Valpo men’s swimming junior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) broke an individual program record for the third time in as many days and the Valpo men closed the Summit League Championships Saturday evening with a record swim in the 400 free relay, capping a meet which saw the team set seven program records.
For the first time since 2002, the Valpo men’s swimming team boasts a league champion swimmer, as junior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) touched the wall first with a record swim in the 200-free Friday at the Summit League Championships in West Fargo, N.D. Junior Billy Bennett (Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville) also broke a program record en route to All-League honors in the 100-breaststroke.
The Valpo men’s swimming team kicked off day one of the Summit League Championships in Sioux Falls, S.D. on Thursday with three program-record swims. It started with a school-record swim in the 50-free preliminary round by junior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central), while the night session featured a pair of new program records in relay events.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams closed out the regular season Saturday at Southern Illinois, with the men competing in a dual meet against Eastern Illinois and the women competing in a tri-meet. Valpo’s effort was led by sophomore Gus Rytting (Houston, Texas/Lamar), who picked up a pair of event victories in the breaststroke events.
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swim teams competed in a tri-meet at Southern Illinois with Arkansas Little Rock on Friday. Valpo had an abundance of top-10 finishes with junior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) boasting the best individual showing with three top-five swims.
Valparaiso University has reached an agreement with the Mid-American Conference (MAC) to become an affiliate conference member in men’s swimming, beginning with the 2021-22 academic year.
Valpo men’s swimming junior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) has been named the Summit League Men’s Swimmer of the Week for the second time this season after some impressive swims last weekend in Valpo’s meet against Evansville.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams traveled to Indiana State Saturday to compete against the Sycamores and Evansville in their first meet since January 15. Valpo was led by junior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central), who collected an individual win in the 100 free.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams were named Scholar All-America Teams by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA), as announced by the organization this week.