The Horizon League regular season champion Valparaiso University men’s tennis team was well represented as the league announced its postseason awards at Thursday night’s banquet in advance of this weekend’s Horizon League Tournament in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Tennis balls fly back and forth across the net as young men run in zig-zag patterns to thwart their opponents hard driving serves. Tennis at Division I schools is a blur of intense and concentrated movement. At Valpo, it’s especially engaging as a Horizon League Championship winning team includes Senior Tennis Team Captain, Kyle Dunn ’17.
The Valparaiso University men's tennis team beat Detroit Mercy 5-2 on Sunday to clinch the Horizon League regular season title and the No. 1 seed in the Horizon League Tournament. Valpo finished the season undefeated in league play for the second straight year.
The Valparaiso University tennis programs were well represented as the Horizon League announced its men’s and women’s all-academic teams on Friday. Jeffrey Schorsch (Perrysburg, Ohio / Perrysburg) and Kyle Dunn (Fond du Lac, Wis. / Fond du Lac) have both notched places on the men’s all-academic team, while Kathleen Hebble (Sellersburg, Ind. / Silver Creek) achieved a spot on the women’s all-academic team.
The Valparaiso University men’s tennis team has once again received recognition from the Horizon League for its performance this past week.
Valpo senior Jeffrey Schorsch has been named the Horizon League Player of the Week, while Schorsch and doubles teammate Charlie Emhardt have been honored as the Horizon League Doubles Team of the Week. Both Schorsch and the No. 1 doubles duo are repeat winners as they capture the distinctions for the second straight week.
The Valparaiso University men’s tennis team came out on top in a battle of the two most recent Horizon League champions and a pair of teams that entered the match undefeated in league play on Friday morning at the Valparaiso Tennis Complex. The Crusaders downed Green Bay 6-1, locking up at least a share of the Horizon League regular season title. Valpo can clinch the No. 1 seed in the league tournament by the end of the weekend depending on other Horizon League results.
Another week of flawless Horizon League play led to another week of league awards for the Valparaiso University men’s tennis team. The league named senior Jeffrey Schorsch its Singles Player of the Week and Schorsch and doubles partner Charlie Emhardt its Doubles Team of the Week on Tuesday.
The Valparaiso University men’s tennis team competed in its final regular season road match of the season on Sunday morning in Miamisburg, Ohio against Wright State. The Crusaders dispatched the Raiders 6-1, setting themselves up for the chance to secure at least a share of the Horizon League regular season title with a win on Friday against Green Bay.
The Valparaiso University men’s tennis team returned to form after having its 17-match winning streak halted last weekend, starting a new streak with a 6-1 victory over Northern Kentucky on Saturday at the Yeager Tennis Complex in Highland Heights. The Crusaders upped their record to 18-3 (4-0 Horizon), while the Norse plummeted to 5-6 (1-4 Horizon) with the defeat.