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Alec Karlsen, Swimming

Alec Karlsen, Swimming

Third-year swimmer Alec Karlsen is this week’s MUSCLE MLK Male Athlete of the Week. 

Alec led the Tigers to their 22nd consecutive AUS championship win over the weekend. 

He earned four gold medals, swimming to victory in the 200m and 400m individual medley events, the 200m butterfly and as a member of the Tigers 800m freestyle relay team. He also added a fourth-place finish in the 200m backstroke. 

At the end of the meet, Alec was awarded the male swimmer of the year award for his efforts. 

A native of Boerum, Norway, Alec is a computer science major. 

Other nominees: Keevan Veinot (basketball), Hudson Grimshaw-Surette (track & field)