Swimming & Diving


Denver Sweeps Summit League Swimming Awards for Second-Straight Week

Oct. 24, 2017

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ELMHURST, Ill. (DU/Summit) – University of Denver women’s swimming senior Morgan McCormick (Golden, Colo.) and men’s swimming redshirt-freshman Stephen Calkins (Calgary, Alberta) have both been named Summit League Swimmers of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday. 


Morgan McCormick, DENVER
Sr.  // Golden, Colo.  

  • Named Summit League Swimmer of the Week for the second time in her career, first this season
  • Won four events in meet against Colorado State
  • Clocked 2:01.62 in the 200 back, which currently ranks 54th in the country (2:00.42 altitude adjusted)
  • Won the 100 back with a time of 55.78



Also nominated: Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota; Erica Hagen, Western Illinois; Emily Pincus, South Dakota State

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Sabrina Sabadeanu, South Dakota; Oct. 17 – Heidi Bradley, Denver 


Stephen Calkins, DENVER
R-Fr. // Calgary, Alberta    

  • Named Summit League Swimmer of the Week for the first time in his career
  • His altitude adjusted time of 1:37.61 in the 200 free is an NCAA B Standard and is also the 16th fastest time in the nation
  • 200 free time broke a pool record that he previously held in his youth swimming career
  • Clocked 49.56 in the 100 fly, time ranks 72nd in the NCAA (49.46 altitude adjusted)

Also nominated: Elbert Chuang, South Dakota; Brennan Bladel, Western Illinois; Austin Pham, South Dakota State

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Dylan Kirar, Valparaiso; Oct. 17 – Sid Farber, Denver 

UP NEXT: The two programs will split up this 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.  

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