Denver Sweeps Weekly Summit League Swimming Awards

Press Release courtesy of the Summit League

Denver’s Heidi Bradley was named The Summit League Women’s Swimmer of the Week, while teammate Sid Farber earned the Men’s Swimmer of the Week award for their performances during the week of Oct. 9 – 16.

WOMEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK

HEIDI BRADLEY, DENVER
Sr.  // Victoria, B.C.  

  • Named Summit League Swimmer of the Week for the first time in her career
  • Led Denver with three event wins in dual meet against New Mexico
  • Clocked 55:18 in the 100 fly, which currently ranks 31st in the country (55.08 a)
  • Co-led the Pioneers in three event wins at Wyoming

Also nominated: Lauren Oostman, Eastern Illinois

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota

MEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK

SID FARBER, DENVER
So. // Portland, Ore.   

  • Named Summit League Swimmer of the Week for the first time in his career
  • Earned an NCAA B Standard at Wyoming in the 50 free
  • 50 free time of 20.06 is currently the sixth fastest time in the NCAA

Also nominated: Scott House, Eastern Illinois

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Dylan Kirar, Valparaiso

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.

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