Before transferring to UA in 1977, he was three-time NCAA and World Champion and winner of the 1976 Sullivan Award as America's outstanding amateur athlete. Led Arizona to 5th place in the 1979 NCAA water polo championships and was named All-America. Earned All-America swimming honors in 1980 in the 200 yd. backstroke and as a member of UA's 800 yd. freestyle relay. Was selected for the U.S. World Cup water polo team in 1982 and the U.S. Pan American Games team in 1983. Won a silver medal as part of the 1984 U.S. Olympic water polo team. At time of induction was an educator and the head coach of Mirage Aquatics in northern California, and an international swimming consultant.