Friday, October 14, 2005
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.
The Crusaders garnered four points in the poll. Oakland, the six-time defending conference champion was picked to win for the seventh straight year, while Centenary was selected second. Western Illinois was picked third and IUPUI was tabbed fourth.
The Mid-Con Championships will be held February 16-18 on the campus of IUPUI in Indianapolis, Ind..
2005-2006 Mid-Continent Conference Preseason Poll
Team - Points
1. Oakland (4) - 16
2. Centenary - 11
3. Western Illinois (1) - 10
4. IUPUI - 9
5. Valparaiso - 4
(First place votes in parenthesis)