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Sivak Earns Event Win in Sunday's Meet
David Sivak won the 200 freestyle on Sunday. (Ray Acevedo)
David Sivak won the 200 freestyle on Sunday. (Ray Acevedo)

Sunday, January 24, 2010

David Sivak (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) won the 200 freestyle on Sunday afternoon as Valparaiso finished in third place against Ball State and Eastern Illinois held in Fishers, Ind.

The Crusaders tallied 339 points behind the Cardinals’ 644 points and Eastern Illinois’ 571 points. 

Sivak posted a time of 1:56.50 in the 200 free to win the event by 0.33 seconds for the Crusaders’ lone event victory of the afternoon.

Kevin Fedde (Fort Collins, Colo./Heritage Christian H.S.) earned a runner-up finish in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 17:17.02 while also placing fourth in the 500 free, touching the wall in 4:58.30. 

Blake Edwards (Orange, Calif./Lutheran H.S. of Orange County) also notched a pair of top-five finishes for the Brown and Gold.  The senior finished fourth in the 200 free with a mark of 1:48.81 while placing fifth, just behind Fedde, in the 500 free with a time of 5:01.60.

Valparaiso will close out the regular season on February 6, hosting Western Illinois at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.  The first event begins at 1 p.m.