Crusader senior Bob Pedersen (Urbana, Ill./Urbana) has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), for his work in the pool and in the classroom, it was announced today.
Valparaiso's swimmers broke two school records Saturday, marking five new records over the three-day meet, as the Crusaders concluded their season at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships in Indianapolis, Ind.
Valparaiso's 800 free relay team smashed the previous school record by almost six seconds as the Crusaders competed on day two of the Mid-Continent Conference Championships Friday in Indianapolis, Ind.
David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.) and Adam Jajtner (Port Washington, Wis./Port Washington H.S.) set new school records Thursday at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. Valparaiso sits in seventh place after the first day of competition.
David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.) and Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley H.S.) each won two events for the Crusaders Saturday afternoon, but Valparaiso dropped the dual meet to Eastern Illinois 139-92 at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Valparaiso University's Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after help post three victories in the Crusaders' 116-84 victory at Florida Southern last Friday.
Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley) and David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland) each won two individual events to pace Valpo to a 116-84 win over Florida Southern at Friday's dual meet in Lakeland, Fla.
Despite two top-two finishes apiece from Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley H.S.) and David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.), Valparaiso lost to Wisconsin-Milwaukee 141-78 and to South Dakota State 112-91 Sunday in Milwaukee, Wis.
Valparaiso University's David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Schererville H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after posting five first place finishes last weekend in a pair of meets.
Valparaiso University's men's swimming and diving team has been picked to finish in fifth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships according to the preseason poll released on Thursday evening.
Valparaiso dove into the water for the first time in the 2005-2006 season on Friday evening and the Crusaders finished in 5th place out of seven schools at the Dennis Stark Relays hosted by Notre Dame.
Valparaiso University swim coach Bryan Morrison has announced his 2005-2006 schedule and has put together a line-up that will have his Crusaders competing in a variety of meets, including several invitationals, a couple of dual meets, and several double-dual competitions.