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June 29, 2012
Valparaiso University’s Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley H.S.) has been voted to the Horizon League’s All-Academic Team in men’s tennis for his work on the court and in the classroom during the 2011-2012 season.
April 27, 2012
Valparaiso University’s Adam Whitmer (Shipshewana, Ind./Westview H.S.) has been named the Herb Foster Sportsmanship Award recipient as the Horizon League handed out its postseason awards on Friday.
April 21, 2012
Siddarth Mehta (South Bend, Ind./Clay H.S.) picked up Valparaiso’s lone point on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders saw their 2011-2012 season come to a close with a 6-1 loss to UIC at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
April 19, 2012
Valparaiso University head men’s tennis coach Jim Daugherty has announced the additions of three student-athletes that will continue their playing careers with the Crusaders beginning in the fall. Joining the Crusaders as freshmen next fall are Michael Baiocchi and Michael Savaglio.
April 18, 2012
Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley H.S.) won his 20th singles match of the season on Wednesday evening helping lift Valparaiso to a 4-3 victory over Aquinas at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
April 18, 2012
Valparaiso University’s men’s tennis program will host weekly Summer Tennis Clinics for all ages throughout the summer months at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
April 15, 2012
Valparaiso continued Horizon League action on Sunday afternoon, dropping a 7-0 match to Cleveland State at the South Bend Racquet Club in South Bend, Ind.
April 14, 2012
In a match that was much closer than the 7-0 final score would indicate, Valparaiso forced three singles matches to third sets on Saturday evening before falling to Youngstown State at the Northwest Athletic Club in Michigan City, Ind.
April 09, 2012
Valparaiso began its regular season-ending five match homestand in victorious fashion on Monday afternoon, defeating Chicago State 6-1 at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
April 06, 2012
Chris Baum (Charlotte, N.C./Providence H.S.) posted Valparaiso’s lone victory on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 match to the University of Detroit Mercy at the Titan Tennis Complex in Detroit, Mich.
April 03, 2012
Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley H.S.) won in both singles and doubles and Adam Whitmer (Shipshewana, Ind./Westview H.S.) also picked up a singles victory but Valparaiso dropped a 5-2 decision to IPFW on Tuesday afternoon at the Dr. Rudy and Rhonda Kachmann Tennis Center in Fort Wayne, Ind.
April 01, 2012
Valparaiso continued its four-match road trip on Sunday morning dropping a 7-0 match to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay at the Western Racquet and Fitness Club in Green Bay, Wis.
March 30, 2012
Valparaiso’s men’s tennis team took to the road on Friday evening, dropping a 7-0 match to Bradley at the Markin Tennis Courts in Peoria, Ill.
March 25, 2012
Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley H.S.) won his seventh straight singles match but that would be the lone point Valparaiso would record on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 decision to Wright State at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
March 24, 2012
Valparaiso returned north to open Horizon League action on Saturday afternoon at the Northwest Athletic Club in Michigan City, Ind., dropping a 5-2 decision to Butler.
March 20, 2012
Valparaiso University’s Eric Honert(Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley H.S.) has been named the Horizon League’s Player of the Week after going 4-0 in singles action and 3-1 in doubles play last week in Florida.
March 14, 2012
Playing its fifth match in as many days, Valparaiso saw its four-match winning streak come to an end on Wednesday afternoon, dropping a tight 4-3 decision to Colgate to conclude its spring trip in Kissimmee, Fla.
March 13, 2012
Valparaiso won its fourth match in as many days on its spring trip in Florida on Tuesday morning, defeating the University of Indianapolis 6-1.
March 12, 2012
Valparaiso moved over the .500 mark for the season on Monday, picking up two more victories on its spring trip in Kissimmee, Fla., defeating the New Jersey Institute of Technology 4-3 in the morning match before downing Franklin & Marshall 5-2 in the evening contest.
March 11, 2012
Steady rains throughout the day forced the postponement of Sunday's schedule men's tennis match between Valparaiso and Franklin & Marshall.
March 10, 2012
Valparaiso began its stretch of five matches in five days on Saturday morning with a 7-0 sweep of Siena at the Star Island Resort in Kissimmee, Fla.
February 24, 2012
Siddarth Mehta (South Bend, Ind./Clay H.S.) notched a victory at sixth singles, but that was Valparaiso’s only point on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders fell 6-1 to Western Michigan at the West Hills Athletic Club in Kalamazoo, Mich.
February 18, 2012
Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley H.S.) and Kevin DeHerrera (Littleton, Colo./Chatfield H.S.) both registered singles wins for Valparaiso on Saturday morning but the Crusaders dropped a 5-2 decision to IUPUI in a neutral site match held at the Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford, Ill.
February 17, 2012
Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley H.S.) registered his team-leading ninth singles win of the season on Friday afternoon but it was the only point Valparaiso could register as the Crusaders fell 6-1 to Northern Illinois at the Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford, Ill.
February 11, 2012
Valparaiso’s men’s tennis team won its second straight match on Saturday afternoon, opening the home portion of its 2012 schedule at Matchpoint Racquet Club in Griffith, Ind. with a 7-0 shutout victory over Grace.
February 07, 2012
Valparaiso University’s Chris Baum (Charlotte, N.C./Providence H.S.) has been named the Horizon League Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for his role in the Crusaders’ 4-3 victory at Dayton on Saturday afternoon.
February 04, 2012
Valparaiso’s men’s tennis team picked up the all-important doubles point on the way to recording its first victory of the 2012 spring season on Saturday afternoon, defeating Dayton 4-3 at the Five Seasons Racquet Club in Dayton, Ohio.
January 28, 2012
Adam Whitmer (Shipshewana, Ind./Westview H.S.) earned a win at fourth singles for Valparaiso on Saturday afternoon, but the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 match to Ball State at the Muncie YMCA in Muncie, Ind. in the season opener for the Brown and Gold.
January 23, 2012
The 2012 spring tennis season opens for Valparaiso University with the Crusaders looking to move up the ranks in the Horizon League. Head coach Jim Daugherty returns for his 27th season at the helm of the Brown and Gold and has a roster loaded with seniors on it this year.
December 15, 2011
Valparaiso University men’s tennis coach Jim Daugherty has announced the Crusaders’ 21-match regular season spring schedule, which includes seven home contests, five of which are scheduled to be played at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
November 14, 2011
Valparaiso University head coach Jim Daugherty has announced that Daniel Oakes has signed a National Letter of Intent to play tennis for the Crusaders.
October 14, 2011
Valparaiso’s men’s tennis team wrapped up the fall portion of the 2011-2012 schedule on Friday afternoon with doubles play at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships held at the Varsity Tennis Center in Columbus, Ohio.
October 13, 2011
Valparaiso University’s men’s tennis team had all three competitors register victories in the opening round of the qualifying draw at the ITA Regionals for the first time in program history on Thursday in Columbus, Ohio.
October 03, 2011
In a fun-spirited contest, the Valparaiso University men’s tennis team defeated their returning alumni 10-2 on Saturday afternoon at the Valpo Tennis Complex in the annual alumni tournament held as part of Homecoming weekend.
September 25, 2011
Valparaiso wrapped up play at the Wright State/Dayton Fall Shootout on Sunday morning with Egan Hart (Raleigh, N.C./Ravenscroft H.S.) advancing to the finals of the consolation draw of the “B” singles.
September 24, 2011
Chris Baum (Charlotte, N.C./Providence H.S.) has advanced to the semifinals of the main draw in singles and joins Adam Whitmer (Shipshewana, Ind./Westview H.S.) in the doubles championship while Michael Woodson (Raleigh, N.C./Ravenscroft H.S.) and Egan Hart (Raleigh, N.C./Ravenscroft H.S.) are both in the consolation draw semifinals following day two of play at the Wright State/Dayton Fall Shootout held at Thomas Cloud Park in Dayton, Ohio.
September 23, 2011
Valparaiso went 4-4 in singles play and one of the Crusaders’ doubles teams advanced to the semifinals on Friday as the Brown and Gold opened play at the Wright State/Dayton Fall Shootout. A portion of the matches were played outdoors at Thomas Cloud Park before rain forced play indoors at the South Regency Tennis Club.
September 18, 2011
Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley H.S.) capped off a perfect singles weekend with two more victories on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders wrapped up play at the Hotels at Grand Prairie Classic in Peoria, Ill.
September 17, 2011
The middle day of play at the Hotels at Grand Prairie Classic in Peoria, Ill. featured four doubles matches as well as a singles contest for Valparaiso University as the Crusaders continued action in their season-opening tournament.
September 16, 2011
Valparaiso won five singles matches on the first day of competition at the Hotels at Grand Prarie Classic on Friday to begin a three day tournament hosted by Bradley in Peoria, Ill.
September 14, 2011
An experienced Valparaiso University men’s tennis team takes to the court this fall in several tournaments as a tune-up for the spring championship season. Head coach Jim Daugherty returns seven letterwinners and has added a freshman to a team that won nine matches in 2010-2011.
August 22, 2011
Head coach Jim Daugherty’s men’s tennis squad will compete in four events during the fall as Valparaiso University has announced its 2011 fall schedule.
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
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
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
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 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 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
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
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
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