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June 30, 2011
Josh Kalita (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton H.S.), a sophomore Valparaiso University golfer, has been voted to the Academic All-Horizon League Team. He is one of seven total men's golfers in the conference to receive the honor.
June 16, 2011
Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that David Gring has been named the school's new head men's golf coach while Mat Blair has accepted the head women's golf position at the university.
April 24, 2011
Valparaiso's men's golf team finished in seventh place at the Horizon League Championships which concluded Sunday at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
April 23, 2011
Valparaiso's men's golf team is in a tie for fourth place with Wright State after the second round of the Horizon League Championships on Saturday at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the Hills, Fla.
April 22, 2011
Valparaiso's men's golf team sits in a tie for third place, just one shot out of second and five shots off the lead after the opening round of the Horizon League Championships on Friday at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Result in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
April 17, 2011
Valparaiso shot a final round 393 on Sunday afternoon to finish in 15th place with a three-round total of 1,179 at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational held at Delaware Country Club in Muncie, Ind.
April 16, 2011
Valparaiso shot rounds of 380 and 406 on the first day of the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational on Saturday, and currently sits in 15th place entering the final 18 holes at Delaware Country Club in Muncie, Ind.
April 13, 2011
Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Mike Higdon has submitted his resignation as the head men's and women's golf coach at Valparaiso University effective immediately.
April 11, 2011
Valparaiso's men's golf team finished in a tie for 11th place at the UK Bluegrass Invitational on Sunday at the University Club of Kentucky's Big Blue Course in Lexington, Ky. The Crusaders shot rounds of 301 and 315 over the final 36 holes to finish at 908.
April 09, 2011
Valparaiso turned in its best team round of the season, and second best since reinstating the men's golf program, on Saturday afternoon in the opening round of the UK Bluegrass Invitational in Lexington, Ky. The Crusaders shot 292 to finish fifth after the opening round before the second round was suspended for the day due to darkness.
April 06, 2011
Valparaiso University's Josh Kalita (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton H.S.) has been named the Horizon League's Golfer of the Week for his performance at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate on Monday and Tuesday.
April 05, 2011
Valparaiso shot 311 as a team on Tuesday in the final round of the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate to finish with a 36-hole total of 620, and finished in a tie for ninth place at Kings Creek Golf Course in Spring Hill, Tenn.
April 04, 2011
Valparaiso currently is in ninth place after the opening round of the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate after a rain-shortened opening day at King's Creek Golf Course in Spring Hill, Tenn. The Crusaders shot 309 in the opening round, with round two cancelled due to severe storms.
March 29, 2011
Valparaiso maintained its spot in the standings on Tuesday as play concluded at the Butler Spring Invitational held at Prestwick Country Club in Avon, Ind. The Crusaders finished the tournament with a 36-hole total of 625 to finish in 11th place, just four shots out of eighth.
March 28, 2011
Valparaiso's men's golf team returned to the course for the first time during the 2011 spring season on Monday and currently sits in 11th place midway through the Butler Spring Invitational held at Prestwick Country Club in Avon, Ind. Thomas Wettstein (Neenah, Wis./Xavier H.S.) led the way for the Crusaders with an even par round of 72, and is tied for fifth individually.
March 23, 2011
As the weather warms up, the Valparaiso University men's golf team returns to the links for the 2011 spring season, looking to build upon the success of the fall.
December 10, 2010
Valparaiso University head golf coach Mike Higdon has announced that the Crusaders will compete in four tournaments leading up to the 2011 Horizon League Championships this spring.
November 11, 2010
Valparaiso University golf coach Mike Higdon has announced that Joseph Harris has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Crusaders beginning in the fall of 2011.
October 19, 2010
Valparaiso's men's golf team improved by seven strokes from round one to round two and finished in eighth place overall at the Dayton Fall Invitational which concluded on Tuesday at the NCR Country Club South Course in Kettering, Ohio.
October 18, 2010
Valparaiso University's men's golf team shot 315 in the first round of the Dayton Fall Invitational on Monday afternoon and currently sits in 10th place at the midway point playing the South Course at NCR Country Club in Kettering, Ohio.
October 12, 2010
Valparaiso's men's golf team shot 298 on Tuesday in the final round of the Skyhawk Classic to finish the 54-hole event in 10th place at Paris Landing Golf Course in Buchanan, Tenn.
October 11, 2010
Valparaiso's men's golf team sits in a tie for 10th place after the first 36 holes of the Skyhawk Classic hosted by Tennessee-Martin. The Crusaders turned in rounds of 299 and 295 to post a 594 total on the 6,685-yard, par-72 Paris Landings Golf Course in Buchanan, Tenn.
October 05, 2010
Kyle Henning (Brookfield, Wis./East H.S.) carded a collegiate best round of 69 on Tuesday as Valparaiso wrapped up play in the Butler Fall Invitational with a sixth place finish in Indianapolis, Ind.
October 04, 2010
After posting a team school record in the first round of the Butler Fall Invitational on Monday, the Crusaders battled through round two to finish the day in fourth place overall heading into the final 18 holes at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Indianapolis, Ind.
October 03, 2010
Valparaiso's men's golf team set a modern-day school record as a team with a score of 294 on Sunday afternoon, finishing second at a triangular match against Chicago State and Green Bay at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Indianapolis, Ind.
October 02, 2010
The steady rain all day in the Northwest Indiana region forced the postponement of Valparaiso's men's and women's golf matches that were scheduled for Saturday at Lost Marsh Golf Course in Hammond, Ind.
September 28, 2010
Most players played seven or eight holes on Tuesday morning, but constant rain eventually won, making Stone Ridge Golf Club unplayable by approximately 11:30 a.m. EDT and thus forcing the cancellation of the final round of the John Piper Intercollegiate held in Bowling Green, Ohio.
September 27, 2010
Valparaiso carded rounds of 302 and 299 on a crisp and breezy Monday to stand in eighth place following the first round of the John Piper Intercollegiate held at Stone Ridge Golf Club in Bowling Green, Ohio.
September 12, 2010
Valparaiso University freshmen Kyle Henning (Brookfield, Wis./East H.S.) tied for third place overall after carding a two-round total of four-over par 148 (75-73) at the Fossum Invitational, leading the Crusaders to a fourth place finish as a team on Sunday at Forest Akers Golf Course in East Lansing, Mich.
September 11, 2010
Valparaiso's men's golf team turned in a solid first round on Saturday at the Fossum Invitational held at the Forest Akers Golf Course in East Lansing, Mich., placing seventh out of 15 teams. The Crusaders had moved into a tie for third early in round two when play was suspended for the day due to heavy rains.
September 10, 2010
As Valparaiso's men takes to the links for the 2010 fall golf season, the core of the Crusader roster has a year of collegiate experience under their belt and will now look to move up the leaderboard at the various tournaments.
July 07, 2010
Valparaiso University head coach Mike Higdon released the men's fall golf schedule on Wednesday afternoon (July 7), in which the Crusaders will compete in five tournaments.
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