Green Bay Defeats Valpo’s Men
Kyle Braun won the 50 free for the Crusaders. (Steve Booth)
Green Bay Defeats Valpo’s Men
Saturday, December 10, 2011

Valparaiso took to the water for the final time before the holiday break on Saturday afternoon, falling 157-87 to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in Green Bay, Wis.

Kyle Braun (McHenry, Ill./West H.S.) won the 50 freestyle for Valpo with a time of 22.70 seconds.  The freshman outtouched the Phoenix by 0.07 seconds for the victory.

Tate Wegehaupt (Tigard, Ore./Tigard H.S..) also earned a victory in the 200 breaststroke.  The sophomore posted a time of 2:15.23, winning the event by more than a second-and-a-half.  Wegeaupt also registered a runner-up finish for the Crusaders, doing so in the 100 breast.  He finished in a time of 59.92 seconds, just 0.10 seconds off the lead. 

Austin Hunter (La Crescent, Minn./La Crescent H.S.) posted a second place finish for the Brown and Gold in the 200 freestyle, touching the wall in 1:51.75.

Valparaiso (0-7) will be off for nearly a month-and-a-half before traveling to Chicago on Jan. 20.  The Crusaders will face UIC with the first event beginning at 5 p.m.