Swimming Inductees

Delaware Sports Hall of Fame

William Moyer

Born in Lewes and raised in Laurel, Delaware, William Moyer set an NCAA national swimming record while earning All-American honors

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Barbara Harris

Barbara Harris qualified twice for the Olympic Games’ women’s swimming trials and earned honorable mention All-America at Northwestern University. She was

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Bart Buckalew

A 1956 Interscholastic Diving All-American, Bart was a three-year letterman on the P.S. DuPont High School swim team. Bart placed

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Bob Mattson

Bob Mattson was an All-American swimmer at North Carolina State and world record holder in college. He coached every Delaware

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Steve Gregg

He was an All-American at North Carolina State University for four straight years, 1974 to 1977 and earned a place

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C. Walter Kadel

Kadel was Director of Physical Education for Wilmington public schools for 33 years, during which he also developed swimming programs

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