Valparaiso University's Shaunna Dangremond (Tucson, Ariz./Sabino H.S.) and Kristy Shew (Terre Haute, Ind./North Vigo H.S.) were both named to the Horizon League's All-Academic Team for women's swimming.
Rachel Majercik (Schaumburg, Ill./Conant H.S.) became the first Crusader to break into the top-16 at the Horizon League Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday, as Valparaiso finished day three of competition at Flames Natatorium in Chicago, Ill.
The 2010 Horizon League Swimming and Diving Championships got underway on Wednesday evening at the Flames Natatorium in Chicago, Ill. with Valparaiso sitting in eighth place after the first of four days of competition.
Valparaiso closed the dual meet portion of the 2009-2010 season on Saturday afternoon and sent its seniors out on a high note with a convincing 137-87 victory over Western Illinois on Senior Day at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Justine Barnes (Rochester Hills, Mich./Adams H.S.) and Rachel Majercik (Schaumburg, Ill./Conant H.S.) each posted marks that move them onto the top-10 all-time list at Valparaiso helping to lead the Crusaders into eighth place after day two of the Calvin Winter Invitational held in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Returning to the pool for the second time in less than 24 hours, Valparaiso's women's swimming and diving team fell 201-72 to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Saturday morning in Milwaukee, Wis.
Rachel Majercik (Schaumburg, Ill./Conant H.S.) won the 100 freestyle for Valparaiso but Wright State ruined the Crusaders' dual meet and home opener on Saturday morning defeating the Brown and Gold 164-40 at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Valparaiso's women's swimming and diving team returned to the water for the second straight day on Saturday, finishing in fifth place at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships hosted by Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind.
An experienced Valparaiso University women's swim team takes to the water for the 2009-2010 season looking to move up the Horizon League ladder after a seventh place finish one year ago. Head coach Howard Hunte returns 12 letterwinners from last year's squad, which set seven new school records during the course of the season.
Valparaiso University swimming and diving coach Howard Hunte has announced his 2009-2010 schedule which will see the Crusaders compete 12 times during the season, including four invitationals, prior to the Horizon League Championships.