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May 21, 2007
Valparaiso University will be hosting a pair of Junior Tennis Day Camps this June for children ages 7-17 at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex.
May 08, 2007
Valparaiso University had three men's tennis players named to the Mid-Continent Conference Second Team when the league announced its postseason awards on Tuesday afternoon.
May 01, 2007
Valparaiso University men's tennis coach Jim Daugherty has announced the addition of two players to his team for the 2007-2008 season. Joining the Crusaders are Danny Lewallen and Kyle Stump.
April 21, 2007
Valparaiso's season came down to the final match on Saturday morning, but the Crusaders were not able to pull out a victory, falling 4-3 to UMKC in Shreveport, La.
April 20, 2007
Valparaiso registered its first Mid-Continent Conference victory of the season on Friday afternoon, defeating Centenary 7-0 in Shreveport, La.
April 14, 2007
Valparaiso dropped a pair of tough Mid-Continent Conference matches on Saturday in Indianapolis. The Crusaders fell in the morning 4-1 to Western Illinois before suffering a 4-3 setback to IUPUI in the afternoon.
April 13, 2007
Valparaiso opened its 2007 Mid-Continent Conference season on Friday morning, and nearly pulled off the victory before falling 4-3 to Oral Roberts in the first league cluster held in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 10, 2007
Valparaiso split the first two sets in four different singles matches on the afternoon, but could not finish off any of the contests as the Crusaders dropped a 7-0 match against UIC on Tuesday afternoon at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex.
April 06, 2007
Valparaiso dropped a 5-2 decision to future Horizon League opponent Butler on Friday afternoon at Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind.
April 03, 2007
Valparaiso recorded its first road victory of the season on Tuesday afternoon defeating instate foe IPFW 5-2 in Fort Wayne, Ind.
April 01, 2007
Valparaiso opened Sunday morning strong, winning the doubles point, but Xavier (Ohio) swept all six singles contests on the way to a 6-1 victory over the Crusaders in Cincinnati, Ohio.
March 31, 2007
Mike Shideler (Valparaiso, Ind./Munster H.S.) won his fifth singles match on Saturday afternoon, but it was the lone point Valparaiso could tally as the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 decision at Dayton.
March 28, 2007
Persistent drizzle throughout the afternoon on Wednesday prevented the courts from completely drying, and, after a rain delay of more than an hour, both the men's and women's tennis matches between Valparaiso and Chicago State slated for the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex have been postponed.
March 24, 2007
Valparaiso took to the road for the final contest in their six-match road trip on Saturday afternoon and battled Michigan State until the end, only to fall to the Spartans 5-2 in East Lansing, Mich.
March 16, 2007
Valparaiso ended their spring trip on Friday afternoon dropping an 8-1 decision to NCAA Division II #12 Florida Gulf Coast in Fort Myers, Fla.
March 13, 2007
Despite dropping the doubles point to begin the match, Valparaiso rallied during singles play to defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 4-3 on Tuesday morning in Fort Myers, Fla., giving the Crusaders their second victory in as many days.
March 12, 2007
Valparaiso began its spring trip on a positive note Monday morning as the Crusaders picked up their first victory of the season, defeating future Horizon League foe UW-Green Bay 6-1 in Fort Myers, Fla.
February 25, 2007
Alex Lau (Bloomington, Minn./Jefferson Senior H.S.) rallied from a set down to post a 3-6, 7-5, 10-2 victory at fourth singles for the Crusaders, but it was not enough for Valparaiso as the Brown and Gold dropped a 6-1 match against Bradley in Peoria, Ill. on Sunday afternoon.
February 24, 2007
After two weeks off, Valparaiso took to the road on Saturday but dropped a 7-0 decision to Marquette in Milwaukee, Wis.
February 11, 2007
Alex Lau (Bloomington, Minn./Jefferson Senior H.S.) recorded Valparaiso's first singles victory of the spring season on Sunday morning, but it was not enough for the Crusaders as they fell 6-1 to Eastern Illinois at Matchpoint Tennis Center in Griffith, Ind.
February 10, 2007
Valparaiso registered a victory at first doubles on Saturday, but that was the lone win for the Crusaders as the Brown and Gold dropped a 7-0 decision to Ball State in Muncie, Ind.
February 03, 2007
For the second straight day Valparaiso faced a nationally ranked opponent and suffered the same outcome, falling 7-0 to #56 Western Michigan on Saturday morning in Kalamazoo, Mich.
February 02, 2007
Valparaiso opened its 2007 season on Friday evening, but the Crusaders were shutout by 71st ranked DePaul 7-0 in Chicago.
January 30, 2007
As Valparaiso is set to serve up the 2007 season of Crusader tennis, experience is definitely a major strong suit of this year's team.
January 25, 2007
Valparaiso University's men's tennis team has been selected to finish in a tie for second place in the Mid-Continent Conference according to the preseason poll of the league's head coaches.
December 13, 2006
Valparaiso University head men's tennis coach Jim Daugherty has announced the hiring of Jeff French as a Crusader assistant coach.
October 20, 2006
The fall men's tennis season came to a close on Friday evening as the lone Valparaiso doubles team dropped its first round match of the main draw at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in Minneapolis, Minn.
October 19, 2006
All three players for Valparaiso dropped first round qualifying matches on Wednesday at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in Minneapolis, Minn., but two rebounded to win consolation contests later in the afternoon.
October 07, 2006
Alex Lau (Bloomington, Minn./Jefferson Senior H.S.) finished runner-up in the C Flight as the Crusaders closed out the inaugural Valpo Fall Classic on Saturday at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex.
October 06, 2006
Every player for the Crusaders posted at least one victory on Friday afternoon, either in singles or doubles, as play came a close on the opening day of the inaugural Valpo Fall Classic held at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex.
September 26, 2006
Valparaiso University's Mike Shideler (Valparaiso, Ind./Munster H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week following his performance at the Bradley Invitational this past weekend.
September 24, 2006
Valparaiso posted three consolation draw titles on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders wrapped up play at the Bradley Invitational in Peoria, Ill.
September 23, 2006
Saturday turned out to be a solid day for Valparaiso's men's tennis team as the Crusaders posted numerous victories at the Bradley Invitational held in Peoria, Ill. Rain delayed play and forced it indoors eventually.
September 22, 2006
Valparaiso posted four victories on Friday evening as the Crusaders opened the Bradley Invitational in Peoria, Ill.
September 21, 2006
Valparaiso University men's tennis coach Jim Daugherty has announced the completion of his 2007 spring schedule which includes four home matches, including three at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex.
September 17, 2006
Nic Kooyers (Holland, Mich./Holland H.S.) and Joe Venegas (Saint Charles, Ill./North H.S.) won the A Doubles consolation flight at the Ball State Fall Invitational on Sunday afternoon as competition wrapped up in the three-day event.
September 16, 2006
Valparaiso had a much more successful day two than the Crusaders did in day one at the Ball State Fall Invitational on Saturday in Muncie, Ind. as Tom Litscher (Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial H.S.) advanced to the consolation singles finals while a Brown and Gold doubles team advanced to the consolation doubles finals.
September 15, 2006
Valparaiso University's Alex Lau (Bloomington, Minn./Jefferson Senior H.S.) had success in singles and doubles on Friday afternoon on the opening day of the Ball State Fall Invitational in Muncie, Ind., the Crusaders first fall event of the season.
September 12, 2006
After a solid spring season which saw the Valparaiso Crusaders finish runner-up in the Mid-Continent Conference, the Brown and Gold are set to take the courts this fall in various tournament competitions.
September 11, 2006
Valparaiso University is excited to announce the dedication of the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex on Saturday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m. as part of Homecoming weekend festivities.
June 15, 2006
Valparaiso University will host its first Valpo Fall Classic on October 6-7 to highlight the men's tennis team's 2006 fall schedule head coach Jim Daugherty has announced.
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