Swimming & Diving


Sid  Farber
Sid Farber


Portland, Ore.

High School:
Lincoln H.S.





Denver Sweeps Summit League Swimming and Diving Weekly Honors

Bradley, Farber win for swimming, Walker for diving


Denver Qualifies Seven Swimmers for NCAA Championships

Three relay teams will also travel to Indianapolis for Championship Weekend


31 Pioneers Garner Summit League Swimming and Diving Awards

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


Denver Starts Record Breaking Night with A-Cut in 200 Free Relay

Pioneers' men's and women's swimmers extend streak to 14 event wins in 14 races at the 2017 Championships


Sanders and Loncar Set School Records on Day Three of Texas Invite

Pioneers will wrap-up the competition tomorrow in Austin, Texas

Top Times:

50 Free 19.23 11/30/17
100 Free 42.56 12/02/17
200 Free 1:38.91 02/16/18
100 Fly 48.10 12/01/17

Honors and Awards:
2017-18 All-Summit League honors in the 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, 50 free and 100 free…Summit League Men’s Swimmer of the Week (10/17/17, 12/05/17, 1/23/18)...CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors…Named to USA Swimming’s 18U World 100 Program…2016-17 All-Summit League honors in the 200 medley relay, 200 free, 50 free, 400 medley relay, 100 free, 400 free relay. 

2017-18 Internationals:
Won the 50 free at 2017 Speedo United States Junior National Championships…Also finished seventh in the 100 free at Junior Nationals...Finished fourth in the 18U Final in the 50 Free (41st overall) and earned an 18U Final appearance in the 100 free at the 2017 World Championship Trials...Farber broke the 17-18 Oregon State record in the 100 free with a 50.34...Finished fourth in the 100 free (50.10), fifth in the 50 back (27.04), third in the 50 free (22.61) and third in the 50 fly (24.52) at the Mel Zajac Jr. International.

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…The quartet broke the school record again in the 200 free relay finals at the NCAA Championships, finishing 14th with a 1:17.22… Part of the relay that broke the school record in the 400 free at the national meet, combining for a 2:52.44, cutting 0.08 seconds off the previous best time set earlier in 2017-18…Also swam three individual races at the 2018 NCAA Championships, highlighted by a 24th-place finish in the 50 free (19.33) and a 28th-place finish in the 100 free (42.94)…Broke the Summit League Championship record in the 100 free…Reached NCAA B Standards in the 50 free (19.23), 100 free (42.56), 100 fly (48.10), 200 free relay (1:17.61) and 400 free relay (2:52.52)…Broke the El Pomar Natatorium record in the 50 free with a 19.88 on January 20…Took first place in the 50 free five times, won the 100 free four times, won the 200 free relay on five occasions, won the 400 free relay three times, and won the 200 medley relay five times.

2016-17 Internationals:
Recorded a lifetime best 50.34 in the 100 free at the 2017 World Championship Trials (17-18 Oregon State record)…Also finished fourth in the 18U final in the 50 free…Finished second in the 50 fly (24.73), fourth in the 50 back (26.98), fourth in the 50 free (23.29) and fifth in the 100 free (51.33) at the Mel Zajac International…Finished 18th in the 50 free at 23.29 at the Canada Trials (second in the B-final).

Saw action in 15 meets …Broke the 50 free School Record at the NCAA Championships as the leadoff leg of the 4X200 free, an event Denver finished 17th in…Also finished 22nd in the 400 medley relay at NCAAs…Top time on the team in the 50 free, turning in a 19.37 in the 2017 NCAA Championships…Top time on the team in the 100 free, turning in a 43.26 at the Summit League Championships.

Before Denver:
Sid Farber swam for the Lincoln High School swim team and was named to the All-Conference First Team during his junior year, as well as Second Team All-State...He started his senior year with a sixth place finish at the Winter Junior Nationals in the 50 freestyle event, followed by winning Oregon’s State Championship in the 50 and 100 freestyle...In March, 2016 at senior sectionals, he placed second overall and received his Olympic Trial and US Open cut times...He currently ranks first in the nation for 17 year-old swimmers in the 50 free on USA Swimming’s age group rankings.

Sid is the son of Jeffrey Farber and Renee Carisio-Farber...Younger brother of Jeremy, Rachel, Margaret and Stephen...Farber was a member of the Outdoor Club, which raised over $900 in his community for a local little league baseball team, and he was on the Honor Roll for all four years of high school...Outside of swimming, Sid enjoys baseball, snowboarding, backpacking, hiking and surfing.



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