UAF swim team ranked sixth in the nation

FAIRBANKS-The Nanook swim team finds themselves among the nation's best. In the latest NCAA Division II Performance Rankings Alaska is sixth in the country.

As of Dec. 10, when the new rankings were released, Alaska has 23 top 25 national times among 15 different individual events and relays. Eight of those individual events are top 10s.

Senior Bente Heller already claimed her spot at NCAAs with a 54.8 second backstroke which is an NCAA A standard time.

The next meet for the Nanooks is against Biola in La Mirada, California on the Jan 4.