South Dakota State Sweeps Diver of the Week Awards

South Dakota State Sweeps Diver of the Week Awards

ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State's Emily Moore received The Summit League Women's Diver of the Week honor, while teammate Joey Weber earned the Men's Diver of the Week award for their performances during the week of Oct. 17 – 24.

WOMEN'S DIVER OF THE WEEK

EMILY MOORE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
Sr. // Des Moines, Iowa  

  • Earned her first career Summit League Diver of the Week award
  • Qualified for NCAA Zone Diving Championships in the 1-meter
  • Won the 1-meter (272.10) and 3-meter (275.33) in meet against Midland and Iowa Central
  • Scores on the 1-meter and 3-meter are the best among Summit League divers this year

Also nominated: Zora Opalka, Denver; Sarah Schank, South Dakota

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Sarah Schank, South Dakota; Oct. 17 – Sammy Walker, Denver

MEN'S DIVER OF THE WEEK

JOEY WEBER, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
Jr. // Omaha, Neb.

  • Earned her fifth career Summit League Diver of the Week award, first this season
  • Qualified for NCAA Zone Diving Championships in both the 1-meter and 3-meter for the third consecutive year
  • Broke the school and pool record on the 1-meter (352.50)
  • Placed second on the 3-meter (349.35) in meet against Midland and Iowa Central
  • Scores on the 1-meter and 3-meter are the best among Summit League divers this year

Also nominated: Isaac Morris, South Dakota; Turner Dobbs, Denver; Colin Parker, Western Illinois


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