Rick Colella Nathan Hale High School 1969 Swimming
Rick Colella
SPS High School Athletic Hall of Fame • Seattle WA
Seattle Public Schools High School Athletic Hall of Fame with athletic photos and school district logo
High School Championship swimmer for Cascade Swim Club and Nathan Hale Raiders Competed in the National Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Swimming Championships as a junior and senior Competed in the US Olympic Swimming Trials in 1968 as an incoming Senior, placing 16th in the 200 M Breaststroke College Swam for University of Washington from 1969-1973, placing in the top 6 in his events each year Four-time All-American Swam in 1970 World Student Games in Italy Named 1971 co-winner of Seattle P-I Man of the Year Award (with sister Lynn) Other Qualified for the US Olympic Team in 1972 and 1976 Bronze medal in the 200-meter breaststroke at 1976 Montreal Olympics Holds over 70 Masters Swimming World Records Received David Yorzyk Memorial Award in 2008 from U.S. Masters Swimming
Rick Colella swimming