South Dakota Sweeps Final #SummitSD Diver of the Week Honors

South Dakota Sweeps Final #SummitSD Diver of the Week Honors

 

ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota's Sarah Schank earned her sixth career Women's Diver of the Week honor, while teammate Isaac Morris secured his eighth career Men's Diver of the Week award. Both posted top dives at the Coyote Invite over the weekend. These are the last awards of the 2017-18 season.

WOMEN'S DIVER OF THE WEEK

SARAH SCHANK, SOUTH DAKOTA
Jr. // Cottage Grove, Minn.

  • Earned her sixth career Summit League Diver of the Week award, all secured this season
  • Six Diver of the Week honors ranks fourth in league history for a single-season, ranks second for a career
  • Placed second in the 1-meter (251.65) and 3-meter (254.10) at the Coyote Invite

Also nominated: Zora Opalka, Denver

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Sarah Schank, South Dakota; Oct. 17 – Sammy Walker, Denver; Oct. 24 – Emily Moore, South Dakota State; Oct. 31 – Larissa Grammer, Denver; Nov. 7 – Sarah Schank, South Dakota; Nov. 14 – Sarah Schank, South Dakota; Nov. 21 – Emily Moore, South Dakota State; Dec. 5 – Sarah Schank, South Dakota; Jan. 16 – Andrea Brosnahan, Omaha; Jan. 23 – Emily Moore, South Dakota State; Jan. 30 – Sarah Schank, South Dakota; Feb. 6 – Sarah Schank, South Dakota

MEN'S DIVER OF THE WEEK

ISAAC MORRIS, SOUTH DAKOTA
So. // Albuquerque, N.M.

  • Collected his eighth career Summit League Diver of the Week honor, sixth this season
  • Eight career Diver of the Week awards ranks second in league history
  • Six season Diver of the Week awards ranks second in league history
  • Swept the 1-meter (300.90) and 3-meter (314.60) at the Coyote Invite

Also nominated: Mitchell Raihle, South Dakota State

Previous recipients: Oct. 24 – Joey Weber, South Dakota State; Oct. 31 – Jake Ryor, Denver; Nov. 7 – Isaac Morris, South Dakota; Nov. 14 – Isaac Morris; Nov. 21 – Mitchell Raihle, South Dakota State; Dec. 5 – Isaac Morris, South Dakota; Jan. 16 – Alex Crow, South Dakota State; Jan. 23 – Isaac Morris, South Dakota; Jan. 30 – Isaac Morris, South Dakota; Feb. 6 – Isaac Morris, South Dakota


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