The 2008 Hall of Fame Class was inducted into the Farmingdale State Athletics Hall of Fame on May 5th at the Annual Athletic Banquet at the Huntington Hilton...


Mark Bossardet - 1976-1978 - Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track

Region XV Champion, Third Team All-American - XC

2-Time Region XV Champion - 2 Mile Run - Indoor Track

Two-Time Region XV Champion - 5000, 10,000m - Outdoor Track

Set Five School Records


Michael Pepio - 1980-1981 - Baseball

First Team All-American, First Team All-Northeast


Leslie Reina - 1996-1998 - Indoor and Outdoor Track

10-Time All-American (4 for Indoor, 6 for Outdoor)

Holds 12 School Records

1998 Outdoor Track National Champion in the Heptathlon, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump and the anchor on the winning 4x400-meter Relay team

MVP of 1998 Outdoor Track National Championship Team


Cos A. Trapani, Sr. - 1940-1942 - Football, Basketball, Baseball

All-American Guard, Football

All-Eastern Small College 11 Team, Football

Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1942 NFL Draft

Received a tryout from the New York Yankees after his 2nd year at Farmingdale

Served in the U.S. Army during World War II, earning 10 medal of honors (World War II Victory medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, the Foreign Service medal, the Good Conduct medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, 3 Battle Stars, 2 Bronze stars)

Golden Glove Champion; and was the sparring partner of the Lightweight Champion of the World, Tony Canzonari

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