Collegiate Open Water Swimming National Championships

Collegiate Open Water Swimming National Championships

The 5K American Swimming Association Open Water Swimming Collegiate National Championships are coming this weekend on October 2 in the Mansfield Dam Park in Lake Travis outsid of Austin, Texas.

College students around the United States will take a shot at the existing 5K records held by Brittany Massengale of Rice University (55:09.3) and Matt Attal of St. Leo University (59:38.0).

Entry to the national collegiate championships are open to all students in good standing, currently enrolled full-time in an accredited institution of higher education, including, but not limited to, a college, university (including graduate schools, medical schools, law schools, etc. and postgraduate studies), junior colleges, or community colleges or currently enrolled in good
standing in a post high school accredited vocational/technical school.

With the 2011 World University Games adding a 10K race to its schedule, there are an increasing number of open water swimming opportunities for college students.

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