Women's Tennis

Three Crusaders Earn All-Conference Honors

Valparaiso's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) was named to the Mid-Continent Conference First Team while Kate Evangelist (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West H.S.) and Kim Sajevic (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury H.S.) were Second Team selections as the league announced its postseason awards on Tuesday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

IUPUI Defeats Valpo in Mid-Con Semifinals

Valparaiso saw its defense of back-to-back Mid-Continent Conference Tournament titles come to an end on Friday morning as the Crusaders fell 4-1 to IUPUI at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Tournament to be Carried Live on WVUR

All of Valparaiso's matches in the 2007 Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Championships will be carried live on WVUR (95.1-FM, Valparaiso) and online at www.valpo.edu/athletics.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Set to Host Mid-Con Championships as Crusaders Seek Third Straight Title

Valparaiso University will host the 2007 Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Championships this Friday and Saturday at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex. The two-time defending tournament champion Crusaders will serve as the tournament's third seed and face second-seeded IUPUI on Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the semifinals.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Closes Regular Season with 5-2 Win over Western Illinois

Valparaiso notched its fourth straight victory overall on Sunday morning as the Crusaders wrapped up the regular season with a 5-2 victory over Western Illinois in Rochester, Mich.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Surrenders Just Eight Games in Sweep of UMKC

Valparaiso allowed UMKC to win just eight games on the afternoon, four in singles play and four more in doubles action, as the Crusaders won their third straight match while moving over .500 for the first time since late February, defeating the Kangaroos 7-0 on Saturday afternoon in Rochester, Mich.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Shuts Out Centenary on Friday

Valparaiso registered its third victory in its last four matches on Friday morning as the Crusaders blanked Centenary 5-0 to open the final Mid-Continent Conference cluster in Rochester, Mich.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Rallies in Singles to Down Southern Utah

After dropping the doubles point, Valparaiso rallied during singles play to defeat Southern Utah 4-3 in the Crusaders' final match of the opening Mid-Continent Conference cluster held in Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

Crusaders Split Matches on Friday

Valparaiso earned a 4-0 victory over Oakland in the first match of the day on Friday, but dropped a close 4-3 decision to IUPUI in the afternoon on the second day of Mid-Continent Conference cluster action in Las Vegas, Nev.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Sees Conference Win Streak Come to an End

For the first time since 2003, Valparaiso dropped a Mid-Continent Conference regular season match on Thursday afternoon, as the Crusaders fell 6-0 to Oral Roberts in Las Vegas, Nev.


Women's Tennis

Rain Postpones Valpo-Chicago State Tennis

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.


Women's Tennis

Janssen Earns Back-to-Back Athlete of the Week Honors

Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) earned her second straight Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week honor as well as her fourth league award this season.


Women's Tennis

Valpo-Detroit Match Postponed

Due to the forecasted chilly temperatures on Tuesday, the schedule women's tennis match between Valparaiso and Detroit at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex has been postponed.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Wraps Up Spring Trip Splitting a Pair of Matches

Valparaiso finished up its spring trip on Thursday splitting a pair of matches in Fort Myers, Fla. The Crusaders defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 4-1 in the morning before falling 7-2 to Florida Gulf Coast in the afternoon.


Women's Tennis

Janssen Named Mid-Con's Athlete of the Week

Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference's Athlete of the Week for the third time this season.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Shuts Out Manhattan on Tuesday Afternoon

Valparaiso snapped its four-match losing skid in impressive fashion on Tuesday afternoon with a 7-0 shut out against Manhattan in Orlando, Fla.


Women's Tennis

Crusaders Drop Second Straight 4-3 Decision in Florida

For the second straight day Valparaiso dropped a close 4-3 match on its spring trip as the Crusaders fell to Long Island on Monday afternoon in Orlando, Fla.


Women's Tennis

Crusaders Drop 4-3 Decision to Appalachian State

Valparaiso began its spring trip on Sunday morning dropping a tough 4-3 decision to Appalachian State in Orlando, Fla.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Drops Close Match with Ball State

Valparaiso forced four singles matches to three sets on Monday afternoon at Matchpoint Racquet Club in Griffith, Ind., but managed just one victory among them as the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 contest to Ball State.


Women's Tennis

Crusaders Downed by Western Michigan

Valparaiso saw its two-match winning streak come to a close on Saturday evening as the Crusaders fell 7-0 to Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Mich.


Women's Tennis

Valpo-Ball State Match Moved to Monday Morning

The Valparaiso-Ball State women's tennis match that was originally scheduled for Sunday afternoon has been moved to Monday morning, February 26, at 11 a.m. at Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind.


Women's Tennis

Schwartz Earns Valpo's Second Straight Mid-Con Athlete of the Week

Valparaiso University's Jenny Schwartz (Aurora, Ill./West Aurora H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference's women's tennis Athlete of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a 2-1 mark last weekend.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Takes Five of Six Singles Matches to Down IPFW

Valparaiso rallied after dropping the doubles point to win five out of the six singles matches and post a 5-2 victory over IPFW on Sunday afternoon in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Cruises Past Robert Morris

Valparaiso lost just five games total in nine matches on the way to a 7-0 shutout of Robert Morris (Pa.) on Saturday evening in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Women's Tennis

Gustafson Wins Twice but Valpo Falls to Evansville

Valparaiso opened strong winning the doubles point from undefeated Evansville on Friday afternoon but the Purple Aces rallied during singles to post a 5-2 victory over the Crusaders in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Women's Tennis

Sajevic Earns Mid-Con Athlete of the Week Honors

Valparaiso University's Kim Sajevic (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference's Athlete of the Week.


Women's Tennis

Eastern Illinois Hands Valpo Its First Loss Sunday

Valparaiso dropped its first decision of the 2007 spring season on Sunday morning as the Crusaders fell 5-2 to Eastern Illinois at Homewood-Flossmoor Tennis Club.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Posts Second Straight Victory

Kim Sajevic posted a three set victory in the deciding match on Sunday afternoon as Valparaiso improved to 2-0 on the season with a 4-3 victory over Bradley in Peoria, Ill.


Women's Tennis

Crusader Women Win Season Opener for Third Straight Season

Valparaiso opened the 2007 season on Friday afternoon with a 5-2 victory over Butler in Indianapolis, Ind. to mark the third consecutive season-opening win for the Brown and Gold.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Looks to Continue Mid-Con Streak in 2007

After three straight Mid-Continent Conference regular season titles and back-to-back league tournament championships, optimism is high for Valparaiso as the Crusaders head into their final season of play in the Mid-Con.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Women's Tennis Picked to Win Fourth Straight Mid-Con Crown

Valparaiso University's women's tennis team has been selected to win its fourth straight Mid-Continent Conference regular season championship in 2007 according to the preseason poll voted upon by the league's head coaches.


Women's Tennis

Sarah Hoffman Joins Women's Tennis Coaching Staff

Valparaiso University head women's tennis coach Michelle Mahoney has announced that Sarah Hoffman has joined the coaching staff as an assistant coach for the upcoming season.


Women's Tennis

Michelle Mahoney Named New Valpo Women's Tennis Coach

Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Michelle Mahoney has been named as the Crusaders' new head women's tennis coach.


Women's Tennis

Maluga Announces Resignation from Crusader Tennis Program

After seven-and-a-half seasons as the head women's tennis coach at Valparaiso University, Tim Maluga announced his resignation on Thursday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

Janssen Wins Opening Round Match at ITA Qualifying

Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) won her first round match at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in the qualifying draw on Thursday, but fell in her second round contest as well as in the consolation draw held in East Lansing, Mich.


Women's Tennis

Janssen Splits Singles Matches at Mastodon Invitational

Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) split a pair of singles matches on Saturday at the Mastodon Invitational in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Women's Tennis

Janssen Named Mid-Con Athlete of the Week for Second Time This Fall

Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week following her performance at the Rocket Hidden Duals this past weekend.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Finishes Rocket Dual with Three More Victories

Valparaiso wrapped up play at the Rocket Hidden Duals on Saturday afternoon and three Crusaders earned singles victories in Toledo, Ohio.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Suffers Rough Opening Day at Rocket Hidden Duals

Valparaiso kicked off the Rocket Hidden Duals on Friday with one singles victory and two doubles wins on the opening day of competition in Toledo, Ohio.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Announces 2007 Spring Schedule

Valparaiso University women's tennis coach Tim Maluga has announced his 2007 spring schedule for the Crusaders.


Women's Tennis

Janssen Opens Fall Season with Athlete of the Week Honor

Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week following the opening weekend of competition for the Crusaders.


Women's Tennis

Valparaiso University Tennis Complex Dedication Set for Saturday, September 30

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.


Women's Tennis

Crusaders Fare Well at Season Opening Tournament

Valparaiso opened the 2006 fall tennis season on Saturday and Sunday with several top performances at the DePauw Invitational held in Greencastle, Ind.


Women's Tennis

Crusader Tennis Set for Fall Campaign

After two straight appearances in the NCAA Tournament, the Valparaiso University women's tennis team will take to the court beginning on Saturday morning for the fall portion of their schedule.


Women's Tennis

Valpo Women Head to Two Fall Tournaments

Valparaiso University's women's tennis team will travel to a pair of fall invitationals while hosting an alumni tournament during Homecoming weekend as head coach Tim Maluga announced his fall schedule.