The Valparaiso University football team defeated Davidson 24-20 in Saturday’s Homecoming game at Brown Field. Freshman Cody Boxrucker (West Chester, Ohio / Badin) ran for two touchdowns on five carries, while sophomore Drew Snouffer (Columbus, Ohio / Upper Arlington) totaled 11 tackles to pace the defense.
Valparaiso University junior Taylor Graboski (Upper Sandusky, Ohio/Upper Sandusky) smashed her previous career best with 24 kills and the Crusaders earned their first Horizon League win in style Saturday in Chicago, rallying from two sets down to top UIC, 3-2 (19-25, 23-25, 25-19, 25-18, 15-7).
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team found a dramatic equalizer in the 88th minute Saturday night at Brown Field against Detroit Mercy to force extra time, but the Titans converted a penalty kick just seconds into the extra period to send the Crusaders to a 2-1 defeat.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team finished play Saturday at the Flames Invitational in Chicago, Ill. The Crusaders began play yesterday, Friday, Sept. 23, and won three opening round matches before winning a pair of additional matches on Saturday to finish the weekend off.
After splitting the first two sets of its Horizon League opener Friday evening, the Valparaiso University volleyball team battled deep into extra points with Green Bay in the third set, but the Phoenix prevailed to take the lead and carried the momentum into the fourth set to deal the Crusaders a 3-1 (24-26, 25-15, 30-28, 25-17) setback.
The Valparaiso University women's soccer team continues a three-match homestand at Brown Field Saturday night, hosting Detroit Mercy in Horizon League play as part of Homecoming weekend festivities. With the Crusaders' next victory, head coach John Marovich would become the winningest coach in program history.
In the midst of a stretch of road matches, the Valparaiso University men’s soccer team surrendered three early goals at Big Ten foe Ohio State on Wednesday evening in Columbus, Ohio and eventually fell by a 4-1 final score.
Following an injury-riddled early-season slate, the Valparaiso University volleyball team looks to get back on track as Horizon League play opens this weekend. The Crusaders will start the league season on the road, with matches Friday evening at Green Bay and Saturday afternoon at UIC.
Led by a career-best round from sophomore Mitchell Wittmann (Kaukauna, Wis./Kaukauna), the Valparaiso University men’s golf team finished out competition at the Ram Masters Invitational on Tuesday, hosted by Colorado State at Fort Collins C.C. in Fort Collins, Colo.
The Valparaiso University men's soccer team continues a stretch of four consecutive road matches with two fixtures away from home this week. The Crusaders will briefly step out of league play to take on Big Ten foe Ohio State Wednesday evening before traveling to northeast Ohio to face Cleveland State in a key Horizon League contest.
The Valparaiso University football team welcomes Davidson to town this Saturday afternoon for the annual Homecoming game. Coming off of a victory last Saturday over Trinity International, the Crusaders will be looking to start off PFL play with a win.
Competing in its fourth tournament in just over two weeks time, the Valparaiso University men’s golf team opened action from the Ram Masters Invitational at Fort Collins C.C. in Fort Collins, Colo. on Monday with 36 holes of competition.
The Valparaiso University women’s golf team faced 36 holes in a single day for the first time this season Monday as the Crusaders opened play at the Cougar Cup from Palouse Ridge G.C. in Pullman, Wash., hosted by Washington State.
Coming off of last Saturday's win over Trinity International, Valparaiso University football head coach Dave Cecchini joins the voice of the Crusaders, Todd Ickow, for this week's edition of Valpo Football Preview. Cecchini and Ickow look back at some of the strong performances from Saturday's win over the Trojans and look ahead to this week's PFL opener on Homecoming Saturday versus Davidson.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team closed out its non-league schedule on Sunday in victorious fashion, getting a golden goal from sophomore Cory Griffith (Lemont, Ill./Providence Catholic) in the 105th minute to defeat Morehead State at Brown Field, 2-1. The win came on Senior Day for the Crusaders, as seven members of the senior class were honored prior to the game, and with the victory, head coach John Marovich moved into a tie atop the Crusader record books as the winningest coach in program history.
Valparaiso University freshman quarterback Jimmy Seewald (Livonia, Mich./Divine Child) has been selected as the Pioneer Football League Offensive Player of the Week today following his record-tying performance in the Crusaders’ win over Trinity International on Saturday.