Crusader Squads Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Recognition
Both the Valparaiso men's and women's cross country teams have been awarded U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team honors for the 2008 season, as announced today by the USTFCCCA.
Four Crusaders Earn Academic All-League Recognition
Lindsey Gilman (South Bend, Ind./Marian), Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) and Caitlin Sauerhage (Rising Sun, Ind./Rising Sun [Indiana]) were all named to the 11-athlete Horizon League Academic All-League squad for women's cross country, while Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) received the same recognition on the men's side.
Crusaders Close Out 2008 Campaign at Great Lakes Regional
The Valparaiso men's cross country squad closed out the 2008 season Saturday at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in West Lafayette, Ind., finishing in 25th place.
Crusaders Finish Eighth at Horizon League Championships
The Valparaiso men's cross country squad competed at the Horizon League Championships Saturday in Green Bay, Wis., finishing the meet in eighth place.
Crusaders Take to Course at Evansville
The Valparaiso men's cross country team ran in its final tuneup for the Horizon League Championships on Saturday, finishing tied for eighth place at the Evansville Invitational.
Crusader Cross Country Squads Adjust Schedule
The Valparaiso men's and women's cross country teams, which were originally scheduled to compete next Saturday, October 18 at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind., will run at the Evansville Invitational on the 18th instead.
Valpo Competes at Notre Dame Invitational
The Valparaiso men's cross country squad continued its 2008 campaign Friday with an 18th place showing at the Notre Dame Invitational gold race.
Valpo Men Place 12th at Indiana Intercollegiates
Led by Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) and Jim Turchyn (Batesville, Ind./Batesville), the Valparaiso men's cross country squad finished in 12th place Friday at the Indiana Intercollegiates in Bloomington, Ind.
Valpo Places Third at Season-Opening Meet
Paced by a third-place finish from Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]), the Valparaiso men's cross country squad finished third Friday afternoon as it hosted the 20th annual Crusader Invitational at Sunset Hills Farm.
Experience-Laden Squad Prepares for 2008 Campaign
If there is no substitute for experience in collegiate athletics, then the Valparaiso men's cross country team is in great shape heading into the 2008 season.
Crusaders Announce 2008 Cross Country Slate
The Valparaiso men's and women's cross country teams will compete four times, including once over their home course at Sunset Hills Farm Park, before heading to the Horizon League Championships as head coach Mike Straubel released the teams' schedules today.