Swimming & Diving


Denver’s Men Host Air Force Friday at 5 p.m. MT

Oct. 19, 2017

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DENVER The [RV/25] University of Denver men’s swimming and diving team will welcome Air Force to El Pomar Natatorium on Friday night, with the first dive set for 3 p.m. MT, and the first swimming event set for 5 p.m. MT. 

Order of Events

3 meter dive – 3 p.m. MT

200 Medley Relay – 5 p.m. MT

1000 Free

200 Free

100 Back

100 Breast

200 Fly

50 Free

1 meter dive during swimming break

100 Free

200 Back

200 Breast



500 Free

100 Fly


200 IM

400 Freestyle Relay

Denver Men’s Swimmers in the National Top 25

Sid Farber – 6th – 50 Free – 20.06

Sid Farber – 16th – 100 Free – 44.62 (altitude adjusted) 

Denver Men’s Relays in the National Top 25

Stephen Calkins, Jackson Gainer, Ray Bornman, Anton Loncar – 18th - 200 Free – 1:23.12

Ray Bornman, Stephen Calkins, Anton Loncar, Sid Farber – 17th - 400 Free – 3:00.93

Anton Loncar, Cy Jager, Stephen Calkins, Sid Farber – 24th – 200 Medley – 1:31.18 

Summit League Swimmers and Diver of the Week

Denver senior Heidi Bradley (Victoria, B.C. ) and sophomore Sid Farber (Portland, Ore.) took the swimming honors for the first time in their careers, while sophomore Sammy Walker (Los Gatos, Calif.) earned her third Summit League Diver of the Week award on Tuesday. 

Last Time Out

LARAMIE, Wyo. – The [RV/25] University of Denver men’s swimming and diving program earned a 25-point win (163-138) in its dual opener over Wyoming on Saturday afternoon at Laramie High School. 

Sophomore Sid Farber (Portland, Ore.) was a part of four event wins for the Pioneers, winning the two sprint freestyle events, while anchoring both the 200 medley relay victory and the 400 free relay. Redshirt-freshman Stephen Calkins (Calgary, Alberta) and senior Anton Loncar (Hillsboro, Ore.) were both a part of three event wins, one individual and two relay wins. 

Denver took the top three spots in the men’s 1000 free to open up an early cushion on Saturday. Sophomore Jesse Haraden (Ballston Spa, N.Y.) followed up his sister’s performance in the same event with a 9:53.04 to touch first. Senior Alex Walton (Atlanta, Ga.) and freshman Nathan Rock (Boulder, Colo.) touched second and third in the distance race with a 9:58.73 and 10:01.95, respectively. 

Calkins individual event win came in the 200 free, clocking in at 1:40.07 in his first collegiate dual. 

Senior Ray Bornman (Mackay, Queensland) and sophomore Neil Wachtler (Waco, Texas) tied in the 100 back with matching times of 51.52. 

Farber’s 20.06 in the 50 free was good for his second NCAA B Standard in the event in as many nights to lead the sprinters.

Saturday’s Event Winners

M 200 Medley Relay: Anton Loncar, Cy Jager, Stephen Calkins, Sid Farber – 1:31.18

M 1000 Free: Jesse Haraden – 9:53.04

M 200 Free: Stephen Calkins – 1:40.07

M 100 Back: Ray Bornman and Neil Wachtler – 51.52

M 50 Free: Sid Farber – 20.06 – NCAA B Standard

M 100 Free: Sid Farber – 45.17

M 200 Back: Anton Loncar – 1:50.67

M 500 Free: Colin Gilbert – 4:39.88

M 400 Free Relay: Ray Bornman, Stephen Calkins, Anton Loncar, Sid Farber – 3:00.93 


Denver’s women’s program heads to Colorado State Saturday afternoon for a meet set to begin at 12 p.m. MT. The two programs will split up the following weekend, as the Denver men head to the Pacific Invite in Stockton, Calif., while the women head south east for the Dual-A-Palooza in New Orleans, La. 

Pioneer Movement:

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