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Steward inducted to NWAACC Hall of Fame

Anthony Steward - NWAACC Hall of Fame Inductee

UCC alumnus Anthony Steward has been inducted in the NWAACC Hall of Fame.

In a formal ceremony May 29 in Vancouver, Wash., Steward was inducted into the Hall of Fame, which honors the accomplishments of two-year college athletes.

NWAACC Hall of FameSteward was a UCC Timberman in the 1987-89 seasons under Coach Rod Snook. He led UCC to 52 wins and 12 losses (only one home loss and best in school history). UCC was the Southern Region Champions both years (1987-88 and 1988-89) and finished second at the NWAACC tournament (1988-89) and fourth place (1987-88).

As a freshman, Steward averaged 21.6 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 5.5 assists per game. As a sophomore, he earned 27 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 5.5 assists per game. Steward went on to play his junior year for Grand Canyon College before transferring to Weber State University, where he averaged 16 points per game his senior year.

Steward is the sixth UCC representative in the NWAACC Hall of Fame. Previously honored athletes include Rob Perkins (1999) and Tom Loomis (1993), who both played basketball at UCC. Also inducted were baseball coach Dan Withers (1993) and basketball coach Cy Perkins (1995), and UCC President Dr. James Kraby (2000), who was inducted for his work on the NWAACC executive board.

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