Jenny Lowers Program Record as Swimmers Cap Off Phoenix Fall Classic With Strong Sunday

Valpo freshman Isabel Jenny (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany) continued her tremendous first season in the Brown and Gold, lowering her program record in the 100 back, as the Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swimming teams wrapped up the 2018 Phoenix Fall Classic on Sunday, placing fifth and fourth – respectively – out of the 11 competing schools. Freshmen Billy Bennett (Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville) and Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central), as well as junior Erica Martins (Hartland, Wis./Lake County Lutheran), each had solid Sunday efforts as well, continuing where the team left off yesterday as they found their way into Valpo’s record books.


Valpo Swimmers Climb Program Charts on Second Day of Phoenix Fall Classic

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swimming teams finished up the second day of the Phoenix Fall Classic at the University of Chicago on Friday. Teams got the morning started with the preliminary events, followed by finals in the evening.


Jenny Sets Program Record as Valpo Wraps Up First Day of Phoenix Fall Classic

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swimming concluded the first day of action of the Phoenix Fall Classic at the University of Chicago on Friday. Teams got underway with six events to start the weekend, with the remaining events taking place over the course of Saturday and Sunday. The day was highlighted by freshman Isabel Jenny (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany) setting a program record in the 100 backstroke as the lead leg of the 400 medley relay.


Swimmers Continue Campaign at Saginaw Valley State

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swimming teams competed in their second consecutive road meet on Saturday afternoon in University City, Mich., taking on Saginaw Valley State and Davenport in a tri-meet. Freshman Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) and senior Dylan Kirar (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) led Valpo, each picking up a first place finish on the afternoon.


Swimmers Battle on Road at Indiana State Saturday

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swim teams traveled to Terre Haute, Ind. this weekend for their second road meet of the 2018-19 season, competing against the host Indiana State Sycamores and the Evansville Purple Aces.


Valpo Swimming Battles Eastern Illinois in Second Home Meet

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swimming teams hosted their second home meet of the 2018-19 season Saturday afternoon, as they took on Summit League foe Eastern Illinois at the ARC Pool. Both Valpo and Eastern Illinois recorded 14 first-place finishes apiece on the afternoon, with junior Paige Wright (Surprise, Ariz./Paradise Honors) leading the way with a trio of first-place finishes for Valpo.


Swimmers Battle in Cedar Falls at First Road Meet

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swimming teams competed in their first away meet of the 2018-19 season on Saturday afternoon at the University of Northern Iowa. Valpo squared off against the Panthers, along with Western Illinois and South Dakota State. Senior Dylan Kirar (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) was the top swimmer on the afternoon for Valpo, taking home first in the 1000-free.


Valpo Swimming Opens 2018-19 Campaign Saturday

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swimming teams succumbed to Green Bay in their inaugural meet of the 2018-19 season at the ARC Pool Saturday afternoon. There were many positive takeaways for each team, however, as the women’s team took home first in three events, while the men won two. Junior Paige Wright (Surprise, Ariz./Paradise Honors) led the way with two individual wins.


Valpo Swimming Ready and Eager for Saturday Season Opener

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swimming teams will commence their 2018-19 season this weekend with a meet against Green Bay at the ARC Pool.