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Johnston and Sanes Named Summit League Swimmers of the Week

Dec. 21, 2017

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ELMHURST, Ill. (DU/Summit) – University of Denver sophomore women’s swimmer Andi Johnston (Fort Collins, Colo.) and freshman men’s swimmer Adriel Sanes (Rosharon, Texas) have been named Summit League Swimmers of the Week for their performances in Wednesday’s FAU FUN Invite.

WOMEN'S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK

Andi Johnston, DENVER
So.  // Fort Collins, Colo.

  • Named Summit League Swimmer of the Week for the first time in her career
  • Won the 500 free (5:06.27) at the FAU FUN Invite
  • Touched second in the 200 free with a time of 1:53.15
  • Helped Denver win 17-of-32 events

 

 

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

MEN'S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK

Adriel Sanes, DENVER
Fr. // Rosharon, Texas

  • Collected his first Swimmer of the Week award
  • Finished top-2 in four events at the FAU FUN Invite
  • Touched first in the 50 free (21.37)
  • Part of the 400 medley relay that won with a time of 3:37.04

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

ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 100,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University with the University of North Dakota becoming an official member on July 1, 2018. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced nine NCAA Champions along with over 90 Academic All-Americans, nearly 100 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague.

UP NEXT: Denver will resume its dual meet schedule in 2018 when the Pioneers’ men’s and women’s programs head to Minnesota on January 13. Both programs will return to El Pomar Natatorium Jan. 19 (Colorado Mesa – 4 p.m.) and Jan. 20 (Utah - 12 p.m.).

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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