A taste of success in 2017 left the Valparaiso University football team hungry for more. The long offseason wait is nearing its end as the 2018 version of the Crusaders will gather for the first time this week as they report to camp on Thursday and hold their first practice on Friday.
The Valparaiso University football team has been picked tied for fourth in the Pioneer Football League, according to a preseason polling of the league’s head coaches. The league released the poll on Tuesday.
The Valparaiso University football team has a trio of representatives on the 2018 Preseason All-Pioneer Football League Team, which was announced on Monday.
The Valparaiso University football program has opened an online store, which will be available through July 17.
Head coach Dave Cecchini has announced the addition of Jerome Smith to the Valparaiso University football staff as the team’s running backs coach.
The Valparaiso University football team held its annual spring game on Saturday at Brown Field. Using an offense against defense format, the offense was assigned as the Gold team, while the defense was the Brown team. The game was broken down into three challenges with points being awarded to each team for various successful plays. The Brown team came away victorious, winning two out of the three segments.
For the first time since the 2017 season reached its climactic conclusion, the Valparaiso University football team will take the field with a game atmosphere at Brown Field on Saturday.
The Valparaiso University football team has announced its schedule for the 2018 season. The Crusaders will open the campaign with nonconference trips to Duquesne (Sept. 8) and Youngstown State (Sept. 15) before hosting Truman State (Sept. 22) in the Brown Field opener.