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Valpo Men Drop Double Dual
Steve Braun finished seventh in the 200 freestyle. (Steve Booth)
Steve Braun finished seventh in the 200 freestyle. (Steve Booth)

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Valparaiso’s men’s swim team dropped both ends of a double dual meet on Saturday afternoon in Cleveland, Ohio.  The Crusaders fell 203-24 to Saint Bonaventure and 200-37 against Cleveland State.

Tate Wegehaupt (Tigard, Ore./Tigard H.S.) posted Valpo’s top finish on the afternoon, finishing third in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:11.84.  Wegehaupt also had the Crusaders’ best finish in the 200 individual medley, placing seventh in 2:06.74.

Austin Hunter (La Crescent, Minn./La Crescent H.S.) added a sixth place effort for the Brown and Gold in the 50 freestyle with a time of 22.41 seconds.

Kevin Fedde (Fort Collins, Colo./Heritage Christian H.S.) led the way for the Crusaders in the 1000 free, finishing seventh overall with his time of 10:43.59.    Freshman Kyle Braun (McHenry, Ill./West H.S.) added a seventh place effort in the 200 free, touching the wall in 1:52.59.

Thomas Patrick (Hartland, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) added a seventh place mark for the Brown and Gold in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:17.99 while Fernando Aguilar (San Salvador, El Salvador/Colegio Internacional de San Salvador H.S.) finished in the same spot in the 100 freestyle with a mark of 51.62 seconds.

Matt King (Clinton, Ill./Clinton H.S.) placed seventh in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:08.02 to lead Valpo in that event while Trevor Trimpe (New Palestine, Ind./Connersville H.S.) posted the same finish in the 500 free, finishing in 5:08.55.

Valparaiso (0-6) will return to the water next Friday and Saturday at the Coers Invitational held hosted by Ball State.  Friday’s events begin at 5 p.m. CST in Muncie, Ind.