cLASS OF 2014 INDUCTEES
Coach Bill Belisle ’48 is the most successful high school hockey coach in the country with thirty-one state titles (twenty-six consecutive), ten consecutive national titles, 944 career wins and had twenty players drafted by NHL teams. A 1948 Mount Saint Charles graduate, Bill’s Mount Pride is what sets him apart and makes him the greatest high school hockey coach in the USA.
Keith Carney ’88 is one of the greatest defenseman to have ever worn the red, white, and blue of Mount Saint Charles. He led Mount to state championships from 1985 to 1988 and went on to continue his hockey career at the University of Maine. He had a seventeen year career in the NHL and was a member of the 1996 World Cup Team and the 1998 USA Olympic team.
Angela (Martinelli) Burke ’96 is one of Mount’s premiere female athletes. An outstanding cross country runner, she earned her first All-State honors in 1992 and 1993 and was the second Mount female basketball player to score 1,000 points. Angela went on to be selected NE-10 freshman runner of the week seven times at Quinnipiac University.
MICHELE LEIGH MERTEN
Al Thurier was Mount’s original Flying Frenchman. His fifty goals for the season in 1935 is a Mount record that still stands. He led Mount to a 26 and 1 record with the team’s only loss being to the Mount alumni by a 2 to 1 score. Al led Mount to state, New England & national titles and went on to a sixteen year professional career in the AHL and NHL.
Marcel Peloquin ’41 is one of the Academy’s premier alumni athletes. Upon leaving Mount and attending Assumption College, he was a three-time .400 hitter with an RBI average of 1.44 per game—a school record. He served as an outstanding coach and long-time vice principal and athletic director in Woonsocket.
Lyse-Anne (Wante) Lepine ’82 is one of Mount’s premier cross country runners. Winning all of her meets but one as a junior and senior, she went on to attend Bryant University where she received 1st team NorthEast 8 Conference Honors in 1983, 1984 and 1985. Lyse-Anne also served as an assistant cross country and track coach at Bryant where she was instrumental in producing many all-conference runners.
John Harwood ’70 was Mount’s only Providence Journal Honor Roll male student-athlete award recipient. He was a three-time first team All-State selection in hockey, a two-time All State selection in baseball, a two-time Interscholastic League Scoring Champion, and a two-time Interscholastic Batting Champion. He excelled in hockey and baseball and was selected to the All-Ivy hockey team at the University of Pennsylvania.
Brenna Leveille ’03 is one of Mount’s premiere three-sport athletes. She was a member of Mount’s first ever girls basketball state championship team, made the All-Division team in all three sports, and was named MVP in basketball (1,000 point scorer and Mount’s third-leading scorer all-time) and volleyball. Brenna was also named Mount’s Female Athlete of The Year for 2002-2003.
Tony Garganese ’82 was an outstanding first baseman who helped Mount to a playoff berth during his senior year. He went on to Bryant University where he was named at N.E. 8 Player of the Year in 1986; N.E. 8 All-Star 1985-1987; New England All-Star 1986-87; and NCAA All-American in 1987. Tony was also Bryant’s record holder for batting average (.440); most hits (143); most runs scored (110); most home runs (21); most triples (8); and most doubles (32). He holds single-game records for most hits (5), most doubles (3) and most triples (2).
Sarah Gervais ’00 was Mount’s 2000 Female Athlete of the Year and a five-sport athlete at MSC. She was also named All-Division and All-State in soccer; All-Division and All-Class in indoor and outdoor track, basketball, and soccer. In 2000, she received the MVP award in basketball, soccer, and outdoor track. Sarah went on to become a soccer goalkeeper at Brown University where she was the team MVP and made the All-Ivy team in both 2002 and 2003. Also in 2002, she was named an NSCAA Regional All-American.
David Roy ’98 was Mount’s all-time leading scorer in basketball with 1,947 points and over 1,200 rebounds. A true scholar-athlete, he received the Academic All-State honor during his sophomore, junior and senior years. After graduation, David represented Rhode Island in the European Junior Basketball Tournament. He went on to play varsity basketball at Vassar College in 1999, 2000, and 2001.
Mount’s only hockey player to ever be inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame, Dick Rondeau was nothing but outstanding while playing for MSC. He was the States leading scorer with 27 goals and 11 assists for 38 points. He led Mount to the State Championship over LaSalle, the New England Title over New Haven and Mount’s second National title with a win over a very strong Atlantic City High team. He is a member of the only team in Interscholastic League history to place all six players on the All-State first team. He was drafted by the Boston Bruins but chose to enroll at Dartmouth College. His 1942 Dartmouth team won the NCAA National title with a 21 and 2 record while Dick Rondeau led the nation in scoring with 45 goals and 32 assists. Over his four year college career Dick Rondeau shattered nearly all of the school’s records, tallying 103 goals and 73 assists for an average of 4.4 points per game. Dick Rondeau still holds eight NCAA Collegiate Hockey records, including most goals and assists in one game, 12 goals and 11 assists. After Dartmouth he played in the Pacific Coast League for the San Diego Skyhawks and later the Atlantic Hockey League for the New Haven Bears.
FATHER CHARLIE QUINN
Father Charlie Quinn coached Mount’s junior high boys’ soccer team from 1982–2011. During that time his teams won nine state titles and thirteen division championships. He also served as Mount’s junior high boys’ tennis coach for three seasons. Fr. Charlie was the school chaplain from 1982-1987 and again from 2007-2012. He was also a member of the teaching faculty. He continues to be present for many of the junior high boys’ soccer games and is a volunteer chaplain at the school.