Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame 2010

Athletes

Pat Brady
Mary Ann Bowman
Eugene Cummings
Jim Livengood
Steve Okoniewski

Coaches

Marv Cross
Bill Deller
Will McGillivray

Teams

1952 Trojan Football    

 

Mary Ann Bowman

2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Former Student Athlete

Mary Ann Bowman played basketball at Everett Community College during the 1994 and 1995 seasons.  She was a first team selection to the NWAACC all-league team in both years. Mary Ann was the first women’s basketball player to go on to play at the Division I level.  After leaving EvCC as the record holder for highest points per game average, most free throws attempted, and most free throws made, she continued her playing career at Sacramento State University.

 

Pat Brady

2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Former Student Athlete

Pat Brady was a standout athlete at Seattle’s O’Dea High School who attended Everett Junior college in 1947 after serving in World War II.  As a member of the college’s undefeated championship football team, he was best known for his booming punts, averaging over 40 yards per kick.  He continued his collegiate career at the University of Nevada-Reno, where he set an NCAA record with a 99-yard punt in a game against Loyola of California.  He played for three years for the Pittsburgh Steelers as their punter before an injury ended his career.

 

Marv Cross

2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Former Student Athlete/Coach

Marv Cross played and coached at EJC.  A member of the 1947 football team, Marv was one of the returning World War II veterans who led that team to an undefeated championship season.  He was named to the Washington State Junior College Athletic Conference All- Conference Team as a fullback, and continued his playing career at Washington State College.  He played professional football for the Philadelphia Eagles and Vancouver Lions, and returned to Everett in 1964 to become the head football coach, where he stayed until his retirement in 1976. As football coach, Cross led the Trojans to conference championships in 1966 (co-champions with Columbia Basin College) and 1967. He also coached the 1967 state championship baseball team; that team was inducted into EvCC’s Hall of Fame in 2009.

 

Eugene (Gene) Cummings

2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Former Student Athlete

Eugene (Gene) Cummings was a member of the EJC track team in 1963 and 1964. He won six state championships for EJC and broke the national Junior College record in the 1500 meter event.  During his time here, he was never beaten in the mile or 880.  Gene still holds the EvCC records for the marathon (2:17:24), the 1500 meter (3:48.1) and the mile (4:11.8).  He went on to run at Brigham Young University where he was an All-American and an NCAA Division I National Champion in the 1500m.

 

Bill Deller

2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Former Student Athlete

Bill Deller has been connected to Everett Community College for over 50 years as an instructor, coach, and administrator. During his career he coached swimming, golf, and wrestling. His golf team won the state championship in 1969, winning all 12 of their matches. He continued his career at EvCC as an administrator in the student services division. As the Dean of Students, Bill was responsible for the oversight of the athletic programs on campus. He was also the founding Executive Director of the Everett Community College Foundation.

 

Vicki Foltz

2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Former Student Athlete

Vicki Foltz was the individual NWAACC Cross Country Champion in 1979. She also holds three of Everett CC’s track records (5,000m - 17:35), (10,000 - 36:39), (3,000 - 10:03.9) and has the second best times ever in the 800 (2:18.4) and the 1500 (4:41.3).  She competed nationally and internationally as a record-setting member of Seattle’s Falcon Track Club.  After a running career that spanned three decades, Vicky retired and lives in Monroe.

 

Jim Livengood

2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Former Student Athlete

Jim Livengood played quarterback on Everett Junior College’s 1964 and 1965 football teams.  Recruited by assistant coach Lynn Rosenbach out of Quincy High school, Livengood went on to attend Washington State University and Brigham Young University.  He then coached for a number of years at the high school level before moving on to a career in athletics administration at the university level.  Livengood has served as athletics director at WSU, the University of Arizona, and is currently the athletic director at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

 

Will McGillivray

2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Former Athlete Coach

Will McGillivray began his career as a faculty member in EvCC’s Physical Education department in 1967 and retired in 1982.  During that time, he was an assistant football coach, and head coach for track, cross-country, and wrestling. He also assisted as a basketball coach for a short time.  He coached state champions in both wrestling and cross-country, and is a member of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges Hall of Fame.  Will passed away on December 6, 2009.

 

Steve Okoniewski

2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Former Student Athlete

Steve Okoniewski played football at Everett Community College in 1968 under Hall of Fame coaches Walt Price and Will McGillivray. He went on to become a standout offensive lineman at the University of Montana in 1970 and 1971, and was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.  He played for six years in the NFL, with stops in Buffalo, Green Bay, St. Louis, and Cleveland.  After his playing career was over, Steve entered the education profession and is now the principal at Luxemburg-Casco High School near Green Bay.

 

1952 Football

2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Team

The 1952 Trojan football team won the Washington State Junior College Conference Championship. This was the third championship team for coach Walt Price.  During the course of the season, the Trojans outscored their opponents 236 to 32. Their only loss came in a non-league exhibition game against the Seattle Ramblers, a semi-professional team. Two wins came against highly ranked teams from Vallejo and Monterey.  The California teams were favored to win both contests, but EJC prevailed in both by wide margins. On Monday, November 24, 1952, Everett Herald columnist Lloyd Rodstrom referred to the team as "the greatest collection of pigskin performers in Everett Junior College history."