The Valpo swimming program welcomed UIC to the Valparaiso Aquatic Center Friday as the Beacons hosted their Senior Meet, honoring the eight members of the program swimming in their final home meet.
The Valpo men's and women's swimming teams will host their Senior Meet against UIC Friday evening at 5 p.m. at the Valparaiso Aquatic Center. This schedule addition takes the place of the previously scheduled meet against Southern Illinois on Saturday, which has been canceled.
Four Valpo swimmers earned first-place finishes on Saturday as the Valpo swim team closed out fall semester action at Lewis.
A school-record swim from Billy Bennett (Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville) in the 100 IM on the men’s side was the highlight of a Saturday which contained numerous top-10 swims in program history as the Valpo swimming teams concluded the A3 Performance Invitational in Carbondale, Ill.
The second day of competition at the A3 Performance Invite in Carbondale, Ill. for the Valpo swimming teams saw four more swimmers crack the program’s individual top-10 charts on Friday.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams combined for six individuals making moves on the program’s all-time charts Thursday, while three of the four relays also cracked Valpo’s all-time top-10 as the Beacons began the three-day A3 Performance Invitational, hosted by Southern Illinois in Carbondale, Ill.
The Valpo swimming program hosted a tri-meet Saturday afternoon at the Valparaiso Aquatic Center, welcoming Green Bay and Youngstown State to town. Senior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) posted the teams’ top individual finishes with a pair of second-place showings.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams competed in the first of three scheduled home meets on Saturday at the Valparaiso Aquatic Center at Valpo H.S., combining for nine first-place event finishes in a dual meet with Eastern Illinois.
The Valpo women’s and men’s swimming teams took to the pool on Saturday against in-state competition at the annual Indiana Intercollegiates, hosted by Purdue in West Lafayette. The meet featured three Beacon swimmers cracking the program’s record book, among a number of strong swims.