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Valpo Men Picked Second in Preseason Tennis Poll

Friday, January 30, 2004

The Valparaiso University men's tennis team has been picked to finish in second place in the Mid-Continent Conference according to the annual preseason poll conducted of the league's head coaches.

Head coach Jim Daugherty's squad is coming off of a third place finish in the Mid-Con last season after posting a 3-1-1 league mark. The Brown and Gold dropped a semifinal match to IUPUI in the conference tournament.

Oral Roberts, the defending conference tournament and regular season champions were picked to repeat this season, while IUPUI was selected third. UMKC, Western Illinois, Centenary, and Chicago State round out the preseason poll.

2004 Mid-Continent Conference Preseason Poll-Men's Tennis
1. Oral Roberts (4)-34
2. Valparaiso (2-28
3. IUPUI-27
4. UMKC (1)-21
5. Western Illinois-16
6. Centenary-11
7. Chicago State-10
(First place votes in parentheses)
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler