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Sivak Posts Win but Crusaders Fall to Wright State
David Sivak won the 400 IM on Saturday. (Ray Acevedo)
David Sivak won the 400 IM on Saturday. (Ray Acevedo)

Saturday, October 24, 2009

David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) won the 400 individual medley for Valparaiso’s lone event victory on Saturday morning as Wright State defeated the Crusaders 164-40 in the Brown and Gold’s home opener at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.

Sivak cruised to a win in the 400 IM with a time of with a time of 4:19.76, winning the event by more than six seconds.

Blake Edwards (Orange, Calif./Lutheran H.S. of Orange County placed third for the Crusaders in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:42.56 while Kevin Fedde (Fort Collins, Colo./Heritage Christian H.S.) earned the same place in the 200 free with a time of 1:51.68.  Fedde was also third in the 500 free, finishing in 5:05.29.

Austin Hunter (La Crescent, Minn./ La Crescent H.S.) finished third in the 50 free, touching the wall in 22.18 seconds while also earning the same finish in the 100 butterfly with a mark of 54.91 seconds.

Andrew Hipskind (New Palestine, Ind./New Palestine H.S.) added a top-three finish in the 100 backstroke, placing third in 1:04.75.  Trevor Trimpe (New Palestine, Ind./Connersville H.S.) earned Valpo’s final top-three finish in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:03.44.

Valparaiso (0-1) will return to action on November 14 with a quadrangular meet in Cleveland, Ohio.  The Crusaders will face Niagara, Saint Bonaventure, and host Cleveland State beginning at 12 p.m. CST.

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