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SIUC’s Laura Carver named MVC Swimmer of the Week

CARBONDALE (WSIL) — Laura Carver, a senior at SIU Carbondale, has been named Missouri Valley Conference "Swimmer of the Week."

The league announced the honor Tuesday.

Carver, of Owensboro, Ky., won a team-best three individual events in SIU’s win Friday over Bellarmine and Valparaiso. Carver got first-place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke and 200-yard individual medley. She also placed second in the 100-yard freestyle. It was the second-straight meet that Carver won three events. 

According to SIU, Carver is a three-time All-MVC honoree and swam the second-fastest 200-IM in school history at the 2019 MVC Championships. 

Carver and the Salukis take on Illinois and Illinois State on Thursday in Champaign.  


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