JoAnn (Brobst) Hirsch ’58
JoAnn (Brobst) Hirsch ’58

JoAnn (Brobst) Hirsch ’58 was Oxy’s “water queen of the 1950s” and a member of the 1956 U.S. Olympic team in synchronized swimming. As a synchronized swimmer and member of the Athens Athletic Club while at Oxy, Hirsch was a Canadian national team champion (1955), a U.S. national team champion (1956-59), a Pacific Coast solo champion (1957) and a Far West solo champion (1957). Hirsch and her club represented the United States as a demonstration sport at the 1956 Olympics and at the 1959 Pan American Games.