2010-11 Athletics News
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June 28, 2011 | Athletics
Valparaiso had 85 student-athletes honored as the Horizon League has announced its 2011 Spring Academic Honor Roll. The league's 10 institutions combined for 731 total honorees across all 19 league-sponsored sports.
May 24, 2011 | Athletics
The 14th annual Frankenmuth Valpo Weekend will take place July 15-16 as alumni and friends have a chance to reconnect with one another as well as meet Crusader coaches during the event in Frankenmuth, Mich.
May 18, 2011 | Athletics
Four athletic teams from Valparaiso University have received the NCAA Public Recognition Award for outstanding academic performance.
May 01, 2011 | Athletics
Valparaiso University's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) announced its year-end awards on Sunday evening at the third annual Athletic Recognition Ceremony (ARC) Awards.
April 11, 2011 | Athletics
Valparaiso University awarded 99 student-athletes with Presidential Academic Honors while also handing out the Laurel Award at the 20th Annual Academic Honors Banquet for Student-Athletes held on Sunday evening in the Harre Union.
March 22, 2011 | Athletics
Valparaiso had 80 student-athletes honored as the Horizon League has announced its 2010 Fall Academic Honor Roll. The league's 10 institutions combined for 724 total honorees across all 19 league-sponsored sports.
February 15, 2011 | Baseball, Men's Basketball, Athletics
A multi-sport athlete while at Valparaiso, Tom Orton was a three-year starter in both baseball and basketball for the Crusaders, and, on Saturday, February 19 he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 14, 2011 | Men's Cross Country, Men's Track & Field, Athletics
One of the top runners ever at Valparaiso, Dennis Murray held seven school records on the oval during his career with the Crusaders, and, on Saturday, February 19 he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 11, 2011 | Women's Soccer, Athletics
One of the most proficient goal scorers in school history, Emily King led the Valparaiso University soccer program to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 2005, and, on Saturday, February 19 she will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 10, 2011 | Football, Athletics
An outstanding player for the Crusaders on the football field, Rob Giancola set numerous receiving records during his time at Valparaiso, and, on Saturday, February 19 he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 09, 2011 | Athletics
A talented multi-sport athlete during his collegiate days at Valparaiso, Fred Donath excelled in both football and wrestling for the Brown and Gold, and on Saturday, February 19 he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
December 29, 2010 | Athletics
Five former student-athletes will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame on Feb. 19 as members of the Class of 2011. This year's class consists of Fred Donath (1971), Rob Giancola (2004), Emily King (2005), Dennis Murray (1975), and Tom Orton (1960), and will be the 14th since the Hall of Fame began in 1998.
November 16, 2010 | Athletics
Valparaiso University's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be holding a canned food drive for Hilltop Neighborhood House Village Food Pantry at the men's basketball game on Thursday (Nov. 18) against Purdue North Central as well as at the women's basketball home opener on Wednesday, Nov. 24 against Ball State.
October 27, 2010 | Athletics
Student-athletes at Valparaiso University continue to distinguish themselves academically, graduating at a higher rate than their peers at many other universities, according to information released by the NCAA today, Oct. 27.
October 14, 2010 | Athletics
Valparaiso University's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be raising money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure beginning on October 22 at various Crusader sporting events in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness month.
October 14, 2010 | Athletics
Nominations will be accepted through Monday, October 18 to be included in the pool of candidates for the Valparaiso University Hall of Fame Class of 2011.
August 25, 2010 | Athletics
Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced the hiring of Brad Swanson as the Crusaders' new athletics sales coordinator.
August 24, 2010 | Athletics
Approximately 430 Valparaiso University student-athletes opened the school year on Monday evening at the annual student-athlete picnic held at Brown Field.
July 27, 2010 | Athletics
Valparaiso had 68 student-athletes honored by the Horizon League as the conference has announced its 2010 Spring Academic Honor Roll. The league's 10 institutions combined for 729 total honorees.