Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Valpo to Offer Hammer Throw Clinic

Valparaiso track and field head coach Ryan Moore and the Crusaders will be hosting a Hammer Skills and Drills one-day clinic on Friday, August 19 for youths in grades 7-12.


Women's Track & Field

Valpo Women Wrap Up HL Outdoor Championships

The Valparaiso women's track and field team concluded action at the three-day 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. on Sunday afternoon, finishing the meet in eighth place.


Women's Track & Field

Drozdowski, Zehel Lead Way on Day Two of League Outdoor Meet

A pair of freshmen, Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) and Nicole Zehel (Wixom, Mich./Lutheran Westland), registered top-five finishes on Saturday as the Valparaiso women's track and field team competed on the second of three days of action at the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Indianapolis, Ind.


Women's Track & Field

Crusader Women Kick Off HL Outdoor Championships

The Valparaiso women's track and field team started competition at the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday evening, as a trio of Crusaders competed on the first of three days of action in Indianapolis, Ind.


Women's Track & Field

Crusaders Finish Final Tuneup For HL Championships

The Valparaiso women's track and field squad completed its final tuneup for the upcoming Horizon League Outdoor Championships Saturday evening, competing at the Stan Lyons Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind.


Women's Track & Field

Crusader Women Compete at Anderson Invitational

Freshman Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) tallied three top-four finishes to lead the way as a limited portion of the Valparaiso women's track and field squad was in action Thursday afternoon at the Anderson Invitational in Anderson, Ind.


Women's Track & Field

Ballun, Bowman Earn Academic All-League Honors

Valparaiso seniors Jorie Ballun (Oswego, Ill./Oswego) and Whitney Bowman (Portage, Ind./Portage [Purdue]) both earned a spot on the Horizon League's Women's Indoor Track and Field Academic All-League squad, as announced by the league office.


Women's Track & Field

Crusader Women Take to Track Saturday at Purdue

The Valparaiso women's track and field team continued the 2011 outdoor season Saturday afternoon with a stop in West Lafayette, Ind. to compete at the Dave Rankin Invitational, hosted by Purdue.


Women's Track & Field

Valpo Women Continue Outdoor Season at Chicagoland Championships

Five different Crusaders combined for seven top-ten finishes as the Valparaiso women's track and field team finished in a tie for 11th place Friday afternoon at the Chicagoland Championships in Chicago, Ill.


Women's Track & Field

Valpo Women Continue Outdoor Season at Purdue Saturday

The Valparaiso women's track and field squad continued the 2011 outdoor campaign at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind. Saturday, highlighted by a pair of top-ten finishes from freshman Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park).


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bradford, Drozdowski Earn HL Track and Field Weekly Honors

Valparaiso sophomore Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) was named the Horizon League Male Track Athlete of the Week, while freshman Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) earned Female Field Athlete of the Week accolades for their respective performances at the Polar Bear Invitational last weekend.


Women's Track & Field

Pair of Freshmen Move Into Crusader Record Books Saturday

Freshmen Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) and Kelley Freeman (Valparaiso, Ind./Chesterton) combined to move onto Valpo's all-time top-fives in three events Saturday in their first career outdoor meet, as the Valparaiso women's track and field team competed at the Polar Bear Invitational in Marion, Ind., hosted by Indiana Wesleyan.


Women's Track & Field

Crusaders Close Out HL Indoor Championships

The Valparaiso women's track and field squad closed out competition at the 2011 Horizon League Indoor Championships Sunday in Geneva, Ohio, finishing the meet in seventh place.


Women's Track & Field

Crusader Women Open HL Track and Field Championships

Freshmen Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) and Kelley Freeman (Valparaiso, Ind./Chesterton) both posted top-five finishes Saturday as the Valparaiso women's track and field team closed the first of two days of competition at the 2011 Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships in seventh place.


Women's Track & Field

Crusader Women Compete Saturday in Last Prep for League Meet

Freshman Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) continued to move up the Crusader all-time charts in the throws as the Valparaiso women's track and field team completed its final tuneup for the upcoming Horizon League Championships on Saturday, making the short trip south to compete at the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.


Women's Track & Field

Pair of Crusader Freshmen Crack Top-Fives at GVSU Saturday

Freshmen Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) and Kelley Freeman (Valparaiso, Ind./Chesterton) each posted performances among Valpo's all-time best on Saturday as the Valparaiso women's track and field team competed at the GVSU Big Meet in Allendale, Mich.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Crusaders Compete at Meyo Invitational

A number of Valparaiso track and field athletes represented the Crusaders Friday and Saturday at the Meyo Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind, led by freshman Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) moving into second on Valpo's all-time chart in the 60m dash.


Women's Track & Field

Crusaders Place Seventh Friday at Tadd Metzger Invitational

Fifth-year senior Whitney Bowman (Portage, Ind./Portage [Purdue]) posted a second-place finish in the 5,000m run Friday while the Crusader distance medley relay squad took top honors as Valparaiso finished seventh at the Tadd Metzger Invitational in Kenosha, Wis.


Women's Track & Field

Crusaders Compete at Michigan Saturday

Led by a pair of top-ten finishes on the infield by freshmen Kelley Freeman (Valparaiso, Ind./Chesterton) and Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park), the Valparaiso women's track and field team competed Saturday at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich., hosted by the University of Michigan.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Valpo to Host Sprints/Hurdles Clinic

Valparaiso assistant track and field coach Katie LaValley will be holding a sprints/hurdles clinic for middle school age athletes and up at the Athletics-Recreation Center on Sunday, Feb. 6.


Women's Track & Field

Crusader Women Take to Track at Bob Eubanks Open

The Valparaiso women's track and field team returned to action for the first time following the holiday break on Friday afternoon, competing at the Bob Eubanks Open in Allendale, Mich., hosted by Grand Valley State.


Women's Track & Field

Drozdowski Earns HL Weekly Accolade After First Career Meet

After a stellar performance in her first career meet, Valparaiso freshman Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) has been named the Horizon League Female Field Athlete of the Week.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Valpo Track and Field to Hold Fundraiser in Partnership with Reachout Ministries

The Valparaiso track and field teams, in partnership with Reachout Ministries, will be holding a lift-a-thon fundraiser this Friday, Dec. 10, with all funds raised going to provide Christmas to families in Guatemala who otherwise would not be able to celebrate.


Women's Track & Field

Crusader Women's Track and Field Opens Season at Illinois State

Freshman Sarah Drozdowski posted the second-best performance in program history in the weight throw Saturday as the Valparaiso women's track and field squad opened the 2010-2011 indoor campaign at the Early Bird Open in Normal, Ill., hosted by Illinois State.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

2010-2011 Crusader Track and Field Schedule Announced

Valparaiso head men's and women's track and field coach Ryan Moore announced today the indoor and outdoor schedules for the Crusaders' 2010-2011 season.


Women's Track & Field

Valpo Track and Field Places Five on Academic All-League Squad

The Valparaiso outdoor track and field squads were well represented as the Horizon League announced its spring Academic All-League teams today, as two Crusader men and three Crusader women earned the academic accolade.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Changes Announced to Crusader Track and Field Staff

Valparaiso track and field head coach Ryan Moore announced today that James Overbo has been promoted to a full-time position on the Crusader staff and that NCAA Division I All-American Katie LaValley will join the squad's staff in the fall as a graduate assistant.