Bill Yorzyk, Class of 1954
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A photograph of Springfield College swimmer Bill Yorzyk, class of 1954, standing beside a car with bags in both hands. Yorzyk became an NCAA All-American his junior year at Springfield College, and his senior year he became an ECAC champion. After graduating in 1954, Yorzyk went on to become a graduate assistant in the physical education department at Springfield. Yorzyk went on to compete in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics and was the first Olympic champion in the dolphin-butterfly stroke. In his career he set a total of 11 World Records and won the U.S. National Outdoor butterfly title 4 times from 1955 through 1958.
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Springfield College--Swimming and diving
Springfield College--Swimming and diving--Men
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- Bill Yorzyk, Class of 1954. 1950-1954. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/6940. (Accessed July 21, 2018.)
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- (1950-1954) Bill Yorzyk, Class of 1954. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/6940
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/6940>.