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Olympian College Choices | August 2012

Colleges of Olympic Athletes

By Taylor Cotter | For StudentAdvisor.com

Before they started racking up medals in London, these Olympic athletes spent some time perfecting their sports – and getting a great education – at these colleges. Do you share an alma mater with an Olympic athlete? Let us know by writing a review!

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Misty May-Treanor (Beach Volleyball) - Long Beach State

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Kerri Walsh-Jennings (Beach Volleyball) - Stanford University

  • “It's academic and geographic location...Stanford "locates" in one place some of the world's top legal, business, educational, medical/scientific, socio-political and theo-philosophical minds in the world.” - Darrell A.
  • Learn more about Stanford University.
  • Write a Review of Stanford University.
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Todd Rogers (Beach Volleyball) - University of California, Santa Barbara

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Phil Dalhausser (Beach Volleyball) - University of Central Florida

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Michael Phelps, (Swimming) - University of Michigan

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Ryan Lochte, (Swimming) - University of Florida

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Brendan Hansen (Swimming) - University of Texas at Austin

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Natalie Coughlin (Swimming) - University of California, Berkeley

Allison Schmitt (Swimming) - University of Georgia

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Dawn Harper (Track and Field) – University of California-Los Angeles

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Allyson Felix (Track and Field) – University of Southern California

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David Oliver (Track and Field) - Howard University

  • “I would definitely hire students from there. I know they are getting the kind of education they need to complete any task the World and their employers may throw at them.” – Kate_O. M.
  • Learn more about Howard University.
  • Write a Review of Howard University.
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Hunter Kemper (Triathalon) - Wake Forest University

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Kristin Armstrong (Cycling) - University of Idaho