Men's Basketball Player
Inducted in 2004
Stan Rose had a pair outstanding basketball seasons for UVSC in 1988-89 and 1989-90, establishing himself as a rebounding and scoring machine. He had career averages of 18.9 points and 7.4 rebounds per game, and is second on UVSC's all-time scoring list with 1286 points. He is third on UVSC's career rebounding list with 504. He was an All-Conference and All-Region selection, and earned NJCAA All-America honors in 1990. He put 35 points on the board on two separate occasions, getting 35 against the College of Southern Idaho in January of 1989 and 35 more against College of the Canyons in December of 1989.
After leaving UVSC Rose played one year in his home state for the University of Alabama Birmingham, then transferred to Weber State University for his senior season. At Weber State he led the Big Sky Conference in scoring with a 23.2 average and was second in the conference in rebounding. He was first-team All-Conference and was named Big Sky Player of the Week three times. After leaving Weber State Rose played in the USBL (United States Basketball League) for Atlanta., then jumped to the CBA (Continental Basketball Association). There he averaged 15.4 points his rookie year with Hartford and 16.3 his second year with Fort Wayne. Rose became a well-traveled pro. His stops included LaCrosse, Rockfort, Mexico City, and Wichita in the CBA, along with overseas stints playing pro ball in Italy, Spain, Belgium, France, Argentina, and Hong Kong.
Rose earned his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Utah State, and worked as a youth corrections officer for troubled youth at the Farmington Bay Youth Center in Farmington, Utah.