2016-17 Men's Swimming
Christopher Bean IM
Robert Bretl Free
Hunter Brown Free
Karsten Cook Free/Fly/Back
Grant Girten Back/Free
Harrison Jenny Free/Back
Brendon Johnson Back/IM
Cody Jones Free
Dylan Kirar Free/IM
Ethan Leach Free/Back
Ryan Manderfield Free
Joseph North Free/Fly
Dylan Ogle Fly/Free
Max Penn Breast/Back/Free
Arman Salim Fly/Free
Austin Scheer Free
Spenser Shaffer Free/Back
Mac Sogandares Free/Breast
Peyton Stambeck
Eric Villasenor Free
Jacob Villasenor Free/Back
Zach Zernechel IM/Fly
Full Roster
Dylan Kirar

Dylan Kirar

Events Free/IM
Yr. So.
Hometown Arvada, Colo
High School (Prev. School) Ralston Valley

2017-18: Set new program records in the 500 (4:37.68) and 1650 (16:07.73) frees as a junior ... placed fourth in the 1650 free, sixth in the 400 IM and eighth in the 500 free at the Summit League Championships ... broke Valpo's 500 free record in the prelim at the league championship meet and then lowered it again in the finals ... also moved into second in Valpo history in the 1000 free (9:55.87) and in the 400 IM (4:06.96) ... ranked third on the team in the 200 IM (2:01.00) and also competed in the 100 free.

2016-17: Dylan brought versatility to the team during his sophomore year. The season saw Dylan swim the 50-free in 23.90, the 100-free in 50.78, and the 200-free in 1:48.66. He stood out in the distance races going 4:42.54 in the 500-free, which was the fastest time on the team, and bumped him up to fourth-best all-time. His best 1000-free swim was clocked at 10:36.14, which was fourth best on the team. His 1650-free at the Horizon League Championships saw Dylan capture 11th place in 16:19.33, and put him second-best in Valpo history. Dylan also swam the 100-breast in 1:06.41, and the 200-breast in 2:11.04, which was the top time in that last year. He posted solid times in the 200-IM in 2:07.22, and the 400-IM in 4:07.07, making him the fastest on the team in that race and second fastest all-time. He finished 15th at the Horizon League Championships with that time in the 400-IM. Dylan contributed to two relays at the HL Championships. He was part of the 800-free relay that is now second-best all-time coming in at 6:56.73, and the 400-free relay that went 3:12.44.

2015-16: Moved into the top-five in Crusader history in five different events in his rookie season with Valpo ... led the team in the distance freestyle events, posting top times of 4:45.37 in the 500 free, 10:04.67 in the 1000 free and 16:45.51 in the 1650 free ... ranks fourth in program history in both the 1000 and 1650 and fifth in the 500 ... paced Valpo with a time of 2:10.58 in the 200 breaststroke, fifth-best all-time at Valpo ... was second-fastest on the team with a time of 4:11.52 in the 400 IM, good for fourth in program history ... also posted top times of 23.63 in the 50 free, 51.23 in the 100 free, 1:50.99 in the 200 free, 1:04.66 in the 100 breaststroke and 2:04.60 in the 200 IM ... swam final leg of second-fastest 800 free relay squad, which recorded the fourth-best time in Crusader history.