The Summit League Announces the 12th Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

The Summit League Announces the 12th Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

By: Kelly Shipp

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 12th edition of The Summit League swimming and diving weekly awards is here. This week the awards were spread across the League and feature student-athletes that posted some impressive times and earned NCAA Zone Diving marks. Denver and Eastern Illinois picked up this week's swimmer of the week honors while South Dakota and South Dakota State split both the diving awards this week.

 

 

Female Swimmers of the Week

Lauren Moden, Denver

Sr. | Parker, Colo.

• Moden won four events in Denver's dual at Georgia Tech. She also finished second in two additional events

• Her four wins came in the 50-yard freestyle (23.57), 200-yard freestyle relay 23.72 first leg split (1:34.07), 400-yard medley, 50.47 last leg split (3:44.26) and the 200-yard medley relay (1:43.37)

• Her second-place finished came in the 100-yard freestyle (51.95) and the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:27.26)

• This is her second career Summit League Swimmer of the Week honor, and first this season

 

Also nominated: Rachel Manderscheid, Eastern Illinois; Maddie Lavin, South Dakota; Erica Hagen, Western Illinois; Rachel Morrow, Omaha

 

Male Swimmer of the Week

Scott House, Eastern Illinois

So. | Elizabethtown, Ky.

• House won all four events he swam in and helped Eastern Illinois to a dual win over Valparaiso

• His four wins came in the 50-yard freestyle (20.87), 100-yard freestyle (46.66), 400-yard Medley relay, 48.60 fourth leg split (3:36.78) and the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:26.21)

• He set a Padovan Pool record in the 50-free

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

 

Also nominated: Jacob Won, South Dakota; Jared Miller, South Dakota State; Colin Gilbert, Denver; Brennan Bladel, Western Illinois

 

Female Diver of the Week

Sarah Schank, South Dakota

Sr. | Cottage Grove, Minn.

• Set a new personal best in the 1-meter dive with a score of 280.15 while also earning an NCAA Zone Diving qualifying score. Her score is also the high mark in the Summit League and the fourth best score in USD history

• She won the 3-meter dive with a personal best score of 315.15 and earned an NCAA Zone Diving qualifying score. Her score is the second-best mark in USD history

• This is her ninth career diver of the week honor, fourth of the season and third consecutive honor

 

Also nominated: Annika Clinton, Omaha

 

Male Diver of the Week

Mitch Raihle, South Dakota State

Jr. | Spring Lake Park, Minn.

• Won the 1-meter dive with a score of 280.80 while winning the 3-meter dive with a score of 301.25

• His two victories were win numbers five and six for him on the year

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

 

Also nominated: Hudson Wilkerson, South Dakota

 

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

Jan. 22

Trever Brenner

South Dakota State

Sabrina Sabadeanu

South Dakota

Joey Weber

South Dakota State

Sarah Schank

South Dakota

Jan. 29

Scott House

Eastern Illinois

Lauren Moden

Denver

Mitch Raihle

South Dakota State

Sarah Schank

South Dakota

 

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