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Trojan Athletics Hall of Fame

The Everett Community College Athletics Hall of Fame honors the accomplishments of former student-athletes, teams and coaches as well as others who through personal time, effort, and interest made a significant contribution to athletics.

Nominations for the Hall of Fame should belong in one or more of the following categories:

  • Outstanding performance as a student athlete at Everett Junior/Community College for at least one year.
  • Outstanding performance as a team at Everett Junior/Community College.
  • Outstanding service to athletic program of Everett Junior/Community College as a coach or other areas of significant service.  Individual coaching career should be at minimum a length of three years.  
  • Former student-athletes or coaches who have earned outstanding national or professional achievements outside of Everett Junior/Community College.

All Nominee's must:

  • Be of good character and reflect credit upon Everett Junior/Community College.
  • Have left Everett Junior/Community College in good standing and in the good graces of its officials.
  • Student-Athlete nominations should be at minimum 7 years removed from competing at Everett Junior/Community College.

Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Complete List of Hall of Fame Inductees

2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017


2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

Individuals

 

Catie Arrigoni

Recruited to Everett Community College out of Oroville High School, Catie Arrigoni developed into one of the finest steeplechase competitors in the college’s history. Her Northwest Athletic Conference time of 10:59:70 in 2013 still stands as the NWAC and EvCC record.  She finished in the top ten all time at EvCC in the 3 mile XC, the 5k XC, and 6k XC, and ranks third all-time in the 5,000m with a time of 17:54.4.  Following her career at EvCC, she attended Eastern Washington University, where she set the EWU steeplechase record and qualified at the Division 1 level three straight years (2013, 2014, 2015).

 

Earl Averill, Jr.

One season at Everett Junior College was enough for Earl Averill to make an impact.  He led the 1950 team in batting, did some pitching, and played in the outfield for the second place team in the league.  Earl went on to the University of Oregon, where he is a member of their Hall of Fame.  After three seasons at Oregon he was signed by the Cleveland Indians, debuting as a major-leaguer in 1956.  Averill played for five major league teams over a seven-year period.  His career also included stints in the minor leagues, and he ended his career with the Seattle Angels in 1965.

 

 

Sandra Rose

One of the college’s most versatile athletes, Sandra Rose competed in field hockey, basketball, gymnastics, tennis, and softball while at Everett Community College.  Her specialty in gymnastics was rebound tumbling, placing third in the nation and earning All-America honors as a gymnast in 1966.  In the spring of 1967, she was a member of the state champion women’s doubles tennis team.  Rose continued her education at Eastern Washington University, where she competed in five sports and was selected the Women’s Outstanding Athlete in 1969.  Her career as an educator and coached spanned over thirty years in Washington, Idaho, and California.

 

 

Bob Warner

Bob Warner competed in 1973 and 1974 as a football player at Everett Community College following a stellar career at Arlington High School.  He was a two-year starter at linebacker for coach Marv Cross, who called Warner “one of the most inspirational and coachable young men you could ever hope to have on a team.”  He transferred to the University of California, and was selected in 1976 as a second team All West Coast defensive lineman.  He returned to the area after his college career and lives in Sedro-Wooley.

 

 

Terry Wiens

Golfer Terry Wiens competed in the 1970 and 1971 seasons, and is among the most successful state-level competitors in the school’s history.  He won the state championship in 1970 as a freshman, and finished second as a sophomore.  Only current Hall of Fame members Ed Bucklin and Art Abrahamson have better records at the state level.  Wiens transferred to Cal Western / United States International University and played on the NAIA championship team there his junior year.  For the following ten years, he competed professionally in the United States and Canada, and now lives in Coquitlam, BC.

Teams

 

 

1966 Football

Marv Cross coached the 1966 football team to a 7-1-1 record, earning them a share of the state championship based on a tie with co-champion Columbia Basin College.  The team was led by Bob Lovell at quarterback, who led the league in passing, and Randy Montgomery, who led the league in rushing.  Seventeen Trojans made the all-conference or honorable mention list, including first team all-conference players Lovell, Montgomery, Tom Frank, Tim Ryan, Tony Hawkins, Bob Womack, and Jeff Bagdanov. 

 

2012 Women’s Cross Country

As the 2012 cross country season developed, it soon became obvious that the Everett Community College women’s team would be the top-ranked team.  Runners Marren Haneberg, Katie Strong, Veronica Hall, Rachel Cundy, Cathie Arrigoni, Danielle Friend, and Kristina Cordy led the team to a first place finish in the NWAACC Crosss Country Championships held in Spokane.  Their first-place score of 21 was 27 points ahead of second place Spokane.  Coach Matt Koenigs was selected the NWAACC women’s coach of the year.