Valpo Swimming Continues Season Friday Versus Evansville
Friday, October 21, 2016
Valpo Swimming Continues Season Friday Versus Evansville
Emily Trimpe competed in all nine individual events Friday.

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swimming squads continued their 2016-17 seasons Friday at the ARC pool as they hosted Evansville. The Crusaders fell to the Purple Aces 131-74 on the men’s side and 152-33 on the women’s side. Senior Emily Trimpe (New Palestine, Ind./New Palestine) accomplished a tremendous feat on Friday, swimming in each of the meet’s nine individual events.

How It Happened

  • On the men’s side, freshman Peyton Stambeck (Bartlesville, Okla./Bartlesville) earned a victory for the Crusaders, coming out victorious in the 100 free with a time of 48.22 seconds – less than a half-second outside the Crusaders’ all-time top-10.
  • Stambeck also registered a second-place showing in the 50 free with a time of 22.42 seconds.
  • In all, seven different Valpo swimmers earned second-place finishes against the Purple Aces.
  • Sophomore Mac Sogandares (Reston, Va./South Lakes) touched the wall in second place in the 1000 free with a time of 10:17.48, ninth-best in Valpo history.
  • Freshman Dylan Ogle (Simpsonville, S.C./Mauldin), who already recorded a time among Valpo’s all-time best in the 200 fly, moved into ninth in program history in the 100 fly on Friday with a time of 53.18 seconds.
  • The Valpo men placed second in both the 400 medley relay (3:39.38) and the 400 free relay (3:16.08).
  • On the women’s side, the Crusaders earned a second-place finish in the 400 free relay (3:47.67) and placed third in the 400 medley relay (4:11.94).
  • Trimpe competed in all nine of the individual events on the women’s side – scoring in the maximum three events and swimming as an exhibition entrant in the other six. Her top finish was a third-place showing in the 1000 free, touching the wall in 11:20.11.
  • Freshman Paige Wright (Surprise, Ariz./Paradise Honor) earned a third-place finish as well for the Crusader women with a time of 55.59 seconds in the 100 free.

Next Up

The Crusaders turn around for a quick return to the pool, as they travel down to West Lafayette for the Indiana Intercollegiates on Saturday – set for an 11 a.m. CT start.