A natural leader, he captained the Loyola swimming and diving teams for three seasons. He led the team in scoring each of his four years and was second on Loyola's all time points list at the time of his induction. He set many individual and relay records during his career. He won four Tri-State championships and earned 13 medals during his four years of competition at that prestigious event. An outstanding student, he was named ECAC Scholar-Athlete in 1980.