ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver's Andi Johnston was tabbed The Summit League Women's Swimmer of the Week for the first time in her career, while teammate Adriel Sanes also earned his first Men's Swimmer of the Week honor. Both clocked strong times in the last meet of 2017 at the FAU FUN Invite.
WOMEN'S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
ANDI JOHNSTON, DENVER
So. // Fort Collins, Colo.
- Named Summit League Swimmer of the Week for the first time in her career
- Won the 500 free (5:06.27) at the FAU FUN Invite
- Touched second in the 200 free with a time of 1:53.15
- Helped Denver win 17-of-32 events
Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota; Oct. 17 – Heidi Bradley, Denver; Oct. 24 – Morgan McCormick, Denver; Oct. 31 – Maddie Myers, Denver; Nov. 7 – Morgan Holt, South Dakota; Nov. 14 – Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota; Nov. 21 – Erica Hagen, Western Illinois; Dec. 5 – Bailey Andison, Denver
MEN'S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
ADRIEL SANES, DENVER
Fr. // Rosharon, Texas
- Collected his first Swimmer of the Week award
- Finished top-2 in four events at the FAU FUN Invite
- Touched first in the 50 free (21.37)
- Part of the 400 medley relay that won with a time of 3:37.04
Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Dylan Kirar, Valparaiso; Oct. 17 – Sid Farber, Denver; Oct. 24 – Stephen Calkins, Denver; Oct. 31 – Colin Gilbert, Denver; Nov. 7 – Hunter Padgett, South Dakota; Nov. 14 – Hunter Padgett, South Dakota; Nov. 21 – Matt Jacobs, Eastern Illinois; Dec. 5 – Sid Farber
ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 100,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University with the University of North Dakota becoming an official member on July 1, 2018. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced nine NCAA Champions along with over 90 Academic All-Americans, nearly 100 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague.