COLLEGE ATHLETIC HALL of FAME MEMBERS FROM NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON
Mark Madland FOOTBALL
UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
Following a stellar multi-sport high school athletic career for Wenatchee that included a first team all-state football berth at linebacker his senior season, Mark Madland started off at Spokane Falls Community College before transferring to BYU and on to UPS. For three years, 1976-78, Mark anchored a solid Logger defense that helped teams compile a combined record of 22-8 on the football field. In 1977, he was selected as a third team AP NCAA Little All-American linebacker. Madland also earned first team All-Northwest honors. During his outstanding 1977 season, Mark recorded 107 unassisted tackles and assisted on 50 others as the Loggers finished 6-4. Madland contributed three forced fumbles, intercepted three passes and averaged 15 tackles per game during that All-American 1977 season. In 1978, he spearheaded a defense that allowed less than 80 rushing yards per game to help UPS to a 9-1 record - the most wins ever recorded by a Logger football team to that time.