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Van Lew, Girg Earn National Recognition

Nov. 17, 2015

SOMERS, Wis. – Freshman Jackie Van Lew (Tinton Falls, N.J.) and junior Chris Girg (Burbach, Germany) were two of 121 athletes selected as conference Swimmers of the Week by the National College Swimming affiliate out of 7,783 swimmers that competed last week. These selections are separate from selections made by each conference.

Van Lew paced the Huskies after winning the 100-yard freestyle in 51.89 and touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:51.65. In the 400-yard medley relay, Van Lew helped the Huskies to a fourth-place finish (3:52.04).

Girg came in third in the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 4:34:68. He placed fifth in the 1650-yard freestyle (16.10:37) and sixth when he swam the 400-yard IM in 4:08.45.