Aspiring college athlete Aileen Nessa is finding the recruiting process beyond daunting. Being ranked #10 in the world for the 100m hurdles at the age of 18 is not a fluke, even though she believes that one race, where everything clinked magically together, might be. American universities don't seem to think so. Letters are pouring in from all over the country.
Enjoyed the start to this series and look forward to hearing the next one. I like the narrator's voice.The story brought me back to my uni days....Show More ». great memories!« Show Less
Hurdler Aileen Nessa surprised the university track and field world by signing with a small Division One NCAA university. Talented on the track and in the class room, she is headed to the University of Gatica. No one knows that the main reason she signed with the school is because of a top defensive back football player.
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High jumper Jani Felix is on a full ride at the University of Gatica, a Division One NCAA school. She is determined to make NCAAs, enjoy the year with her new roommate, Aileen Nessa, a hurdler from Ohio. What she is trying not to do is focus on one of the varsity team's top swimmers, Carter Daily.
When multi-eventer Chrissy is injured, she has to sit out a season of track in order to regain her strength. Focusing on getting stronger, she begins working out in the weight room and meets injured hockey star, Ryan Phillips.
Tyler Jensen, has it all - good looks, charm, athletic talent, the swag and attitude that makes him the big man on campus with a multi-million dollar NFL contract on the horizon. Not one to give up on a challenge, Tyler pushes his limits as the pressures mount to continue being a star athlete in two sports, the high expectations of the school and attention he's getting from around the country and in the media and trying to win Aileen over.
Tyler's eligibility for NCAA track is over. He's now focused on professional football. He opts to finish the rest of his courses online and move to Foxborough, Mass and being his preseason training. He's running away and he knows it. However, running's better than being forced to see Aileen and knowing he'd begged her to come with him and she turned him down. It hurts too much.