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2009-10 Men's Golf News
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May 18, 2010
Valparaiso University head golf coach Mike Higdon has announced that both Kyle Henning and Thomas Wettstein have signed National Letters of Intent to play golf for the Crusaders beginning in the fall of 2010.
April 27, 2010
Valparaiso's men's golf team wrapped up its first season since 1992 on Tuesday afternoon with an eighth place finish at the Horizon League Men's Golf Championship held at Kearney Hills Golf Links in Lexington, Ky.
April 26, 2010
Valparaiso began play on Monday at the 2010 Horizon League Men's Golf Championship, shooting rounds of 321 and 318 for a total of 639 and the Crusaders sit in eighth place heading into the final round at Kearney Hills Golf Links in Lexington, Ky.
April 17, 2010
Valparaiso finished up action at the Detroit Titans Invitational on Saturday with a 13th place finish after shooting 313 in the final round at Prestwick Village Golf Club in Highland, Mich.
April 16, 2010
Playing in their final tune up for the Horizon League Championships, Valparaiso currently sits in 13th place after two rounds of the Detroit Titans Invitational held at Prestwick Village Golf Club in Highland, Mich. held on Friday
April 06, 2010
Austin Gaugert (Lake Geneva, Wis./Badger H.S.) shot Valparaiso's first under par round this season, carding a three-under 67 to lead the Crusaders to a 13th place finish at the Big Blue Intercollegiate held at King's Creek Golf Club in Spring Hill, Tenn.
April 05, 2010
Valparaiso wrapped up the first two rounds of the Big Blue Intercollegiate hosted by Tennessee State in 13th place on Monday after shooting its lowest score of the season, 299, in the opening round and finishing with a total of 604 at King's Creek Golf Club in Spring Hill, Tenn.
April 04, 2010
Sunday's final round turned out to be the best of the tournament for Valparaiso University, as the Crusaders shot 307 to move up one position and finish in 17th place at the adidas Hoosier Invitational held at the Indiana University Golf Course in Bloomington, Ind.
April 03, 2010
Valparaiso's men's golf team shot a two-round total of 634 on Saturday on the opening day of the adidas Hoosier Invitational held at the Indiana University Golf Course in Bloomington, Ind. The Crusaders shot 324 in the opening round before improving by 14 strokes to shoot 310 in round two.
March 28, 2010
Valparaiso shot a 316 in the final round on Sunday to give the Crusaders a tournament total of 951 to finish in 14th place at the BSU Cardinal Collegiate held at Sultan's Run Golf Course in Jasper, Ind.
March 27, 2010
Valparaiso finished up 36 holes of the 54-hole Ball State Cardinal Collegiate on Saturday afternoon in 14th place with a two-round total of 635 at Sultan's Run Golf Club in Jasper, Ind.
March 23, 2010
Valparaiso's men's golf team opened the 2010 spring season on Tuesday, posting its best Division I finish of the year, placing sixth out of nine teams at the Butler Spring Invitational held at Prestwick Country Club in Avon, Ind.
March 22, 2010
Valparaiso's men's and women's golf teams will have to wait another day to begin their 2010 spring season, as rain and cold temperatures postponed the first day of play at the Butler Spring Invitational in Avon, Ind.
March 18, 2010
The Valparaiso University men's golf team will compete for a conference title for the first time since 1992 this spring after the Crusaders brought the program back to campus this past fall. First year head coach Mike Higdon has six freshmen on the roster that gained a great deal of experience during the fall season, and heading into the championship season that knowledge will be valuable as the Brown and Gold competes in the Horizon League.
December 04, 2009
Valparaiso's men's golf team will play in six tournaments this spring, capped off by the Horizon League Men's Golf Championships as head coach Mike Higdon announced the Crusaders' schedule.
October 20, 2009
Valparaiso University's men's golf team shot a second round score of 329 to finish the Dayton Fall Invitational in 15th place overall with a total of 660 on Tuesday as the Crusaders closed their fall schedule at the NEC South Course in Kettering, Ohio.
October 19, 2009
Valparaiso's men's golf team shot a first round 331 on Monday as the Crusaders began play at the Dayton Fall Invitational held at the NEC South Course in Kettering, Ohio to sit in 15th place at the midway point of the tournament.
October 06, 2009
Valparaiso shot 308 on Tuesday for the 12th best round of the day, but finished the Butler Fall Invitational in 13th place overall for 54 holes at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Indianapolis, Ind.
October 05, 2009
Valparaiso turned in consistent rounds of 305 and 306 for a day one total of 611 on day one of the Butler Fall Invitational held Monday at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Indianapolis, Ind.
September 27, 2009
Valparaiso's men's golf team played a match at The Course at Aberdeen for the first time on Sunday afternoon, and defeated Chicago State 316-358 in a rare dual match.
September 22, 2009
Valparaiso finished the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational on Tuesday morning, moving up one spot to finish in 13th place at Delaware County Club in Muncie, Ind. The Crusaders shot their low round of the tournament (306) to finish with a three-round total of 933.
September 21, 2009
Valparaiso's men's golf team sits in 14th place through two rounds of the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational hosted by Ball State, which was played at Delaware Country Club in Muncie, Ind. on Monday.
September 15, 2009
Valparaiso wrapped up play on Tuesday morning at the John Piper Intercollegiate Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio with a 10th place finish for the 54-hole event, turning in their best score of the event with a final round 302 (+14).
September 14, 2009
Playing in a 54-hole tournament for the first time this season, Valparaiso completed the first two rounds of the John Piper Intercollegiate Championships on Monday afternoon in Bowling Green, Ohio and sits in 10th place entering Tuesday's final round.
September 09, 2009
Behind four top-10 finishes, Valparaiso's return to varsity golf started on a positive note as the Crusaders wrapped up their first tournament on Wednesday afternoon with a second place finish at the Saint Joseph's College Championships, played at Plymouth Country Club in Plymouth, Ind.
September 08, 2009
The Valparaiso University men's golf team began play for the first time since 1992 on Tuesday afternoon at the Saint Joseph's College Championships at Plymouth Country Club in Plymouth, Ind. and stand in second place following the opening 18 holes.
September 04, 2009
For the first time since 1992, the Valparaiso University men's golf team will tee it up this fall. Head coach Mike Higdon guides his youthful Crusaders into five tournaments during the next two months, as the six freshmen and a sophomore experience Division I golf for the first time.
September 01, 2009
Valparaiso University head men's and women's golf coach Mike Higdon has announced the hiring of Bryan Bennett as his assistant coach for both programs.
August 10, 2009
Valparaiso University head golf coach Mike Higdon has announced that Josh Kalita has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Crusaders beginning this fall.
July 20, 2009
For the first time since playing in the Mid-Continent Conference Golf Championships in the fall of 1991, Valparaiso's men's golf team will take to the links this fall, competing in four different tournaments.
June 16, 2009
Valparaiso University head men's golf coach Mike Higdon has announced that six incoming student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Crusaders in the fall when the Brown and Gold return the golf program to the school for the first time since 1992.
February 19, 2009
Valparaiso University is adding three sports to its intercollegiate athletics program beginning next fall. At a news conference held on campus this afternoon, Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera announced that men's and women's golf and women's bowling will be added to the lineup of NCAA-affiliated programs.
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