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Valpo Men Downed at Wright State
Kevin Fedde won the 50 butterfly against the Raiders. (Ray Acevedo)
Kevin Fedde won the 50 butterfly against the Raiders. (Ray Acevedo)

Friday, November 05, 2010

After a week off, Valparaiso’s men’s swim team returned to the pool on Friday evening and suffered a 154-96 setback to Wright State in Dayton, Ohio.

Trevor Trimpe (New Palestine, Ind./Connersville H.S.) and Kevin Fedde (Fort Collins, Colo./Heritage Christian H.S.) both registered event wins for the Crusaders on the night.  Trimpe posted a six-second triumph in the 500 freestyle, turning in a time of 4:58.37 while Fedde edged the Raiders in the 50 butterfly by just .03 seconds with a time of 25.46 seconds.

David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) added a pair of runner-up finishes for the Brown and Gold.  The senior finished second  in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:48.14 while his 100 backstroke mark of 55.54 seconds also was the second fastest of the day.

Guillermo Aguilar (San Salvador, El Salvador/Colegio Internacional de San Salvador H.S.) also finished second on the day in the 1000 freestyle with his time of 10:45.83.  Alex Cox (Tinley Park, Ill./Lincoln-Way H.S.) touched the wall second in the 50 free with a time of 23.60 seconds, while Tate Wegehaupt (Tigard, Ore./Tigard H.S.) was less than a half-second off of the pace in the 100 breaststroke with his time of 1:01.85.

Valparaiso (0-6) will have another week off before returning to action on November 19 and 20 at the Coers Invitational hosted by Ball State.