Class of 2010
Mark Cook | All-Around Gymnastics standout at DVC from 1972-74. Finished 3rd in Floor Exercise at State Championships in 1974. Gymnast for and graduated from Chico State. Assistant Coach at UCLA (1997); Bruins win NCAA Championship. Head Gymnastics Coach at Stanford 1997- 2001; led Cardinals to two Pac-10 Titles (1998 & 2001). Pac-10 Coach of the Year in 2001; Co-Head Coach at University of Arkansas (2003-present). 2008 sec Co-Head Coach of the Year (with wife, Rene Cook).
Marianela “LaLa” Del Barco | Women’s Volleyball superstar as an outside hitter and defensive specialist. Earned 1st Team All-GGC, All-NorCal and All-American honors in both 1988 and 1989. Named Gold- en Gate Conference MVP in 1988 leading the Vikings to GGC title. Transfer to Fresno Pacif- ic University, named All-Conference in the Golden State Athletic Conference in both 1990 and 1991. NAIA 1st Team All-American in 1991. Graduated from Fresno Pacific University (magna cum laude).
Mike Emry | All-State Cross Country and Distance Track star at DVC (1974-1976). Graduated from DVC with many school rec- ords including 2 mile and 3 mile. 3,000M, 5,000M, and 10,000M marks. Competed in both Cross Country and Track; graduated from UC Davis (1976-1978). All- Conference selection all four years in college for Cross Country. 1978 Division II All-American at UC Davis and 10,000M Meter Champion for the Far Western Conference.
John Green | High scoring Men’s Basketball star in 1975-76 and 1976-77. Led Golden Gate Conference in scoring (1975-76) with 18 PPG; earning All-Conference honors. In 1976-77 averaged 17 PPG. Averaged a ‘double-double’ (scoring and rebound- ing) both seasons at DVC. Scholarship to UC Riverside; led Highlanders in both scoring and rebounding. Senior year at UCR, 1st Team All-Conference and All-Section. NBA 5th round draft pick by the New York Knicks in 1979.
Laura Mann | Greatest Goal Keeper in DVC Women’s Soccer history. Earned All-Bay Valley Conference and All-NorCal honors in 2000 & 2001. BVC Defensive Most Valuable Player in 2001; recording eight shut-outs in fifteen games. Defensive MVP for Night- hawks (semi-pro soccer league) in 2002. Earned B.S. degree in Industrial Psychology. Becomes first ever Women’s Soccer player inducted in DVC’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
Cesar Medina | DVC Baseball star third baseman in 1989 and 1990. First ever NorCal Big Stick winner from DVC in 1989. In 1989, led State in Hits (79), earning 1st Team All-Golden Gate Conference and All-American hon- ors. Set All-Time DVC record for Conference Batting Average (.474) leading DVC to GGC Conference title. Two year DVC career, Batting Average of .376. Transfer to Sonoma State (1991 and 1992), set school record for Doubles. Senior year named 1992 NCAC Player of the Year. Selected to DVC’s All-Half Century Baseball Team.
Charlotte Wiley | Arguably the greatest female athlete in CCCCD history. In 1988 DVC Softball (3B/SS) named Golden Gate Conference Player of the Year; leading DVC to GGC Championship. All-NorCal selection with .448 BA. Two-time Bay Valley Conference Women’s Basket- ball MVP at Contra Costa College in 1987-88 & 1988-89. Averaged over 20 PPG and 1st team All-State both years. Only female in District history to win MVP’s in two different conferences in the same academic year (1987-1988). Softball scholar- ship to CSU Fullerton; led Titans in hitting in 1990 and in home runs in 1991. Played fourth and final college softball season at Cal State East Bay (formerly Hay- ward) in 1992; batted .478 and led team to Division II National runner-up finish. Set CSEB single season records for Hits (77), RBIs (56), and Home Runs (9). In 1992, played for USA softball team that won a gold medal in Beijing and a silver medal in Japan. Played for several professional Women’s Baseball and Softball teams including Colorado Silver Bullets.