(NLI Photos) UNLV gets a pair of Coloradoans

Two Colorado swimmers have signed National Letters of Intent to head across the Rocky Mountains and swim for the University of Nevada – Las Vegas.

Tessa Thull, a versatile swimmer out of Fort Collins, Colorado, will join the Rebel women next season. She’s primarily an IMer and backstroker, going 2:04 in the 200 IM and 57 in the 100 back, but her ability to swim multiple races makes her an attractive pickup for UNLV.

Forrest and the Beesley family at the signing ceremony for the Estes Park High School swimmer. Photo credit: Guy Beesley.

Forrest and the Beesley family at the signing ceremony for the Estes Park High School swimmer. Photo credit: Guy Beesley.

Forrest Beesley, who swims for Estes Park High School and Estes Park Swimming Club, was a two-event state champion in 2013 at the Colorado 4A meet. He holds top times of 21.1 in the 50 and 45.9 in the 100, and should be a solid sprint/relay contributor for UNLV.

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