Lake Forest College swimmer Aaron Helms was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday after helping lead his team to a first-place finish at Lawrence University's Gene Davis Invitational on Saturday.
Helms posted the Midwest Conference's fastest times of the season in a pair of individual events, winning the 500-freestyle in 4:55.94 and leading the Foresters' 1-2-3 finish in the 200-butterfly with a time of 2:02.02. He was also third in the 1650-freestyle in 17:09.93, the second-best time in the league so far this year.
Lake Forest finished the six-team meet with 668 points, 186 more than runner-up University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
Forester Athletes of the Week are selected by the Athletic Department on Thursdays.