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Swimmer Travis Pollen '12 Profiled on Comcast SportsNet

Swimmer Travis Pollen '12
Profiled on Comcast SportsNet

by Mark Anskis

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.