Denver and Eastern Illinois Earn #SummitSD Accolades

Denver and Eastern Illinois Earn #SummitSD Accolades

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 13th edition of The Summit League swimming and diving weekly awards is here. Denver and Eastern Illinois earned this week's swimmer of the week honors while the Pioneers swept the diving awards this week.

Female Swimmer of the Week
Andi Johnston, Denver
Sr. | Fort Collins, Colo.

• Placed first in two events in a spring championship dual win at Air Force

• Earned her second win in the 200 Free (1:50.82) and fourth win in the 500 Free (5:00.05) this season

• Second career swimmer of the week honor

Also nominated: Sabrina Chu, Eastern Illinois; Olivia Leslie, Western Illinois

Co-Male Swimmer of the Week

Sid Farber, Denver

R-Jr. | Portland, Ore.

• Earned four different NCAA B cuts in the 50 Free, three in individual races and one as the leadoff leg in the 200 Free Relay Air Force

• Finished first in the 50 Free final (19.45), 200 Free Relay (1:19.83) and 200 Medley Relay (1:27.72)

• This is his fourth career swimmer of the week accolade

Co-Male Swimmer of the Week

Scott House, Eastern Illinois

Jr. | Elizabethtown, Ky.

• Won three of four events against Western Illinois

• Placed first in the 50 Free (21.21), 100 Free (46.21) and 200 Free Relay (1:26.93)

• Also finished second in the 400 Medley Relay (3:36.13)

• Fourth career swimmer of the week honor

Also nominated: Connor Owens, Western Illinois

Female Diver of the Week
Sammy Walker, Denver
Sr. | Los Gatos, Calif.

• Earned NCAA Zone qualifications in both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives at Air Force

• Finished 26.23 points over the minimum standard for the 3-meter with a second-place score of 306.23

• Also placed third in the 1-meter with a score of 265.80

• Sixth career diver of the week honor and third this season

Male Diver of the Week

Jason Gleason, Denver

Fr. | Olalla, Wash.

• Earned his first collegiate victory in a dual against Air Force

• Placed first out of seven divers in the 1-meter with a score of 289.43

• Second diver of the week honor this season

 

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
Jan. 28 Jake Leichner, South Dakota Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota
Feb. 4 Sid Farber, Denver Andi Johnston, Denver
  Scott House, Eastern Illinois  

 

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 --- ---
Jan. 28 Mitch Raihle, South Dakota State Haley Pederson, South Dakota
Feb. 4 Jason Gleason, Denver Sammy Walker, Denver

 

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