The Valpo women’s swimming team capped off the MVC Championships in Evansville, Ind. on Saturday, finishing off its season with the fourth and final day of competition, highlighted by freshman Kailyn Benoit (Sussex, Wis./Hamilton) qualifying for the evening finals in the 200 fly.
The Valpo women’s swimming team had four individuals and one relay post times among the top-10 in program history in their respective events on Friday as the Beacons competed on the third day of action at the MVC Championships in Evansville, Ind.
The Valpo women’s swimming team continued the 2024 MVC Championships in Evansville, Ind. on Thursday, competing in the second day of action.
The Valpo women’s swimming team opened the 2024 MVC Championships in Evansville, Ind. on Wednesday evening with a pair of relays. The night was highlighted by freshman Avery Ball (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) cracking the top-five in program history in the 50 back.
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 on Monday.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams took on UIC and Southern Illinois in a tri-meet Friday afternoon in Chicago, the Beacons’ final competition before the squads’ respective conference championship meets.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams concluded a two-meet weekend Sunday afternoon, competing at the Butler Invitational in Fishers, Ind. Sophomore Matthew Mantz (Spokane, Wash./Mead) cracked the Beacons’ record book in the 1000 free with his opening split in the 1650.
The Valpo swimming senior class was recognized on Friday evening at the Valparaiso Aquatic Center prior to the final home meet of their collegiate careers, and once the swimming got underway, the Beacons enjoyed a successful meet, as the men defeated Bethel 144-76, while the women battled Bethel to a 102-102 tie. The dual meet win was the men’s fourth victory of the season, the most in a single year by a Valpo men’s team since at least 2000-01.
Competing for the second time in less than 24 hours, the Valpo men’s swimming team earned a dual meet win over host Wabash Saturday afternoon, while the Beacon women swam to a tie against defending D-II national runners-up UIndy.