Valpo's Men's and Women's Soccer Earn NSCAA Team Academic Award

Valparaiso University was one of just 23 Division I schools to receive the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award for both men's and women's soccer during the 2002-2003 season. The awards were handed out as part of the annual NSCAA Convention recently held in Charlotte, N.C.

Peacher Earns Second Team All Mid-Continent Conference Honors

Valparaiso University senior Josh Peacher (Granite City, Ill./Granite City H.S.) has been named to the Mid-Continent Conference Second Team.

Crusaders Drop Season Finale 3-2 at Wisconsin

The Valparaiso University men's soccer team saw its 2003 season come to a close on Saturday afternoon, as the Crusaders dropped a 3-2 decision to Wisconsin in Verona, Wis.

Valpo Drops 2-0 Decision to Western Illinois on Senior Day

Two first half goals were all that Western Illinois needed as the Leathernecks defeated Valparaiso 2-0 on Senior Day Sunday afternoon at Eastgate Field.

Loyola Defeats Crusaders 1-0 on Friday

Loyola (Ill.) scored just over two minutes into the second half and made it stand up as the Ramblers defeated Valparaiso 1-0 on Friday afternoon at Eastgate Field.

Valpo Falls at IUPUI 1-0

Adrian Conrad's first goal of the season was the difference, as IUPUI shutout Valparaiso 1-0 on Sunday afternoon in a Mid-Continent Conference match held in Indianapolis, Ind.

Crusaders Match at IUPUI Moved to 1 p.m. Sunday

Valparaiso's men's soccer match scheduled for Sunday afternoon against IUPUI has been moved up one hour and will now begin at 1 p.m. The contest will take place at Kuntz Stadium in Indianapolis.

Valpo Records First Road Victory

The Valparaiso men's soccer team recorded its second victory in its last three outings, defeating Drury 2-0 in Springfield, Mo. on Sunday afternoon.

Valpo Loses Mid-Con Match at Oral Roberts

Oral Roberts protected its home field on Friday evening, defeating Valparaiso 3-0 in a Mid-Continent Conference match held in Tulsa, Okla.

Hoyt Earns Mid-Con's Weekly Honor

Owen Hoyt (Spring Grove, Ill./Prairie Ridge H.S.) helped Valparaiso to its first victory of the season over the weekend, and in the process was named the Mid-Continent Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Crusaders Record Season's First Win Defeating Centenary

Valparaiso's men's soccer team had an offensive outburst for the first time this season on Sunday afternoon, and as a result the Crusaders tallied their first victory of the season, 3-2 over Centenary, at Eastgate Field.

Valpo Ends Scoring Draught, Still Falls to UMKC

Owen Hoyt (Spring Grove, Ill./Prairie Ridge H.S.) scored Valparaiso's first goal in nearly 600 minutes, but it was not enough as the Crusaders dropped their Mid-Continent Conference opener to UMKC 3-1 on Friday afternoon at Eastgate Field.

Crusaders Fall at Drake in Double Overtime

Matt Nickell's rebound goal nearly four minutes into the second overtime lifted Drake to a 1-0 victory over Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon in Des Moines, Iowa.

Michigan State Stops Valpo Opponent's Scoreless Streak

After back-to-back shutout draws, the Valparaiso University men's soccer team surrendered three goals on Friday afternoon, falling to Michigan State 3-0 at Eastgate Field.

Crusaders Earn Second Straight 0-0 Draw

For the first time in school history the Valparaiso University men's soccer team battled to their second straight 0-0 after a double-overtime effort on Sunday afternoon against Xavier (Ohio) at Eastgate Field.

Valpo Battles Ohio State to 0-0 Draw

Valparaiso registered its first result of the 2003 season on Friday afternoon in Columbus, Ohio, as the Crusaders battled to a 0-0 double-overtime tie with Ohio State.

Detroit Defeats Valpo 3-0

Three second half goals by Detroit led the host Titans to a 3-0 victory over Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon in Detroit, Mich.

Butler Defeats Valpo Men 5-1

Butler scored four times in the second half to break open a tied match as the Bulldogs went on to defeat Valparaiso 5-1 on Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis, Ind.

Second Half Outburst Lifts Evansville past Valpo

Evansville scored five times within a 25 minute span in the second half as the Purple Aces defeated Valparaiso 5-0 on Friday evening in Evansville, Ind.

Game Time Changed for Friday's Match at Evansville

The match time of Valparaiso University's men's soccer match scheduled for Friday at Evansville has been changed to 8 p.m.

Southwest Missouri State Spoils Valpo's Season Opener

Jamal Sutton scored twice for Southwest Missouri State on Friday evening as the visiting Bears spoiled Valparaiso's season opener, defeating the Crusaders 3-1 at Eastgate Field.

Valpo Men Picked Fourth in Preseason Soccer Poll

The Valparaiso University men's soccer team has been picked to finish in fourth place in the Mid-Continent Conference according to the annual preseason poll conducted of the league's head coaches.

Valpo Hopes to Continue Climb Up Mid-Con Standings as 2003 Season Opens

A year after qualifying for the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament for the first time in four seasons, the Valparaiso University men's soccer team will look to continue its climb up the Mid-Con standings as the 2003 season unfolds.

Valpo Shutout by Western Michigan to End Preseason Schedule

The Valparaiso men's soccer team ended the exhibition portion of their schedule on Sunday afternoon in Kalamazoo, Mich. with a 4-0 loss to Western Michigan.

Northwestern Blanks Valpo in Scrimmage

Northwestern visited Eastgate Field on Friday evening for a scrimmage with Valparaiso and handed the Crusaders their second exhibition loss of the preseason 4-0.

Valpo Men Drop Exhibition Opener

The Valparaiso men's soccer team opened the preseason portion of their schedule on Wednesday evening, falling to Bethel (Ind.) 4-1 at Eastgate Field.

Crusaders Soccer Match with Xavier Moved to Eastgate Field

Valparaiso University's men's soccer match that is scheduled for September 21 against Xavier (Ohio) has been moved from Cincinnati to Valpo's Eastgate Field. The contest will begin at 1 p.m.

Two Men's Soccer Match Times Have Changed

The Valparaiso University men's soccer team has changed two match times for the upcoming fall season.

Valpo's 2003 Men's Soccer Schedule Set

Valparaiso University men's soccer coach Mis' Mrak has announced his 2003 schedule featuring three matches against teams from the Big Ten.