||Eric could rip the 'horsehide' off baseballs at the plate, and also excelled at shortstop and on the mound as a three year starter. In describing his abilities, baseball coach Larry Schreck said, "Wulf was one of the most outstanding players to come through Wenatchee High." Eric was named to the "All-State" team after setting a Panther record with a .612 batting average his senior year and finished with a .519 average for his high school career. In all, he was a three-time "All-Big 9 Baseball First Team" selection, including unanimously as a senior. He was also team "MVP" three times and served as team captain.
On the basketball court, Eric was a valued starter while averaging 7.14 points in 35 games. He earned a total of five letters as a Panther.
While at Washington State University, Eric hit .304 during four years with the Cougars. He was team captain of the 1992 squad and received "Pac-10 North Second Team All-Conference" honors. Eric went on to play a season of minor league baseball in the Marlins organization.
He was a four-time "North Central Washington Sports Awards Finalist" including once in the high school male athlete of the year category, and three times in college. Eric was named "NCW College Male Athlete-of-the-Year" in 1990.
- Caricatures of inductees as they appeared while involved in WHS athletics and the synopsis of accomplishments are drawn and written by Jeff Mertes.