North Allegheny senior Rick Mihm has signed his letter of intent to continue his swimming career at Stanford University.
Mihm is a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and NISCA All-American. He is a two-time state champion in the 500 free and claimed state gold last season with a time of 4:23.48. Mihm also won PIAA gold as a member of the 400 free relay team that posted a time of 2:59.80. With the help of Mihm, the North Allegheny boys’ swimming team captured the PIAA Class AAA title for the third straight year and the WPIAL crown for an eighth consecutive season.
Mihm is undecided on his major. He is pictured above with his parents Rick and Kathleen.
North Allegheny senior Torie Buerger has signed her letter of intent to continue her athletic and academic career at the University of Kentucky.
Continuing a family legacy of superb swimmers at North Allegheny, Buerger has been a part of three straight WPIAL Class AAA championship teams, extending NA’s run of titles to 11 in a row for the girls’ program. Last season, Buerger was one of four swimmers that won WPIAL gold in the 400 free relay. Individually, she won a WPIAL title in the 100 backstroke and finished fourth at states in the same event.
Buerger plans to major in Animal Science. She is pictured above with her parents Sonya and Dr. Dave Buerger.
North Allegheny senior Branko Kosanovich has signed his letter of intent to continue his swimming career at Penn State University.
Kosanovich is a member of a North Allegheny swimming team that has won three straight PIAA Class AAA titles and eight consecutive WPIAL crowns. Kosanovich was part of a relay team that won the WPIAL and PIAA title in the 400 free relay last season, doing so with a time of 2:59.80 in the state finals. He won WPIAL bronze in the 100 free and finished 11th at states in the same event.
Kosanovich is undecided on his major. He is pictured above with his parents Eli and Milana, and his brother Marko.