|Team:||Baseball, Men's Soccer|
|Induction Class of:||2004|
Gary LaPerle, nicknamed "The Captain," served as a captain of the baseball and soccer teams for two seasons. A first baseman on the baseball squad, he helped the Golden Bears win the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) championship his sophomore season. LaPerle also played goalie and fullback on the soccer squad for three seasons. He was voted the Best Defensive Player on both teams and was the school's Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year as a senior. LaPerle received his Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and master's degree in business administration at Western New England College. A native of Chicopee, he now resides in Enfield, Connecticut.