Valparaiso University's Toshko Ganzorigt (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia/Orchlon H.S.), Austin Hunter (La Crescent, Minn./La Crescent H.S.), and Chris Rudolf (Middletown, Ohio/Bishop Fenwick H.S.) were all selected to the Horizon League's All-Academic Team in men's swimming.
David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) advanced to the finals in a pair of events on Friday, to lead Valparaiso on the third day of the Horizon League Championships, which are taking place at the Busbey Natatorium in Cleveland, Ohio.
Valparaiso finished day two of the Horizon League Championships on Thursday and senior David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) set a new school record as the Crusaders remain in sixth place at the midway point of competition at Busbey Natatorium in Cleveland, Ohio.
Valparaiso's men's swim team closed the dual meet portion of the 2010-2011 season on Saturday afternoon earning its first victory of the season defeating Monmouth (Ill.) 149-83 in Macomb, Ill. The Crusaders also fell 134-100 to host Western Illinois in double dual meet action.
Valparaiso's David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) won both individual events he entered and was a part of the Crusaders' winning 400 medley relay on Saturday afternoon but IUPUI spoiled Senior Day with a 116-88 victory over the Brown and Gold at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Valparaiso University senior David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) has been named the Horizon League's Swimmer of the Week following two school records and five event victories last week for the Crusaders.
Swimming for the third straight day, Valparaiso earned a third place finish at the Butler Invitational on Sunday afternoon. David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) won his fifth individual event of the weekend, setting a new school record for the Crusaders in the 100 backstroke while also breaking the school mark in the 400 individual medley.
David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) won a pair of races for the second straight day for Valparaiso, but the Crusaders fell to UIC on Saturday afternoon 114.5-84.5 at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Valparaiso's men's swim team returned to the water on Friday evening for the first of three straight days of competition, beginning with a double dual meet in Indianapolis. The Crusaders came out on the short end of both meets, falling 63-42 to host IUPUI and 89-24 to Saint Louis at the IUPUI Natatorium.
After swimming in a quadrangular meet last weekend, Valparaiso's men's swim team returned to the pool on Friday evening for the Dennis Stark Relays, and finished in third place in the event hosted by Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.
Valparaiso's men's swimming team opened the 2010-2011 season on Sunday afternoon, dropping all three ends of a triangular meet against Evansville, Saint Louis, and IUPUI at Fishers High School in Fishers, Ind.
Valparaiso's swimming and diving teams will be home for five dual meets this season as head coach Howard Hunte has released the 2010-2011 men's and women's swimming and diving schedule. The Crusaders will be home at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool twice in October and three times in January.