Sanders and Bornman Selected as Swimmers of the Week

Oct. 27, 2015

Summit League Release

ELMHURST, Ill. - Denver's Ray Bornman was named Summit League Men's Swimmer of the Week while teammate Amanda Sanders earned Women's Swimmer of the Week award for their performances during the week of Oct. 19-25.

Ray Bornman, DENVER So. // Mackay, Queensland, Australia
· Collects his first career Summit League Swimmer of the Week award this season and second of his career
· Claimed two individual victories along with four relay victories in Denver's double dual meet victory over Kansas and Missouri State
· Posted the league's top times in the 100 Free (45.12) and 200 Free (1:39.12)
· Part of three relay teams that set the league's top mark (200 Free, 400 Free, 800 Free)
· Helped break pool record in 800 Free relay (6:43.18) that stood since 1984

Amanda Sanders, DENVER Jr. // Superior, Colo.
· Claims her third career Summit League Swimmer of the Week award and first this season
· Earned two individual (100 Breast, 200 Breast) and one relay (200 Medley) victories
· Her times of 1:05.55 in the 100 Breast and 2:16.73 in the 200 Breast are the tops in the league this season
· Helped the Pioneers to a double dual meet victory over Kansas and Missouri State

In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four 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), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), 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. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 75 Academic All-Americans, 65 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. In 2014-15, The Summit League ranked first for NCAA Graduation Success Rate in women's basketball and second in baseball. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit the newly re-designed www.thesummitleague.org website, follow Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.

The University of Denver men's swimming and diving team will travel to Santa Cruz, Calif. on Friday, Nov. 6th to compete against UC Santa Cruz. The women's team is set to host Air Force on Saturday, Nov. 7th at noon at El Pomar, while the men will take on the University of the Pacific on the same day in Stockton, Calif.

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