1999 INDUCTION TO THE RHODE ISLAND AQUATIC HALL OF FAME
Bob Corris excelled during his age group, high school and collegiate swimming careers. He competed in numerous AAU competitions as a member of the Rhode Island Aquatic Association. Corris was the 1963 Rhode Island Interscholastic Champion in the 200 yard individual medley and
100 yard breaststroke while competing for Moses Brown and was named to the Prep School All American Team in the 100 yard breaststroke.
In 1964, Bob was one of only two New Englanders to qualify for the National AAU Championships and became a member of the United States Maccabiah team in 1 965.
While competing for Harvard, Corris was the champion in the 200 yard breaststroke of the 1966 Eastern Seaboard Intercollegiate Swimming Championships and earned NCAA All-American recognition by becoming a finalist at the NCAA Championship. During his senior year, Bob was the recipient of Harvard’s prestigious Bingham Award for Excellence in Academics and Athletics.
Corris competed at the Masters level for several years and won four Masters National titles. He presently lives and works in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he has a successful law practice.