Ball State men's swimmer Drew Tharp didn't originally select Ball State, but through his father's connections, it made the decision easier.
Ball State Sports Link's Peter Loomis and Drew Adamson have this SL story on Tharp and his Cardinal legacy.
The Ball State Men's Swimming and Diving team is at the 2013 Mid-American Conference Championship in Carbondale, Ill., March 7-9.
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