Swimming Splits Tri-Meet Saturday at ARC While Celebrating Seniors

Saturday afternoon, the Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams took on Eastern Illinois and Western Illinois at the ARC Pool in a tri-meet. Both sides earned wins over Western Illinois, but fell to Eastern Illinois. Saturday’s event was Valpo’s Senior Meet, as prior to the meet, the Brown and Gold honored the eight members of their senior class.


Women’s Squad Earns Win as Swimming Competes at Rose-Hulman Friday

The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams traveled to Terre Haute, Ind. to take on Rose-Hulman Friday afternoon. Mikayla DePover (Rock Island, Ill./Rock Island) and Paige Wright (Surprise, Ariz./Paradise Honors) led the women, each winning three individual events to lead the Brown and Gold to a win over the Fightin’ Engineers.


Saturday Swim Meet Canceled

Valpo Swimming head coach Maggie Kroemer announced today that Saturday’s (Jan. 11) scheduled swim meet against Western Illinois has been canceled. WIU will now travel to Valpo to join the previously scheduled Jan. 18 meet versus Eastern Illinois and make that a tri-meet. That day’s meet will be Valpo’s Senior Meet, celebrating the program’s senior class.


Wright, Martins Break School Records on Final Day of Phoenix Fall Classic

Valpo swimming seniors Paige Wright (Surprise, Ariz./Paradise Honors) and Erica Martins (Hartland, Wis./Lake County Lutheran) each broke school records on Sunday to lead the Brown and Gold on the final day of the Phoenix Fall Classic in Chicago, Ill.


Valpo Swimmers Post Plethora of Top-10 Program Marks Saturday

The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams finished up the second day of the Phoenix Fall Classic at the University of Chicago on Saturday, a day which featured a multitude of swimmers moving up the program’s all-time charts in their respective events. The day was highlighted by freshman Mikayla DePover (Rock Island, Ill./Rock Island) taking first place in the 100 breaststroke.


Women’s Medley Relay Record Highlights Opening Day of Phoenix Fall Classic

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s swimming teams competed on the first day of action of the Phoenix Fall Classic at the University of Chicago Friday evening. The first day was highlighted by the women’s team of Paige Wright (Surprise, Ariz./Paradise Honors), Mikayla DePover (Rock Island, Ill./Rock Island), Erica Martins (Hartland, Wis./Lake County Lutheran) and Morgan Markley (Bluffton, Ind./Norwell) shattering the 400-medley relay school record by almost six seconds.


Brendon Johnson Wins Summit League Swimmer of the Week

Valpo senior swimmer Brendon Johnson (Northbrook, Ill.) has been named the Summit League Swimmer of the Week after an impressive performance in the team’s dual meet with Saginaw Valley State last Saturday.


Valpo Women’s Swimming Earns Win Saturday Over SVSU

The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams hosted their second home meet of the season Saturday afternoon against Saginaw Valley State University at the ARC pool. Two individual event wins apiece from freshman Mikayla DePover (Rock Island, Ill./Rock Island) and senior Paige Wright (Surprise, Ariz./Paradise Honors) led the Valpo women as the Brown and Gold defeated the Cardinals.


Valpo Men’s Swimming Earns Win at YSU Saturday

The Valpo men’s and women’s swimming teams hit the road to face off against Youngstown State Saturday. The men’s team earned its first win of the year as it won nine out of the 14 events, with freshman Brian Daniels (Brookfield, Wis./Brooksfield) and sophomore Derek Eidson (Ventura, Calif./Ventura) both winning two individual events.