Valpo Cross Country Welcomes 10 Newcomers for 2020 Season
Valparaiso University head cross country coach Mike Straubel announced 10 additions to his program on Wednesday as five newcomers will join the men’s team and five others have signed with the women’s squad for the 2020 cross country season.
Valpo Cross Country Teams Garner Academic Accolades
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams have garnered recognition from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their success in the classroom this year.
Three Valpo Runners Enter Record Book at Regional
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in their final race of the 2019 campaign Friday in Madison, Wis. at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional. Dominic Paoletti (Monroe, Mich./ Monroe St. Mary), Jack Worman (Hanover Parks, Ill./ Hoffman Estates) and Ignacio Veloz Bonilla (San Juan, P.R./ American Military Academy) joined Alexander Bruno (Bloomington, Ill./ University) on the list of the program’s best 10K times.
Cross Country Set for Great Lakes Regional
After a strong showing at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships, the Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams will head to Madison, Wis. to compete in Friday’s NCAA Great Lakes Regional.
Alexander Bruno Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete Team
Valparaiso University cross country standout Alexander Bruno (Bloomington, Ill./ University) was one 12 runners named to the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete team this week.
Bruno, Paoletti Earn All-Conference Honors at MVC Championship
The Missouri Valley Conference men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Valparaiso on Saturday for the MVC Championship. Nine men’s teams and 10 women’s teams faced chilly temperatures and a muddy course to compete for the conference title at Sunset Hill Farm County Park. The Valpo men were led by Alexander Bruno (Bloomington, Ill./ University) and Dominic Paoletti (Monroe, Mich./ Monroe St. Mary), both of whom earned all-conference recognition. As a team, the Valpo men turned in their first Top 5 finish in the team standings at a conference meet since 2007, continuing a strong season for head coach Mike Straubel’s team.
Notebook: Valpo Cross Country Set to Host MVC Championships
After Valparaiso University hosted its first championship event as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference with women’s golf last spring, it’s time for cross country to take center stage with the 2019 MVC Championships coming soon to Northwest Indiana.
Valpo Men’s Cross Country Cracks Regional Rankings
For the first time in program history, the Valparaiso University men’s cross country team is regionally ranked.
Valpo Poised for Conference Meet after Strong Showing in Peoria
The Valparaiso University men and women’s cross country teams headed to Bradley University in Peoria, Ill. for the annual Pink Classic on Friday. Alexander Bruno (Bloomington, Ill. / University) and Katherine Germann (Cincinnati, Ohio/ Finneytown) led their squads in the final push before the conference championships. In addition, Dominic Paoletti (Monroe, Mich. / Monroe St. Mary) cracked the program’s all-time Top 5 in the 8K.
Valpo Enjoys Strong Showing at Joe Piane Invitational
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Notre Dame for the Joe Piane Invitational on Friday. The men’s team ran a five-mile race, while the women’s team competed in a 5K race. The top three finishers on the men’s team, Alexander Bruno (Bloomington, Ill./ University), Ignacio Veloz Bonilla (San Juan, P.R./ American Military Academy) and Dominic Paoletti (Monroe, Mich./ Monroe St. Mary) all set personal bests in the race and finished in the top third of their race.
Bruno, Germann Lead Cross Country at Indiana State
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled Terre Haute for the John McNichols Invitational, hosted by Indiana State on Saturday. The squads were led by seniors Alexander Bruno (Bloomington, Ill./ University) and Katherine Germann (Cincinnati, Ohio/ Finneytown).
Cross Country Begins Season with Annual Crusader Open
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams kicked off their seasons on Friday with the 31st running of the Crusader Open at Sunset Hill Farm Country Park. Senior Katherine Germann (Cincinnati, Ohio/Finneytown) and redshirt sophomore Jack Worman (Hanover Parks, Ill./Hoffman Estates) led the team in their respective races.
2019 Valpo Cross Country Season Preview
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams will begin the 2019-2020 season with clear goals in mind.
Valpo All-Access: Cross Country
With the start of the Valpo cross country season right around the corner & Valpo set to host the Missouri Valley Conference Championship this year, fifth-year senior Alexander Bruno and head coach Mike Straubel joined Brandon Vickrey on Valpo All-Access!
Two Home Meets Highlight 2019 Valpo Cross Country Schedule
The 2019 slate for the Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams features a pair of home dates – one an annual staple and the other an event making its way to Northwest Indiana for the first time.