Fers Erzen Qualifies for World University Games

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa sophomore men’s swimmer Anze Fers Erzen has qualified for the 2019 World University Games in the 200-meter backstroke.  The 30th Summer Universiade will be held in Napoli, Italy, from July 3-14.
Fers Erzen, who will be competing for Slovenia, will swim in the 200-meter backstroke at the Piscina Scandone Napoli on July 8.
In his first season as a Hawkeye, Fers Erzen posted NCAA “B” qualifying times in the 200 and 400-yard individual medleys.  His times in the 200 IM, 400 IM and 200 backstroke rank second, fourth, and sixth in the school record books.