Big Green figure skating ices the competition
This week, ESPN.com is featuring a few of the best non-NCAA-sanctioned programs in the country.Nicole Newman, a junior co-captain on the Dartmouth College figure skating club, detests the stomach-sinking sensation that comes with defeat.
Top non-NCAA programs
ESPN.com is profiling a few of the top non-NCAA sanctioned sports teams you might not have heard of. Catch up on some of the stories you may have missed:
"It's rewarding to be acknowledged because for quite a while we were invisible," Loren McGean says. "People like the story of creating something out of nothing. I guess that's a lot of people's dreams -- to create something out of nothing. The fact that we've been successful and won national championships is a nice story, and I hope it's inspirational to people." Brendan Murphy is an assistant editor at ESPN.com. He can be reached at Brendan.R.Murphy@espn3.com.