Sander Tabbed Valley Swimmer of the Week
Nov. 5, 2013
ST. LOUIS - Senior Renata Sander was named Missouri Valley Conference Swimmer of the Week, the league announced Monday.
Sander won four individual events and was part of two winning relays in the Bears' sweep of Evansville and Southern Illinois Friday and Saturday at Hammons Student Center. MSU defeated Evansville, 142-95, on Friday and SIU, 121.5-119.5, on Saturday.
Sander won the 200-yard IM against both the Purple Aces and Salukis in 2:09.85 and 2:10.49, respectively, and also claimed the 100 breaststroke (1:05.10) versus UE and 200 breast (2:21.73) against SIU.
Sander, a native of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and two-time defending MVC Swimmer of the Year, has earned one other MVC Swimmer of the Week honor in her career. She was also named Co-MVC Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 20, 2012.
Missouri State returns to action this weekend, hosting Missouri and Arkansas at Hammons Student Center. The Tigers come in Friday at 5 p.m., while the Razorbacks hit the pool Saturday at 1 p.m.