Valparaiso University junior goalkeeper Nico Campbell and sophomore midfielder Ramone Howell returned Monday, June 15 to their home island nation to join the Jamaican u23 national team in preparation for the next round of Caribbean Zone qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil.
Valparaiso men's soccer coach Mike Avery and his staff announced the addition of five student-athletes to the 2015 recruiting class on Friday.
Valparaiso men's soccer head coach Mike Avery announced on Friday the winners of the program's annual team awards for the 2014-15 year.
The Valparaiso men's soccer team is asking for your help in picking their 2015 away uniforms. Voting will be open for the next 48 hours.
Valparaiso men's soccer head coach Mike Avery announced on Tuesday a partnership between the team and the #oneValpo initiative with Valparaiso University Social Action Leadership Team (SALT) in support of SALT’s Color 4 a Cause (C4C). The C4C 5K is set for May 2 and the course will run through the Valparaiso University campus.
The Valpo men's soccer team raised over $52,000 in their annual St. Baldrick's fundraiser on Saturday afternoon. President Mark Heckler was one of 130 people to have their heads shaved to help fight childhood cancer.
Members of the men's soccer team will be hosting the fifth annual St. Baldrick's Fundraiser on Saturday, April 11 at the ARC from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Watch the attached video of Olivia Pierce to see her story and hear how she became a hero to so many others.
Valpo midfielder Zev Taublieb signed his first professional contract, a one-season deal with Sacramento Republic FC of the United Soccer League on Thursday.
Valparaiso sophomore goalkeeper Nico Campbell and freshman midfielder Ramone Howell have been called in by the Jamaican Football Federation for an U23 National Team camp this week leading into an international exhibition match on March 8 against the Cayman Islands in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Valpo men's soccer head coach Mike Avery announced the addition of six players to the program on Wednesday. The 2015 class features two recruits Northwest Indiana, two additions from the Chicago area and two players with international experience.
Assistant men's soccer coach David Stroud has accepted a position as the goalkeeper coach for the Haitian Women's National Team.
Valparaiso placed a league-high 10 student-athletes over five sports on the Horizon League's 2014 Fall Academic All-League Teams, as announced today by the league office.
The Valpo men's soccer team announced that their VIP Spring Break Camp will take place on March 15 at the ARC.
Head men's soccer coach Mike Avery announced the addition of two transfers, Isaiah Madrid and Deven Mason, for the 2015 season. Mardrid, from Florida Gulf Coast, and Mason, from Virginia Tech, both hail from Albuquerque, N.M. and were teammates at Eldorado High School.
Senior midfielder Zev Taublieb was recently named a First-Team All-American by the Jewish Sports Review. Taublieb is the first Crusader to be honored by the organization.
In recognition of its #oneVALPO campaign, the Valparaiso men’s soccer team received the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Award during Valparaiso University’s annual Convocation service as part of the University’s celebration of the life and vision of Dr. King on Monday.
Senior midfielder Zev Taublieb was named to the NSCAA Scholar All-North/Central Region second team on Tuesday.
Sophomore defender Omar Lawrence was named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Great Lakes Region Team on Wednesday.
The men's soccer team was honored with their 12th straight NSCAA Team Academic Award on Monday.
The men's soccer team had one of its most successful seasons on and off the pitch in 2014. From the #oneValpo campaign to the programs' first-ever top-25 ranking, the Crusaders were champions in the community, classroom, and competition.
The men's soccer team fell to Cleveland State in the first round of the Horizon League Championships in penalty kicks, 4-3, on Monday night.
Three Valpo men's soccer players were honored with Horizon League postseason awards on Monday. Zev Taublieb and Omar Lawrence were named Second-Team All-League, while Ramone Howell garnered All-Freshman Team honors.
Valpo travels to Cleveland State for a Monday night match against the Vikings to open the Horizon League Championships. Kickoff is set for 6:00 pm and can be seen on the Horizon League Network.
Valpo clinched a spot in the Horizon League Championships with a 2-2 double-overtime draw against Oakland on Friday night. Nick Suker and Matt Gweh each scored goals to tie the game.
Valpo looks to finish the regular season strong and get in position for the Horizon League tournament with their regular season finale this Friday at 7:30 against Oakland at Brown Field. The match is worth 1,000 points in the Crusader Scholarship Challenge.
Valpo dropped a 2-1 overtime thriller to Green Bay on Saturday night. Matt Gweh collected his second goal of the season in the loss.
The Crusaders dropped a non-league match to IPFW at Brown Field on a chilly Wednesday night, 1-0.
Men's soccer takes a break from Horizon League action to take on IPFW Wednesday night before traveling to Green Bay on Saturday night as the regular season winds down. Wednesday's match is worth 1,000 points in the Crusader Scholarship Challenge.
The Valparaiso men's soccer program is excited to announce the second annual VIP Winter Futsal Camp. This one day camp, to be held on Saturday, Dec. 20th, will provide male college bound soccer players with a unique opportunity to experience a high-intensity, high-pressure training environment similar to that seen at the college level.
Valpo drew to Milwaukee on Saturday night in double overtime, 1-1. Ramone Howell scored the lone goal for the Crusaders, while Nico Campbell finished with seven saves.
The Crusaders continue Horizon League play this Saturday when they welcome Milwaukee to Brown Field. The match is worth 1,000 points in the Crusader Scholarship Challenge.
Men's soccer head coach Mike Avery sat down with Aaron Leavitt to reflect upon last week's matches, discuss the emergence of freshman midfielder Ramone Howell, and examine the team's home-friendly schedule heading towards the finish line of the regular season.
The #22 Crusaders picked up a crucial win in the Horizon League against Cleveland State, 1-0. Jordan Aidoud provided the scoring with his team-leading fourth goal in the 59th minute.
The #22 Crusaders fell to league rival Detroit Wednesday night, 1-0. Nico Campbell made five saves for the Valpo.
The Valparaiso men's soccer team returned to the polls this week as they were ranked 22nd in Soccer America's poll and 25th in Top Drawer Soccer's poll. The team returns to the pitch this week with league games against Detroit and Cleveland State. Wednesday's game against Detroit is worth 1,000 point in the Crusader Scholarship Challenge.
Junior Jordan Aidoud was named the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week after collecting three goals and an assist last week. Aidoud leads the team with 10 points and is tied for the team lead in goals.
Valpo scored five second half goals as they knocked off Wright State in Horizon League play 5-2. Jordan Aidoud and Stian Sandbekkhaug each scored two goals for the Crusaders.
Valpo tallied a season-high three goals Tuesday night as they beat in-state rival IUPUI, 3-1. Jordan Aidoud, Matt Gweh and Stian Sandbekkhaug each recorded a goal.
The Crusaders return to the pitch Tuesday night with a match against in-state foe IUPUI before returning home for Homecoming Friday night as they host Wright State. Friday's match is worth 1,000 point in the Crusader Scholarship Challenge.
Valparaiso men's soccer goalkeeper Tom Serratore joins Valpo All-Access to discuss and demonstrate the art of being a goalkeeper.
Nico Campbell (men's soccer) and Emily Campbell (volleyball) have been named the Valparaiso athletic department's Student-Athletes of the Month for August/September.
#25 Valpo fell on the road Wednesday night to league foe UIC, 1-0. Jordan Aidoud led the squad with three shots on goal.
Fresh off of earning a national ranking for the first time in program history, Valparaiso men's soccer head coach Mike Avery joins the Valpo Coaches Show and discusses how the team has dealt with being ranked, looks back at the last couple games and looks ahead to tonight's Horizon League battle with UIC.
Your one-stop shop for everything regarding the men's soccer program's #oneVALPO campaign is now available at Facebook.com/oneVALPO. The page will be updated with all the latest videos and #oneVALPO promises, from groups on the Valparaiso campus, opposing teams and members of the community.
The #25 Crusaders faced off with the Dayton Flyers at Brown Field on Monday night. Nick Suker scored in the 90th minute to tie the game and send the game into overtime.
Valpo is ranked ninth in this weeks RPI rankings, the highest ever for the Crusaders. The Crusaders are also ranked 25th in this week’s Top Drawer Soccer poll, the first top-25 ranking in program history in any poll.
Senior Zev Taublieb has been named the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week and was named to College Soccer News Team of the Week after his two goal week.
Valpo returns home for a Monday night showcase against the Dayton Flyers in a one-game break from league action before venturing up to Chicago for a battle with Horizon League foe UIC. Monday's game is worth 1,000 Crusader Scholarship Challenge points.
Valpo welcomed new Horizon League member Belmont on Friday night with a 2-1 victory. The win moves the Crusaders' record to 5-1-2 and 1-0 in the Horizon League.
A pair of disgraceful incidents on the soccer field last year have served as a catalyst for virtuous change on - and off - the pitch for Valpo Men's Soccer. The club's #oneVALPO campaign has flourished as head coach Mike Avery has received unanimous support both internally and from competition.
The Crusaders fought to another overtime victory, this time over Loyola, 1-0. Senior captain Zev Taublieb sent home the game-winner in the 94th minute.
The Crusaders face Loyola on Tuesday night for their final tune-up before starting league play Friday night. The Brown and Gold begin Horizon League play at Belmont, who is making their league debut.
The Crusaders won their home opener in a double-overtime thriller, 2-1, over Western Illinois. Freshman Jordan James scored both goals to power the offense.
Valparaiso dropped their first match of the season against Big Ten opponent Northwestern, 1-0.
The Valparaiso men's soccer team received its highest-ever regional ranking and received votes in the national poll for the first time.
The Crusaders continue their non-league action Wednesday night when they travel to Northwestern before facing Western Illinois for their home opener Friday night. Friday night's match is worth 1,250 points for fans as part of the Crusader Scholarship Challenge.
Sophomore goalkeeper Nico Campbell has been named to College Soccer News National Team of the Week and classmate Omar Lawrence has been named the Horizon League's Co-Defensive Player of the Week after wins against Butler and then #7 Michigan State last week.
The Crusaders upset the seventh ranked Michigan State Spartans Thursday night, 1-0. This is the highest ranked opponent that Valpo has beaten in program history.
Freshman Jordan James played the hero Tuesday night against the Butler Bulldogs, heading Jordan Aidoud's cross into the back of the net in the 101st minute. James' heroics gave the Crusaders their first win of the season.
With the regular season underway for the Valparaiso men's soccer team, head coach Mike Avery joins the Valpo Coaches Show to discuss the Crusaders' early-season schedule, the team's strength in the back and options in the attack. Avery also talks about the program's #oneVALPO campaign, which is quickly gaining momentum around campus.
The Crusaders continue their season opening road trip with a pair of matches against former Horizon League rival Butler and #7 Michigan State.
Valparaiso is ranked eighth in the first NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Men's Great Lakes Region Poll. This is the second straight season the Crusaders have been ranked at least once in the poll.
Sophomore goalkeeper Nico Campbell has been named the Horizon Leagues men's soccer Defensive Player of the Week following his two shutouts over the weekend.
The Valparaiso men's soccer team continued its season opening road trip with another double overtime scoreless draw against the Davidson Wildcats on Sunday afternoon.
The Valparaiso men's soccer team opened its 2014 season with a double-overtime scoreless draw against the Wolfpack of North Carolina State on Friday night.
The Valparaiso men's soccer team opens up their 2014 season with a trip to North Carolina, facing off with North Carolina State on Friday evening and Davidson on Sunday afternoon. This marks the first of a five game road trip to open the season for the Crusaders.
David Stroud joins Valpo men's soccer coaching staff as an assistant coach after three seasons as a head coach at Saint Joseph's (Ind.), Adam Ponder joins staff as volunteer assistant.
A strong corps of returnees in the back and in the midfield look to lead the Valpo men's soccer program into the 2014 campaign. Exhibition play opens for the Crusaders at home Saturday morning.
The Valparaiso men’s soccer team has been chosen to finish in fifth place in the Horizon League standings in 2014, according to preseason polling of the league’s head coaches.
Head coach Mike Avery talks with senior Zev Taublieb about the Valpo men's soccer program's #oneVALPO campaign for this upcoming season.
Crusader midfielder Zev Taublieb is penning a three-part series on TopDrawerSoccer.com, chronicling his journey this summer as he traveled to Seattle to try out for, and eventually join, the Seattle Sounders U23 team.
Ten matches at Brown Field, four fixtures against major-conference opponents highlight Mike Avery's 2014 schedule for the Valparaiso men's soccer team