Two individuals qualified for the evening finals on Friday for Valparaiso as the Crusaders returned to the water for day three of the Horizon League Swimming and Diving Championships at Flames Natatorium in Chicago, Ill.
Valparaiso opened the 2010 Horizon League Swimming and Diving Championships in record-setting fashion on Wednesday evening as the Crusaders' 200 medley relay posted a new school mark at the Flames Natatorium in Chicago, Ill.
Valparaiso won seven events on Saturday afternoon in the Crusaders' home finale, but came up nine points shy against Western Illinois as the Leathernecks defeated the Brown and Gold 116-107 at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Valparaiso's men's swimming and diving team returned to the water for the first time in more than a month on Saturday afternoon, and posted a third place finish at the Ball State Relay Invitational in Muncie, Ind.
Behind David Sivak's (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) fourth fastest 200 butterfly time in school history, Valparaiso enters the final day of competition in fifth place at the Calvin Winter Invitational held in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Kevin Fedde (Fort Collins, Colo./Heritage Christian H.S.) posted the fourth fastest 1650 freestyle time in school history for Valparaiso on the opening night of the Calvin Winter Invitational held in Grand Rapids, Mich.
David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) won the 400 individual medley for Valparaiso's lone event victory on Saturday morning as Wright State defeated the Crusaders 164-40 in the Brown and Gold's home opener at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Less than 18 hours after opening the season, the Valparaiso University men's swim team was back in the water Saturday morning, finishing in fifth place at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships hosted by Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind.
When the Valparaiso Crusaders dive into the water for the 2009-2010 season, head coach Howard Hunte will see a youthful team look to build upon 11 school records which were set one year ago when the Brown and Gold finished in sixth place in the Horizon League.
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.