Crusader senior Bob Pedersen (Urbana, Ill./Urbana) has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), for his work in the pool and in the classroom, it was announced today.
Valparaiso University head swimming and diving coach Bryan Morrison has announced the addition of 26 new student-athletes that have signed National Letters of Intent to joint the Crusader program.
The College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has awarded Academic All-America honors to both the Crusader men's swimming and diving team and the Crusader women's swimming and diving team.
Valparaiso's swimmers broke two school records Saturday, marking five new records over the three-day meet, as the Crusaders concluded their season at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships in Indianapolis, Ind.
Valparaiso's 800 free relay team smashed the previous school record by almost six seconds as the Crusaders competed on day two of the Mid-Continent Conference Championships Friday in Indianapolis, Ind.
David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.) and Adam Jajtner (Port Washington, Wis./Port Washington H.S.) set new school records Thursday at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. Valparaiso sits in seventh place after the first day of competition.
David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.) and Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley H.S.) each won two events for the Crusaders Saturday afternoon, but Valparaiso dropped the dual meet to Eastern Illinois 139-92 at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Valparaiso's men dropped a 130-68 decision Friday night to Cleveland State at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
Valparaiso ran into a tough opponent on Friday evening as the Crusaders dropped a 133-90 meet against Illinois-Chicago in Chicago.
Valparaiso University's Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after help post three victories in the Crusaders' 116-84 victory at Florida Southern last Friday.
Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley) and David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland) each won two individual events to pace Valpo to a 116-84 win over Florida Southern at Friday's dual meet in Lakeland, Fla.
Four different Crusader swimmers brought home multiple top-five finishes to lead Valparaiso to a fifth-place finish at the House of Champions Invitational this weekend in Indianapolis, Ind.
Valparaiso competed at the Ball State Invitational Friday and Saturday and came away with a fifth-place finish, notching 219 points.
Valparaiso University's men's swimming and diving team is ranked 25th in the nation in the latest Mid-Major poll according to collegeswimming.com.
Despite two top-two finishes apiece from Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley H.S.) and David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.), Valparaiso lost to Wisconsin-Milwaukee 141-78 and to South Dakota State 112-91 Sunday in Milwaukee, Wis.
Valparaiso lost both ends of a double-dual meet in Green Bay, Wis. on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders fell to Wisconsin-Green Bay 121-70 and South Dakota State 132-70.
The Mid-Continent Conference has honored junior David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.) as Athlete of the Week following his impressive performance at last weekend's Panther Invitational.
David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.) won three events as Valparaiso finished fourth at the Eastern Illinois Invitational Friday and Saturday in Charleston, Ill.
Valparaiso University's David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Schererville H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after posting five first place finishes last weekend in a pair of meets.
Valparaiso recorded a victory over Butler but fell to Evansville and Saint Louis on Sunday afternoon in a quadrangular meet held in Carmel, Ind.
Valpo dropped a 72-48 road decision to Xavier Friday night in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Valparaiso University's men's swimming and diving team has been picked to finish in fifth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships according to the preseason poll released on Thursday evening.
Valparaiso dove into the water for the first time in the 2005-2006 season on Friday evening and the Crusaders finished in 5th place out of seven schools at the Dennis Stark Relays hosted by Notre Dame.
Valparaiso's men's swimming and diving team will look to the versatility of their top swimmers to propel them to the top in 2005.
Valparaiso University head swimming and diving coach Bryan Morrison has announced the addition of 18 new student-athletes that will join the Crusaders program this fall.
Valparaiso University head coach Bryan Morrison has announced that Eric Skelly has joined the Crusaders' swimming and diving staff as a graduate assistant.
Valparaiso University swim coach Bryan Morrison has announced his 2005-2006 schedule and has put together a line-up that will have his Crusaders competing in a variety of meets, including several invitationals, a couple of dual meets, and several double-dual competitions.