Swimmer Travis Pollen '12 Profiled on Comcast SportsNet

Mark Anskis

Swimmer Travis Pollen '12
Profiled on Comcast SportsNet

by Mark Anskis
9/3/10

Travis Pollen '12
Travis Pollen '12

Men's swimmer Travis Pollen '12, an above-knee amputee who earlier this year became an American record holder and national champion, is featured in the latest episode of Comcast SportsNet's 'Net Impact Philly. The profile of Pollen, a physics major from Elkins Park, Pa., began airing on Sept. 3 and continues throughout the month.

Pollen's incredible accomplishments in the pool, which include breaking the six-year-old paralympic S9 American record in the 100-yard freestyle and capturing the national championship in the S9 classification 50-meter freestyle, have already been covered by Sports Illustrated and Philadelphia's NBC affiliate.

'Net Impact with Travis Pollen Air Dates:

Fri., Sept. 3                       6:30 p.m.

Sun., Sept. 5                     11:00 p.m.

Tues., Sept. 14                  11:30 p.m.

Thurs., Sept. 23                6:30 p.m.

Fri., Sept. 24                     6:30 & 11 p.m.

Sat., Sept. 25                    6:30 p.m.

Fri., Oct. 1                         6:30 p.m.