Dominik Karacic and Aurora Duncan named PNC GLVC Swimmers of the Week

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury swimmers won both the PNC GLVC Swimmer of the Week awards as Dominik Karacic won the men’s award, and Aurora Duncan took the women’s honor.
 
Karacic, a senior from Zagreb, Croatia, won two events and was a part of four second-place finishes in relays that Southern Methodist Invitational last week in Dallas, Texas. Karacic won the 100 Fly and recorded the fastest time this season in Division II at 46.22. He also won the 200 Fly with a time of 1:45.23. Karacic then swam a leg of the 200 Medley Relay, the 400 Medley Relay, the 800 Free Relay, and the anchor leg of the 400 Free Relay.
 
Duncan won the 200 Fly and also posted a third-place and a fourth-place finish at the SMU Invitational last week. The freshman from Irvine, California, took the 200 Fly in 1:59.11, the fastest time nationally in D-II so far this year. Duncan was third in the 400 Individual Medley with a time of 4:19.32, and was fourth in the 200 IM, 2:02.63. She also swam legs of the 800 Free Relay (1:51.13) and the 400 Free Relay (51.69).
 
Drury was the only non-Division I team competing at the SMU Invitational last week.
 
The awards are the second and third time Drury swimmers have earned weekly honors from the GLVC. Bec Cross was named the Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 10.
 
The Drury men’s and women’s swim teams are scheduled to compete again at Missouri State on Dec. 17 at Hammons Student Center.
 
 
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