2015 Hall of Fame Inductees
In 1964-65, Dr. Rip Barrett scored 18.6 points per game as a top collegiate basketball player, was selected First Team All Pacific Southwest Conference, and earned a scholarship to San Diego State University where he graduated
with a 3.7 GPA and helped the Aztecs to win a California Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship.
During Valerie Goodwin-Colbert 25 years as a health professor, faculty advocate and coach, her Lady Jags basketball teams won 12 Pacific Coast Conference Championships and reached the California State Regional Final
2 times, earning her 6 Pacific Coast Conference Coach of the Year honors.
In 1991 and in 1992, Nicole Meyer-Sandez was selected to the All Pacific Coast Conference teams as an outstanding pitcher, short stop and power hitter for the SWC’s softball program. She played for San Diego State University, competed on the Mexican National Team earning Hall of Fame recognition, obtained her BA in Mathematical
Science, and became a teacher and coach in the Sweetwater District.
In 1977-79, Maribeth Meyers as point guard and captain, recorded 11.8 points per game, 177 steals, and 203 assists. She was selected First Team All-Mission Conference, lead the Apaches* to win the Mission Conference Championship and earned a scholarship to CSU Hayward where she graduated with a BS in Kinesiology and her California Teaching Credential.
, an acclaimed educator, artist, athlete, and activist, was a Professor of Visual Arts from 1962-1992 and also the SWC’s first Head Wrestling Coach who inspired his athletes, developed the program, won the Conference Championship and produced champions. A fierce athlete and competitor his entire life, he has won 190 trophies and 90 medals for participating in wrestling, running, and triathlons in 7 countries and 16 states.