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Chris                              Brill
Chris
Brill
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
Height: 6-0
Weight: 165
Sport: Men's Swimming
Position: Breast/IM

Biography

At West Virginia in 2012-13

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Swimming & Diving First Team
  • Finished second in the 200 breast (2:00.14), third in the 100 breast (55.02) and seventh in the 200 IM (1:50.35) at the Big 12 Championships
  • Recorded second-place finishes in the 100 breast (58.75) and 200 breast (2:10.00) against TCU
  • Won the 100 breast (56.84) and 200 breast (2:03.07) at the Pitt Invitational, while also finishing ninth in the 200 IM (1:54.19)
  • Placed first in the 100 breast (59.48) and third in the 200 IM (2:00.97) against Cincinnati
  • Finished the 100 breast (58.34) and 200 breast (2:08.79) in first place against Villanova, adding a second-place finish in the 200 IM (1:59.23)
  • Swam to sixth place in the 400 IM (4:18.72) against Penn State
  • Took first in the 200 breast (2:10.01), second in the 400 IM (4:15.69) and fourth in the 200 IM (1:59.12) at the West Virginia State Games

At West Virginia in 2011-12

  • Finished 17th in the 200 breast (2:03.69), 18th in the 100 breast (57.32) and 21st in the 200 IM (1:52.47) at the Big East Championships
  • Placed fourth in the 200 IM (1:56.92), fifth in the 200 breast (2:10.48) and sixth in the 100 breast (1:00.11) at Maryland
  • Joined the Mountaineers midway through the season

In High School

  • Attended Crawford College Sandton and swam for Peter Williams of Waterborn Swimming
  • Qualified for the 2011 South African Short Course Championships, taking 20th in the 100 breast (1:05.91) and 26th in the 100 free (52.54)

Personal

  • Son of Gregory and Ashleigh Brill
  • Has one sister
  • Birthday is Oct. 13
  • Majoring in communication studies
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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