The Summit League Announces the 10th Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

The Summit League Announces the 10th Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

By: Kelly Shipp

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The tenth edition of The Summit League swimming and diving weekly awards is here each award winner finished multiple first-place finishes in their respective events. South Dakota had three award winners, Sabrina Sabadeanu, Sarah Schank and Hudson Wilkerson while Eastern Illinois had one winner, Scott House.

 

Female Diver of the Week

Sarah Schank, South Dakota

Sr. | Cottage Grove, Minn.

• She set a new personal best in the 3-meter dive while also earning an NCAA Zone qualifying score

• Won four diving events in the Coyotes meets. Her best 1-meter score was 254.70 while her best 3-meter score was 297.60

• This is her seventh career diver of the week honor and second of the season

 

Also nominated: Annika Clinton, Omaha; Zora Opalka, Denver

 

Male Diver of the Week

Hudson Wilkerson, South Dakota

Fr. | Powell, Wyo.

• Set new personal bests in the 1-meter and 3-meters dives while also setting NCAA Zone qualifying marks

• Won four diving events in the Coyotes meets. His best 1-meter dive score was 300.90 and his best 3-meter dive score was 333.45. Both scores are tops in The Summit League this season

• This is his third career diver of the week honor and third of the season

 

Male Swimmer of the Week

Scott House, Eastern Illinois

So. | Elizabethtown, Ky.

• House earned a combined seven first-place finishes in meets against Evansville and Western Illinois

• He swam in the same four races at both events, posting top times of: 21:43 in the 50-yard freestyle, 47.45 in the 100-yard freestyle, 21.09 (1:36.82) in the 200-yard medley and 20.88 (1:26.77) in the 200-yard freestyle relay

• This is his second career swimmer of the week honor and second this season

 

Also nominated: Jake Leichner, South Dakota; Chance McQuigg, Western Illinois

 

Female Swimmer of the Week

Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota

Jr. | Commerce City, Colo.

• Sabadeanu won a total of seven events in meets against Eastern Illinois and Western Illinois

• Won the 200-yard IM (2:11.95), 200-yard backstroke (2:09.17), 50-yard backstroke (27.54), the 50-yard freestyle (25.28). 400-yard medley 58.24 (3:59.20), 200-yard medley 27.63 (1:49.28) and the 200-yard freestyle relay 24.77 (1:40.00)

• This is her fourth career Summit League Swimmer of the Week honor and second of the season

 

Also nominated: Rachel Morrow, Omaha; Erica Hagen, Western Illinois

 

2018-19 Summit League Swimmers and Divers of the Week

Week

Male Swimmer

Female Swimmer

Male Diver

Female Diver

Oct. 9

Scott House

Eastern Illinois

Sabrina Sabadeanu

South Dakota

-

Annika Clinton Omaha

Oct. 16

Brennan Bladel

Western Illinois

Heidi Bradley

Denver

Hudson Wilkerson

South Dakota

Zora Opalka

Denver

Oct. 23

Brennan Bladel

Western Illinois

Lauren Moden

Denver

Colin Parker

Western Illinois

Haley Pederson

South Dakota

Oct. 30

Hugo Sykes

Denver

Rachel Manderscheid

Eastern Illinois

-

-

Nov. 6

Cameron Auchinachie

Denver

Erica Hagen

Western Illinois

-

Annika Clinton

Omaha

Nov. 13

-

-

-

-

Nov. 20

Ivan Escott

Eastern Illinois

Katie Coleman

South Dakota

Hudson Wilkerson

South Dakota

Sarah Schank

South Dakota

Dec. 4

Colin Gilbert

Denver

Annelyse Tullier

Denver

-

-

Dec. 21

Cy Jager

Denver

Rachel Morrow

Omaha /

Heidi Bradley

Denver

 

Annika Clinton

Omaha

Jan. 15

Scott House

Eastern Illinois

Sabrina Sabadeanu

South Dakota

Hudson Wilkerson

South Dakota

Sarah Schank

South Dakota

 

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