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Andracki Sets School Record on Saturday
Amy Andracki set Valpo's school record in the breaststroke.
Amy Andracki set Valpo's school record in the breaststroke.

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Box score

            Valparaiso saw the dual meet schedule come to a close on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 147-88 meet against UIC in Chicago, Ill., but freshman Amy Andracki (Arlington Heights, Ill./Prospect H.S.) set a new school record in the 100 breaststroke. 

            Andracki won the 100 breast with a time of 1:06.25, bettering Ursula Moser’s 1991 mark of 1:06.51.

            “Amy’s swim in the 100 breast was just exceptional today,” interim head coach Barbara Tyree said.

            The Crusaders won three events on the afternoon in their final tune-up for the Horizon League Championships.

            The day began with a four-second victory in the 200 medley relay.  Shaunna Dangremond (Tucson, Ariz./Sabino H.S.), Andracki, Elizabeth Thompson (Norman, Okla./Norman North H.S.), and Rachel Majercik (Schaumburg, Ill./Conant H.S.) posted a time of 1:52.27.

            Becky Crabtree (Mason, Ohio/Mason H.S.) also earned a victory for the Crusaders, doing so in the 50 freestyle.  The freshman posted a time of 24.82 seconds, .26 seconds in front of Majercik, as the Crusaders posted a one-two finish in the event.

            Majercik also finished second in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:00.94 while Dangremond was second in the 100 backstroke with her time of 1:03.09.

            “We had some kids swim some different events as we look toward the conference meet,” Tyree said afterwards.

            Valparaiso (3-9) will be idle until the Crusaders compete at the Horizon League Swimming and Diving Championships in Cleveland, Ohio on February 20-23.  The first event begins at 9 a.m.CST each day.