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Valpo Men Fourth at Ball State Invite

Saturday, November 20, 2004

Led by three top-three finishes by David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.), Valparaiso finished in fourth place at the Ball State Invitational held Friday and Saturday in Muncie, Ind.

Valpo tallied 335.5 points trailing Ball State (1101.83 points), Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Baldwin Wallace. Butler was fifth.

Peterson finished second Friday night in the 200 individual medley with a time of 1:58.90, just .19 seconds off the pace. He also was third in the 100 breaststroke (1:02.02) and second in the 200 breaststroke (2:13.59) on Saturday.

Jeff Lange (Woodbridge, Conn./Amity Regional H.S.) was seventh on Friday in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:07.06, the only other individual top-ten finish on day one for the Crusaders.

On Saturday, Bob Pedersen (Urbana, Ill./Urbana H.S.) tied for third in the 100 butterfly, touching the wall in 56.33 seconds. He was also third in the 200 fly with a time of 2:06.40.

Greg Stock (Kirkwood, Mo./Kirkwood H.S.) placed ninth in the 100 backstroke with a mark of 59.97 seconds, while finishing sixth in the 200 back (2:14.19).

Valpo will return to the pool December 2-4 as the Crusaders head to Rochester, Mich. for the Mid-Continent Conference Championships. The morning sessions will begin at 9 a.m. CST daily, with the evening events starting at 5 p.m. CST each day.
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler