2010 inductees

Vonda Ward
Boxing, Basketball 2010

Was a four-year letterwinner for the University of Tennessee women's basketball team. She played professionally in the WNBA and in Germany. In a second career, Ward became a championship boxer. She won 23 of 24 professional bouts – 17 by knockout – and retired as the belt holder in three sanctioning organizations.

Charles "Chuck" Moore
Football 2010

Chuck Moore, football and baseball standout at Mogadore, but is best known for his exploits on the gridiron. During his prep career he scored 96 touchdowns, 51 of which were recorded his senior year. He was a key member of the Wildcats1996 Division VI state championship football team that defeated St. Henry in the title game, 61-58, in triple overtime.

While at Mount Union he was a member of three Division III national championship teams that finished with a combined record of 54-1. He was the Division III Player of the Year in 2001 and finished his career as MUC's all-time leading rusher. He scored a touchdown in an NCAA-record 25 consecutive games.

Anthony (Tony) Sutton
Football 2010

Was a scoring machine for the College of Wooster Scots from 2002 to 2004, totaling a school- and North Coast Athletic Conference-record 76 touchdowns. He also led Wooster and the NCAC in career rushing (5,613 yards, still a school record). As a junior and senior he led all of Division III in rushing yards, scoring per game and all-purpose yards. He still holds numerous game, season and career rushing and scoring records for the Scots.

Gerald Reeves
Football 2010

Played guard and tackle for the University of Akron in the mid-1950s. He was first-team All-Ohio Conference in 1956 and 1957 and was the 1956-57 UA Athlete of the Year. He was selected to the school's hall of fame in 1977.

Pat McDonald
Swimming 2010

Was the first swimmer inducted to the University of Akron's hall of fame following a career in which he was UA's first swimming All-American and finished with eight school records. He was a four-year letterwinner and ranked in the Top 10 nationally in the 200-yard breaststroke for six years.

Marv Frye
Coach 2010

Coached the Ohio Wesleyan men's track and field team from 1961 to 1997. He also coached men's cross country, women's track and field and women's cross country during his career. His indoor track teams won North Coast Athletic Conference championships in 1989 and 1990, and his outdoor team won the NCAC title in 1990. He coached 22 All-America or Academic All-America performers — including seven national champions — in track and three in cross country. The school's annual Marv Frye Invitational honors the long-time coach who remains active in the sport.

Tim Edwards
Golf 2010

Finished in the Top 10 all four years (1959-62) that he golfed for the Zips at the Ohio Conference Tournament. He set the UA record with a score of 65. He won the ADGA 72-hole championship in 1966 and 1967; has won 14 club championships; and played on Shaw Cup teams from 1995 to 2002.

Moses Denson
Football 2010

Played two seasons in the NFL for the Washington Redskins, rushing for 586 yards and totaling 255 receiving yards and two touchdowns. He also played three seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Montreal Alouettes, including the 1970 season in which the team won the Grey Cup.

 

Keith Dambrot
Coach 2010

The coach of the University of Akron men's basketball team has a 137-60 record for the Zips. His 2008-09 team won the Mid-American Conference Tournament to advance to the NCAA Tournament. He also has taken a team to the second round of the NIT. As a high school coach, Dambrot guided St. Vincent-St. Mary to a pair of state championships.