Lewis Defeats Crusaders in the Pool
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Lewis Defeats Crusaders in the Pool
Valpo competed against Lewis Saturday at the ARC.

The Lewis University Flyers defeated Valpo in the pool Saturday at the ARC. The Crusader men were on the wrong side of a 155-107 outcome, while the women lost 176-81.

Matt King (Clinton, Ill./Clinton) clocked a 100-yard backstroke time of 55.60, good for first place.

Sophomore Gonzalo Castro Diaz (Mexico City. Mexico) claimed another first-place finish in the 200-yard butterfly. His 1:59.55 time was more than two-and-a-half seconds ahead of Lewis' Bryant Jacobs.

Senior Tate Wegehaupt (Tigard, Ore./Tigard) took home a first-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.11.

Valpo's 200-yard freestyle race was a successful one, netting the Brown and Gold eleven points via a first-place result. Castro Diaz, Wegehaupt, Frederick Jenny (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany). and King completed the race in 1:27.69, a full second ahead of the Flyers' team.

In women's action, junior Marley Cripe (Noblesville, Ind./Noblesville [Liberty]) dazzled again. The newcomer won the 100-yard freestyle, her third victory the last two days. Her 53.17 result earned the Crusaders nine points.

Ciara Lightner (Dixon, Ill./Dixon), Flavia Segatto (Pembroke Pines, Fla./Charleow Flanigan), Ali Taubert (Bloomington, Ill./University), and Lauren Knop (Geneva, Ill./Geneva) each garnered second-place finishes in their respective events.

The Crusaders travel to Macomb, Illinois next Saturday when they take on Western Illinois at 1:00 pm.