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Edward P. Wentz

During Wentz' three seasons as University of Akron center, Fred Sefton's varsities won 37 of 41 basketball starts including 22 in a row and made off with two Ohio Conference titles. Wentz scored 725 points in 36 games, including 30 against Kenyon and 31 against Defiance, both in 1919. His 20-point plus average, three-year and one-year (266 points in 1919) and high game totals all constituted records. Later, Wentz entered the coaching profession at St. Vincent's High School - enjoying tremendous success in both football and basketball.

Inducted 1957 | Football