The Valpo women’s swimming team closed out its 2021 season on the final day of the MVC Championships in Carbondale, Ill. on Friday. Sophomore Mikayla DePover (Rock Island, Ill./Rock Island) closed the season strong, lowering her own school record in the 100 IM and improving upon a career best in the 200-breaststroke as well.
The Valpo women’s swimming team competed on day two of three of the MVC Championships in Carbondale, Ill. on Thursday. Freshman Kenzie Conn (Celina, Ohio/Celina) moved into third position all-time at Valpo in the 100-backstroke, while the 200-medley relay team moved onto the program’s top-10 charts.
The Valpo women’s swimming team started off the MVC Championships in Carbondale, Ill. on Wednesday with the first of three days of competition. The day was highlighted with the team moving into fourth place in program history in the 200 free relay.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams closed out the regular season Saturday at Southern Illinois, with the men competing in a dual meet against Eastern Illinois and the women competing in a tri-meet. Valpo’s effort was led by sophomore Gus Rytting (Houston, Texas/Lamar), who picked up a pair of event victories in the breaststroke events.
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swim teams competed in a tri-meet at Southern Illinois with Arkansas Little Rock on Friday. Valpo had an abundance of top-10 finishes with junior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) boasting the best individual showing with three top-five swims.
The Valpo women’s swim team traveled to Normal, Ill. Saturday to compete against Illinois State. Sophomore Mikayla DePover (Rock Island, Ill./Rock Island) led the way, collecting a second-place individual finish in the 100 breaststroke.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams traveled to Indiana State Saturday to compete against the Sycamores and Evansville in their first meet since January 15. Valpo was led by junior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central), who collected an individual win in the 100 free.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams were named Scholar All-America Teams by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA), as announced by the organization this week.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams hosted Rose-Hulman Friday evening at Valparaiso High School in the season-opening meet. Sophomore Morgan Markley (Bluffton, Ind./Norwell) led the way, winning three individual events and anchoring a team relay win to lead the Brown and Gold women over the Fightin’ Engineers.