Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#27 - Ken Perkins
2007-08 Men's Soccer
POS.
MF
HT.
5'10"
WT.
155
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Kennedy
Ken Perkins

2009: Appeared in all 19 contests for the Crusaders during junior year, earning 16 starting assignments ... has played in all 56 games in his first three years at Valpo ... tied for team-high honors and finished tied for ninth in the league with four assists ... assisted on match-winner in the fourth minute of season opener Sept. 1 at Eastern Illinois ... also picked up assists Sept. 20 against Saint Francis (Pa.), Oct. 20 at IPFW and Nov. 10 in Horizon League quarterfinal action versus Milwaukee ... part of a Crusader defense that surrendered just 21 goals in 19 games, second-fewest tallies allowed in a single season in program history ... an Academic All-Horizon League honoree ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll mention for both fall and spring semesters ... has also received Valpo Presidential academic honors.

2008: Saw action in all 19 matches with Valpo as a sophomore, extending consecutive matches played streak to 37 straight … introduced as part of the starting 11 on 18 of those occasions … helped anchor Crusader defense as it allowed the fourth-fewest goals in a single season in school history … picked up assist on Crusader goal in Horizon League Championship action at Loyola Nov. 6 … fired seven shots on the season, six of which were on goal, including two at #24 Michigan State Oct. 26 … earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll mention for both fall and spring semesters.

2007: Appeared in all 18 matches for the Crusaders in his first season at Valpo, starting 11 times ... posted first career assist in a 1-1 tie versus #19/17 Michigan State on Oct. 21 ... also registered a helper in Valpo’s 1-0 win over Cleveland State on Nov. 2 ... attempted first career shot Sept. 14 at DePaul ... took shots on goal versus Green Bay and at Detroit ... competed with Des Moines Menale Super 20’s in the summer of 2008 ... helped lead team to bid to the Super 20 national tournament.

Prep: A one-year letterwinner for the Cougars ... was a varsity starter as a freshman ... registered four goals and five assists ... helped lead Kennedy to first ever state semifinal appearance ... captained the Cedar River S.A. 88/89 club team ... helped lead Cedar River to Region II semifinals ... a two-time squad MVP ... Cedar River ranked as high as #12 nationally during his time on the team ... class salutatorian ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Ken is the son of Terry and Jan Perkins ... major is finance ... has earned Dean’s List honors during his time at Valpo ... born Oct. 23, 1988.

W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo