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Valpo Women Open Season Sunday with Quadrangular Meet
Amy Andracki finished third in the 200 butterfly. (Ray Acevedo)
Amy Andracki finished third in the 200 butterfly. (Ray Acevedo)

Sunday, October 03, 2010

Valparaiso’s women’s swimming team posted a victory over Butler but fell to Evansville and Saint Louis on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders opened the 2010-2011 season in Fishers, Ind.

The Crusaders defeated the Bulldogs 116-77 but fell 186-46 against Evansville.  Saint Louis also downed Valpo 166-66.

The Crusaders opened the meet with a runner-up finish in the 400 medley relay.  Shaunna Dangremond (Tucson, Ariz./Sabino H.S.), Amy Andracki (Arlington Heights, Ill./Prospect H.S.), Justine Barnes (Rochester Hills, Mich./Adams H.S.), and Laura Rickey (Monmouth, Ill./Monmouth-Roseville H.S.) touched the wall in 4:14.43.

Natalie Jarrett (Lebanon, Ind./Western Boone H.S.) notched three top-five finishes on the day.  She was third in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:34.92.  She added a fourth place finish in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:18.67 in her first meet as a Crusader after transferring from IUPUI before the start of the season.  She also finished fourth in the 200 backstroke with a mark of 2:19.64.

Dangremond added a fifth place effort in the 200 back as well, posting a time of 2:19.64.  Andracki posted a third posted in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:22.70. 

Valparaiso (1-2) will return to action on Friday afternoon at the Dennis Stark Relays hosted by Notre Dame.  The first event begins at 4 p.m. CDT.

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