The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has announced that Sam Kraft has been named the league's Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.
Kraft was involved with two first place finishes during Luther's 130-98 home victory over Loras College on Saturday, Jan. 7. The victory was the first in Iowa Conference action this year.
Kraft cruised to a first place finish in the 1,000 freestyle (11:20.00), finishing 21 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor. She also swam the second leg of Luther's first place 200 freestyle relay (1:48.71). She also swam the 100 fly and finished third (1:11.34).
Kraft, a 2014 graduate of Mason City High School (IA), is the daughter of Brad and Jean Kraft.