Brooke Lorentzen anticipated faxing her letter of intent to the University of Minnesota on Wednesday but the Capistrano Valley swimmer planned to be much closer to her future college than you might have guessed.
Try right across the street.
Lorentzen, you see, departed early Wednesday morning for the Arena Grand Prix meet that starts Thursday at the University of Minnesota. The Mission Viejo Nadadores club swimmer planned to train at her future university on Wednesday afternoon and then send her letter of intent from a nearby hotel.
“I’m super-stoked to sign at the University of Minnesota on the day,” she said Tuesday night from Orange County. “It’s kind of cool. Not many people can say that. … The hotel is literally right next to the pool where I’ll be training the next four years.”
Lorentzen captured the CIF Division 1 title in the 500-yard freestyle last season and also is a standout open water swimmer.Read the rest of this entry »