Crusader Women Fall Short in Double Dual Friday
Natalie Jarrett was sixth in the 100 backstroke. (Steve Booth)

Crusader Women Fall Short in Double Dual Friday
Friday, January 20, 2012

Valparaiso’s women’s swim team dropped both ends of a double dual meet on Friday evening in Chicago, Ill., falling 203-31 to Illinois State and 194-38 against UIC.

Alex Caruthers (Hilliard, Ohio/Hilliard H.S.) finished with the day’s sixth best mark in the 1000 freestyle, touching the wall in 11:27.46.

Natalie Jarrett (Lebanon, Ind./Western Boone H.S.) added a sixth place effort for the Crusaders in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:02.38.

Flavia Segatto (Pembroke Pines, Fla./Charleow Flanigan  H.S.) turned in the seventh fastest 500 freestyle time of the night with a mark of 5:26.93.

Valparaiso (1-9) will return to action on Sunday with an 11 a.m. meet in Fishers, Ind.  The Crusaders will face Butler, Xavier (Ohio), Youngstown State, Ball State and Hillsdale.