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Valpo Fourth at Ball State Invitational

Saturday, November 20, 2004

Valparaiso's women finished in fourth place at the Ball State Invitational on Friday and Saturday evening in Muncie, Ind.

The Crusaders tallied 254 points, six and a half more than fifth place Baldwin Wallace. Ball State won the meet with 1,159 points, followed by Marshall and Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Butler was sixth.

Britt Nelson (Cortland, N.Y./Homer H.S.) finished ninth for the Crusaders in the 500 freestyle (5:19.23) on Friday night, while Allison Clark (Shorewood, Wis./Shorewood H.S.) finished in the same position in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:17.72.

On Saturday, Clark finished eighth in the 400 IM in 4:53.18. Leah Schneider (Sussex, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) was ninth in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:03.11. Lauren Bambach (Dublin, Ohio/Coffman H.S.) turned in Valpo's highest individual finish of the meet, placing fifth in the 200 backstroke. The junior finished with a time of 2:18.29.

Valparaiso will take a week off before heading to Rochester, Mich. December 2-4 for the Mid-Continent Conference Championships. Events will begin at 9 a.m. CST each day, with the evening session starting at 5 p.m. CST.
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler