Denver’s Cronin, Sanes, Walker, South Dakota’s O’Dea Earn Summit League Nods

Courtesy: Summit League Athletics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In the second full week of the swimming and diving season, the Denver Pioneers swept the women’s swimming & diving awards with Kylie Cronin and Adriel Sanes. On the diving side, South Dakota’s Seth O’Dea claimed the Male Diver of the Week, while Denver’s Sammy Walker captured the Female Diver of the Week honors.

Female Swimmer of the Week
Kylie Cronin, Denver
Sr. | Marblehead, Mass.

• Won four individual events to help lead the Pioneers to a pair of dual victories against Colorado State and Colorado Mesa

• Swept the 100 fly and 200 fly and placed second in the 200 medley relay (1:46.36) and 400 medley relay (3:52.96)

• Her 100 fly altitude adjusted time of 54.92 and 200 fly altitude adjusted time of 2:02.43 both rank 30th in the country

• This is her first swimmer of the week honor

Also nominated: Taylor Rau, South Dakota

Female Diver of the Week
Sammy Walker, Denver
Sr. | Los Gatos, Calif.

• Won the 3-meter dive with a score of 237.75 against Colorado Mesa

• Also earned a 3-meter dive score of 257.78 against Colorado State, finishing second overall

• Finished second in the 1-meter dive with a score of 231.34 against Colorado State and 223.45 in the same event against Colorado Mesa

• Fourth career diver of the week honor

Also nominated: N/A

Male Swimmer of the Week
Adriel Sanes, Denver
Jr. | Rosharon, Texas

• Won all four events he swam in a dual vs. Colorado Mesa

• 100 breaststroke (56.49), 200 breaststroke (2:02.58)

• Captured relay race wins in the 200 free relay (1:21.73) and the 400 medley relay (3:22.67)

• Sanes’ 200 breast altitude adjusted time (2:01.38) currently ranked 12th in the country

• Second career swimmer of the week honor

Also nominated: Cooper Fuchs, South Dakota; Derek Eidson, Valparaiso

Male Diver of the Week
Seth O’Dea, South Dakota
Jr. | Fairfax, Va.

• Finished second on the 3-meter board with a score of 255.0

• Placed third on the 1-meter dive with a score of 235.9

• This is his first career diving weekly honor

Also nominated: N/A

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3 years ago

Kylie Cronin***
Happy to see a lot of mid major recognition!