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Hall of Fame

Spring 2007


Sports Standouts

2007 Athletic Hall of Famers to be Honored at Galen Center in May.

On May 5, the Galen Center will have the most fabled athletic lineup of its young history under its roof as the eighth class of inductees into the USC Athletic Hall of Fame is honored at a black-tie dinner. There will be 24 Trojan standouts inducted, including seven honored posthumously. “This is an outstanding group of Trojan greats who have played an important role in USC’s athletic history,” says USC athletic director Mike Garrett.

New inductee Ed Hookstratten ’53, a baseball pitcher for USC in 1950, 1952 and 1953, will be presented a special Spirit Award. As a sports and entertainment attorney, he has assisted the USC athletic department for the past 40 years. The other Trojans to be honored are:

Charley Ane ’53, USC football, two-way tackle, blocking back; USC baseball, pitcher; played for the Detroit Lions. Justin “Sam” Barry, honored posthumously; USC basketball coach, 1930 to 1941 and 1946 to 1950; USC baseball coach, 1930 to 1942 and 1946 to 1950. Joe Bottom ’77, USC swimming, sprinter, five NCAA individual titles, four relay crowns; 1976 Olympics; 1978 World Championships. Foster “Bud” Bradley ’58, USC golf, 1956 to 1958 All-American; winner, 1954 U.S. Junior Amateur championship, 1997 Senior British Amateur and 2000 Senior Canadian Amateur. Pat Cannamela, honored posthumously; USC football, linebacker and guard, 1951 All-American and All-Conference honors, 1951 captain; played for the Dallas Texans. Mark Carrier ’93, USC football, defensive back; winner, 1989 Thorpe Award; Chicago Bears, 1990 Defensive Rookie of the Year; played for the Detroit Lions and Washington Redskins; secondary coach, Baltimore Ravens. Dusty Dvorak ’80, USC volleyball, setter; NCAA All-Tournament team, 1977; U.S. national team, winner, 1984 Olympics, 1985 World Cup, 1986 World Championships; U.S. Volleyball Association Hall of Fame, 1998. Jack Hupp ’37, honored posthumously; USC basketball, 1936 MVP and captain; All-Pacific Coast Conference Southern Division first team forward, 1935 and 1936. Manuel Laraneta ’31, honored posthumously; USC football, fullback; USC baseball; USC basketball, 1927 captain. Matt Leinart ’06, USC football, quarterback; winner, 2004 Heisman Trophy; All-American player, 2003 to 2005; plays for the Arizona Cardinals. Earl McCullouch ’68, USC football; All-Conference first team, 1967; USC track, 1968 captain; played for the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints. Pam McGee ’84, USC basketball, forward; NCAA titles, 1983 and 1984; U.S. Olympic basketball team, gold medal, 1984 Olympics; Sacramento Monarchs; Los Angeles Sparks; assistant coach, Detroit Shock. Paula McGee ’84, USC basketball, frontcourt player; NCAA titles, 1983 and 1984; All-American honors, 1982 and 1983; played for the Dallas Diamonds. Rafael Osuna ’63, honored posthumously; USC tennis; winner, 1962 NCAA singles championship, 1961 to 1963 NCAA doubles championship, 1963 Wimbledon singles, 1960 and 1963 Wimbledon doubles, 1963 U.S. Open singles, 1962 U.S. Open doubles; Mexico’s Davis Cup team. Paula Jean Myers Pope ’59, honored posthumously; winner, four diving medals in three Olympics; winner, two gold medals, 1959 Pan Am Games; 11 Amateur Athletic Union gold medals; 1960 Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year. C.R. Roberts ’60, USC football, fullback; USC track; played for the Canadian Football League and San Francisco 49ers. Gene Rock ’48, honored posthumously; USC basketball, MVP, captain, 1947; All-American, 1943; played for the Chicago Bulls. Loel Schrader, retired writer, columnist and sports editor, Knight-Ridder chain; covered USC football since the 1960s; co-author, Fight On! The Colorful Story of USC Football. Ron Severa ’59, USC water polo; All-American swimmer, 1956 to 1958; 1956 and 1960 Olympics; 1959 and 1963 Pan American Games; assistant and head coach, USC water polo, 1967 to 1991. Roy Smalley, USC baseball, shortstop; winner, College World Series championships, 1972 and 1973; All-American, All-District, All-CWS honors, 1973; played for the Texas Rangers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox. John Werhas ’61, USC baseball, third baseman and outfielder; USC basketball, forward; played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and California Angels. Angela Williams ’02, USC track, 2001 to 2002 captain; winner, four consecutive NCAA 100-meter championships; 2004 Olympics; competes at international level. Charles Young ’73, USC football, USC’s first All-American tight end, 1972; Played for the Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Rams, San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks.

To order tickets to the dinner, call (213) 740-4155.

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This year's Hall of Fame class includes six Olympians. USC Olympic athletes are honored by obelisks adjacent to Cromwell Field.

Photo by Philip Channing