In what might be the greatest class in Auburn Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame history, Eric Shanteau, Kirsty Coventry, David Marsh, Richard Quick, Jimi Flowers, and Ralph Crocker were all inducted in a ceremony this weekend.
That class includes Olympic champion Eric Shanteau, Olympic champion and 7-time medalist Kirsty Coventry; the two coaches most responsible for the program’s biggest swimming dynasties David Marsh and Richard Quick; one of the most popular coaches of the last 20 years and one who had a massive impact on the U.S. Paralympic program Jimi Flowers; and the man for whom Auburn’s pool is named Ralph Crocker.
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