Emily Wagner and Nick Strader Have Strong Showings in Distance Events for Musketeers
Musketeers Traveled to Cincinnati, Miami; Host Cumberland Next Weekend
Strader Wins Two Distance Races, While Johanns, Suriano And Thompson Also Win Events.
2013-14: Competed in the 500 freestyle, 100 and 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly and 200 and 400 individual medley ... Posted a top-10 program time in the 100 breast (57.90) at the BIG EAST Championships ... Established Top-20 program times in the 400 IM (4:03.93) at the BIG EAST Championships and 200 breast (2:09.10) and 200 fly (1:58.20) at the Magnus Cup Invitational ... Finished eighth in the 200 IM (2:05.06) in a meet with Ball State and IUPUI.
Prior to Xavier: Four-year varsity letter winner at Lakota East High School ... Won team MVP during senior year in 2012 ... State finalist in 2012 ... Junior National Qualifier in breaststroke events in 2011 and 2012 ... Competed at US Short Course Nationals in 200 breast in 2012.
Personal: Son of Robert and Jennifer Van Kirk ... One sister, Christine ... Political science major.