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The Elizabethtown College men’s swimming program , founded by Coach John Tulley in 1964, quickly developed into a consistent winner, both academically and athletically. In 1993, the Blue Jays fnished with a perfect 17-0 record, setting the school record for wins in a season and becoming Elizabethtown’s frst undefeated winter sports team since 1935.

Six Elizabethtown swimmers have earned All-American status, including four during the 1970 season as Robert Sahms, David Anstine, Donald Schaeberle and James Gingerich earned the honors. David Parry was Elizabethtown’s frst All-America selection in diving, earning the honor at the 1986 NCAA Division III Championships. Parry qualifed for nationals three times.

The Blue Jays broke onto the national scene again in 2000-01 when Casey Moore ’04 par-ticipated in three events at the NCAA Division III Men’s Championships, earning All-American honors in the 200 yard freestyle. Moore also qualifed for the NCAA Championships in 2002 and 2003. Since 1994, the Blue Jays have had fve David B. Eavenson Award winners as the outstanding swimmer at the Middle Atlantic Conference Championships – Mike Schlotterbeck ’95 (1994 and 1995), Moore (2001 and 2003) and Chris Miller ’09 (2007).

Despite just a seven-man roster, Elizabethtown won three dual meets and fought its way to a sixth place fnish at the MAC Championships in 2010-11. The program increased its roster number slightly on its way to four dual wins and a seventh place fnish at the MAC meet in 2011-12.

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Recent Successes:

» Sixth place fnish at the 2011 MAC Championships » Four all-conference relay teams at the 2012 MAC Championships

» Andrew Malik ‘14 named to 2011-12 MAC Winter Academic Honor Roll

“The best beneft of being a student-athlete at Elizabeth-town is the instant friend-ship and the unity within the team. When you are part of a team here, you will always have that support from them no matter what.”

Ryan Hannon

Senior

Program Highlights:

» Six All-Americans » Five David B. Eavenson Award winners since 1994

Ryan Hannon Senior

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