The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams were named Scholar All-America Teams by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA), as announced by the organization this week.
The Valpo men’s swimming team was represented by a trio of student-athletes on Wednesday as the Mid-American Conference announced its 2021-22 Academic All-MAC Team.
The Valpo men’s swimming team brought its season to a conclusion on Saturday with the end of a prolific run at the MAC Championships, which saw eight new program records set over the four-day meet.
The 2021-22 Valpo men’s swimming team continued to rewrite the program’s record book on Friday, setting four program records in addition to multiple other top-10 placements on the third day of the MAC Championships from Carbondale, Ill. Valpo’s relays remained perfect at the championship meet, as the fourth relay of the competition setting the fourth new relay program record.
Three relay swims over the first two days of the MAC Championships in Carbondale, Ill. have resulted in three program-record times for the Valpo men’s swimming team, as the Beacons set a new standard in the 200 free relay on Thursday evening.
It was a tremendous start Wednesday as the Valpo men’s swimming team competed for the first time at the MAC Championships in Carbondale, Ill., as both relay events set school records in the evening session. Earlier in the day, senior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) got things going with a program record in the 100 IM in time trial action.
The Valpo men’s swimming team took to the pool for its final dual meet of the regular season on Saturday, traveling to Muncie to take on Ball State.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams took to the pool Saturday in Charleston, Ill. for a dual meet at Eastern Illinois. The Beacons claimed six first-place finishes over the course of the meet, which served as the women’s final regular season meet heading into the MVC Championships.
Valpo swimming senior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) received the third weekly honor of his career on Wednesday, as he was named Mid-American Conference Men’s Swimmer of the Week for his performances in dual meets last weekend against Rose-Hulman and IUPUI.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams turned around after competing Friday evening and returned to the pool Saturday afternoon in a dual meet at IUPUI. Four different Beacons posted second-place finishes in individual events to lead the squad’s effort Saturday.
The Valpo women’s and men’s swimming squads combined to earn 18 event victories on Friday evening at Rose-Hulman as their spring season continued. The women swept all 14 events on their way to claiming the dual meet victory, while the men touched the wall first in four events.
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.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams returned to the pool Friday afternoon with a dual meet at Evansville, the first of back-to-back meets this weekend for the Beacons. The dual against the Purple Aces was the first of three against conference opponents for both the men and the women this season.
A pair of top-five finishes from senior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) and impressive swims from freshmen in their first collegiate competition highlighted the day for the Valpo swimming program on Sunday, as the Beacons’ men and women jumped in the pool for the first time at the Butler Double Duals.
The 2021-22 slate for the Valpo swimming program gets underway later this month, as the team announced its schedule today.
Five members of the Valpo men’s swimming program were named to the Summit League Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the league Thursday.