Sunday, October 15, 2006
Valparaiso kicked off its dual meet season on Sunday defeating Butler but falling to Saint Louis and Evansville in quadrangular action in Carmel, Ind.
The Crusaders posted a 118-85 win over Butler but fell 115-97 to Evansville and 124-86 against Saint Louis.
(Iowa City, Iowa/West H.S.) posted an individual victory for the Crusaders in the 50 free while Rachel Majercik
(Schaumburg, Ill./Conant H.S.) triumphed in the 100 freestyle with a time of 55:03.
Valpo's women also won the 400 free relay in convincing fashion, by nearly five seconds. Jaclyn Krause
(Rochester, Mich./Notre Dame Prep H.S.), Majercik, Amanda Gregory
(Carmel, Ind./Carmel H.S.), and Katy Smethurst
(Grand Ledge, Mich./Grand Ledge H.S.) finished in a time of 3:39.08.
Krause finished runner-up in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:58.43. She also finished second in the 500 free finishing in 5:22.82. Katie Rader
(Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg H.S.) also finished second in the 200 butterfly for the Brown and Gold.
Valpo (1-2) will compete in its home opener this Friday at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool against Xavier (Ohio). The first event begins at 5 p.m.