Michael Sworden

2010 - Football
 
Michael Sworden
Trinity High School
West Liberty State College / Arizona State University
Football

Trinity High School:
• Two year letterman at tackle
• 1968 Western Conference All-Star
• PIAA All-State
• PA “Big 33” nominee.

West Liberty:
• NAIA All-American defensive tackle, 1971 – 1973
• All WVIAC defensive tackle, 1971 – 1973
• Nominated for WVIAC Defensive Player of the Week four times in 1971 and eight times in 1972.
• Selected WVIAC Player of the Week four times in 1972
• UPI NAIA Defensive Player of the Week, October 1972
• Defensive team captain, 1972 – 1973
• Recipient of the “Mr. Hilltopper” award for outstanding male on campus, 1972
• Played on the 1970 – 71 and 1971 – 72 WVIAC championship teams, making the NAIA championship playoffs those same years.

Coaching:
• Bridge St. Jr. High School:
• Head wrestling coach and assistant football coach

McGuffey High School: 1979 – 2001
• Defensive Co-coordinator
• Won the Century Conference, 1985
• Won the Big 8 Conference, 1993 and 1994
• WPIAL Runnersup, 1993
• WPIAL Champions, 1994.

• WPIAL football, basketball and softball official from 1985 – 1997

• Officiated youth football at the Brownson House and basketball for the McGuffey Youth League
• Manager in the Washington Pinto and Mustang Leagues from 1983 -1987
• Assistant football coach at Trinity High School: 2005 – present

• Mike is the brother of 2009 inductee, Frank Sworden

 

 

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