Tuesday, February 13, 2007

A Different Kind of Swimming Story

When you read a story about a successful NCAA swimming program, you seldom see the words Minnesota or Croatia mentioned, and almost never both in the same story.

Here is that story, courtesy of the NCAA's official website:

Four years ago, three childhood friends from Zagreb, Croatia, landed at the University of Minnesota with dreams of getting a top education and swimming for one of the nation’s best programs.

Now as seniors for the tenth-ranked Gophers, the trio of Igor Cerensek, Mario Delac and Ales Volcansek have combined for 21 All-America honors and are scheduled to graduate in May.

Click here to read the rest of the release from the NCAA.

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