Bednarczyk, Piaskowy Represent Valpo on Academic All-League Team

Senior Chris Bednarczyk (Carmel, Ind./Westfield) and junior Jordan Piaskowy (Crete, Ill./Illiana Christian) earned spots on the Horizon League men's cross country 2010 Academic All-League Team.

Hall of Fame to Induct Dennis Murray on Saturday

One of the top runners ever at Valparaiso, Dennis Murray held seven school records on the oval during his career with the Crusaders, and, on Saturday, February 19 he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.

Crusaders Close Season at Great Lakes Regional

The Valparaiso men's cross country team closed out the 2010 campaign Saturday at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Rochester, Mich.

Crusader Men Place Eighth at Horizon League Championships

Led by sophomore Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago), the Valparaiso men's cross country team placed eighth Saturday at the Horizon League Championships in Chicago, Ill.

Crusaders Finish Sixth at Evansville Invitational

In its final tune-up for the Horizon League Cross Country Championships, the Valparaiso men's cross country team finished in sixth place Saturday at the Evansville Invitational in Evansville, Ind.

Hartenberger Paces Valpo at Notre Dame Invitational

For the third time in as many races this season, senior Joel Hartenberger (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia) led the Valparaiso men's cross country team as it ran to a 14th place finish Friday at the Notre Dame Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind.

Hartenberger Paces Valpo Men at Michigan State Friday

Senior Joel Hartenberger (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia) paced the Valparaiso men's cross country team on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders competed at their second meet of the season, the Spartan Invitational in East Lansing, Mich.

Hartenberger Finishes Fifth to Lead Crusader Men

Senior Joel Hartenberger (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia) ran to a career-best fifth-place finish on Friday to lead the Valparaiso men's cross country team as it opened the 2010 campaign with a second-place team showing at Sunset Hills Farm in the Crusader Open.

Experienced Crusader Men's Squad Ready to Start Running

A boatload of experience returns for head coach Mike Straubel and the Valparaiso men's cross country program in 2010, as the Crusaders graduated just one runner who ran among the team's top-five at any point last season. This seasoned group of veteran Crusaders is taking aim at a move up the Horizon League ladder this season.

Valparaiso Announces 2010 Cross Country Slate

Four races within the state of Indiana, including the season-opening Crusader Open at Sunset Hills Farm, will prepare the Valparaiso cross country teams for the Horizon League Championships as head coach Mike Straubel announced the Crusaders' 2010 schedule today.