Area Divers Honored

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Area Divers Honored

South Dakota State’s Clark Kocourek and South Dakota’s Greysen Hertting were named The Summit League’s Divers of the Week for their performances Jan. 10-11.

Clark Kocourek, South Dakota State

Sr. // Omaha, Neb.
Kocourek earns his second career Diver of the Week honor after sweeping the diving events to help South Dakota State defeat league rival South Dakota (177-118) for the second time this season.  The senior won the three-meter dive with a school-record 333.32 points and the one-meter dive with a score of 306.98.  The Omaha, Neb., native ranks second in the league in the three meter and third in the one meter.

Also nominated: Cody Watts, IUPUI.

Previous honorees: 10/15 – Doug Ogilvie, Western Illinois; 10/22 – Dustin Gens, South Dakota; 10/29 – Ross Edfort, Denver; 11/5 – Connor Florand, South Dakota State; 11/12 – Clark Kocourek, South Dakota State; 11/19 – Dustin Gens, South Dakota; 11/26 – Cody Watts, IUPUI; 12/10 – Ross Edfort, Denver; 12/17 – No award given.

Greysen Hertting, South Dakota

Fr. // Appleton, Wis.
Hertting claims her seventh Diver of the Week award this season and second-straight after posting top-two finishes against league rival South Dakota State.  The Appleton, Wis., native won the one-meter dive with a score of 277.65, 45 points ahead of second place.  She also finished runner-up in the three meter with 232.13 points.  Hertting leads the league in both diving events.

Also nominated: Olivia Olesiak, South Dakota State; Julia Rassmussen, Western Illinois.

Previous honorees: 10/15 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 10/22 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 10/29 – Dana Gau, Denver; 11/5 – Cat Badillo, Denver; 11/12 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 11/19 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 11/26 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota; 12/10 – Olivia Olesiak, South Dakota State; 12/17 – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota.

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