- BARRY D. MULTER '61 became one of the most illustrious basketball players in University of Rhode Island Ram history after coming out of the URI intramural league, scoring 1,352 points to rank twenty-second all time at the time of his induction. He captained his team and was a successful business executive until his untimely death at the age of 38.
After The Rams finished 8-12 (5-5 in conference) and 12-14 (6-4 in conference) respectively in his first two years, Multer led the team to the Yankee Conference title in his senior season (1961). That year, Multer was named All-Yankee Conference and led Rhode Island to a 9-1 conference record. They won the title and received an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. It was the school's first postseason appearance in 15 years. In the East Region, Multer and the Rams, with a record of 18-8, faced a tough St. Bonaventure team. Despite 23 points from Multer, the Rams lost the first round game, 86-76.
Multer played guard at the University of Rhode Island from 1959-1961.