Ashley Seale (Maryville, Tenn./Maryville H.S.) set a new school record on Friday, but Valparaiso slipped back two positions into fifth place after the middle day at the House of Champions Invitational held in Indianapolis, Ind.
Britt Nelson (Cortland, N.Y./Homer H.S.) and Rachel Korellis (Champaign, Ill./Centennial H.S.) each won a pair of events, but Valparaiso dropped its final home meet of the season 136-100 against Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon again at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Due to travel difficulties because of the recent ice storm, Ball State will not be competing in the scheduled triangular swimming and diving meet that Valparaiso is hosting on Saturday afternoon at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool. Illinois-Chicago will still be competing against the Crusaders in dual meet action beginning at 2 p.m.
After finishing in second place after the first day of the Mid-Continent Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, Valparaiso fell to fourth place on Friday, following the second of three days of the competition held in Rochester, Mich.
Valparaiso put itself in contention on day one of the Mid-Continent Conference Swimming and Diving Championships on Thursday, as the Crusaders trail defending champion Oakland by just 11 points heading into the middle day of the event in Rochester, Mich.
Britt Nelson (Cortland, N.Y./Homer H.S.) set a new school record in the 1,000 freestyle on Saturday afternoon, but Valparaiso dropped its first dual meet of the season 165-98 to Wisconsin-Green Bay at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Valparaiso University's Britt Nelson (Cortland, N.Y./Homer H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after winning three individual victories last weekend at the Eastern Illinois Invitational.
Valparaiso University's women's swimming and diving team has been selected to finish in fourth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships as the conference released the preseason poll on Monday.
Britt Nelson (Cortland, N.Y./Homer H.S.) and Rachel Korellis (Champaign, Ill./Centennial H.S.) won two individual events each and Valparaiso won nine events as a team as the Crusaders defeated Butler 144.5-69.5 in their dual meet opener on Saturday afternoon at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.