2016 Olympics

One to Watch: Courtney and Kelley Hurley

Fencing is a family passion for the Hurleys, who were coached by a father who met their mother through fencing. It was also a path for an academic career that guided Kelley to medical school and Courtney to a film, television and theater degree.

One to Watch: Bam Pushing for More Success

Once the youngest member of the U.S. field hockey team, Katie Bam is now the most decorated field hockey player in the U.S.

One to Watch: Meghan O'Leary

Meghan O’Leary competed in volleyball and softball at the University of Virginia. But when her competitive fire remained lit after college, she relied on those collegiate experiences as she found a new path to the Olympics in a new sport: rowing.

One to Watch: Elena Delle Donne

Elena Delle Donne’s older sister, Lizzie, who is blind, deaf and has cerebral palsy, inspired Delle Donne's interest in special education.

One to Watch: Seimone Augustus

Seimone Augustus is regarded as one of women’s basketball’s most service-driven players, with a foundation that raises awareness about health and wellness.

One to Watch: Ginny Thrasher

Ginny Thrasher’s breakout freshman season at West Virginia – during which she shot alongside four Mountaineers seniors at the NCAA championships – set the table for an even bigger opportunity in Rio.

Within a Split Second

Inside the moments that create an NCAA champion in the world’s oldest sport.

Student-Athletes at the Olympics

This list includes current, former and incoming student-athletes who are, have or will be competing for a varsity team in an NCAA sport and are also on a country’s active roster at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Are we missing someone? Email stories@ncaa.org.

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Jorgensen Prepped and Ready for Another Shot

Former University of Wisconsin-Madison student-athlete Gwen Jorgensen is focused on winning an Olympic medal in triathlon.

Putting Rio Within Reach

Forty-two Paralympians, and three guides, are current and former NCAA athletes who are competing for Team USA in Rio.

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