The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams competed in the first of three scheduled home meets on Saturday at the Valparaiso Aquatic Center at Valpo H.S., combining for nine first-place event finishes in a dual meet with Eastern Illinois.
The Valpo women’s and men’s swimming teams took to the pool on Saturday against in-state competition at the annual Indiana Intercollegiates, hosted by Purdue in West Lafayette. The meet featured three Beacon swimmers cracking the program’s record book, among a number of strong swims.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams returned to the pool Friday afternoon with a dual meet at Evansville, the first of back-to-back meets this weekend for the Beacons. The dual against the Purple Aces was the first of three against conference opponents for both the men and the women this season.
A pair of top-five finishes from senior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) and impressive swims from freshmen in their first collegiate competition highlighted the day for the Valpo swimming program on Sunday, as the Beacons’ men and women jumped in the pool for the first time at the Butler Double Duals.
The 2021-22 slate for the Valpo swimming program gets underway later this month, as the team announced its schedule today.
Five members of the Valpo men’s swimming program were named to the Summit League Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the league Thursday.
Valpo junior Derek Eidson (Ventura, Calif./Ventura) received postseason recognition from the Summit League on Monday as he was one of 16 swimmers named to the Men’s Swimming Academic All-League Team for their prowess both in the pool and in the classroom.