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Western Illinois Wins over Valpo
Senior Tate Wegehaupt won two individual events Saturday at a duel meet versus Western Illinois.
Senior Tate Wegehaupt won two individual events Saturday at a duel meet versus Western Illinois.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

The Valparaiso men's swimming team dropped a 155-129 decision while the women fell 152-129 at Western Illinois University Saturday in Macomb.

Senior Andrea Bretl (Wauwatosa, Wis./West) blew past the competition in the 1000-yard freestyle with an 11:18.40 time, nearly 20 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. She followed that up with an additional first-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle. 

Teammate Ciara Lightner (Dixon, Ill./Dixon) took first-place in the 100-yard backstroke thanks to a 1:03.69 finish. The sophomore edged out WIU's Abby Hansen, who clocked in at 1:04.01.

Freshman Emily Trimpe (New Palestine, Ind./New Palestine) and Western Illinois' Sarah Rosenhauer had a photo finish in the 100-yard breaststroke. It was determined that Rosenhauer (1:12.05) touched the wall just ahead of Trimpe (1:12.09). Trimpe later sought her revenge in the 100-yard freestyle, netting first place with a 57.55 time.

Junior Flavia Segatto (Pembroke Pines, Fla./Charleow Flanigan) continued to impress as she took home first-place in the 200-yard butterfly. Segatto stopped the clock at 2:16.59, nearly four full seconds of the rest of the pack. Her 100-yard butterfly victory was much closer. Segatto touched the wall at 1:02.74, just a fingernail ahead of WIU's Kelsey Kirchhoefer (1:02.82).

The team of Segatto, Trimpe, Ali Taubert (Bloomington, Ill./University) and Makenna Cannon (Delafield, Wis./Kettle Moraine) enjoyed a group win in the 800-yard freestyle relay as they registered a 8:26.48 time.

On the men's side, Frederick Jenny (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany) earned the Crusaders nine points with a 1:00.12 time in the men's 100-yard breaststroke. 

Sophomore Gonzalo Castro Diaz (Mexico City, Mexico) cleared the two-minute mark (1:59.93) as he claimed first place in the 200-yard butterfly, He later won the 100-yard butterfly with a 53.40 finish.

Senior Tate Wegehaupt (Tigard, Ore./Tigard) was victorious in another 50-yard freestyle race Saturday. He outlasted teammate Kyle Braun (McHenry, Ill./West) by .27 of a second. Wegehaupt earned his second individual win a couple races later in the 200-yard breaststroke, thanks to a 2:13.34 time.

Freshman Brian Wasicak (Des Plaines, Ill./Maine West) got in on the fun, turning in a 4:57.09 finish in the 500-yard freestyle, good for first place.

The Crusaders will have a couple weeks off to prepare for the Calvin College Invitational in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The first day of the meet is scheduled for Thursday, December 5th. 

W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 6 4th/12 (311)
W Tennis Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 6 Milwaukee 7
Softball Detroit 0 VU Softball Field
Apr 6 Valpo 8
Baseball Wright State 4 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 6 Valpo 2
W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 7 9th/12 (642)
Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
M Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State