Men's Tennis

Crusader Men Close Season Shutting Out Youngstown State

Valparaiso's men's tennis team captured the fifth place match at the Horizon League Championships on Sunday morning with a 4-0 blanking of Youngstown State at North Central High School in Indianapolis, Ind.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Men Defeat Detroit at Horizon League Tournament

Valparaiso posted a 4-1 victory over Detroit on Saturday afternoon in Indianapolis, Ind. to advance in the consolation draw of the Horizon League Championships.


Men's Tennis

Butler Tops Valpo in Horizon League Quarterfinals

Butler won the first two doubles matches and posted wins in three singles contests on Friday afternoon as the third-seeded Bulldogs defeated Valparaiso 4-0 in the Horizon League quarterfinals held in Indianapolis, Ind.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Men to Take on Instate Rival Butler in Horizon League Quarterfinals

Valparaiso's men's tennis team will take on rival Butler on Friday afternoon at 12 p.m. CDT in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League Tennis Championships held at North Central High School in Indianapolis, Ind.


Men's Tennis

Crusader Men Drop Regular Season Finale Sunday Morning

Valparaiso wrapped up the 2009 regular season on Sunday morning, dropping a 7-0 match to Cleveland State at River Oaks Racquet Club in Cleveland, Ohio.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Moves to .500 in Horizon League with 4-3 Win at Youngstown State

The doubles point proved to be crucial on Saturday afternoon and Valparaiso was able to take the point on its way to a 4-3 victory over Youngstown State at the YSU Courts in Youngstown, Ohio to move back to .500 in Horizon League action.


Men's Tennis

Whitmer and Stump Post Wins but Valpo Falls to Butler

Adam Whitmer (Shipshewana, Ind./Westview H.S.) won his sixth straight singles match and Kyle Stump (Plymouth, Ind./Plymouth H.S.) also posted a singles victory on Wednesday afternoon, but it was not enough for Valparaiso as the Crusaders fell 5-2 to Butler at the Valpo Tennis Complex in the home finale.


Men's Tennis

Valparaiso Rallies in Singles to Down Green Bay for Second Straight Win

Despite losing the doubles point, Valparaiso rallied in singles play, winning at the third through sixth spots in the lineup to defeat Green Bay 4-3 on Saturday morning at the Valpo Tennis Complex to notch its second Horizon League win in as many days.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Downs Detroit 6-1 for First Horizon League Win

Building off of solid doubles play, Valparaiso won five of the six singles matches on Friday afternoon to defeat Detroit 6-1 at Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind. to record the Crusaders' first Horizon League victory of the season.


Men's Tennis

Valpo-Detroit Men's Match Moved Indoors on Friday

Friday's men's tennis match between Valparaiso and Detroit has been moved indoors to Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind. due to forecasted rain and chilly temperatures at match time. The match will still begin at 10 a.m. as scheduled.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Defeated at Home by UIC

Adam Whitmer (Shipshewana, Ind./Westview H.S.) won for the second straight day in singles, but it was not enough as Valparaiso dropped its first home outdoor match of the season on Wednesday, 6-1 to UIC at the Valpo Tennis Complex.


Men's Tennis

Lau and Whitmer Earn Wins but Valpo Falls to Dayton

Valparaiso and Dayton played three three-set singles matches as well as a close doubles point, but in the end the Flyers defeated the Crusaders 5-2 on Wednesday afternoon in Griffith, Ind.


Men's Tennis

Tennis Moves Indoors on Tuesday

Valparaiso's home men's tennis match scheduled for Tuesday afternoon against Dayton has been moved indoors to Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Drops Horizon League Opener at Wright State

Adam Whitmer (Shipshewana, Ind./Westview H.S.) earned Valparaiso's lone point on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders dropped their Horizon League opener to Wright State 6-1 at the Five Seasons Tennis Club in Dayton, Ohio.


Men's Tennis

Marquette Tops Valpo in Final Tune-up for Horizon League Play

Playing in their final non-conference tilt before opening Horizon League play, the Valparaiso Crusaders came out on the short end of a 7-0 decision to Marquette on Sunday afternoon at Helfaer Tennis Stadium in Milwaukee, Wis.


Men's Tennis

Crusaders Drop Heartbreaker to Creighton

Playing singles first on Wednesday morning, Valparaiso rallied from a 3-1 deficit to tie the match, but ultimately dropped the deciding doubles contest in a tie-break to drop a 4-3 contest with Creighton in Orlando, Fla. to close out play on the Crusaders' spring trip.


Men's Tennis

Valpo's Whitmer Earns Player of the Week Honors

Valparaiso University freshman Adam Whitmer (Shipshewana, Ind./Westview H.S.) has been named the Horizon League's men's tennis Player of the Week following a perfect 6-0 week as the Crusaders started their spring trip in Orlando, Fla.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Tops Jackrabbits 5-2 on Tuesday Night

Winning six of the nine total matches on the evening was more than enough to propel Valparaiso to a 5-2 victory over South Dakota State on Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. as the Crusaders won for the third time in their last five matches to pull within one of the .500 mark for the season.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Upended by Shorter 6-3 on Monday

Valparaiso started strong on Monday afternoon, winning two of the three doubles matches, but ended up dropping a 6-3 contest with Shorter College on day two of competition during the Crusaders' annual spring trip in Orlando, Fla.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Blanks Robert Morris Sunday Afternoon

Valparaiso started its spring trip in triumphant fashion on Sunday afternoon, shutting out Robert Morris (Pa.) 7-0 in Orlando, Fla.


Men's Tennis

Lau and Litscher Win in Doubles but Valpo Falls at Ball State

Alex Lau (Bloomington, Minn./Jefferson Senior H.S.) and Tom Litscher (Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial H.S.) teamed for a victory at number one doubles on Saturday evening, but that would be the only victory Valparaiso would record on the night as the Crusaders dropped a 7-0 match to Ball State at the Muncie YMCA in Muncie, Ind.


Men's Tennis

Singles Play Rallies Valpo for Victory over IUPUI

Valparaiso won the final three singles matches on Saturday afternoon to rally from a 3-1 deficit and defeat IUPUI in the Crusaders' home opener at the Courts of Northwest Indiana.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Falls Just Short in Battle at Bradley

Valparaiso fought at every position in the lineup on Saturday afternoon, but could not pull out quite enough games, dropping a 5-2 decision to Bradley at the Clubs of River City in Peoria, Ill.


Men's Tennis

Michigan State Spoils Valpo's Season Opener

Michigan State proved to be too strong on Saturday afternoon, and spoiled the 2009 season opener for the Valparaiso University men's tennis team, handing the Crusaders a 7-0 defeat at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility in East Lansing, Mich.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Opens Men's Tennis Season on Saturday

A youthful Valparaiso University men's tennis team will take to the court for the 2009 spring season as the Crusaders return just four players from last year's squad which finished 7-13 overall and 1-5 in the Horizon League in the Brown and Gold's inaugural season in the conference.


Men's Tennis

Tennis Alumni Tournament Another Success

The Valparaiso University men's tennis program held their 13th annual alumni tournament on Saturday, October 11 in conjunction with Homecoming weekend. Thirteen alumni returned to play in the event, which featured singles and doubles.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Wraps Up Fall Season with Strong Effort at Ball State Invitational

Valparaiso wrapped up the fall portion of its 2008-2009 season on Saturday afternoon with day two of play at the Ball State Fall Invitational held in Muncie, Ind. The Crusaders were competing in just doubles on the day, and had mixed results.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Completes Day 1 at Ball State Invitational

Kevin DeHerrera (Littleton, Colo./Chatfield H.S.) picked up wins in both singles and doubles on Friday as Valparaiso competed in the opening day of the Ball State Fall Invitational held in Muncie, Ind.


Men's Tennis

Crusaders Wrap Up Play at Valpo Fall Classic

Valparaiso concluded its run at its own Valpo Fall Classic on Saturday, playing in one singles and five doubles matches on the day at the Valpo Tennis Complex.


Men's Tennis

Doubles Crusaders' Strong Suit on Day 1 of Valpo Fall Classic

Valparaiso came out strong in doubles play on Friday, winning two of three matches, but managed just three victories in singles on the opening day of the Valpo Fall Classic held at the Valpo Tennis Complex.


Men's Tennis

Crusader Men Close Weekend at Bradley

Valparaiso wrapped up its first tournament of the fall season on Sunday morning at the Country Inn & Suites Invitational hosted by Bradley with two more rounds of singles in Peoria, Ill.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Tennis Has Mixed Results on Busy Day at Bradley

Valparaiso saw action for the second straight day at the Country Inn & Suites Invitational hosted by Bradley on Saturday afternoon in Peoria, Ill., coming away with mixed results while playing lots of matches.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Tennis Opens Fall Season Friday with Doubles Action

The Valparaiso University men’s tennis team opened its fall schedule on Friday afternoon with a full slate of doubles contests for the first day of the Country Inn & Suites Invitational hosted by Bradley in Peoria, Ill.


Men's Tennis

Valpo Men Ready for Fall Campaign

A young Valparaiso University men’s tennis team is set to take the court the 2008 fall campaign.  Head coach Jim Daugherty returns four players from last year’s squad, but has just one junior and one senior to lead the way.  In his 24th season at the helm of the Brown and Gold, he will look for the fall results to help settle on a lineup this spring void of three regulars from a year ago.