The Valpo men’s swimming team was represented by a trio of student-athletes on Wednesday as the Mid-American Conference announced its 2021-22 Academic All-MAC Team.
The Valpo men’s swimming team brought its season to a conclusion on Saturday with the end of a prolific run at the MAC Championships, which saw eight new program records set over the four-day meet.
The 2021-22 Valpo men’s swimming team continued to rewrite the program’s record book on Friday, setting four program records in addition to multiple other top-10 placements on the third day of the MAC Championships from Carbondale, Ill. Valpo’s relays remained perfect at the championship meet, as the fourth relay of the competition setting the fourth new relay program record.
Three relay swims over the first two days of the MAC Championships in Carbondale, Ill. have resulted in three program-record times for the Valpo men’s swimming team, as the Beacons set a new standard in the 200 free relay on Thursday evening.
It was a tremendous start Wednesday as the Valpo men’s swimming team competed for the first time at the MAC Championships in Carbondale, Ill., as both relay events set school records in the evening session. Earlier in the day, senior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) got things going with a program record in the 100 IM in time trial action.
The Valpo men’s swimming team took to the pool for its final dual meet of the regular season on Saturday, traveling to Muncie to take on Ball State.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams took to the pool Saturday in Charleston, Ill. for a dual meet at Eastern Illinois. The Beacons claimed six first-place finishes over the course of the meet, which served as the women’s final regular season meet heading into the MVC Championships.
Valpo swimming senior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) received the third weekly honor of his career on Wednesday, as he was named Mid-American Conference Men’s Swimmer of the Week for his performances in dual meets last weekend against Rose-Hulman and IUPUI.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams turned around after competing Friday evening and returned to the pool Saturday afternoon in a dual meet at IUPUI. Four different Beacons posted second-place finishes in individual events to lead the squad’s effort Saturday.