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Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame induction celebrates 'amazing' accomplishments of 1994-95 NBAC women

Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame induction celebrates 'amazing' accomplishments of 1994-95 NBAC women

They were to gather at Saturday’s Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame induction to share hugs, swap tales and take bows for having brought a national title to Baltimore in 1994. Back then, a septet of girls from the North Baltimore Aquatic Club — some still in middle school — stunned their college-age rivals to capture the women’s team title at the Phillips 66 National Championships.

The victory by those youngsters, against more than 200 older teams, caused a big-time splash. Moreover, the girls did it without winning a single individual event, chalking up points with runner-up finishes in race after race after race.

Now, 24 years later, that NBAC team was among those due...

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