LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Austin College men’s swimmer Chris Brown has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday.


Brown, a freshman from Garland, tallied five wins at the Austin College Invitational on Saturday, finishing with three individual victories and two relay titles. Brown won the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:04.34, the 100 backstroke with a time of 55.45 seconds, and the 200 back in 2:03.58.


This is the first time Brown has won Swimmer of the Week honors, and the fourth time this season an Austin College men’s swimmer has earned this award, joining Collin Vu (Dec. 19), Tyler Brown (Dec. 6) and Colton Baker (Dec. 6). Baker has also twice been named SCAC Diver of the Week by the conference office, for the weeks of Oct. 19 and Dec. 6.