Home Valpo Athletics Events Currently Closed to All Spectators

With Valparaiso University currently on virtual learning as of March 2, Valpo Athletics has announced that all home athletics events will be closed to all spectators until further notice.


Valpo Men’s Swimming to Join MAC as Affiliate Member

Valparaiso University has reached an agreement with the Mid-American Conference (MAC) to become an affiliate conference member in men’s swimming, beginning with the 2021-22 academic year.


Student-Athlete Allies Group to Host “Amplifying People of Color” Panel Thursday

Valparaiso University’s Student-Athlete Allies group will host a Zoom panel on “Amplifying People of Color” on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. CT to discuss the experiences of people of color throughout their time on campus. The purpose of this event is to spread awareness of the injustices that occur and ultimately work to find ways we can uplift and amplify people of color in our community.


Valpo Athletics Announces Reimagined #oneVALPO Promise

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics has unveiled its reimagined #oneVALPO promise, the product of the department’s “I Still Promise” initiative.


Valpo Athletics Launches Victory for Valpo

Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera announced today the launch of Victory for Valpo to address the financial impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Valpo Athletics.


Quintin Smidzik Added to Valpo Sports Medicine Staff

Head Athletic Trainer Nate Twedt has announced the addition of Quintin Smidzik (MEd, LAT, ATC) to the Valparaiso University Sports Medicine staff. Smidzik will serve as the athletic trainer for the Valpo softball program.


Valpo Athletics Boasts Strong Semester in Classroom

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics continued its run of academic success this semester with another strong performance in the classroom.


Seven Valpo Programs Boast Perfect Graduation Success Rates

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics continued its trend of academic success this week as the NCAA released its most recent Graduation Success Rate (GSR) data. Valpo owns an 89 percent GSR, its best rate since also posting a GSR of 89 in 2013-14.


Valpo Athletics Welcomes Lanie Steinwart as FAR

Valparaiso University Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Lanie Steinwart has taken over as the department’s Faculty Athletics Representative.