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The Buc Report: In case you didn't know...

February 21, 2011 at 7:50 am

 

Patrick Duvall, who finished up his Buccaneer swimming career at this past weekend’s Midwest Conference Swimming & Diving Championships, exits the pool with more Beloit College records than anyone in the history of the program.

In three seasons, he set--and holds--individual records in the 200 Free, 100 Back, 100, and 200 Fly and the 200 and 400 IM. He actually broke his own record in the 100 Fly on Saturday at the championships. 

But that’s not all.

He is also a member of four record-setting relay teams: the 200 Free, 800 Free, 200 Medley, and 400 Medley. The 800 Free Relay record he helped break on Saturday at the championships was the oldest record on the Beloit books, having been set back in 1982.

Duvall won five MWC Championships in his career and was the 2008 MWC Male Swimmer of the Year.

So now you know.

LAST WEEK IN BUCCANEER ATHLETICS

Men’s Basketball (9-14, 8-10 MWC) closed out their 2010-11 season with a pair of losses. Patrick Kenny was the lone senior on the squad and was recognized before last Wednesday’s home finale. He closed his Buccaneer career as the leading scorer for the team at Ripon College on Saturday.

Women’s Basketball (8-15, 6-12 MWC) dropped a pair of games last week to wrap up their 2010-11 season. Seniors Amanda Moore, Diana Sopkowicz, and Mary Evans ended their careers (they were recognized on Feb. 12 in Flood Arena). Sopkowicz led the team in scoring in each of the last two games.

Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving finished their season at the MWC Swimming & Diving Championships at Grinnell College. The women finished fifth and the men sixth. Seven school records fell for the Bucs during the three-day meet, including the Men's 800 Free Relay taking down the oldest record on the Beloit books. The Women's 800 Free Relay also set a new record.  ndividual records were claimed by Kate Wolf in the 200 IM and 400 IM; Patrick Duvall in the 100 Fly; Connie Meltzer in the 100 Back; and Greg Schalla in the 1000 Free.

Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field had their final tune-up for the Midwest Conference Indoor Championships as they competed at the non-scoring University of Dubuque Spartan Open Saturday. The Championships take place at Grinnell College on Friday and Saturday.   

For more in-depth information on Buccaneer Athletics go to www.beloit.edu/bucs.