Denver Sweeps #SummitSD Swimmer Awards

Senior Colin Gilbert earned his sixth-career swimmer of the week honor after recording fifth and sixth 500 Free wins of the season against BYU and Utah.
Senior Colin Gilbert earned his sixth-career swimmer of the week honor after recording fifth and sixth 500 Free wins of the season against BYU and Utah.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 11th edition of The Summit League swimming and diving weekly awards is here, with each award winner earning multiple first-place triumphs in their respective events. Denver swept the field as Kylie Cronin and Colin Gilbert earned Female and Male Swimmers of the Week, respectively.

Female Swimmer of the Week
Kylie Cronin, Denver
Sr. | Marblehead, Mass.

• Notched five wins in six different events against BYU and Utah

• Won her sixth 100 Fly of the season (55.27) and her seventh (2:03.99) and eighth (2:03.96) 200 Fly races of the campaign

• Helped the Pioneers to a pair of wins in the 200 Medley Relay

• Third swimmer of the week honor of the season

Also nominated: Miranda Mathus, Western Illinois; Caroline Gardner, Omaha; Sarah Lohman, Eastern Illinois

Male Swimmer of the Week

Colin Gilbert, Denver

Sr. | Kamloops, British Columbia

• Recorded fifth and sixth 500 Free wins of the season against BYU and Utah, as the Pios men's squad recorded its first dual win against a Power 5 school since 2016

• Earned his fourth 1000 Free (9:35.57) triumph of the season and won his third 200 Fly race

• Also placed first in the 200 Fly (1:52.04) against Utah

• Sixth career swimmer of the week honor

Also nominated: Brian Daniels, Valparaiso; Brennan Bladel, Western Illinois; Scott House, Eastern Illinois

2019-20 Summit League Swimmers of the Week

Week Male Swimmer Female Swimmer
Oct. 8 Cameron Auchinachie, Denver Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota
Oct. 15 Adriel Sanes, Denver Kylie Cronin, Denver
Oct. 22 Colin Gilbert, Denver Kylie Cronin, Denver
Oct. 29 Cameron Auchinachie, Denver Josie Valette, Denver
Nov. 5 Cooper Fuchs, South Dakota Emily Pincus, South Dakota State
Nov. 12 Adam Peterson, Western Illinois Ashley Theobald, South Dakota State
Nov. 19 Brendon Johnson, Valparaiso ---
Nov. 26 Charlie Bean, South Dakota Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota
Dec. 10 Cameron Auchinachie, Denver Josie Valette, Denver
Jan. 14 Cameron Auchinachie, Denver Charlotte Simon, Denver
Jan. 21 Colin Gilbert, Denver Kylie Cronin, Denver

 

2019-20 Summit League Divers of the Week

Week  Male Diver Female Diver
Oct. 8 --- Haley Pederson, South Dakota
Oct. 15 Seth O'Dea, South Dakota Sammy Walker, Denver
Oct. 22 Hudson Wilkerson, South Dakota Haley Pederson, South Dakota
Oct. 29 --- Sammy Walker, Denver
Nov. 5 Zach Boyd, South Dakota State Haley Pederson, South Dakota
Nov. 12 --- Haley Pederson, South Dakota
Nov. 19 --- ---
Nov. 26 Zach Boyd, South Dakota State Haley Pederson, South Dakota
Dec. 10 --- ---
Jan. 14 Jason Gleason, Denver ---
Jan. 21 --- ---

 

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