The Summit League Announces the 13th Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

The Summit League Announces the 13th Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

By: Kelly Shipp

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 13th edition of The Summit League swimming and diving weekly awards is here. Denver and South Dakota earned this week's swimmer of the week honors while South Dakota and South Dakota State split the diving awards this week.

Female Swimmer of the Week

Annelyse Tullier, Denver

Sr. | Dallas, Texas

• Moden won two events in Denver's dual victory against Air Force. She also finished second and third in additional events

• Her two wins came in the 500-yard freestyle (4:53.49) and the 200-yard medley relay, 27.90 (1:39.39)

• Her second-place finished came in the 200-yard freestyle (1:51.13) and the third-place finish was in the 50-yard backstroke (26.05)

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

 

Also nominated: Rachel Morrow, Omaha

 

Male Swimmer of the Week

Caden DeLay, South Dakota

Fr. | Columbia, Mo.

• Delay swam in multiple events at the Coyote Invite, highlighted by four first-place finishes and a second-place finish

• His four wins came in the 100-yard breaststroke (56.95), 200-yard breaststroke (2:08.27), 200-yard freestyle (1:26.23) and the 200-yard medley relay: 26.10, breaststroke leg (1:36.82)

• Set a new personal best in 100-yard breaststroke while also setting the 7th best time in USD history in the 50 free

• This is his first career swimmer of the week honor

 

Also nominated: Colin Gilbert, Denver; Damon Venner, South Dakota State

 

Female Diver of the Week

Sarah Schank, South Dakota

Sr. | Cottage Grove, Minn.

• She won the 1-meter dive with a score of 256.15. This was her eighth individual win in the 1-meter dive

• She won the 3-meter dive with a score of 287.40. This was her seventh individual win in the 3-meter dive

• This is her 10th career diver of the week honor, fifth of the season and fourth consecutive honor

 

Also nominated: Annika Clinton, Omaha

 

Male Diver of the Week

Joey Weber, South Dakota State

Sr. | Omaha, Neb.

• Won the 1-meter dive with a score of 324.90 while also setting a new team best score in the 1-meter dive

• Finished second in the 3-meter dive with a score of 303.15

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

 

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

Feb. 5

Caden DeLay

South Dakota

Annelyse Tullier

Denver

Joey Weber

South Dakota State

Sarah Schank

South Dakota

 

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