Valpo Men Swim in Cleveland
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Valpo Men Swim in Cleveland
Kevin Fedde swam the eighth best 500 free time ever at Valpo. (Ray Acevedo)

Valparaiso dropped all three contests in the quadrangular meet hosted by Cleveland State on Saturday afternoon in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Crusaders fell to the host Vikings 181-40, Niagara 145-83, and Saint Bonaventure 189-32.

Kevin Fedde (Fort Collins, Colo./Heritage Christian H.S.) turned in the school’s eighth fastest time ever in the 1000 freestyle, finishing in a time of 10:26.69.  He finished seventh overall in the race.

Blake Edwards (Orange, Calif./Lutheran H.S. of Orange County) placed sixth in the 500 freestyle, touching the wall in 5:00.68.  He also placed seventh for the Brown and Gold in the 200 free with a time of 1:49.12.

David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) and Austin Hunter (La Crescent, Minn./La Crescent H.S.) also turned in a pair of sixth place efforts.  Sivak posted his in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:00.38 while Hunter turned in a mark of 2:04.22 in the 200 backstroke.

Trevor Trimpe (New Palestine, Ind./Connersville H.S.) added a sixth place finish in the 200 breaststroke, finishing in 2:21.23.

Valparaiso (0-4) will return to the water next Friday evening in Green Bay, Wis. to face the Phoenix of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.  The meet begins at 6 p.m.