Denver Sweeps Weekly #SummitSD Swimmer Honors

Denver Sweeps Weekly #SummitSD Swimmer Honors

ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver's Bailey Andison was named The Summit League Women's Swimmer of the Week for the third time in her career, while teammate Sid Farber earned his second career Men's Swimmer of the Week honor. Both qualified for the NCAA Championships and broke several school and league records.


Jr.  // Smiths Falls, Ontario

  • Named Summit League Swimmer of the Week for the third time in her career, first this season
  • Broke the Denver school record, Summit League record, won the event and qualified for the 2018 NCAA Championships with a 1:54.38 in the 200 IM
  • Clocked a 4:06.10 in the 400 IM, which would have qualified for the NCAA Championships in 2017
  • Tabbed six NCAA B Standards at the Tennessee Invite – 200 IM prelims, 400 IM prelims, 100 breast prelims, 400 IM finals, 200 breast prelims, 200 breast finals

Also nominated: Marissa Purdum, Western Illinois; Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota; Oct. 17 – Heidi Bradley, Denver; Oct. 24 – Morgan McCormick, Denver; Oct. 31 – Maddie Myers, Denver; Nov. 7 – Morgan Holt, South Dakota; Nov. 14 – Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota; Nov. 21 – Erica Hagen, Western Illinois


So. // Portland, Ore.

  • Collected his second career Swimmer of the Week award, second of the season
  • Swam six school and league records at the Tennessee Invite, clocking 1:17.61 in the 200 free relay, 2:52.52 in the 400 free relay, as well as 42.56 in the 100 free
  • Broke the 50 free program and league record three times Thursday (prelims/leadoff leg of relay/finals). Finished the day with a 19.23
  • Earned an NCAA A Standard in the 200 free relay
  • Clocked eight NCAA B Standards

Also nominated: Hunter Padgett, South Dakota; Kyle Siebert, Western Illinois; Dylan Kirar, Valparaiso

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Dylan Kirar, Valparaiso; Oct. 17 – Sid Farber, Denver; Oct. 24 – Stephen Calkins, Denver; Oct. 31 – Colin Gilbert, Denver; Nov. 7 – Hunter Padgett, South Dakota; Nov. 14 – Hunter Padgett, South Dakota; Nov. 21 – Matt Jacobs, Eastern Illinois

Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 100,000 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), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University with the University of North Dakota becoming an official member on July 1, 2018. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced nine NCAA Champions along with over 90 Academic All-Americans, nearly 100 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague.