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Crusader Men Tabbed Fourth in Mid-Con

Monday, October 18, 2004

Valparaiso University's men's swimming and diving team has been picked to finish in fourth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships according to the preseason poll released on Monday.

The Crusaders garnered 14 points in the poll, finishing ahead of Centenary. Oakland is the preseason pick to win the title, following by Western Illinois and IUPUI.

The Mid-Con Championships will be held December 2-4 on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Mich.

2004-2005 Mid-Continent Conference Preseason Poll
Team - Points
1. Oakland (8) - 32
2. Western Illinois (2) - 26
3. IUPUI - 20
4. Valparaiso - 14
5. Centenary - 8
(First place votes in parenthesis)
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler