Peggy Pate Chappell  1993

One of the nation’s 6 top breaststroke swimmers in America in the 1940s. Set numerous AAU and collegiate breaststroke records. Named Teague Award winner at age 14 in 1943 and again in 1944. [more…]


* Prince Nufer Dixon  1998

Set swimming records in backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle between 1936-1945 after starting her career with the boys’ team at Goldsboro High. Set world 50-meter backstroke record in Chapel Hill (1941) and led UNC women to unbeaten season (1944). [more…]


* Peter Fogarassy  2005

A native of Hungary, Fogarassy escaped to the U-S during the 1956 revolution and was discovered by NC State swim coach Willis Casey at a national meet in Connecticut. Fogarassy never lost an ACC breaststroke event during his 4 years with the Wolfpack. He also set three U-S breaststroke records while at NCSU. A 3-time All-American, Fogarassy resides in Raleigh and still swims in Masters competition. [more…]


Steve Rerych  1993

Won two Gold Medals in 1968 Olympics. Led N.C. State to three straight ACC swimming titles, won 1966 National AAU 100-yard freestyle, holds more individual ACC titles than any other athlete in conference history. [more…]


Sue Walsh  2003

Became a national swimming champion at age 14. Member of 1980 U.S. Olympic team. Won 23 ACC titles at UNC and was ACC Swimmer of the Year three times. Was an 11-time AIAW/NCAA champion and a former world-record holder. [more…]