Paoletti Sets Program Record in 10,000 at Drake Relays

The accomplished Valparaiso University running career of senior Dominic Paoletti (Monroe, Mich. / Monroe St. Mary) added a new feat on Thursday night at the prestigious Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa. The Valpo distance standout turned in a top-10 finish at one of the nation’s most storied track & field events, etching his name atop the program record book in the process.


Track & Field Rounds Out Gibson Invitational

The Valparaiso University track & field teams competed at the Gibson Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind. on Saturday, turning in numerous personal records on a busy day of action.


Four Top-10 Finishers Lead Valpo on Friday at Gibson Invitational

The Valparaiso University track & field teams competed at the Gibson Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind. on Friday. Eric Carothers (Fishers, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern) led the way for the Brown & Gold, collecting the highest individual finish on the day as the team boasted four top-10 finishers.


Maidment Wins High Jump, Mikolajczak Climbs in Program Record Book

The Valparaiso University track & field teams competed in both the Eastern Illinois Big Blue Meet and the Benedictine Invitational on Friday. Senior Will Maidment (Woodstock, Ill./Woodstock) won the high jump at Benedictine to pace the Valpo men, while Lauren Mikolajczak (Bloomingdale, Ill./Montini Catholic) climbed to second in program history in the hammer throw for the women. In addition, Dominic Paoletti (Monroe, Mich./Monroe St. Mary) moved up in the program record book in the outdoor 5,000-meter run and T.J. Weinzimmer (Northbrook, Ill./Glenbrook North) cracked the all-time Top-5 in the outdoor triple jump on a day filled with personal bests for Valpo student-athletes.


Multiple Valpo Athletes Shine in Final Day at Bill Cornell Invite

The Valparaiso University track & field teams concluded their first outdoor meet of the season, the Bill Cornell Invite, on Saturday in Carbondale, Ill. Distance runner Dominic Paoletti (Monroe, Mich./Monroe St. Mary) collected a first-place finish in the 5000-meter runner, while senior thrower Lauren Mikolajczak (Bloomingdale, Ill./Montini Catholic) climbed to third in program history in the hammer.


Valpo Track & Field Begins First Outdoor Meet

Valparaiso University track & field teams began the first outdoor meet of the season on Friday at the Bill Cornell Invite hosted by Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. Junior Alek Trafton (Lockport, Ill./Lockport) had the highest finish for the Brown and Gold on Day 1.


Valpo Track & Field Releases Outdoor Schedule

The Valparaiso University men’s track & field team has released its outdoor schedule for the 2021 spring season.


Valpo Concludes Final Day at MVC Indoor Championships

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s track and field teams wrapped up the indoor portion of the schedule on Sunday with Day 3 of the Missouri Valley Conference Championships, hosted by UNI in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Emanuel Daggett (Chicago, Ill./ Gavit) recorded a top-5 finish to highlight the final day for the Brown & Gold.


Weinzimmer Leads Valpo on Second Day of MVC Indoor Championships

The Valparaiso University track & field teams competed in the second day of the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships on Saturday at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa. TJ Weinzimmer (Northbrook, Ill./Glenbrook North) recorded a fifth-place finish in the triple jump to account for Valpo’s highest finish of the day.