Tommervik, one of the best receivers out Pacific
Lutheran was one of the "Marvelous Marv's" together with
another former 'Lute, Marvel Harshman
Indians, Tommervik was the gun slinger passing and
rushing for touchdowns as well as kicking field goals.
The former two-time little All-American was the nation's
top passer among all college athletes in 1941.
offered Tommervik and Harshman $2000 to sign with the
Indians rather than the AAFC's New York Yankees.
season (1945) Tommervik and Harshman led the San Diego
Navy to a 33-6 victory over unbeaten USC. and following
his discharge in October 1945 was hired as PLU's
assistant basketball coach and this season (1946) hired
as Athletic Director. In 1942 he was the star of
the Pasco Naval Air Reserve team serving 3 years in the
Navy during the war.