Greg Barry, Class of 1987
Football, Basketball, Soccer
Greg Barry participated in football, soccer and basketball during his years at Miami Country Day School. He was a 3 time team MVP in football and won the outstanding offense award in his junior season in basketball, as well as MVP honors in his senior season. Greg’s stellar career was capped with a record setting football season where he broke Dade County’s single season class 3A-1A rushing record amassing 1,734 yards and breaking a then near twenty year old single game rushing mark with 407 yards in his last game in a Spartan football uniform. Throughout his high school career, Greg was the epitome of toughness and durability. He was Miami Country Day’s scholar athlete nominee that used his brains and sportsmanship to wow the opposition, as much as his speed and strength. He had a calling greater than athletics and showcased his work ethic off the field just as much as he did while in the athletic spectrum.
Ben Frazier, 1951-1997
Ben Frazier dedicated his life to educating young minds. He worked as a Miami Country Day School employee for 46 years helping in the development of the physical education department. His support and attendance to countless games on and off campus is legendary. Ben’s love of sports began at a young age and continued through his stint as a minor league baseball player before finding his calling at Miami Country Day. Throughout his tenure as an educator and staff member, Ben endeared himself with his approachability and honesty which helped create his legacy at Miami Country Day School.
Rachel Ostroff, Class of 2002
Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Lacrosse
Rachel Ostroff participated in volleyball, basketball, softball and lacrosse at Miami Country Day School. She played varsity basketball for four years being named the most improved player her freshman year, receiving the Coaches Award her sophomore and junior seasons and the MVP award her senior year to go along with being named to the honorable mention All-State team. In volleyball, Rachel was a stand-out for three seasons on the varsity squad earning the Most Improved Award her sophomore season, Spartan Award her junior year and Coaches Award her senior year. Rachel played softball in the spring of her junior year earning team MVP honors. In the spring of her senior year, Rachel elected to play lacrosse on the boys team and showed that not only could she survive, but could thrive. She was Miami Country Day School’s female Miami Herald Scholar athlete of the Year nominee and was named the school’s Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year.
Rachel continued her athletic career at Stevens College where she played four seasons of volleyball, 2 seasons of basketball and one season of lacrosse. She is the school’s all-time leader in digs for a career and season and was named to the All WIAC Team in 2003. She was also named the 2004 Skyline Tournament MVP and named to the Academic All-District Second team by CoSIDA in 2006. She capped off her collegiate volleyball career by being selected as the Skyline Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year. Rachel broke barriers and used her tenacious work ethic to take a strong high school career and make it phenomenal collegiate career.
Jimmy Stobs, Class of 1987
Jimmy Stobs participated in golf and football during his athletic career at Miami Country Day School. He won the Spartan Award in his junior year in football, but his true calling was in golf.
He was a member of the Spartan golf team for five years earning MVP honors in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons. He was also named to the Miami Herald First Team All-Dade squad in those seasons never averaging above 37.6 on nine holes.
He continued his golf career at Georgia Southern and Florida Atlantic University, where he received the Sportsmanship Award in 1992. Jimmy followed his collegiate career by playing on the Nike, Golden Bear, South American, Montgomery, South Florida and Trans-Act Mortgage Tours. He eventually ended up winning 25 mini-tour events including the 1998 Florida Open, but found his true calling as a coach. Jimmy has been the Barry University Men’s Golf Coach since 2003 and helped lead his team to its first National Championship in 2007.
Jennifer Weir, Class of 1997
Swimming, Water Polo
Jennifer Weir competed in swimming and water polo within a phenomenal three year run. She was recognized on Miami Herald’s first team All-Dade swimming squad her sophomore, junior and senior seasons, as well as being named Miami Herald’s Swimmer of the Year her junior and senior years. Jennifer was also a three time All-Conference swimmer and the team’s MVP in those three seasons. Jen competed on the boys’ water polo team her sophomore year due to the fact Miami Country Day School did not have a girls team yet. She helped establish the girls’ water polo program and earned third team Miami Herald All-Dade accolades her junior season and second team honors her senior year to go along with being named the team’s Co-MVP. She capped off her senior year by being named Miami Country Day School’s Female Athlete of the Year. Jen continued her swimming career at the University of Miami for four years where she was the team captain her senior season. She competed in the 100 and 200 free, the 100 breaststroke, the 100 butterfly and 200 IM. She won the 200 IM, as well as the 200 Free and placed second in the 100 Free at the 2000 Big East Championships. She is still the University of Miami record holder in the 200 IM. Jennifer found tremendous success at the high school level which vaulted her to be a star at the college level. Jen, through her dedication and sacrifice, helped lay the foundation for the resurgence of Miami Country Day’s swimming program and the establishment of our water polo program.