Valparaiso sits in seventh place after the first day of competition Thursday at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. Amanda Gregory (Carmel, Ind./Carmel H.S.) posted an eighth-place finish in the 500 free to lead the Crusaders.
Valparaiso took to the pool for its final home meet of the season Saturday afternoon, but could not defeat Eastern Illinois, as the Panthers captured a 145-68 decision at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Valparaiso University's Katie Jajtner (Port Washington, Wis./Port Washington H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after posting a strong showing against Florida Southern on Friday.
Led by two top-five finishes from Tina Vande Vusse (Des Plaines, Ill./Maine West H.S.), Valparaiso took home a sixth-place finish at this weekend's House of Champions Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind.
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 late Thursday evening.
Valparaiso University swim coach Bryan Morrison has announced his 2005-2006 schedule and has put together a line-up that will have his Crusaders competing in a variety of meets, including several invitationals, a couple of dual meets, and several double-dual competitions.