Whether he was taking to the court or the field, Mark Timm ’76 was simply outstanding. As starting quarterback on the varsity football team his freshman year, Mr. Timm passed for 609 yards and ran for 192 yards, leading the team in both statistics.
In the spring, Mr. Timm was such an all-around baseball player that the major leagues scouted him. When scouts told him to drop football, Mr. Timm switched to soccer.
As a sophomore, Mr. Timm was named the soccer team’s MVP. As a junior he was the team’s captain, earning MVP and All-League honors. In his senior year, Mr. Timm received All-New England and All-American honors; he was the school’s first male soccer player to earn All-American status.
When not on the soccer field, Mr. Timm was also dominating in basketball, setting the school’s scoring record (1,020 points) and making the All-Star team.
Mr. Timm started at second base on the Stanford University varsity baseball team as a freshman walk-on. He was captain of the Junior National Soccer Team (USA) in Europe before going on to play for the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
Mr. Timm passed away in January 2006. His brother Gil Timm ’72 is accepting the award on his behalf.