13 Valparaiso University student-athletes earned spots on the Horizon League Spring Academic All-League teams, as announced by the league office today. The men’s track and field team had four honorees from the outdoor season, while the women’s squad had three honorees. Three baseball players earned Academic All-League accolades, while softball, men’s golf and men’s tennis each had one recipient apiece.
Senior Jeffrey Schorsch has been invited to play in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) Oracle Masters Invite held in Malibu, California from October 13th-16th. The exclusive 32-member tournament features the top returning player from each Division I athletic conference.
The Valpo men's tennis team's impressive, muscle-flexing campaign came to a close Saturday at Combe Tennis Center in Evanston, Illinois, but not before it made the 14th-ranked Northwestern Wildcats sweat out a 4-1 win. Charlie Emhardt downed Fedor Baev at No. 4 singles by a score of 6-2, 7-5. In doing so, the junior made Valpo the first Horizon League team to avoid a shutout in the NCAA Tournament since 1994.
Owners of a 12-match winning streak, the Valpo men's tennis team couldn't be riding any higher entering the NCAA Tournament. The Crusaders, who posted shutouts in both tilts en route to the Horizon League title, meet the 14th-ranked Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday at 1 pm CT.
The Valpo men's tennis team won't have far to travel for its opening match of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The Crusaders learned Tuesday they'll make the short trip over to Evanston, Illinois to take on the 14th-ranked Northwestern Wildcats. The two teams last met on February 23rd, 2014.
Come join the Valpo men's tennis team Tuesday afternoon for a viewing party as the Crusaders learn their destination for the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The gathering begins at 4:00 p.m. inside the Athletics-Recreation Center (ARC) classroom. Food will be served. The men's selection show begins at 4:30 p.m. and will be streamed live on NCAA.com.
The Valpo men's tennis team's 2015-16 season reached its climax Sunday with a 4-0 victory over Green Bay in the title match of the Horizon League Championship. The win vaults the Crusaders into the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history. In the process, the Brown and Gold set a school record for victories in a season with 22.
The Valpo men's tennis team scored a convincing 4-0 victory over Cleveland State in Saturday's Horizon League Championship semifinal match at Preston Robert Tisch Building in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Valpo registered straight-set victories at three singles flights after seizing the doubles point to catalog its 21st win of the season. The Brown and Gold will face the victor of the Green Bay/NKU match slated for 6 pm ET/5 pm CT.