Omaha’s Morgan Stepp was named The Summit League’s Women’s Swimmer of the Week for her performance Dec. 10-16.
WOMEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
Morgan Stepp, Omaha
Fr. // Parker, Colo.
Stepp earns her first career Swimmer of the Week award after recording three individual first-place finishes to help the Mavericks defeat league foe South Dakota, 175-123. The Parker, Colo., native won the 500 free (5:12.97), 1,000 free (10:40.18) and 200 IM (2:10.38) in the dual against the Coyotes. Her 1,000 free time ranks 10th in the league. In a relay dual vs. Nebraska, she was a part of the winning 200 medley (1:55.24) and 300 medley (3:04.00) relay teams.
Previous honorees: 10/15 – Natalie Renshaw, Omaha & Andrea Budahl, South Dakota State; 10/22 – Bridgette McNally, Denver; 10/29 – Bridgette McNally, Denver; 11/5 – Johanna Roas, Denver; 11/12 – Lexi Laird, IUPUI; 11/19 – Sam Schuttinger, South Dakota; 11/26 – Lexi Laird, IUPUI; 12/10 – Samantha Corea, Denver.
No men’s award given, no teams competed.
ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 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), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions, 62 All-Americans and 50 Academic All-America selections.
This release was provided to SwimSwam courtesy of The Summit League.