LOS ANGELES, California, May 19. USC Athletics would like to announce the Mark A. Mader Endowed Swimming and Water Polo Scholarships, named after the All-American Trojan swimmer who passed away in 2008.
A nine-time All-American who lettered from 1968-1970, Mader was a part of three NCAA champion relays, winning the 800y free relay in 1969 and 1970 and the 400y free relay in 1970.
He was also a five-time Pac-8 champion, winning four titles in 1968 (100y and 200y back and 800y free and 400y medley relays) and one in 1969 (800y free relay).
He was a member of USC swim teams that finished second at the 1969 and 1970 NCAA meets, as well as third in 1968. The Trojans won Pac-8 crowns in 1968 and 1969, then placed second in 1970.
One of USC's tallest swimmers ever at 6-foot-9, he went to high school in Pullman, Wash., where he returned after college to become a wheat farmer.
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