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Western Illinois Wins over Valpo
Senior Tate Wegehaupt won two individual events Saturday at a duel meet versus Western Illinois.
Senior Tate Wegehaupt won two individual events Saturday at a duel meet versus Western Illinois.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

The Valparaiso men's swimming team dropped a 155-129 decision while the women fell 152-129 at Western Illinois University Saturday in Macomb.

Senior Andrea Bretl (Wauwatosa, Wis./West) blew past the competition in the 1000-yard freestyle with an 11:18.40 time, nearly 20 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. She followed that up with an additional first-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle. 

Teammate Ciara Lightner (Dixon, Ill./Dixon) took first-place in the 100-yard backstroke thanks to a 1:03.69 finish. The sophomore edged out WIU's Abby Hansen, who clocked in at 1:04.01.

Freshman Emily Trimpe (New Palestine, Ind./New Palestine) and Western Illinois' Sarah Rosenhauer had a photo finish in the 100-yard breaststroke. It was determined that Rosenhauer (1:12.05) touched the wall just ahead of Trimpe (1:12.09). Trimpe later sought her revenge in the 100-yard freestyle, netting first place with a 57.55 time.

Junior Flavia Segatto (Pembroke Pines, Fla./Charleow Flanigan) continued to impress as she took home first-place in the 200-yard butterfly. Segatto stopped the clock at 2:16.59, nearly four full seconds of the rest of the pack. Her 100-yard butterfly victory was much closer. Segatto touched the wall at 1:02.74, just a fingernail ahead of WIU's Kelsey Kirchhoefer (1:02.82).

The team of Segatto, Trimpe, Ali Taubert (Bloomington, Ill./University) and Makenna Cannon (Delafield, Wis./Kettle Moraine) enjoyed a group win in the 800-yard freestyle relay as they registered a 8:26.48 time.

On the men's side, Frederick Jenny (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany) earned the Crusaders nine points with a 1:00.12 time in the men's 100-yard breaststroke. 

Sophomore Gonzalo Castro Diaz (Mexico City, Mexico) cleared the two-minute mark (1:59.93) as he claimed first place in the 200-yard butterfly, He later won the 100-yard butterfly with a 53.40 finish.

Senior Tate Wegehaupt (Tigard, Ore./Tigard) was victorious in another 50-yard freestyle race Saturday. He outlasted teammate Kyle Braun (McHenry, Ill./West) by .27 of a second. Wegehaupt earned his second individual win a couple races later in the 200-yard breaststroke, thanks to a 2:13.34 time.

Freshman Brian Wasicak (Des Plaines, Ill./Maine West) got in on the fun, turning in a 4:57.09 finish in the 500-yard freestyle, good for first place.

The Crusaders will have a couple weeks off to prepare for the Calvin College Invitational in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The first day of the meet is scheduled for Thursday, December 5th. 

W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo