Swimming/diving teams off to a fast, Phelps-like start

The Green Bay men’s and women’s swimming teams both picked up convincing dual meet victories at Horizon League opponent Valparaiso last Saturday. The women’s squad had a winner in all 11 events, cruising to a 128-68 win, while the men’s team took seven events in a 129-76 victory. It was a convincing follow-up to the previous week’s results, when both squads secured team titles at the 12-team 2012 House of Champions Invitational, hosted by IUPUI in Indianapolis. Next up for Coach Jim Merner’s teams: the annual Florida training trip (Dec. 31-Jan. 9) followed by a return to action on Jan. 12 at UIC. Read more.