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Anton  Loncar
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Anton Loncar

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hillsboro, Ore.

High School:
Liberty H.S.

Height:
6-3

Event:
Backstroke

Birthdate:
01/01/1996

Major:
International Business


05/07/2018

Baptiste and Karr take home MVP honors at DU Student-Athlete Awards Banquet

Men's Soccer wins Gold Vest Award at 83rd Annual Awards Ceremony

05/08/2017

Butcher and Andison Earn MVP Honors at DU Awards Night

Women's lacrosse wins Gold Vest Award at 82nd Annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet

03/09/2017

Six Pioneers Named to Academic All-Summit League Team

Five seniors and one junior garner academic nod

03/08/2017

Denver Qualifies Seven Swimmers for NCAA Championships

Three relay teams will also travel to Indianapolis for Championship Weekend

03/01/2017

31 Pioneers Garner Summit League Swimming and Diving Awards

Schrader named Men's and Women's Swimming Coach of the Year

Top Times:

50 Free 19.91 11/30/17
100 Free 46.45 01/21/17
100 Back 45.11 03/23/18
200 Back 1:38.62 03/24/18
100 Fly 47.58 02/16/17


Honors and Awards: 
2018 Summit League Male Swimmer of the Year…2017-18 Summit League Academic All-League…2017-18 All-Summit League honors in the 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, 50 free, 400 medley relay, 100 back and 200 back…Summit League Men’s Swimmer of the Week (1/16/18)...2017 First Team All-America honors in the 200 back (7th)…2017 All-America honors in the 100 back (10th)…2016-17 Summit League Men’s Swimmer of the Year…2016-17 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…2016-17 Academic All-Summit League.

2017-18 Internationals:
Finished fifth in the 200m back at the 2017 LEN European Short Course Swimming Championship…Also swam in the 100m back and the 50m back at the event…Finished 27th in the 200 back and 29th in the 100 back at the 2017 FINA World Championships with a 2:00.46.

2017-18:
Finished second in the 200 back prelims at the NCAA Championships, breaking his previous school record by 0.67 seconds with a 1:38.62 to earn the third First Team All-America honor of his career…Went on to finish sixth in the finals after a 1:39.15…Earned the fourth All-America honor of his career with a 45.11 in the 100 back prelims, besting his previous school record by 0.29 seconds…Earned his best finish in the 100 back in three appearances in the NCAA Championships, taking seventh with a 45.20 in the finals…Part of the first All-America relay in program history, finishing 15th in the prelims of the 200 free relay with a school-record 1:17.43…Broke the Summit League Championship record in the 200 back (1:41.15)…The quartet broke the school record again in the 200 free relay finals at the NCAA Championships, finishing 14th with a 1:17.22…Earned NCAA B Standards in the 50 free (19.91), 100 back (45.92), 200 back (1:39.75), 200 free relay (1:17.61)…Finished in first place in the 100 backstroke four times, won the 200 backstroke five times, won the 200 free relay four times, came in first once in the 400 free relay, won the 200 medley relay four times and won the 400 medley relay once.

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.

2015-16:
One of three student-athletes from the men’s team to compete in the 2016 NCAA Swimming Championships in Atlanta, Ga.

2014-15:
Named Academic All-American Honorable Mention…Set new school and conference record in 1000 back…NCAA Qualifier.

Before Denver:
2014: High School All American/5A State Champ 100 Fly…2014: USA Swimming Academic All-American.

Personal:
Born on Janurary 15, 1996 in Portland, Ore…Son of Branko and Denise Loncar…Has one sister, Anica (14)…Chose DU because of their tradition of excellence athletically and academically.

 

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