BYU's first athlete from Poland has signed on with the Cougar women's cross country and track teams, coach Patrick Shane announced Monday.

Dorota Buczkowska (Dore-row-ta Boot-cow-ska) a 5-foot-8, 20-year-old half-miler from Lublin, who aspires to compete for Poland in the next Olympic Games, will be groomed at BYU for middle distances and cross country.