Pioneers' men's and women's swimmers extend streak to 14 event wins in 14 races at the 2017 Championships
Honors and Awards: First Team All-America honors in the 200 back (7th)…All-America honors in the 100 back (10th)…2016-17 Summit League Men’s Swimmer of the Year…CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors…2016-17 All-Summit League Performer in the 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, 400 medley relay, 100 back, 200 back…Academic All-Summit League.
2017-18 Internationals: Finished 29th in the 100 back and 27th in the 200 back at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
2016-17 Internationals: Finished second in the 200 back (2:01.73), sixth in the 50 back (27.36) and fourth in the 100 back (56.75) at the Mel Zajac International…Turned in the fifth-best time in the 100 back finals with a 55.51 at the 2017 Canada Swimming Trials…Clocked the fastest 200 back finals time, earning him at the time the 26th spot in the world rankings in the event.
2016-17: Saw action in 16 meets… Clocked in at 1:40.64 in the 200 back to finish seventh and earn First Team All-America honors…Finished 10th in the 100 back finals with a school record and lifetime best 45.40 at the NCAA Championships…Swam in the 4X200 free relay (17th), 400 medley (22nd) at the NCAA Championships…Also finished 48th in the 50 free (20.21)…Top Denver time in the 100 back (45.40 – 3/24), and the 200 back (1:39.29 – 3/25)…Clocked in at 20.02 in the 50 free at the Texas Invitational (12/1)…Eighth fastest Denver swimmer in the 100 Fly with a 50.67 at FIU (12/17).
2015-16: One of three student-athletes from the men's team to compete in the 2016 NCAA Swimming Championships in Atlanta, Ga…Reached NCAA B Standards in the 100 and 200 Backstroke…Helped team win 17 of 20 events at the 2016 Summit League Championships…Helped set eight Summit League Championship records…Named to the 2016 Summit League All-Academic team.
2014-15: Named Academic All-American Honorable Mention…Set new school and conference record in 2000 back…NCAA Qualifier…Good performances in several dual meets…Set personal best times in 100 fly, 100 back and 200 back…Conference champion 200 freestyle relay (part of new school record), 100 back, 200 back, finalist 100 fly…Achieved NCAA Standards in 100 & 200 backstroke.
Before Denver: 2014: High School All American/5A State Champ 100 Fly…2014: USA Swimming Academic All-American…2014: 2nd place at Western Section Champs 200 Back…2013: Most improves, Most Inspirational, MVP…2013: Summer Junior National "B" Finalist 200 Back.
Personal: Born on Janurary 15, 1996 in Portland, Ore…Son of Branko and Denise Loncar…Has on sister, Anica (14)…Chose DU because of their tradition of excellence athletically and academically. He also loved the coaching staff and the team…Career goal of being an entrepreneur, or owning an international trading company…Hobbies/Extra-curricular activities: Spending time with friends and finding/listening to new music…Major in International Business.