Valparaiso placed 19 student-athletes over seven sports on the Horizon League's 2013 Spring Academic All-League Teams, as announced by the league office. The 19 honorees tied for the most from any league institution.
Valparaiso men's tennis head coach Jim Daugherty has a quartet of talented newcomers joining the program next season, and on Monday, the incoming class earned national recognition, as TennisRecruiting.net tabbed the Crusaders' incoming freshman class as the #22 mid-major recruiting class nationwide.
Junior won 19 matches during 2012-2013 campaign; Green Bay's Tenzer named Player of the Year as announced by the Horizon League Friday evening.
The dates for the 2013 Valpo Summer Clinics have been announced: June 10-13, 17-20, 24-27, and July 8-11, 15-18. All ages and skill levels are invited to attend.
The website that dubs itself the "premier site for junior tennis" sat down and talked with one of four highly esteemed Valpo recruits. Dave Bacalla will be a freshman this fall.
Savaglio, Waak score wins at singles; Crusaders finish 2012-13 campaign with 11-12 record
IPFW downs Valpo 5-2 on a day the Crusaders honored senior Chris Baum. Baum and Eric Honert secured the two points in singles play for Valpo.
Charlie Emhardt (Carmel, Ind./Carmel H.S.) will join the Crusaders this fall. The high school senior is a two-time All-State Doubles Selection. Tennisrecruiting.net ranks Emhardt a three-star recruit.
Cleveland State takes Sunday match 7-0 over Valpo; IPFW comes to town Thursday for Senior Day.
Honert and Savaglio both were a game away from winning their matches; Crusaders fall 7-0 on first stop of Ohio trip.
One of just two men's tennis players over the age of 19, the junior embodies excellence - on the court and in the classroom.
Junior from Arvada, Colorado went 2-0 last week versus Nebraska-Omaha, Detroit. Honert has been victorious in seven of his last ten matches.
All three doubles matches were tight, but Detroit clinched the point that ended up being the difference in a 4-3 match Sunday afternoon; Valpo will search for its first Horizon League victory next weekend.
Men's tennis defeats Nebraska-Omaha 5-2 at The Courts of NWI Saturday aftenoon. The win was the Crusaders' seventh in their last nine matches. Valpo faces Detroit Sunday at 1:00 pm.
Freshmen provide all three singles points; Daniel Etman clinches win after overcoming 6-2 deficit in second set tiebreaker
Savaglio wins at #3 singles as defending Horizon League champion Green Bay Phoenix defeat Valpo 6-1 Friday; Crusaders and the Jackrabbits of South Dakota State will duel Saturday morning at 10:00 am at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
Weather forecast will allow men's matches against Green Bay, South Dakota State to be played on-campus at Valpo Tennis Complex.
Crusaders open Horizon League play with loss to Raiders; Valpo unable to force a third set in six singles matches
Doubles sweep, straight set victories at No. 1, 2, and 4 highlight fifth straight win for the Brown and Gold
Valpo keeps rolling with its second 4-3 win in as many days; Brown and Gold can make it a perfect trip Thursday against Creighton
4-3 win over the Quinnipiac Bobcats in Orlando, Florida equals third consecutive win; Valpo plays Marian (Ind.) and Wesleyan University Tuesday
Valpo sweeps doubles as part of 5-2 victory; Honert and Savaglio win in convincing fashion in singles
Crusaders respond with singles sweep after dropping doubles point in highly competitive match at The Courts of NWI
7-0 defeat puts Valpo's record at .500; team prepares for Friday match at Marquette, home match Saturday versus Aquinas
Crusaders drop match to Broncos 7-0; challenge Purdue Saturday afternoon
In toughest matchup of season, Valpo is shutout 7-0 by Northwestern
Crusaders, Flyers split singles; Valpo claims doubles point to improve season record to 4-1
Northern Illinois records 7-0 shutout over Valpo; Crusaders slide to 3-1
Upgrades to facilities, roster represent a curtain-raising for new era in Crusader men's tennis
Crusaders don't surrender a set Saturday to Grace College, Chicago State; advance record to 3-0
Crusaders christen new indoor facility with comeback to claim season opener over Western Illinois
Men's, women's teams voted 7th and 8th, respectively
Team report card out: junior leads way with perfect 4.0 grade point average last semester
The schedules for the men’s and women’s spring tennis seasons have been finalized pending time announcements.
Valparaiso men's tennis coach Jim Daugherty announced today that the Crusader program had received National Letters of Intent during the early signing period from Dave Bacalla, Kyle Dunn and Jeffrey Schorsch, all of whom will join the Crusaders as freshmen in the fall of 2013. All three players are ranked among the top-150 in the nation and among the top-20 in the region and are all four-star recruits, according to tennisrecruiting.net.
The Valparaiso men's tennis team kicked off action at the ITA Midwest Regionals in East Lansing, Mich. on Thursday with singles play.
Valparaiso won five out of six brackets, including a tight battle between teammates in the A singles championship won by junior Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley), as the Crusaders hosted the final day of play of the Valparaiso Invitational on Saturday at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
The Valparaiso men's tennis team took wins in 18 of its 20 matches on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders hosted day one of the Valparaiso Invitational at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
The Valparaiso men’s tennis team will welcome five visiting squads to campus as the Crusaders play host to the Valparaiso Invitational this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
Junior Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) and freshman Michael Savaglio (Kenosha, Wis./Mary D. Bradford) each won singles matches on Saturday as the Valparaiso men’s tennis team competed Saturday at the Purdue Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
The Valparaiso men’s tennis team continued its 2012 fall campaign on Friday in the first of three days of competition at the Purdue Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
Six of eight Valparaiso men's tennis players won multiple singles matches on Saturday, highlighted by freshman Michael Savaglio (Kenosha, Wis./Mary D. Bradford) winning the second singles bracket, as the Crusaders closed play at the Art Peterson Invitational in Macomb, Ill.
The Valparaiso men's tennis team opened the 2012 fall season on Friday with doubles action at the Art Peterson Invitational in Macomb, Ill., hosted by Western Illinois. The day was highlighted by Michael Baiocchi (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) and Michael Savaglio (Kenosha, Wis./Mary D. Bradford) winning the second flight of doubles play.
The Valparaiso men’s and women’s golf teams will play in seven events apiece this fall, while the men’s tennis team will compete five times and the women’s tennis team three times as the Crusaders released fall 2012 schedules for all four sports Thursday morning.
Valparaiso University men’s tennis coach Jim Daugherty has announced the addition of three more freshmen to his roster for the 2012-2013 season. Joining the Crusaders this fall are Daniel Etman, Brian Hickey, and Lucas Waak.
Valparaiso University incoming freshman tennis player Michael Savagio (Kenosha, Wis./Bradford H.S.) has been selected as one of three boys from the Midwest Section of the United States Tennis Association to compete in the 17th Annual World Team Tennis Junior Nationals.