SDSU’s Kocourek, USD’s Hertting Claim Final Weekly Diving Awards

South Dakota State's Clark Kocourek and South Dakota's Greysen Hertting
South Dakota State's Clark Kocourek and South Dakota's Greysen Hertting

ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State's Clark Kocourek and South Dakota's Greysen Hertting were named The Summit League's Divers of the Week for their performances Feb. 4-10, marking the final weekly diving awards of the season.

Clark Kocourek, South Dakota State

Sr. // Omaha, Neb.
Kocourek collects his third career Diver of the Week award after a pair of top-six finishes at the Minnesota Challenge.  The Omaha, Neb., native took third in the three-meter dive with a score of 314.25 and finished sixth in the one meter (298.20).

Also nominated: Dustin Gens, South Dakota.

Previous honorees: 10/15 – Doug Ogilvie, Western Illinois; 10/22 – Dustin Gens, South Dakota; 10/29 – Ross Edfort, Denver; 11/5 – Connor Florand, South Dakota State; 11/12 - Clark Kocourek, South Dakota State; 11/19 – Dustin Gens, South Dakota; 11/26 – Cody Watts, IUPUI; 12/10 – Ross Edfort, Denver; 12/17 – No award given; 1/14 – Clark Kocourek, South Dakota State; 1/21 – Ross Edfort, Denver; 1/28 – Ross Edfort, Denver; 2/4 – Connor Florand, South Dakota State.

Greysen Hertting, South Dakota

Fr. // Appleton, Wis.
Hertting claims her 10th Diver of the Week honor this season after winning the one-meter dive at the Minnesota Challenge.  The freshman finished first in the one meter with 245.10 points and took fifth in the three meter with a score of 268.65.

Also nominated: Olivia Olesiak, South Dakota State.

Previous honorees: 10/15 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 10/22 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 10/29 – Dana Gau, Denver; 11/5 – Cat Badillo, Denver; 11/12 - Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 11/19 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 11/26 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 12/10 – Olivia Olesiak, South Dakota State; 12/17 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 1/14 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 1/21 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 1/28 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 2/4 – Olivia Olesiak, South Dakota State.

In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions, 62 All-Americans and 50 Academic All-America selections.

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