MARY ELLEN BLANCHARD WARTA

    • Set U.S. record in two events, 100 and 200 yard breaststroke in 1989
    • U.S. record in 200 breaststroke record stood for seven years; 100 breaststroke record for six years
    • Fourth in 200 breaststroke at 1988 Olympic Trials at age 14
    • Fifth in 200 individual medley at 1992 Olympic Trials
    • Member of four NCAA title teams at Stanford
    • Nine-time All-American in three college seasons
    • Swam for U.S. in Pan-Pacific Games, World Championships and Goodwill Games
    • Profiled in Sports Illustrated, April 1990, August 1990
    • Multiple covers Swimming World Magazine
    • Won 10 national titles between 1989-1992