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Moden and Loncar Take Summit League Swimmer of the Week Honors

Jan. 16, 2018

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ELMHURST, Ill. (DU/Summit League) – Junior Lauren Moden (Parker, Colo.) and senior Anton Loncar (Hillsboro, Ore.) have been named Summit League Women’s and Men’s Swimmers of the Week, respectively, the league office announced on Tuesday.

WOMEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK

Lauren Moden, DENVER
Jr.  // Parker, Colo.

  • Named Summit League Swimmer of the Week for the first time in her career
  • Won the 50 free (23.62) in dual meet against No. 12 Minnesota
  • Touched third in the 100 back (58.11)
  • Helped both her 200 medley relay (1:42.74) and 400 free relay (3:29.40) take home second place

Also nominated: Naeleah Hadford, Omaha; Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota; Kristin Erf, South Dakota State

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota; Oct. 17 – Heidi Bradley, Denver; Oct. 24 – Morgan McCormick, Denver; Oct. 31 – Maddie Myers, Denver; Nov. 7 – Morgan Holt, South Dakota; Nov. 14 – Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota; Nov. 21 – Erica Hagen, Western Illinois; Dec. 5 – Bailey Andison, Denver; Dec. 21 – Andi Johnston, Denver; Jan. 9 – Charlie Mechling, South Dakota

MEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK

Anton Loncar, DENVER
Sr. // Hillsboro, Ore.


 

 

  • Collected his third career Swimmer of the Week award
  • Swept the backstroke events at nationally ranked Minnesota
  • Clocked 49.13 in the 100 back and 1:47.23 in the 200 back
  • Placed fifth in the 50 free (21.22)

Also nominated: Matt Jacobs, Eastern Illinois; Dan Jacobson, South Dakota State

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Dylan Kirar, Valparaiso; Oct. 17 – Sid Farber, Denver; Oct. 24 – Stephen Calkins, Denver; Oct. 31 – Colin Gilbert, Denver; Nov. 7 – Hunter Padgett, South Dakota; Nov. 14 – Hunter Padgett, South Dakota; Nov. 21 – Matt Jacobs, Eastern Illinois; Dec. 5 – Sid Farber, Denver; Dec. 21 – Adriel Sanes, Denver; Jan. 9 – Steve Wascom, South Dakota

Saturday’s NCAA B Standards

Sid Farber – 50 Free – 19.80 – NCAA B Standard

Morgan McCormick – 200 Back – 1:58.99 –NCAA B Standard

Saturday’s Event Winners

Men’s 200 Free – Stephen Calkins – 1:39.53

Men’s 100 Back – Anton Loncar – 49.13

Women’s 50 Free – Lauren Moden – 23.62

Women’s 200 Back  - Morgan McCormick – 1:58.99

Men’s 200 Back – Anton Loncar - 1:47.23

Women’s 500 Free – Maddie Myers – 4:56.71

UP NEXT: Denver returns home this week for its final two home meets of the season January 19-20 at El Pomar Natatorium. Denver will host Colorado Mesa on Friday at 4 p.m., before welcoming Utah on Saturday at 12 p.m. The Pioneers’ will honor their senior class before the meet against Utah on Saturday. 

ALUMNI GIVING CHALLENGE

The University of Denver is holding an alumni giving challenge for the 2017-2018 season in an effort to increase student-athlete alumni participation in the Denver Athletics Annual Fund. The sport with the highest percentage of alumni participation will receive an additional $10,000 of support through the generosity of an anonymous donor. Alumni can make a gift onlineby calling 303-871-2388 during normal business hours or by sending a check to:

Athletics Development Office

Attn: Kaley Rickert

2201 E. Asbury Avenue 

Denver, CO 80208 

Fans interested in making a donation to the women’s swimming and diving program can do so by clicking here. To make a donation to the men’s swimming and diving program, click here. Your contribution will make a direct impact on the success of YOUR Pioneers. Thank you in advance for your unwavering support of our student-athletes and their quest for excellence.    

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