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Coach Clay inducted into UOP Hall of Fame for Swimming

posted Apr 27, 2016, 2:55 PM by Pat Windschitl   [ updated Apr 28, 2016, 7:52 AM ]
On April 23rd, 2016 Six individuals and 2 teams will be inducted into the University of the Pacific Athletics Hall of Fame. Established in 1982, the Hall of Fame welcomes the 2001-02 men’s and women’s swimming teams. With this year’s class, the Pacific Athletics Hall of Fame will have honored 243 individuals and 28 teams in its 33-year history. 

Coach Clay was part of the 2002 Men's swim team at University of Pacific Tigers that won their first men's Big West swim title since 1974.The men drowned 23-time defending champ U Cal Santa Barbara, 948-833.5. Coach Clay was a freshman and his team consisted mostly of underclassman. 

His coach Ray Looze said winning both the women's and men's titles was "a dream come true. The kids worked really hard all season long and the results are evident from their performance in the pool. I just hope we can improve upon what we've accomplished here at NCAAs."