Baseball, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Athletics

15 Crusaders Earn Spring Academic All-League Honors


15 Valparaiso student-athletes earned spots on the Horizon League Spring Academic All-League teams, as announced by the league office this morning. Men’s outdoor track and field had five athletes honored, while baseball, men’s golf and women’s outdoor track and field each had three selections to go with one from men’s tennis.


Women's Track & Field

Drozdowski Caps Career With 22nd-Place Showing at NCAA East Regional


One of the most accomplished throwers in the history of the Valparaiso University women’s track and field program, senior Sarah Drozdowski finished her collegiate career on Saturday in her best event, placing 22nd in the hammer throw at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Jacksonville, Fla.


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

Getz, Drozdowski Qualify for East Preliminary Championships

The record setting and far-throwing senior duo of Jeremy Getz and Sarah Drozdowski will represent the Valparaiso track and field teams at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor East Preliminary Championships in Jacksonville on May 28-30.


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

Throwers Trio Competes at Gregory Invitational


The throws trio of Jeremy Getz, Andrew Guzek, and Heather Mende all took part of the final day of action at the Gregory Invitational at North Central College.


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

Valpo Competes at Gregory Invitational


Valpo sent a small group of throwers and jumpers to the Gregory Invitational at North Central College on Thursday.


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

Crusaders Compete at Grand Valley State

The pole vaulting duo of Justin Zosso and Sarah Peters, along with thrower Justin Smutz, took to the field on Friday at the Grand Valley State 2nd to Last Chance Meet in Allendale, Mich.


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

Trio of Crusaders Throw at Dr. Keeler Invitational


The throwers trio of Sarah Drozdowski, Jacob Frey and Jacob Smutz took to the field on Thursday at the Dr. Keeler Invitational at North Central College in Naperville, Ill.


Women's Track & Field

Drozdowski Named Athlete of the Year, Performer of the Meet on Final Day of League Championship


Sarah Drozdowski won the hammer throw on Sunday on the final day of the Horizon League Outdoor Championship, securing Athlete of the Year and Field Performer of the Meet honors.


Women's Track & Field

Taylor Clears Season High, Crusaders Sit in Second at League Outdoor Championship


Jazmin Taylor took home the crown in the high jump and several Crusaders captured runner-up finishes in the second day of action at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships. Valpo sits in second place heading into the final day.


Women's Track & Field

Hinstorff Closes Out Career With PR, Second Place Finish

Senior Brooke Hinstorff closed out her collegiate career with a personal best in the javelin and a second place finish on day one of the Horizon League Outdoor Championship in Rochester, Mich.


Women's Track & Field

Valpo Charges into Horizon League Outdoor Championship


The Valparaiso women's track and field teams look to throw far, jump high and run fast this weekend as they compete in the 2015 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championship at Oakland. The senior trio of Sarah Drozdowski, Sarah Peters, and Jazmin Taylor all hold the top spots in their respective events.


Women's Track & Field

Six Crusaders Capture Titles in Inaugural Home Meet


The Valparaiso women's track and field team opened their new home, the Warren G. Hoger Track, on a cold, rainy Saturday and had six athletes capture titles. Hannah Reynard moved up to third place in the 400 meter hurdles too.


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

Valpo Set to Host Inaugural Crusader Open


The Valparaiso track and field teams will host the first home meet in over 50 years on Saturday at the new Warren G. Hoger Track at Brown Field. Action gets underway at 10:30 CT with throwing events at Eastgate Field. Jumps will start at Hoger Track and 1:00 pm with running events starting 30 minutes later.


Women's Track & Field

Drozdowski Earns Second Horizon League Honor in Three Weeks


Sarah Drozdowski was named the Horizon League Female Athlete of the Week on Wednesday following a record-setting performance at the Illini Twilight over the weekend. This is her second time winning the weekly award in the last three weeks.


Women's Track & Field

Drozdowski sets Hammer Record, Reynard Runs into Record Books again at Illini Twilight


Sarah Drozdowski set the school record in the hammer throw and Hannah Reynard set the fifth-fastest time in the 100 meter hurdles on Saturday at the Illini Twilight.


Men's Basketball, Men's Swimming, Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Athletics

Eight Crusaders Earn Winter Academic All-League Accolades


Valparaiso University placed eight student-athletes over four sports on the Horizon League’s 2015 Winter Academic All-League Teams, as announced today by the league office. Men's indoor track and field had three student-athletes honored, while men's basketball and women's indoor track and field had two apiece and men's swimming had one as well.


Women's Track & Field

Bloy Blazes to Second-Fastest Steeplechase Time; Valpo Competes in Michigan


In a three-meet Saturday for the Crusaders, Liz Bloy set the second fastest school time in an event for the second day in a row at the Tennessee Relays.


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

Bloy, Sosnowski set pair of top-five marks at Tennessee Relays


Liz Bloy and Chris Sosnowski set top-five school marks in their respective events (1,500 meter run and discus) at the Tennessee Relays on Friday.


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

Drozdowski, Sosnowski Set Top-Five Marks at Tennessee Relays


Sarah Drozdowski bettered her second best school mark in the hammer throw by almost six feet and Chris Sosnowski set the fourth farthest hammer throw in school history on Thursday in the first day of the Tennessee Relays.


Women's Track & Field

Drozdowski Wins Horizon League Athlete of the Week


Senior thrower Sarah Drozdowski was named the Horizon League Athlete of the Week on Wednesday. She won titles in the shot put and hammer throw this past weekend while also picking up a third place finish in the discus.


Women's Track & Field

Five Crusaders Claim Titles, Reynard Sets Two-Top Five Times at DePauw


Five Crusaders collected titles and Hannah Reynard set two top-five times in the hurdles on Saturday at the DePauw Outdoor Invitational. Valpo finished in fourth with 80 points.


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

Duplicates Lead Crusaders on Final Day of Raleigh Relays


The "Jacob" duo of Frey and Smutz and the "Sarah" duo of Peters and Drozdowski led the Valpo track and field teams with top-15 finishes on the final day of action at the Raleigh Relays.


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

Taylor, Bloy Lead Crusaders at Raleigh Relays


Jazmin Taylor won the high jump and Liz Bloy set the third fastest Crusader time in the 1,500 meter run in day one action on Friday at the Raleigh Relays.


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

Puma Invitational Scratched from Schedule


The Valparaiso track and field teams will not be competing at the Puma Invitational this weekend due to inclement weather in the forecast. Valpo will still be sending athletes to the Raleigh Relays at North Carolina State. Live results and video (paid subscription required) will be available for the relays at ValpoAthletics.com.


Women's Track & Field

Peters Garners Second Horizon League Athlete of the Week Honor

Junior pole vaulter Sarah Peters was named the Horizon League Athlete of the Week following her first place performance at the Gene and Rose Edmonds Invitational this past weekend. This is Peter's second weekly award this year and first of the outdoor season.


Women's Track & Field

Six Crusaders Claim Titles at Edmonds Invitational


The Valparaiso women’s track and field team had six athletes capture titles on Saturday at the Gene and Rose Edmonds Invitational at St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind.


Women's Track & Field

Crusaders Begin Outdoor Season in Florida


Jazmin Taylor placed second in the high jump and Hannah Reynard set the fourth fastest time in school history in the 400 meter hurdles on Friday at the Crusaders outdoor season opener in Tampa.


Women's Track & Field

Valpo Finishes Indoor Season at HL Track Championship


The Valpo women's track and field team concluded their indoor season at the Horizon League Indoor Championship on Sunday, finishing in a tie for sixth place with 34 points.


Women's Track & Field

Peters Sets School Record, Wins Pole Vault Title at HL Championships


Sarah Peters bested her school record in the pole vault to win the Horizon League title and lead Valpo on the first day of the Horizon League Indoor Championship.


Women's Track & Field

Valpo Heads to Youngstown for Horizon League Championships


The Valparaiso women’s track and field team looks to finish their indoor season on a high note at the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend at Youngstown State.


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

Valpo Coaches Show: Ryan Moore


Valpo track and field head coach Ryan Moore joined the Valpo Coaches Show to recap the Crusaders indoor season and preview this weekend's Horizon League Championships.


Women's Track & Field

Valpo Concludes Regular Season at Blue and Orange Open


The Crusader women's track and field team finished their indoor regular season at the Orange and Blue Open at the University of Illinois on Saturday.


Women's Track & Field

Crusaders Take on Fred Wilt Invitational


Jazmin Taylor won the high jump as the Crusaders took part in day two action at the Fred Wilt Invitational at Purdue.


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

Crusaders Take Flight at Purdue


Valpo had 11 athletes compete in the Fred Wilt Invitational at Purdue on Friday. Megan Howdeshell (Bourbon, Ind./Triton Junior-Senior) improved her third best mark in Valpo history in the weight throw.


Women's Track & Field

Three Crusaders Capture Titles at Windy City Invitational


Jazmin Taylor, Sarah Peters and Sophia Robinson all claimed individual titles at the Windy City Invitational in Chicago on Saturday to lead the Crusaders to a fifth-place finish.


Women's Track & Field

Peters, Taylor, Howdeshell compete at Meyo Invitational


The junior duo of Sarah Peters and Megan Howdeshell and senior Jazmin Taylor took part in the famous Meyo Invitational on Friday at Notre Dame.


Women's Track & Field

Taylor Ties Career-Best at Findlay Open


Jazmin Taylor tied her program-best in the high jump at the Findlay Open on Friday to lead the Crusaders.


Women's Track & Field

Peters Named HL Field Athlete of the Week


Sarah Peters was named the Horizon League Female Field Athlete of the Week after capturing the pole vault title at the IPFW Duals. She is the second winner in a row for Valpo, as Jazmin Taylor won last week.


Women's Track & Field

Valpo Women Take Home Three Victories at IPFW Duals


The Valpo women's track team went 3-2 at the IPFW Duals with four title winners. Sarah Peters set a new meet record in the pole vault, while Hannah Reynard and Megan Howdeshell put their names into the Valpo record books.


Women's Track & Field

Taylor Named HL Field Athlete of the Week


Jazmin Taylor was named the Horizon League Female Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday following her third straight high jump crown.


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

Zosso Sets New Standard at Mike Lints Alumni Open


Justin Zosso bested his own program record in the pole vault by two inches on Friday to lead the Crusaders at the Mike Lints Alumni Open.


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

Five Athletes Capture Titles at Lewis Open


The Crusaders track and field teams returned to indoor competition today at the Lewis Open. Five athletes took home top honors in their first meet of 2015.


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

Seven Crusaders Claim Titles at Mastodon Open


The Valpo track and field teams opened their indoor seasons at the Mastodon Open today. Seven Crusaders claimed individual titles


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

Track and Field Opens Season with Mastodon Open


Valpo begins their indoor season on Saturday when they travel to Fort Wayne, Ind. for the Mastodon Open. The Crusaders return four Horizon League champions from last year.


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

Track Announces Indoor and Outdoor Schedules


Head coach Ryan Moore announced the schedules for the track and field teams on Tuesday, including the first-ever home meet on April 25 at Warren G. Hoger Track.


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

Track and Field to Host Shot Put Clinic


Head coach Ryan Moore announced a shot put clinic will he held at Valparaiso University on Dec. 7. Olympian and Crusader assistant coach Tom Pukstys will coordinate the clinic.


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

Hoger Track Dedicated Saturday Afternoon


In front of a large Homecoming crowd, the Warren G. Hoger Track was officially dedicated at Brown Field during halftime of Saturday's football game.