Press Release courtesy of Florida Athletics
Senior Jan Switkowski was named Male Swimmer of the Week, as the Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday.
The Lublin, Poland native registered five top-2 finishes against No. 2 Texas and No. 6 Indiana, including a win in the 200 butterfly.
Switkowski posted three B-cut times over the weekend, recording a 43.50 in the 100 free, 1:34.59 in the 200 free and 1:45.24 in the 200 fly. Over the course of the season thus far, he has notched NCAA B-cut qualifying times a team-best four events (100 free, 200 free, 200 fly, 200 IM).
Also against the Longhorns and Hoosiers, he recorded a season-best split of 20.61 in the 200 medley relay.
Through the first two meets of the season, he has won four individual events and five relays to give him a team-best nine wins.
He currently ranks in the top 10 in the nation in three events: the 100 free, 200 free and 200 fly. His 200 freestyle time of 1:34.59 puts him fourth in the nation, while his 200 fly time of 1:45.24 ranks him sixth. His 43.50 in the 100 free puts him at 10th in the country, rounding out his top-10 rankings.
Switkowski and the entire Gator squad compete Wednesday against Alabama at 3 p.m. EST/2 p.m. CT.
The complete list of SEC winners are listed below.
Male Swimmer of the Week: Jan Switkowski, Florida
Male Diver of the Week: Juan Celaya-Hernandez, LSU
Male Freshman of the Week: Camden Murphy, Georgia
Female Swimmer of the Week: Aly Tetzloff, Auburn
Female Diver of the Week: Julia Vincent, South Carolina
Female Freshman of the Week: Courtney Harnish, Georgia