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.