The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams closed out the regular season Saturday at Southern Illinois, with the men competing in a dual meet against Eastern Illinois and the women competing in a tri-meet. Valpo’s effort was led by sophomore Gus Rytting (Houston, Texas/Lamar), who picked up a pair of event victories in the breaststroke events.
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swim teams competed in a tri-meet at Southern Illinois with Arkansas Little Rock on Friday. Valpo had an abundance of top-10 finishes with junior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) boasting the best individual showing with three top-five swims.
The Valpo women’s swim team traveled to Normal, Ill. Saturday to compete against Illinois State. Sophomore Mikayla DePover (Rock Island, Ill./Rock Island) led the way, collecting a second-place individual finish in the 100 breaststroke.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams traveled to Indiana State Saturday to compete against the Sycamores and Evansville in their first meet since January 15. Valpo was led by junior Dominic May (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central), who collected an individual win in the 100 free.
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 this week.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams hosted Rose-Hulman Friday evening at Valparaiso High School in the season-opening meet. Sophomore Morgan Markley (Bluffton, Ind./Norwell) led the way, winning three individual events and anchoring a team relay win to lead the Brown and Gold women over the Fightin’ Engineers.
The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams will kick off the spring 2021 schedule on Friday evening with a home meet against Rose-Hulman, the first of seven scheduled regular season meets as head coach Maggie Kroemer announced the team’s schedule today.
In the months since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, former Valparaiso University student-athletes working in the medical field across the country have gone beyond the expected in their efforts to combat the virus and treat patients in need of their care.