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Valpo Adds 26 to Swimming and Diving Program

Monday, May 22, 2006

Valparaiso University head swimming and diving coach Bryan Morrison has announced the addition of 26 new student-athletes that have signed National Letters of Intent to joint the Crusader program.

Seven men and 19 women will take to the water this fall for the Brown and Gold.

?I am looking forward to a great season with a lot of new faces and fresh ideas," Morrison said of his recruiting class.

The following comprise the 2006 Valpo recruiting class:

Men
Name Events Yr. Hometown/High School
Quinn Bobel
Diving Fr. Lexington, Ky./Tates Creek
Nathan Burke Breast/IM Fr. Willoughby, Ohio/South
Blake Edwards Mid-Dist. Free Fr. Orange, Calif./Lutheran of Orange County
Andrew Geibel Breast Fr. Bartlesville, Okla./Bartlesville
Pat Grasso Fly/Free Fr. Northbrook, Ill./Glenbrook North
Daniel Meals Sprint Free Fr. Washington, Ill./Washington Community
John Schumacher Breast Fr. Fairfax, Va./Woodson

Women
Name Events Yr. Hometown/High School
Laura Amschler
Mid-Dist. Free Fr. Avon, Ind./Avon Community
Karen Berg Back Fr. Glendale, Ariz./Deer Valley
Elise Bugenske Back Fr. Saginaw, Mich./Nouvel Catholic Central
Ellen Chase Distance Free Fr. Oscoda, Mich./Oscoda
Katie Cissell Distance Free Fr. Bloomington, Ind./Edgewood
Kara Griffiths IM/Fly Fr. Indianapolis, Ind.Roncalli
Robin Hedge Sprint Free Fr. Lebanon, Ind./Lebanon
Lauren Hosimer Distance Free Fr. Naperville, Ill./Central
Anna Kampling Fly/Spring Free Fr. Iowa City, Iowa/West
Jaclyn Krause Free Fr. Rochester, Mich./Notre Dame Prep
Brittany Lewis Diving Fr. Munster, Ind./Munster
Rachel Majercik Free/Fly Fr. Schaumburg, Ill./Conant
Anna Orwick Diving Fr. Broadlands, Ill./Champaign Centennial
Katie Rader Free/Fly Fr. Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg
Liane Schroeder IM Fr. Bremen, Ind./Bremen
Kristy Shew Sprint Free Fr. Terre Haute, Ind./North Vigo
Katlyn Smethurst Mid-Dist. Free Fr. Grand Ledge, Mich./Grand Ledge
Elizabeth Thompson Mid-Dist. Free/Fly Fr. Norman, Okla./North
Amy Young Breast Fr. LaPorte, Ind./LaPorte