Roy Lagaly
Roy Lagaly

Position:
Swimming & Diving

Inducted:
1983


  • Recorded top-10 finishes at the 1942 NCAA Championships in the 100, 200 and 440 yard freestyle events.
  • Following service in World War II, returned to UC to earn All-American honors with a fourth place finish in the 1,500 yard freestyle at the 1946 NCAA Championships, helping UC to an eighth place finish.
  • Served as team captain of the 1948 Bearcats.
  • Following a successful coaching career in area high schools, returned to UC in 1964 as head swim coach.
  • Compiled a 70-50 dual meet record as a head coach and directed UC to six consecutive Missouri Valley Conference championships, a streak broken by the school's departure from the conference.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1983.