ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver's Maddie Myers was named The Summit League Women's Swimmer of the Week for the fourth time in her career, while teammate Sid Farber earned his third career Men's Swimmer of the Week honor. Both earned individual event wins in dual meet against Utah.
WOMEN'S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
MADDIE MYERS, DENVER
Sr. // Arvada, Colo.
- Named Summit League Swimmer of the Week for the fourth time in her career, second this season
- Won five events in two meets against Colorado Mesa and Utah
- Touched first in the 1000 free (10:00.69 a) and then, 15 minutes later, won the 200 free (1:50.94) in contest against Utah
- Time in the 1000 free currently ranks 59th in the NCAA and first in The Summit League
Also nominated: Danielle DiMatteo, Eastern Illinois; Olivia McLain, Omaha; Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota; Rori Conners, South Dakota State; Erica Hagen, Western Illinois
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; Dec. 21 – Andi Johnston, Denver; Jan. 9 – Charlie Mechling, South Dakota; Jan. 16 – Lauren Moden, Denver
MEN'S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
SID FARBER, DENVER
So. // Portland, Ore.
- Collected his third career Swimmer of the Week award, all earned this season
- Broke the El Pomar Natatorium record in the 50 free with a time of 19.88
- 50 free time this weekend currently ranks second in the league, behind his own league-best time of 19.23
- Won the 100 free with a time of 44.30
- Holds the eighth fastest 50 free time and the 13th fastest 100 free time in the country this year
Also nominated: Steve Fishman, Eastern Illinois; Hunter Padgett, South Dakota; Cody Watkins, South Dakota State;
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, Denver; Dec. 21 – Adriel Sanes, Denver; Jan. 9 – Steve Wascom, South Dakota; Jan. 16 – Anton Loncar, Denver
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.