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Roy Saari
Roy  Saari

Last College:
El Segundo AC

Position:
Field

Induction Year:
1982


09/17/2014

CIF Opens Voting For All-Century Fall Team; Heavy Water Polo Presence On Ballot

Voting recognizes 100 years of California Interscholastic Federation Competition

Elected to Hall of Fame: 1982

Club: El Segundo S.C., Phillips 66 WPC, Long Beach

College: University of Southern California

High School: El Segundo H.S.

Playing Record: 1961 - 1973

Participation:

  • AAU Sr. National Championship Team outdoor 1961, 62, 63, 64, 66, 68, 69
  • US Olympic Trials Team 1964 1st
  • Only modern Water Polo Player to qualify in Water Polo and Swimming. Helped W/P Team win the Olympic Trials but competed in Swimming only - Olympic Games 1964 III Tokyo JAP
  • USWP National Team 1972
  • USWP National Team World Games 1973
  • AAU Jr. National Championship Team indoor 1963

Honors:

  • AAU All American Selection outdoor 1961, 63, 65, 66
  • All PAC selection 1963, 65, 66
  • USA Athlete of the Year 1966
  • NCAA Swimmer of the Year 1965
  • Coast Conference Athlete of the year 1966
  • Elected to the International Swimming Hall of Fame 1976
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