Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#5 - Bobby Capobianco
2012-13 Men's Basketball
POS.
F
HT.
6'10"
WT.
245
YR.
Sr./Jr.
HOMETOWN
Loveland, Ohio
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Loveland [Indiana]
Bobby Capobianco

Summer of 2013: Traveled with Athletes in Action squad on trip to Jamaica.

2012-13: Played in 30 games in his first season as a Crusader, making one start ... averaged 5.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game ... connected on 55.1% of his field goal attempts ... scored in double figures on six occasions ... posted double-double in his Valpo debut, scoring 10 points and grabbing a season-high 11 rebounds in win over Chicago State Nov. 23 ... became first Crusader to debut with a double-double since 2005 ... scored 10 points apiece in wins over Missouri State (Dec. 15) and IUPUI (Dec. 20) ... nearly tallied a double-double at Oakland Dec. 17, scoring nine points - including a pair of 3-pointers - and pulling down nine rebounds ... tallied eight points and nine rebounds in Horizon League win over Milwaukee Feb. 1 ... approached a triple-double in league win against UIC Feb. 5, finishing the night with 10 points, nine rebounds and nine assists ... nine assists marked by far a season-high ... became first player in NCAA to post that stat line off the bench in nearly five years ... followed up with 13 points in just 13 minutes at Cleveland State Feb. 9 ... named Horizon League co-Newcomer of the Week Feb. 11 following his previous two games ... totaled 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting to go with seven rebounds in regular season finale at Green Bay Mar. 2 ... earned league's Newcomer of the Week honor to cap regular season.

2011-12: Sat out season in accordance with NCAA transfer regulations ... retains two years of eligibility ... spent summer of 2012 traveling with U.S. Eagles men’s basketball team on a tour of East Asia, averaging 17 points and nine rebounds per game.

Indiana: Appeared in 57 games over two seasons with the Hoosiers ... made five starts for IU as a freshman ... totaled 96 points and 112 rebounds over his two years ... set a career high as a freshman with eight points against Northwestern ... pulled down 10 rebounds in win over George Mason ... an All-Big Ten Academic Team selection

Prep: A four-year letterwinner with the Tigers ... earned a top-100 ranking in the Class of 2009 from ESPN.com ... finished prep career as Loveland’s all-time leading scorer, rebounder and shot blocker ... named league Player of the Year as a senior ... averaged a double-double in each of his final three seasons ... played in the Ohio North/South All-Star game ... also chosen to participate in the NBA Players Association camp … played AAU for prestigious Indiana Elite program, which was the national runner-up in 2008.

Personal: Bobby is the son of Bob and Barbara Capobianco ... graduated with a bachelor's degree in sports media journalism from Valparaiso ... working towards his master's degree in sports media ... born October 22, 1990.

W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay