Robert completed his best swimming season in 1929-30, when he averaged 12 points per meet to lead the Diplomats to six wins in an eight-meet schedule. In 1930, he took over as coach and captain of the team, leading the Diplomats to a 12-7-1 dual meet record during the next three seasons. In 1931, Robert set the F&M records in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle and was on the 300-medley relay team that set the Fackenthal pool and college record. A physics major, Robert graduated with a B.S. degree and was named recipient of the Williamson Medal Award, given annually to F&M's outstanding graduate. He is retired and living in Baltimore, Md.