Men's swimming and diving hold the fifth-best GPA in the country.
Three Salukis picked up two individual wins on the day.
SIU boasted second-most honorees in the conference
2013-14 (Senior): Competed in seven events...Named to the Mid-American Conference All-Academic Team...Picked up a second-place finish in the 50 breaststroke at Evansville...Posted 10 top-eight finishes on the year...Played a key role on the Saluki medley relay teams.
2012-13 (Junior): Honorable mention Academic All-Conference selection...Competed in seven meets...Posted a season-best second-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke against Evansville.
2011-12 (Sophomore): Competed in 10 meets...Exclusively swam the 100 and 200 breaststroke until he swam the 200 individual medley at the MAC Championships...Finished third in the 200 breast in a dual meet with Washington (Mo.)...Honorable mention Academic All-MAC selection.
2010-11 (Freshman):C ompeted in nine meets...Posted a season-best third place finish in both the 1000 freestyle and 100 breaststroke in the Washington/Lindenwood meet.
High School: Swam 59.84 in the 100 breast as a senior.
Personal: Son of David and Eva Chen...Has one sibling...Born Sept. 16, 1991, in Peoria, Ill....Majoring in biomedical.