Red Silva with Bill Yorzyk and Swimmers, c. 1954
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A photograph of head swimming and diving coach Red Silvia kneeling beside the pool with Bill Yorzyk and two other swimmers, c. 1954. Yorzyk and the 2 other swimmers are in the pool leaning on the edge at McCurdy Natatorium. 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.
|Huntington, Wally E|
|Springfield College Archives and Special Collections|
|International Young Men's Christian Association College|
Springfield College--Swimming and diving
Springfield College--Swimming and diving--Men
Silvia, Charles "Red
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- Huntington, Wally E. Red Silva with Bill Yorzyk and Swimmers, c. 1954. 1950-1954. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/6939. (Accessed June 22, 2018.)
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- Huntington, Wally E, (1950-1954) Red Silva with Bill Yorzyk and Swimmers, c. 1954. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/6939
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- Huntington, Wally E. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/6939>.