UConn swims against Villanova Friday and faces Fordham on Saturday
The Huskies plan to announce team captains for next season later this month
12 Huskies earned All-Conference honors at last month's conference meet
UConn finished in third place at last week's American Athletic Conference Championships
Sophomore swimmer Mike Lennon was second in the 1650-yard freestyle Saturday
At UConn: Named to the 2014-15 All-Conference team after finishing in the top three in the 200 and 500-yard freestyle races at the Conference Meet… Backed up his impressive freshman season with a successful sophomore campaign… Still carries a great deal of potential and should continue to improve in his junior season... Had a great freshman campaign for the Huskies, setting a school record in the 500-yard freestyle in the first meet of the season... Earned All-Conference honors after winning the 500-yard freestyle final at the American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships... Made NCAA B Cut times and barely missed qualifying for the NCAA Championships.
Personal: Born July 9, 1995... Son of Michael and Meike Girg... Has one sister named Sophia (15)... Computer Science Major.
Why UConn: Being a student athlete is easier in the states so I wanted to go there. When I arrived I was just impressed by UConn."