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Crusaders Open Bradley Invitational with Mixed Results

Friday, September 22, 2006

Valparaiso posted four victories on Friday evening as the Crusaders opened the Bradley Invitational in Peoria, Ill.

Nic Kooyers (Holland, Mich./Holland H.S.) was locked in a battle with Chris Clark of Toledo in the A singles flight when Clark retired in the second set, giving the Crusader senior a 4-6, 6-5, ret. victory.

David Bukowski (Mount Prospect, Ill./Prospect H.S.) also notched a win in the B singles flight with his 6-2, 6-4 triumph over Mike Tiu of Western Illinois. Mike Shideler (Valparaiso, Ind./Munster H.S.) also posted a 7-5, 5-7, 10-8 victory over an opponent from Toledo in the B flight.

In the C flight, Tom Litscher (Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial H.S.) was a 6-3, 6-2 winner over Saint Louis while Alex Lau (Bloomington, Minn./Jefferson Senior H.S.) and Shideler teamed for an 8-1 win over the Billikens as well in the C flight of doubles.

Valparaiso will return to the courts at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning for day two of the invitational.
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