William D. Dearstyne
Twice a co-captain of the Bison swimming team, Bill Dearstyne won Middle Atlantic Conference 100 and 200-yard backstroke championships for three straight years.
William C. Dorr
A three-year swimming letterman and twice co-captain of the Bison team, Bill Dorr helped lead Bucknell in 1960 to the first of its 18 conference swimming championships.
William L. Drake
A four-year letterman in swimming, Bill Drake co-captained the 1974-75 team and set school and conference records in the 200-yard backstroke.
Jay Gross '93 was one of the top men's swimming sprinters in program history, and he won eight individual Patriot League titles during an outstanding four-year career
James B. Harvey
One of the most decorated swimmers in Bucknell history, Jim Harvey graduated as the owner of eight individual school records.
Jeff Hilk was a standout for both the Bucknell water polo and swimming and diving teams in the mid-1980s. As a four-year swimming letterman, Hilk graduated with school records in the 200-yard freestyle and 400 and 800 freestyle relays.
Lynn Kachmarik was a true coaching pioneer at Bucknell, mentoring both men and women student-athletes in four different sports from 1982-98. Kachmarik was a world-class water polo player when she came to Bucknell in 1982 as a lecturer in physical education as well as head women’s swimming and diving coach.
Robert A. Latour
Bucknell's swimming coach from the inception of the program in 1956 until 1968 and director of athletics from 1968-78, Bob Latour is one of the all-time greats in Bison annals.
Geoffrey B. Miller
A four-year swimming letterman, co-captain of the 1975-76 team and a member of Bucknell teams that won four consecutive Middle Atlantic Conference and East Coast Conference championships, the late Geoff Miller was one of the most dominant swimmers of perhaps the greatest swimming era in school history.
Peter O'Keeffe co-captained the 1971-72 Bucknell swimming team and is one of only two University Division All-Americans in Bucknell swimming history.
Gregory W. Olson
Greg Olson was, at the time of his graduation, the highest scorer in Bucknell swimming history, and he held school records in the 500, 1000 and 1650-yard freestyle events and in the 400 free relay.
Robert N. Richards Jr.
The finest diver in Bucknell history, Bob Richards won the Middle Atlantic Conference one and three-meter championships in 1973 and 1974.
Richard W. Russell
The foundation of the Bucknell aquatics program for more than a quarter-century, Dick Russell coached the men's swimming and diving team from 1968-94 and created the water polo program at Bucknell.
Scott F. Schulte
The best water polo player in school history, Scott Schulte was a four-time All-East selection and twice a member of the All-America squad. Schulte was the high scorer in the NCAA Water Polo Tournament for four straight years - he is the only player ever to accomplish that feat -- and is the NCAA career scoring leader with 586 goals. He also competed in swimming during his brilliant career.
Roger J. Shwanhausser
Roger Schwanhausser was one of the leaders of a terrific Bison swimming team that captured four straight Middle Atlantic Conference and East Coast Conference team championships.
James P. Smigie
Jim Smigie won the 100 and 200-yard butterfly races to pace Bucknell to the 1964 NCAA College Division Championship
Edmund Jared Thimme Jr.
Winner of five individual Middle Atlantic Conference swimming championships, Jerry Thimme also won the 200 and 1650-yard freestyles at the 1964 NCAA College Division Championships to help lead Bucknell to the team title.
Steve Winings '74 is one of three Bucknell swimmers to earn Division I All-America recognition.