Mark S. Miller

Swimming, 1985-88

Mark Miller is the first swimming inductee into the University of Wyoming Athletics Hall of Fame. The Laramie native earned All-American honors six times during his career, including three as a senior. Miller guided the Cowboys to an 18th place team finish at the NCAA championships as a senior with three top 5 finishes. He placed second in the 200-yard breaststroke, third in the 100-yard breaststroke, and fifth in the 200-yard medley. Miller was selected the Western Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year in 1987 and 1988, during which he won seven WAC championships. He still holds three WAC records, more than any swimmer in conference history, (100-breaststroke, 54:43; 200-breaststroke, 1:57.72; 200-Individual Medley, 1:47.38) and four Wyoming school records. He was an Academic All-WAC selection and the 1988 Admiral Land Award winner as UW’s top student-athlete. Miller was selected as the UW Athlete of the decade for the 1980′s.Inducted October 18, 1996

Honors and Awards

  • Six-time All-American
  • Two-time WAC Swimmer of the Year
  • Seven WAC Championships
  • Academic All-WAC
  • Admiral Land Award