Valpo Women Open MVC Championships Wednesday
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Valpo Women Open MVC Championships Wednesday
Chiara Robinson anchored Valpo's 200 medley relay which moved into sixth place in the program record book.

The Valpo women’s swimming team kicked off the 2022 MVC Championships in Iowa City, Iowa on Wednesday evening with a pair of relay swims, one of which cracked the program’s record book.

How It Happened

  • The championship meet started Wednesday with the 200 medley relay, and the quartet of Kenzie Conn (Celina, Ohio/Celina), Sara Strauss (Spring Lake, Mich./Spring Lake), Bridget Pollard (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield South) and Chiara Robinson (Castle Pines, Colo./Rock Canyon) posted a time of 1:48.80 for the Beacons to earn 24 points. The time was good for sixth-fastest in program history in the event.
  • The 800 free relay was also held on Wednesday night. Valpo’s squad of Haley Hume (Ballwin, Mo./Marquette), Pollard, Sophie Morelock (Milan, Mich./Milan) and Morgan Markley (Bluffton, Ind./Norwell) touched the wall in 8:07.57.
  • Valpo ended the opening night in seventh place of eight teams in the team scoring with 46 points.

Next Up

The four-day meet continues on Thursday. Prelims start at 11 a.m., with event finals beginning at 6 p.m.