Notre Dame won its second road meet in three tries on the season when it stroked by Valpo on Saturday.

Swimming Ends Successful Crusade At Valparaiso, 130-70

Nov. 5, 2011

Complete Results

VALPARAISO, Ind. – Competing in its third straight dual meet away from home, the Notre Dame men’s swimming team captured a 130-70 non-conference win over Valparaiso Saturday at the Valparaiso Athletics-Recreation Center pool.

The dual meet was just the second – and first in over 20 years – between Notre Dame (4-2) and Valparaiso. Notre Dame has now won each of the two matchups with the Crusaders.

Notre Dame stays on the road for another week as it continues a four-meet trek away from home at 1:00 p.m. (ET) on Nov. 12 at BIG EAST Conference rival Louisville.

200 Medley Relay: First-place honors went to the quartet of Kevin Rahill, Joshua Choi, Jack Donovan and Christopher Johnson in 3:34.83.

1,000 Free: Tapping in first was Wesley Mullins (10:00.12), who was followed by Patrick Murphy in 10:02.85.

200 Free: John Williamson took gold in 1:45.87 in front of second-place finisher Jonathan Whitcomb (1:50.60).

50 Free: Johnson posted a 21.46 in his exhibition swim, which would have been good enough for first-place points.

200 Individual Medley: The top three honors went to Choi (1:58.07), Patrick Sullivan (2:00.45) and Marshall Sherman (2:03.98).

200 Fly: Matt DeBlasio treated himself to a first-place finish in 1:58.99 … close behind in second and third places, respectively, were Conor Evans (1:59.16) and Jack Donovan (2:02.77).

100 Free: Williamson did the deed in 49.27 to win the event.

200 Back: Sullivan (1:56.36), Sherman (1:56.99) and Rahill (2:08.07) combined to make it a clean sweep for the Irish.

500 Free: Murphy (4:51.91) teamed with Whitcomb (4:59.90) for a clean 1-2 finish in favor of the visitors … not to be left out of the action, Mullins’ 5:01.31 was good enough for third overall.

200 Breast: Tylor Gauger went through things in 2:14.20 to finish first as DeBlasio used 2:20.76 off the clock to tap in for second.

400 Free Relay: The race’s fastest performance (3:19.83) came from Notre Dame’s exhibition unit of Murphy, Rahill, Donovan and Evans.