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Schaefer, Louis “L.B.”

Louis "L.B." Schaefer

Induction Year : 1976

Sport: Swimming & Diving

Louis “L.B.” Schaefer was a member of the 1959 United States Pan-American Team in backstroke. He won NCAA titles in the 100 and 200-yard backstrokes and swam on the gold medal-winning 400-yard medley relay team in 1962 to help Ohio State University win the national collegiate championship. L.B. was the Ohio state high school champion in the backstroke for three years (1957-1959) at Berea High School, where he captained the Berea team in his senior year.  He also co-captained the Ohio State team in 1963.