It hadn't been long after Paul Assaiante's peculiar Wednesday night when he found himself sifting through his email and stopping at a particular message.
It was a number in the email that stuck with the coach hours after -- a number he now attempts to shrug off. But for more than 13 years, that number had grown and grown and grown and taken Assaiante's squash team, the Trinity College Bantams, with it.
"Other people counted it," Assaiante says. "I never liked to. I didn't come here to do that."
The count was 5,078 days.
Since Feb. 22, 1998, Assaiante's squash team at Trinity College in Connecticut had not lost a single match. That's 252 consecutive wins, 13 straight national championships. And the longest winning streak in the history of collegiate athletics.Full Story >>