Gary Heinrich
Gary  Heinrich

Swimming & Diving


  • UC's first swimmer to earn All-American honors in three successive seasons.
  • Claimed a total of six All-American awards competing in three NCAA Championships.
  • Posted a runner-up finish in the 200 yard butterfly at the 1961 NCAAs as a sophomore, also finishing third in the 1500 yard freestyle and fourth in the 400 yard freestyle, giving him three All-American awards. His point total in that meet was responsible for UC's ninth place finish.
  • Helped UC to a seventh place finish in the 1962 NCAA Championships with runner-up finishes in the 1500 and 400 yard freestyles.
  • Capped his UC career with a fifth place finish in the 1,650 yard freestyle at the 1963 NCAAs.
  • Served as team captain as a senior.
  • Closed his career holding 10 UC records.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1989.