The University of Connecticut men's and women's swimming teams participated in "Swim Across America" on Saturday at Roger Wheeler State Park in Narragansett, R.I.
The race, a one mile swim, raises money to support oncology and breast cancer research at Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island.
Every UConn men's and women's swimmer participated in the event and the UConn team has thus far raised $12,000. A number of New England area college team participated in the event.
"Swim Across America" is a program with a national scope and for more information please CLICK HERE.