Sport: Swimming (1954-58)
Coach: Ray Martinez
As co-captain of the 1957 swimming team, Gartman led East Carolina College to its first national championship that season and earned All-America honors in the 200 fly and 400-medley relay. The following season he received All-America honors in the free relay and 400-medley relay and became the first student-athlete to receive four letters in swimming. He spent 30 years as a member of the ECU faculty before retiring in 1999.