Men's Soccer

Crusaders Soccer Honored by the NSCAA

The Valparaiso University men's soccer program was honored with the Team Academic Award by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America last week at the annual convention.


Men's Soccer

Olson and Flugstad Named to Mid-Con All-Tournament Team

Valparaiso University's Ben Olson (Oregon, Wis./Oregon H.S.) and Jon Flugstad (San Antonio, Texas/Robert E. Lee H.S.) were each named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Tournament Team following the championship's completion on Sunday afternoon.


Men's Soccer

Langan and Horn Lead Western Past Valpo in Mid-Con Semis

Justin Langan tied a Mid-Continent Conference record with three goals and Jake Horn added a pair as Western Illinois downed Valparaiso 6-1 in the Mid-Continent Conference semifinals on a cold Friday morning in Rochester, Mich.


Men's Soccer

Mrak Named Coach of the Year, Oleck, Olson, and Wanecke Named to Mid-Con Second Team

Valparaiso University head men's soccer coach Mis' Mrak has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Coach of the Year while three of his players earned Second Team All Mid-Continent Conference honors the league has announced.


Men's Soccer

Crusader Men to Face Western Illinois in Mid-Con Tournament

The Valparaiso University men's soccer team will play Western Illinois in the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament semifinals on Friday, November 15 in Rochester, Michigan.


Men's Soccer

Western Illinois Ends Valpo's Mid-Con Title Hopes

Valparaiso's hopes of sharing the Mid-Continent Conference men's soccer title were dashed on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders fell to Western Illinois 2-1 in Macomb, Ill.


Men's Soccer

Oleck Earns Conference Honors for Second Time

Valparaiso University freshman goalkeeper Jeff Oleck (Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral H.S.) has been named Mid-Continent Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season.


Men's Soccer

Valpo and Oakland Battle to Scoreless Tie

The top two teams in the Mid-Continent Conference battled for 110 minutes, but neither team was able to find the back of the net as Valparaiso and Oakland played to a 0-0 tie on Saturday afternoon in Rochester, Mich.


Men's Soccer

Centenary Tops Valpo 5-2

Centenary, which will begin Mid-Continent Conference play next season, handed Valparaiso a 5-2 loss on a cold, rainy, windy afternoon at Eastgate Field on Friday afternoon.


Men's Soccer

Olson Picks up Mid-Con Honor

Valparaiso University senior Ben Olson (Oregon, Wis./Oregon H.S.) has been named Mid-Continent Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week following his scoring outburst over the weekend for the Crusaders.


Men's Soccer

Shorthanded Crusaders Rally to Down Loyola in OT

Despite playing a man down most of the second half and overtime, Valparaiso rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat Loyola 3-2 in overtime on Sunday afternoon in Chicago.


Men's Soccer

Valpo Scores Road Victory over UMKC

Three straight goals in the middle of the match propelled Valparaiso to a 3-2 victory over UMKC on Friday afternoon in Kansas City, Mo.


Men's Soccer

Valpo Shutout by Butler

Nick Pantazi scored twice in the first half to lead Butler past Valparaiso 2-0 Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis, Ind.


Men's Soccer

Oral Roberts Hands Valpo First Mid-Con Loss

Two first half goals propelled Oral Roberts to a 2-1 victory over Valparaiso on Friday afternoon at Eastgate Field.


Men's Soccer

Hyde Earns Mid-Con's Weekly Honor

Valparaiso University freshman Nate Hyde (South Bend, Ind./Clay H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Crusaders shutout IUPUI in their conference opener.


Men's Soccer

Crusaders Blank IUPUI to Open Mid-Con Season with Win

Valparaiso scored once each half on its way to a 2-0 shutout of IUPUI on Friday afternoon at Eastgate Field in the Mid-Continent Conference opener for both schools.


Men's Soccer

Valpo loses to Detroit

The men's soccer team lost to Detroit 2-1 Sunday afternooon.


Men's Soccer

Xavier Blanks Crusaders 2-0

Xavier scored twice in the final 18 minutes of the match to defeat Valparaiso 2-0 Sunday afternoon at Eastgate Field.


Men's Soccer

Valpo Men Upset #22 Wisconsin

Ben Olson's (Oregon, Wis./Oregon H.S.) goal with 8:38 remaining lifted Valparaiso to a 2-1 upset victory over 22nd ranked Wisconsin on Friday evening at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Valparaiso.


Men's Soccer

Oleck Named Mid-Con Defensive Player of the Week

Valparaiso University freshman goalkeeper Jeff Oleck (Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Defensive Player of the Week after posting a pair of shutouts over the weekend.


Men's Soccer

Crusaders and Evansville Battle to Scoreless Draw

After 110 minutes in 90 degree heat, neither Valparaiso nor Evansville was able to find the back of the net on Sunday afternoon as the match ended in a 0-0 double-overtime tie at Eastgate Field.


Men's Soccer

Valpo Wins at Northwestern for Season's First Victory

Valparaiso scored a goal in the final minute of each half as the Crusaders downed Northwestern 2-0 on Friday afternoon in Evanston, Ill. to record their first victory in 2002.


Men's Soccer

Air Force Flies by Valpo in Falcon Invitational

Air Force used four second half goals to break a halftime tie on its way to a 5-1 victory over Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon at Cadet Soccer Stadium.


Men's Soccer

Denver's Second Half Outburst Downs Crusaders

Denver scored three times in less than seven minutes early in the second half on its was to defeating Valparaiso 4-2 on Friday afternoon in the first round of the Falcon Invitational at the Air Force Academy.


Men's Soccer

Crusaders Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Men's Soccer Looking to Climb Mid-Con Standings

As the Valparaiso Crusaders kick-off the 2002 season, the program will celebrate their 20th anniversary as a varsity sport.


Men's Soccer

Valpo Downs Oakton 6-0 to End Preseason Scrimmages

Valparaiso erupted for six goals, four in the second half, as the Crusaders defeated Oakton 6-0 on Sunday afternoon at Eastgate Field in their final scrimmage of the preseason.


Men's Soccer

Valpo Downs Bulldogs 3-1 in Scrimmage

The Valparaiso University men's soccer team scored twice in the first half on its way to posting a 3-1 victory over Springfield College (Ill.) in its second scrimmage of the preseason, Friday evening at Eastgate Field.


Men's Soccer

Crusaders and Pilots Battle to 1-1 Tie in Scrimmage

Valparaiso University's men's soccer team opened its preseason with a 1-1 tie at Eastgate Field on Wednesday afternoon against Bethel.


Men's Soccer

Three Big Ten Schools Highlight Valpo's 2002 Soccer Schedule

Valparaiso University head men's soccer coach Mis' Mrak has announced his 2002 schedule which will feature three matches against Big Ten schools.