The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams were named Scholar All-America Teams by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA), as announced by the organization today.
Women’s swimming junior Maddie Wilson (Sugar Grove, Ill./Rosary) represented Valpo Athletics as the winter season recipient of the State Farm MVC Good Neighbor Award. Wilson was among 10 student-athletes honored by the conference for their citizenship through good sportsmanship and significant community service.
Valpo women’s swimmers Chiara Robinson (Castle Pines, Colo./Rock Canyon) and Erica Martins (Hartland, Wis./Arrowhead) were named to the 2020 Missouri Valley Conference Swimming Scholar-Athlete Team, as announced by the conference office Thursday.
The final day of championship swimming came to a close today for the Valparaiso University women’s team at the MVC Championships. The final day was highlighted by multiple swimmers moving into the Valpo record books to end the season on a high note.
Day three of the MVC Championships saw a pair of records broken in the 100 fly and in the 100 back for a strong showing for the Valpo women’s swimming team.
Day two of the MVC Championships for the Valpo women’s swimming team was highlighted by strong performances across the board, including a pair of top-five efforts in program history.
The Valpo women’s swimming team started off the MVC Championships in Columbia, Mo. on Wednesday. Senior Paige Wright (Surprise, Ariz./Paradise Honors) bettered her own program record in the 200 free, while both relays teams which competed moved onto the program’s top-10 charts.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swim teams are ready to compete in their respective conference championship meets starting on Wednesday following a successful season under former swimmer and first-year head coach Maggie Kroemer. The women will compete over four days at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships in Columbia, Mo., while the men will take to the pool at the Summit League Championships in Sioux Falls, S.D.
The Valpo women’s swimming team hosted its final home meet of the season on Saturday against Indiana State. Freshman Mikayla DePover (Rock Island, Ill./Rock Island) led the Brown and Gold, posting two individual wins.