Valparaiso University head men's soccer coach Mis' Mrak has announced his 2002 schedule which will feature three matches against Big Ten schools.
The Crusaders will open the season at the Falcon Invitational on Aug. 30 against the University of Denver and will also face Air Force in the tournament.
Valpo's home opener is against Evansville on Sept. 8, before the Crusaders host Wisconsin on Sept. 13. In addition to the Badgers, the brown and gold will travel to Northwestern and Michigan State during the 2002 campaign.
Mid-Continent Conference play opens on Sept. 27 at home against IUPUI, with the conference tournament slated for Nov. 15-17 at the site of the regular season conference champion.