URI and Rhode Island College, he enjoyed a 14-year professional baseball career. His grandson, Kevin Stenhouse, is a current member of the URI baseball team.