Valpo to Host Men's Soccer Camps This Summer

Valparaiso University will be hosting a boy's soccer camp June 20-24 for children ages 5-18. The camps will be divided up based on age groups.

Valpo Men Add Six for 2005 Season

Valparaiso University men's soccer coach Mis' Mrak has announced that he has signed five players to National Letters of Intent to join the Crusaders this fall. In addition, Mrak has added a transfer from the University of Massachusetts.

Valpo Men and Women Earn NSCAA/addidas Team Academic Awards

Valparaiso University is one of 53 intercollegiate soccer programs of all divisions to have both its men's and women's soccer teams recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for posting a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2003-2004 academic year.

Balfanz and Catrow Earn Second Team All Mid-Con Honors

Valparaiso University's Nate Balfanz (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.) and D.J. Catrow (Springfield, Ohio/Catholic Central H.S.) were named to the All Mid-Continent Conference Second Team on Thursday evening.

Valpo Falls 4-0 in Season Finale

Chris Edwards scored twice to help lead Oakland to a 4-0 victory over Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon at Eastgate Field in the Crusaders' season finale.

Michigan State Tops Valpo 7-1

Michigan State scored four times in the match's first 30 minutes on its way to a 7-1 victory over Valparaiso on Friday afternoon in East Lansing, Mich.

Ohio State Knocks Off Valpo 2-0

Two second half goals were the difference on Sunday afternoon as Ohio State defeated Valparaiso 2-0 at Eastgate Field.

Kangaroos Bounce Valpo 3-1

Brian Garcia scored twice within 25 seconds early in the first half helping to lead UMKC to a 3-1 victory over Valparaiso on Friday afternoon in Kansas City, Mo.

Oleck Named Mid-Con Defensive Player of the Week

Valparaiso University's Jeff Oleck (Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral H.S.) has been selected as the Mid-Continent Conference Defensive Player of the Week after posting a shutout for the Crusaders on Sunday afternoon.

Crusaders Record First Mid-Con Win 2-0 over IUPUI

D.J. Catrow (Springfield, Ohio/Catholic Central H.S.) scored one goal and helped set up another as Valparaiso recorded its first Mid-Continent Conference victory of the season on Sunday afternoon, defeating IUPUI 2-0 at Eastgate Field.

Penalty Kick in Second Overtime Dooms Valpo

After battling for more than 102 of scoreless soccer, Andrew Ornoch's penalty kick goal in the second overtime period lifted Detroit to a 1-0 victory over Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon at Eastgate Field.

Crusader Men Fall at Northern Illinois Friday

Northern Illinois scored goals early in each half as the Huskies went on to defeat Valparaiso 3-0 Friday afternoon in DeKalb, Ill. as the Crusaders ended a seven-match road trip.

Quick Start Leads Valpo Past IPFW

Valparaiso scored twice in the first ten minutes of the match as the Crusaders held on to defeat IPFW 2-1 on Sunday afternoon in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Valpo Suffers First Mid-Con Loss at Western

Valparaiso suffered its first Mid-Continent Conference loss of the season on Friday afternoon, dropping a 2-0 match against Western Illinois in Macomb, Ill.

Brighton Honored by Conference Office

Valparaiso University's Jon Brighton (Warner Robins, Ga./Houston County H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference co-Offensive Player of the Week following the Crusaders' double-overtime tie at Centenary on Saturday.

Valpo Plays to Second Straight Conference Tie

Valparaiso tied its second straight Mid-Continent Conference match on Saturday evening as the Crusaders tied Centenary 2-2 in double-overtime in Shreveport, La.

Valpo Falls at Southwest Missouri State 5-1

Four unanswered goals helped to lead Southwest Missouri State to a 5-1 victory over Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon in Springfield, Mo.

Drury Shuts Out Valpo 2-0 on Friday Night

A pair of second half goals lifted Drury to a 2-0 shutout victory over Valparaiso on Friday evening in Springfield, Mo.

Valpo Erupts for Four Goals in Rout of Xavier

Valparaiso scored four goals for the first time since 2001, including three in the second half, as the Crusaders defeated Xavier (Ohio) 4-1 on Sunday afternoon in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Valpo Men Shutout by Butler

Butler scored just over 11 minutes into the match and added an insurance goal in the second half as the Bulldogs defeated Valparaiso 2-0 on Friday afternoon at Eastgate Field.

Valpo and Oral Roberts Battle to Scoreless Draw in Mid-Con Opener

Jeff Oleck (Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral H.S.) made seven saves in notching his eighth career shutout as Valparaiso and Oral Roberts battled to a scoreless double-overtime draw on Friday evening at Eastgate Field in the Mid-Continent Conference opener for each squad.

Short-Handed Crusaders Defeat Saint Joseph's

Despite playing a man short for nearly 60 minutes, Valparaiso scored its first victory of the season on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Saint Joseph's (Ind.) 2-1 at Eastgate Field.

Stacy's Goal Helps Valpo Tie DePaul

Jeremy Stacy (Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Central H.S.) scored with less than four minutes to play in regulation to help Valparaiso earn a 1-1 double overtime tie with DePaul on Sunday in Chicago.

Men's Soccer vs. Saint Joseph's Postponed

Valparaiso University's men's soccer match scheduled for Friday evening against Saint Joseph's (Ind.) has been postponed. The two schools will look to reschedule the match at a later date.

Crusaders Fall 4-2 in Opener to Oregon State

Despite taking a brief 2-1 lead late in the first half, Valparaiso dropped its season opener 4-2 to Oregon State on Wednesday evening at Eastgate Field.

Valpo Downs Loyola in Preseason Action

Tim Bowington (Odessa, Texas/Permian H.S.) and Owen Hoyt (Spring Grove, Ill./Prairie Ridge H.S.) each found the back of the net as Valparaiso defeated Loyola (Ill.) 2-0 on Friday afternoon in exhibition action in Chicago.

Giannini Joins Valpo Soccer Staff

Valparaiso University men's soccer coach Mis' Mrak has announced that Roberto Giannini has joined the Crusaders' coaching staff this season as an assistant coach.

Valpo-Western Michigan Exhibition Match Postponed

Wednesday afternoon's exhibition men's soccer match has been postponed due to thunderstorms. It is not known at this time if the match will be made up.

Crusaders Selected Fifth in Men's Soccer Race

Valparaiso's men's soccer team has been picked to finish in fifth place in the Mid-Continent Conference in 2004 according to the preseason poll selected by the league's head coaches.

Valpo Looks for Breakout

As the Valparaiso University men's soccer team opens its 2004 season, the Crusaders will look to put the ball in the net more than they were able to during the 2003 campaign.

Crusader Men Open with Four of First Five at Home

Valparaiso University's men's soccer team will play four of its first five matches at home as the Crusaders released their 2004 schedule on Thursday.