Indianapolis, Ind. – Marymount University’s varsity triathlon program was highlighted on the NCAA website for its efforts to add the sport to the Emerging Sports for Women list.
Saints athletics director Debbie Warren and head coach Zane Castro discussed multiple aspects of the sport with the NCAA’s Gary Brown including the philosophy behind adding triathlon as a varsity sport , the development of the program and the success it will have at the collegiate level in the future.
Marymount announced the addition of both men’s and women’s triathlon in January of 2012. Castro was hired as the program’s first head coach in May.