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June 18, 2014
Fifteen student-athletes across five sports were recognized by the league office Wednesday. Men's golf led the way for Valpo with four representatives, while baseball, and men's and women's outdoor track and field each boasted three.
May 12, 2014
Head track and field coach Ryan Moore sat down with Brad Collignon to reflect on Valpo's success at the recent Horizon League Championships, discuss his team's future, and how the University will benefit from the new track.
May 10, 2014
Junior Jeremy Getz (Colorado Springs, Colo.) placed fifth in the javelin on Friday at the Dr. Keeler Invitational in Naperville, Ill.
May 08, 2014
On Thursday, the Valparaiso men’s and women’s track teams sent a limited squad to compete in the Dr. Keeler Invitational at North Central College. Megan Howdeshell (Bourbon, Ind./Triton Junior-Senior) and Jacob Smutz (West Lafayette, Ind./Harrison) led the group with a pair of fourth-place finishes.
May 08, 2014
Construction has begun on Valparaiso University’s new track and field facility, as Valpo breaks ground on the eight-lane Warren G. Hoger Track at Brown Field, part of a wholesale reevaluation of the campus’ athletics and recreation facilities as outlined in the Campus Master Plan.
May 04, 2014
Valparaiso’s 4x400-meter relay team set a new program record in the event at the final day of the Horizon League Outdoor Championships. The relay team consisting of Antwon Hatchett , Joe Holy , Kurtis Slenk , and Andrew Butts clocked in at 3:22.05. The record-breaking time was good for fourth-place.
May 03, 2014
At day two of the Horizon League Championships in Youngstown, Ohio, Justin Zosso (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton) led the Crusader men with a first-place finish in the pole vault. Zosso was crowned champion after clearing 14’6” in his first attempt at the height. Zozzo’s winning mark was the third-best height in program history.
May 02, 2014
Jeremy Getz (Colorado Springs, Colo.) led the Crusader men at day one of the Horizon League Outdoor Championships with a third-place finish in the javelin. Getz, who has been dealing with an injury all season long, threw for a personal season-best of 181’0” in the final - missing second-place by just three inches.
April 26, 2014
On Saturday, the Crusader men traveled to Miami (Ohio) University to compete in the Redhawk Invitational; the team’s last chance to prepare for the Horizon League Outdoor Championships. Valparaiso took advantage of its opportunity, posting three third-place finishes and season-bests in nearly every event.
April 19, 2014
On Saturday, the Crusader men traveled to Chicago, Ill. to compete in the DePaul Relays. Valparaiso finished second overall with 191 total points. Antwon Hatchett and Jacob Frey led the Crusaders with first-place finishes in their respective events.
April 12, 2014
With third-place performances from Antwon Hatchett and Justin Zosso, the Crusader men finished the Chicagoland Championships in sixth-place with 48 total points. Twenty teams competed at the Championships.
April 12, 2014
The Crusader men’s track and field team finished the first day of the Chicagoland Championships in fifth-place with 20 points scored in eight events. Kevin Adamik and Jacob Smutz each posted top-three finishes for Valparaiso, taking second and third in their respective events.
April 10, 2014
Seven Valparaiso student-athletes earned spots on the Horizon League Winter Academic All-League teams, as announced by the league office this afternoon.
April 06, 2014
On Saturday, the Crusader men traveled to Greencastle, Ind. to compete in the DePauw Invitational. Valparaiso saw nine athletes collect top ten finishes, with Elijah Owen and Justin Zosso leading the way with third and fourth-place finishes, respectively.
April 05, 2014
On Friday, several members from both the men’s and women’s Valparaiso track & field teams competed in the 30th Annual Stanford Invitational in Stanford, Calif. With entries from over 100 colleges, the meet will see roughly 3,000 athletes competing over the two day span. On day one, Jazmin Taylor and Jeremy Getz each captured top ten finishes for the Crusaders.
March 29, 2014
In a last minute schedule change, the Crusaders sent a select group of athletes from both the men’s and women’s track & field teams to the North Park Invitational in Chicago, Ill. on Saturday.
March 28, 2014
The Crusader men’s and women’s track & field team were scheduled to compete at the Purdue Invitational over the weekend. That meet has been canceled, however, due to unfavorable weather conditions. Valparaiso will instead send a select group of athletes to North Park University.
March 25, 2014
A trio of Crusaders collected Horizon League Outdoor Track & Field Honors on Tuesday. Jacob Frey and Jazmin Taylor were selected as Field Athletes of the week, while Elizabeth Bloy was named Runner of the Week.
March 22, 2014
Adam Bruno, Mark Pinnow, Jeremy Getz, Justin Zosso, and Jacob Frey each captured first-place finishes for the Crusader men on Saturday at the Puma Invitational in Rensselaer, Ind.
March 02, 2014
On the final day of the Horizon League Championships, the Crusader men secured several top-ten finishes. Valparaiso finished the meet in sixth-place with 30 total points.
March 01, 2014
At day one of the Horizon League Indoor Championships, Justin Zosso (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton) broke his own school record on his way to winning his first individual championship in the pole vault.
February 21, 2014
While competing at the GVSU Tune-Up on Friday, Valparaiso’s ‘A’ and ‘B’ 4x400-meter relay teams took first and third respectively.
February 15, 2014
The Crusader men recorded seven top-ten finishes at the 2014 Fred Wilt Invitational at Purdue University on Saturday.
February 08, 2014
On Friday, Jacob Frey and Jacob Smutz saw action at the Meyo Invitational, held at the University of Notre Dame. Valparaiso also took part in the Windy City Invitational on Saturday. The Crusaders were able to post three first-place and several top-five finishes at the meet.
February 04, 2014
Valparaiso track & field head coach Ryan Moore announced earlier this week that an additional meet would be added to the Crusaders Spring schedule.
February 01, 2014
After two weeks off, the Crusader men returned to action on Saturday to take part in the Mastodon Invitational in Fort Wayne, Ind. Despite the extended lay off, the Crusader men found plenty of success on Saturday, capturing a season high of four first-place finishes.
January 25, 2014
Both the men’s and women’s track & field team were forced to miss the IPFW duals due to inclement travel conditions. Rather than travel in unsafe conditions, both teams stayed in Valparaiso. The meet continued as scheduled.
January 17, 2014
On Friday, the Valparaiso men’s track & field team traveled to Allendale, Mich. to compete at the GVSU Invitational. In a field of twenty teams and over 800 total athletes, the Crusaders were able to finish in thirteenth place overall.
January 11, 2014
The Crusader men’s track & field team returned to competition this weekend, traveling to Hillsdale, Mich. to take part in the Hillsdale Winter Opener. The Crusaders boasted several top five finishers at the event. Valparaiso’s performance was highlighted by Junior Kevin Adamik who took second overall in the 400m hurdlers, finishing with a time of 1:01.12.
December 07, 2013
The Valparaiso men’s track and field team opened the 2013-2014 indoor season on Saturday at the Mastodon Opener in Fort Wayne, Ind., earning one victory and several top-ten finishes.
November 22, 2013
Valparaiso Track & Field head coach Ryan Moore has announced that current assistant coach James Overbo has been promoted to the program’s associate head coach position. Overbo has spent the last five seasons as an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s track & field teams.
November 14, 2013
Earlier this week, Valparaiso track & field head coach Ryan Moore announced the Crusaders’ schedule for the upcoming 2013-2014 season.
October 28, 2013
Valparaiso Track & Field head coach Ryan Moore has announced three new additions to his coaching staff. Patrick Heckroth, Dillion McBride, and Ross Bunchek join the Valparaiso Track & Field program as assistant coaches for the 2013-14 season. The trio solidifies an already talented staff consisting of James Overbo and Mike Straubel.
June 17, 2013
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.
May 24, 2013
Sophomore Jeremy Getz (Colorado Springs, Colo.) participated in the javelin throw at the NCAA East Regional Championships in Greensboro, N.C. on Friday.
May 17, 2013
Sophomore Jeremy Getz (Colorado Springs, Colo.) has qualified for the NCAA East Regional Championship in the javelin throw.
May 10, 2013
Senior Andrew Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) took sixth in the javelin throw at Friday’s Dr. Keeler Invitational in Naperville, Ill.
May 05, 2013
Sophomore Jacob Frey (St. Paul, Minn./Roseville Area) finished first in the discus throw to lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team at the final day of Horizon League Outdoor Championships on Sunday in Ypsilanti, Mich.
May 04, 2013
Sophomore Jeremy Getz (Colorado Springs, Colo.) finished first in the javelin throw on Saturday to lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Ypsilanti, Mich.
May 03, 2013
Sophomore Jacob Frey (St. Paul, Minn./Roseville Area), senior Andrew Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) and senior Ryan Stegenga (South Holland, Ill./Illiana Christian) all placed in the top-eight of the hammer throw to lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team on Friday at the first day of the Horizon League Outdoor Men’s Track and Field Championships in Ypsilanti, Mich.
April 27, 2013
The Valparaiso men’s track and field team finished third at Saturday’s Redhawk Invitational in Oxford, Ohio, the final meet before the Horizon League Championship next weekend.
April 22, 2013
Valparaiso placed nine student-athletes over six sports on the Horizon League's 2012-13 Winter Academic All-League Teams, as announced by the league office today.
April 21, 2013
Senior Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) posted two top-five finishes for the Valparaiso men’s track team at Saturday’s Dave Rankin Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
April 18, 2013
Inclement weather in Wisconsin has caused the Valparaiso track and field teams to make a schedule change for this weekend’s competition.
April 13, 2013
Freshman Elijah Owen (LaPorte, Ind./LaPorte) recorded three top-eight finishes at Saturday’s Eagle Invitational in Lisle, Ill. to pace the Valparaiso men’s track and field team.
April 07, 2013
The Valparaiso men’s track teams finished up competition on Saturday at both the Duke Invitational in Durham, N.C. and the Chicagoland Championships in Romeoville, Ill.
April 06, 2013
Sophomore Jeremy Getz (Colorado Springs, Colo.) placed third in the javelin throw to lead the Valparaiso men’s track team at the Duke Invitational on Friday in Durham, N.C.
March 30, 2013
Sophomores Jacob Frey (St. Paul, Minn./Roseville Area) and Kevin Adamik (Elmhurst, Ill./York Community) were each double-winners for the Valparaiso men’s track and field team at the Puma Invitational in Rensselaer, Ind. on Saturday.
March 26, 2013
The Valparaiso men’s and women’s track teams have altered their meet schedule for the next two weeks.
March 24, 2013
The Valparaiso men’s track and field team started the outdoor season off on the right foot by having seven first place finishes at the Gene and Rose Edmonds Invitational held in Rensselaer, Ind. on Saturday afternoon.
February 24, 2013
The 4x400-meter relay team and Elijah Owen (LaPorte, Ind./LaPorte) each recorded sixth-place finishes at the Horizon League Indoor Championships at the Watson and Tressel Training Site in Youngstown, Ohio on Sunday afternoon.
February 23, 2013
Barrett Rehm (Watertown, Wis./Watertown), Jacob Frey (St. Paul, Minn./Roseville Area) and the distance medley relay team each recorded sixth-place finishes to lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team at the first day of the Horizon League Indoor Championships at the Watson and Tressel Training Site in Youngstown, Ohio on Saturday.
February 16, 2013
The Valparaiso men’s track team recorded 10 top-10 finishes at the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind. on Saturday.
February 09, 2013
Nick Kowaleski (Lockbourne, Ohio/Grove City) ran a season-best in the 60-meter dash to place third and lead the Crusader men’s track team at the Chicagoland Championships in Naperville, Ill.
February 07, 2013
The first African-American to compete in intercollegiate athletics at Valparaiso University, Floyd Henderson was a trailblazer in the Crusaders' athletic department, and on Saturday, February 16, he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 02, 2013
Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) set a season-best in the one-mile run at the Meyo Invitational in South Bend, Ind., while Barrett Rehm (Watertown, Wis./Watertown) tied a season-best in the pole vault at the YSU National Invitational in Youngstown, Ohio for the Valparaiso men’s track teams on Saturday.
February 01, 2013
Freshmen Antwon Hatchett (Indianapolis, Ind./Warren Central) and Alex Ahlgrim (Manhatten, Ill./Lincoln Way Central) led the Crusader men’s track and field team on day one of the YSU Mid-Major Invitational in Youngstown, Ohio.
January 26, 2013
Barrett Rehm (Watertown, Wis./Watertown) won the pole vault, and Nick Kowaleski (Lockbourne, Ohio/Grove City) and Elijah Owen (LaPorte, Ind./LaPorte) each took two top-three finishes to lead the Valparaiso men’s track team to a pair of dual meet wins at the IPFW Quadrangular in Fort Wayne, Ind.
January 18, 2013
Nick Kowaleski (Lockbourne, Ohio/Grove City) and Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) each recorded a top-three finish to lead the Crusader men’s track team at the Mike Lints Alumni Open at Grand Valley State University.
January 15, 2013
Valparaiso senior Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) was named Horizon League Male Runner of the Week for his efforts at the Bob Eubanks Open.
January 11, 2013
Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) earned his first victory of the season and the Valparaiso men’s track team recorded five top-10 finishes at the Bob Eubanks Open held at Grand Valley State on Friday.
December 05, 2012
Valparaiso senior Andrew Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) has been named the Horizon League's Male Field Athlete of the Week after his performance in a pair of events last weekend in the season opener at IPFW.
December 01, 2012
The Valparaiso men's track and field team earned four event victories as it opened the 2012-2013 indoor season on Saturday in Fort Wayne, Ind. at the Mastodon Opener.
November 23, 2012
Valparaiso track and field head coach Ryan Moore announced today the Crusaders' schedule for the upcoming 2012-2013 campaign.
June 29, 2012
Five athletes represented the Valparaiso track and field squads as the Academic All-Horizon League teams for the outdoor season were announced. Claire Johnson (Eden Prairie, Minn./Eden Prairie) was named to the women's squad, while Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago), Nick Fagan (Sycamore, Ill./Sycamore), Chris Hovan (Elkhart, Ind./Elkhart Christian) and Andrew Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) all were selected to the men's team.
May 24, 2012
Valparaiso sophomore sprinter Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) brought the Crusaders' 2012 outdoor track and field season to an end on Thursday, as he competed in the 100m dash at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Jacksonville, Fla.
May 21, 2012
Valparaiso sophomore sprinter Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) will be one of 48 participants in the 100m dash at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Jacksonville, Fla. this coming Thursday, as he was added to the entry list on Monday afternoon by the NCAA.
May 15, 2012
Valparaiso sophomore Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) has been named the Most Outstanding Male Track Performer of the 2012 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships after winning a pair of sprints, including one record-setting performance.
May 12, 2012
Valparaiso sprinters Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) and Nick Kowaleski (Lockbourne, Ohio/Grove City) competed this weekend in the 100m and 200m dashes at the Georgia Tech Invitational in Atlanta, Ga.
May 11, 2012
Valparaiso sent a pair of runners to the Georgia Tech Invitational in Atlanta, Ga., as both Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) and Nick Kowaleski (Lockbourne, Ohio/Grove City) competed Friday evening in the preliminary heats of the 100m dash.
May 06, 2012
Both sophomore Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) and freshman Nick Kowaleski (Lockbourne, Ohio/Grove City) broke the meet record in the 100m dash, while Smith also won the 200m dash as the Valparaiso men’s track and field team concluded the 2012 Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Milwaukee, Wis. on Sunday in fifth place.
May 05, 2012
A fifth-place finish by senior Bill Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) paced the Valparaiso men’s track and field team on Saturday, while the Crusaders qualified a total of five runners into Sunday’s event finals as they competed on day two at the 2012 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Milwaukee, Wis.
May 04, 2012
Led by a second-place effort from freshman Jeremy Getz in the javelin throw, the Valparaiso men’s track and field team sits in third place after the first day of action at the 2012 Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Milwaukee, Wis.
May 01, 2012
Valparaiso sophomore Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) has been named the Horizon League Male Track Athlete of the Week after winning the 100m dash for the fifth time in as many meets during the 2012 outdoor season.
April 28, 2012
Senior Bill Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) unleashed Valpo’s second-best toss in program history in the hammer throw as the Valparaiso men’s track and field squad completed its final tuneup for the Horizon League Championships this weekend at the Purdue Open in West Lafayette, Ind.
April 24, 2012
The Valparaiso track and field program had four athletes named to the Horizon League’s Indoor Track and Field Academic All-League Team, as announced today by the league office. Sophomore Claire Johnson (Eden Prairie, Minn./Eden Prairie) represented the Valpo women’s squad, while redshirt junior Chris Hovan (Elkhart, Ind./Elkhart Christian), junior Joe Johnson (Darien, Ill./Downers Grove South) and junior Andrew Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) earned spots on the men’s team.
April 21, 2012
A new school record in the 100m dash from sophomore Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) highlighted the Valparaiso men’s track and field team’s performances this weekend at the Al Owens Classic in Allendale, Mich., hosted by Grand Valley State University.
April 14, 2012
The Valparaiso men's track and field team posted five efforts among the top-five in Crusader history on the track on Saturday as the Crusaders finished in third place at the Eagle Invitational in Lisle, Ill.
April 07, 2012
The Valparaiso men's track and field team continued the 2012 outdoor campaign on Saturday at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle, Ind., finishing the meet in third place.
March 31, 2012
Three event victories highlighted the opening meet of the Valparaiso men's track and field 2012 outdoor season, as the Crusaders competed this weekend at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., hosted by Purdue.
February 26, 2012
Sophomore Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) broke his own school record in the 200m dash en route to the event victory Sunday, leading the Valparaiso men’s squad as it placed sixth at the 2012 Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships in Youngstown, Ohio.
February 25, 2012
The Valparaiso men’s track and field team sits in seventh place after the first day of competition at the 2012 Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships in Youngstown, Ohio.
February 18, 2012
Led by a victory by sophomore Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) in the 60m dash, the Valparaiso men's track and field team competed in its final meet before the league championship meet on Saturday, taking part in the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
February 11, 2012
After Friday saw two Crusaders move up the program’s all-time charts in their respective events, Saturday saw three different Valparaiso men’s track and field athletes and a relay post top-five marks in program history as the Crusaders closed out action at the GVSU Big Meet in Allendale, Mich.
February 10, 2012
Kevin Adamik (Elmhurst, Ill./York Community) and Nick Fagan (Sycamore, Ill./Sycamore) both moved up Valpo’s all-time top-fives in their respective events, while Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) posted a pair of top-six finishes in invite-only events Friday evening as the Valparaiso men’s track and field team opened competition at the GVSU Big Meet in Allendale, Mich.
February 04, 2012
Sophomore Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) lowered two of his school records in the 60m and 200m dashes on Saturday at the Meyo Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind. to highlight the Valparaiso men’s track and field team’s weekend. A number of Crusaders competed at Notre Dame, while the majority of the squad competed at the Mastodon Invitational in Fort Wayne, Ind.
January 28, 2012
Four different athletes combined for six event victories as the Valparaiso men's track and field team continued the 2012 indoor season Saturday at the IPFW Quadrangular in Fort Wayne, Ind., facing off against Oakland and Detroit in addition to the host Mastodons.
January 21, 2012
The Valparaiso men's track and field team totaled six top-five finishes en route to a fourth-place finish at the Wisconsin Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
January 16, 2012
After running to a pair of second-place finishes at last weekend’s Bob Eubanks Open, Valparaiso sophomore sprinter Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) was named the Horizon League Male Track Athlete of the Week, his second career weekly honor from the league office.
January 13, 2012
Sophomore Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) registered a pair of second-place finishes to lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team as the Crusaders took to the track for the first time in 2012 at the Bob Eubanks Open in Allendale, Mich. on Friday, hosted by Grand Valley State.
December 03, 2011
Four different Crusaders picked up event victories on Saturday as the Valparaiso men’s track and field squad opened the indoor season at the Mastodon Opener in Fort Wayne, Ind.
September 22, 2011
Valparaiso men’s and women’s track and field head coach Ryan Moore announced today the indoor and outdoor schedules for the Crusaders’ 2011-2012 season.
June 30, 2011
The Valparaiso men's track and field squad tied for league-high honors by placing five athletes on the Horizon League Men's Outdoor Track and Field Academic All-League Team.
June 27, 2011
Valparaiso track and field head coach Ryan Moore and the Crusaders will be hosting a Hammer Skills and Drills one-day clinic on Friday, August 19 for youths in grades 7-12.
June 02, 2011
Valparaiso seniors Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) and Steve Schubert (Naperville, Ill./Benet Academy) both earned spots on the Capital One Academic All-District V First Team for men's track and field/cross country, as announced by CoSIDA Thursday morning. With the honors, both Mickens and Schubert are eligible for consideration for Academic All-American accolades.
May 26, 2011
Valparaiso senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) brought the Crusaders' 2011 outdoor season to an end Thursday, as well as his decorated career in a Crusader uniform, as he placed 27th in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Bloomington, Ind.
May 21, 2011
Valparaiso senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) completed his final tuneup for the NCAA East Preliminary Round on Friday evening, posting his second-best effort of the season in the long jump at the Gregory Invitational in Naperville, Ill., hosted by North Central College.
May 19, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) learned Wednesday that he will represent Valparaiso in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Bloomington, Ind. on Thursday, May 26 as the NCAA released the entrants for the two preliminary round sites today.
May 14, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) took top honors in the long jump Saturday, while freshman Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) also competed in the 100m dash as the duo represented Valparaiso at the Chicago Penultimate meet in Chicago, Ill.
May 08, 2011
A pair of podium finishes by freshman Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) earned him Male Running Newcomer of the Year honors as the Valparaiso men's track and field team completed the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. in seventh place.
May 07, 2011
The Valparaiso men's track and field team sits in fourth place after the second of three days of action on Saturday at the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Indianapolis, Ind.
May 06, 2011
Junior Bill Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) picked up a sixth-place finish in the discus throw on Friday, leading the Valparaiso men's track and field team on the first of three days of action at the 2011 Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Indianapolis, Ind.
May 03, 2011
Valparaiso senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) was named the Horizon League Male Field Athlete of the Week for the fifth time this year and the seventh time in his career after breaking his own school record in the long jump last weekend at the Stan Lyons Invitational.
April 30, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) surpassed his own school record en route to winning the long jump Saturday as the Valparaiso men's track and field squad competed at the Stan Lyons Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 21, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) earned his third event victory of the year in the long jump, while sophomore Charlie Walesa (Chicago, Ill./Luther North) captured the long jump Thursday as a portion of the Valparaiso men's track and field team competed at the Anderson Invitational in Anderson, Ind.
April 20, 2011
Valparaiso placed a league-best four student-athletes on the Horizon League Men's Indoor Track and Field Academic All-League team, as announced by the league office.
April 18, 2011
Valparaiso freshman sprinter Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) was voted ‘The People's Choice' on the Horizon League Network after being named the league's Male Runner of the Week on April 12. Smith is currently spotlighted in the latest edition of ‘The People's Choice' on the league website via phone interview.
April 16, 2011
Seniors Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) and Joel Hartenberger (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia) each won events for the Valparaiso men's track and field team, while the Crusaders' 4x400m relay also took first place as Valpo competed at the Dave Rankin Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
April 12, 2011
Valparaiso senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) and freshman Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) swept the Horizon League weekly awards, as they were named Male Field and Track Athlete of the Week, respectively, for their performances at the Chicagoland Championships last weekend.
April 09, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) set a new program record en route to victory in the long jump, while freshman Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) took the win in the 200m dash Saturday as the Valparaiso men's track and field team continued the 2011 outdoor campaign with a sixth-place finish at the Chicagoland Championships in Chicago, Ill.
April 02, 2011
Five different Crusaders posted top-ten finishes as the Valparaiso men's track and field team competed at its second outdoor meet of the season Saturday, making the short trip down I-65 to West Lafayette to compete in the Mike Poehlein Invitational, hosted by Purdue.
March 29, 2011
Valparaiso sophomore Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) was named the Horizon League Male Track Athlete of the Week, while freshman Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) earned Female Field Athlete of the Week accolades for their respective performances at the Polar Bear Invitational last weekend.
March 26, 2011
The Valparaiso men's track and field squad opened the 2011 outdoor campaign Saturday afternoon at the Polar Bear Invitational in Marion, Ind., hosted by Indiana Wesleyan University, with a solid showing, highlighted by a pair of individual event victories.
February 27, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens was named the Horizon League's Most Outstanding Field Performer, while freshman Julian Smith was named Running Newcomer of the Year as both lowered their own school records on Sunday to lead Valparaiso in the final day of action at the league's Indoor Track and Field Championships in Geneva, Ohio.
February 26, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) bettered his own school record en route to winning the long jump Saturday, while freshman Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) established a new standard in the 200m dash as the Valparaiso men's track and field team competed on day one of the 2011 Horizon League Indoor Championships in Geneva, Ohio.
February 24, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) has been named the Horizon League Male Scholar-Athlete for the month of January for his stellar work both in competition and in the classroom.
February 19, 2011
Freshman Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) set a new program record in the 60m dash on Saturday as the Valparaiso men's track and field team completed its final preparations for next week's league championship meet by competing at the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
February 15, 2011
For the third time this year, senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) has been honored by the Horizon League as its Male Field Athlete of the Week.
February 14, 2011
One of the top runners ever at Valparaiso, Dennis Murray held seven school records on the oval during his career with the Crusaders, and, on Saturday, February 19 he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 12, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) won the triple jump for the third time in five meets this season and also posted a podium finish in the long jump to lead the Valparaiso men's track and field team as it competed at the GVSU Big Meet in Allendale, Mich. on Saturday.
February 05, 2011
A number of Valparaiso track and field athletes represented the Crusaders Friday and Saturday at the Meyo Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind, led by freshman Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) moving into second on Valpo's all-time chart in the 60m dash.
January 28, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) demolished the school record in the long jump, while freshman Julian Smith (Chicago, Ill./Lincoln Park) won the 200m dash as the Valparaiso men's track and field squad finished third Friday at the Tadd Metzger Invitational in Kenosha, Wis.
January 22, 2011
The Valparaiso men's track and field team posted four top-ten finishes on Saturday, including two by freshmen, as they competed at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich., hosted by the University of Michigan.
January 19, 2011
Valparaiso assistant track and field coach Katie LaValley will be holding a sprints/hurdles clinic for middle school age athletes and up at the Athletics-Recreation Center on Sunday, Feb. 6.
January 18, 2011
For the second time this season, Valparaiso senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) has been named the Horizon League Male Field Athlete of the Week, this time after posting a record-setting mark in the triple jump at the Bob Eubanks Open last weekend.
January 14, 2011
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) demolished the Valparaiso school record in the triple jump by more than a foot Friday as the Crusaders competed at the Bob Eubanks Open in Allendale, Mich., hosted by Grand Valley State.
December 08, 2010
Senior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) took home the first Horizon League Male Field Athlete of the Week honor of the 2010-2011 indoor campaign after a pair of podium finishes at Illinois State's Early Bird Open last weekend.
December 07, 2010
The Valparaiso track and field teams, in partnership with Reachout Ministries, will be holding a lift-a-thon fundraiser this Friday, Dec. 10, with all funds raised going to provide Christmas to families in Guatemala who otherwise would not be able to celebrate.
December 04, 2010
Senior Jarrett Mickens won the long jump and finished in second place in the triple jump Saturday as the Valparaiso men's track and field team opened the 2010-2011 indoor season in Normal, Ill. at the Early Bird Open, hosted by Illinois State.
November 17, 2010
Valparaiso head men's and women's track and field coach Ryan Moore announced today the indoor and outdoor schedules for the Crusaders' 2010-2011 season.
August 02, 2010
The Valparaiso outdoor track and field squads were well represented as the Horizon League announced its spring Academic All-League teams today, as two Crusader men and three Crusader women earned the academic accolade.
July 01, 2010
Valparaiso track and field head coach Ryan Moore announced today that James Overbo has been promoted to a full-time position on the Crusader staff and that NCAA Division I All-American Katie LaValley will join the squad's staff in the fall as a graduate assistant.
May 02, 2010
Seven different Crusader athletes combined on nine top-ten finishes Sunday as the Valparaiso men's track and field team closed out the 2010 Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Lisle, Ill. in seventh place.
May 01, 2010
Vince Liuzzo (Jamestown, N.Y./Jamestown) earned the event victory in the javelin throw Saturday, leading the Valparaiso men's track and field team as it concluded the day's action at the 2010 Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Lisle, Ill. in fourth place.
April 30, 2010
Competition at the 2010 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Lisle, Ill. has been postponed due to lightning in the area. The meet is scheduled to resume Saturday morning at 10 a.m.
April 24, 2010
Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) picked up a pair of event victories in the jumps as the Valparaiso men's track and field team competed Saturday at the Aquinas Open in Grand Rapids, Mich., its final meet before next weekend's Horizon League Outdoor Championships.
April 20, 2010
For the second time during the 2010 outdoor campaign, junior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) has been named the Horizon League Male Field Athlete of the Week, this time after posting a pair of the best leaps in Crusader track and field history.
April 20, 2010
Four Valparaiso athletes represented the Crusaders on the Horizon League Men's Indoor Track and Field Academic All-League squad, as released by the league office today.
April 17, 2010
Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) posted career-best marks in both the long and triple jumps at the Dave Rankin Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., both of which were also the second-best marks in Valparaiso men's track and field history, as he led the Crusader men Saturday.
April 10, 2010
Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley), Steve Schubert (Lisle, Ill./Benet Academy) and Nick Babbitt (Milwaukee, Wis./Nicolet) posted some of the top performances in Crusader history in their respective events, leading the Valparaiso men's track and field squad to a ninth-place finish Saturday at the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.
April 07, 2010
Valparaiso junior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) has been named the Horizon League Male Field Athlete of the Week after winning the triple jump last Saturday at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle, Ind.
April 03, 2010
Crusader athletes went 1-2-3 in the triple Saturday at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle, Ind., three of 13 top-ten finishes on the day for the Valparaiso men's track and field squad as it finished in seventh place.
March 27, 2010
Nine different Crusaders recorded top-ten finishes on Saturday as the Valparaiso men's track and field team opened its 2010 outdoor season at the Polar Bear Invitational in Marion, Ind., hosted by Indiana Wesleyan.
March 03, 2010
Valparaiso graduate and current assistant coach Steve Bartholomew competed this past weekend in the weight throw at the 2010 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships, finishing in 12th place.
February 28, 2010
Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) and Steve Schubert (Lisle, Ill./Benet Academy) each recorded top-five finishes in the triple jump Sunday to lead the Valparaiso men's track and field team as it concluded a seventh-place finish at the 2010 Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships in Ann Arbor, Mich.
February 27, 2010
Nick Babbitt (Milwaukee, Wis./Nicolet) posted one of the best efforts in school history in the weight throw, while Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) also registered a top-five finish Saturday as the Valparaiso men's track and field team competed on the first of two days of action at the 2010 Horizon League Men's Indoor Track and Field Championships in Ann Arbor, Mich.
February 20, 2010
Junior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) won the triple jump Saturday, one of his two top-fives on the day as the Valparaiso men's track and field team took part in the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
February 13, 2010
Junior Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) posted a pair of Valparaiso's best performances ever in the jumps as the Crusader men's track and field squad finished in 11th place Saturday at the Chicagoland Championships in Chicago, Ill.
January 30, 2010
Five Crusader athletes combined for six top-ten finishes as the Valparaiso men's track and field team took part in the Findlay Classic in Findlay, Ohio on Friday and Saturday.
January 23, 2010
Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) and Eric Slenk (Holland, Mich./Christian) each posted top-ten finishes Saturday to lead the Valparaiso men's track and field team on the final day of competition at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich.
January 23, 2010
Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley), Steve Schubert (Lisle, Ill./Benet Academy) and Nick Babbitt (Milwaukee, Wis./Nicolet) all posted marks in their respective events among the top-five in Crusader history as the Valparaiso men's track and field team competed on the first of two days at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich. Friday.
January 15, 2010
Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) and Eric Slenk (Holland, Mich./Christian) both posted performances among the top-five in Crusader history as the Valparaiso men's track and field team competed Friday evening at the Mike Lints Alumni Open in Allendale, Mich.
December 05, 2009
The Valparaiso men's track and field squad got the 2009-2010 indoor season underway on Saturday, competing at the Redbird Open in Normal, Ill., hosted by Illinois State.
December 03, 2009
Head coach Ryan Moore has the Valparaiso men's track and field team ready for the 2009-2010 season, with the indoor slate set to kick off on Saturday at Illinois State's Redbird Open.
December 02, 2009
The Valparaiso track and field teams, in partnership with Reachout Ministries, will be holding a lift-a-thon fundraiser next week, with all funds raised going to provide Christmas to families in Chiquimula, Guatemala who otherwise would not be able to celebrate.
November 03, 2009
Valparaiso head men's and women's track and field coach Ryan Moore announced today the indoor and outdoor schedules for the 2009-2010 campaign.
May 29, 2009
Brett Maynard (Pawcatuck, Conn./Stonington) represented the Valparaiso men's track and field squad Friday at the NCAA Mideast Regional, contested in Louisville, Ky., by competing in the javelin throw.
May 29, 2009
Brett Maynard (Pawcatuck, Conn./Stonington) represented the Valparaiso men's track and field squad Friday at the NCAA Mideast Regional, contested in Louisville, Ky., by competing in the javelin throw.
May 04, 2009
Keith Button (Farmington Hills, Mich./Farmington), Joel Mathwig (Fall Creek, Wis./Fall Creek), Steve Schubert (Lisle, Ill./Benet Academy) and Christopher Stohs (Shawnee, Kan./Shawnee Mission North) represented the Valparaiso men's track and field squad on the 18-member 2009 men's indoor track and field Academic All-Horizon League team.
May 03, 2009
Tom Heun (Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) led the Valparaiso men's track and field team with a fifth-place finish in the 110m hurdles as the Crusaders concluded the 2009 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships Sunday in Lisle, Ill. in seventh place.
May 02, 2009
Brett Maynard (Pawcatuck, Conn./Stonington) and Vinnie Liuzzo (Jamestown, N.Y./Jamestown) finished first and second, respectively, in the javelin throw Saturday at the Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Lisle, Ill., leading the Valparaiso men's squad.
May 01, 2009
Freshman Bill Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) led the Valparaiso men's track and field squad with a seventh-place finish in the hammer throw as it started competing at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Lisle, Ill. on Friday.
April 26, 2009
Competing in their final tune-up for the Horizon League Championships, four different athletes recorded top-ten finishes as the Valparaiso men's track and field team took to the track Saturday at the Stan Lyons Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 18, 2009
Freshman Bill Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) posted one of the best efforts in program history in the discus throw, while Steve Schubert (Lisle, Ill./Benet Academy) and Tom Heun (Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) also recorded top-ten finishes as the Valparaiso men's track and field team competed Saturday at the Dave Rankin Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
April 11, 2009
Leandro Schultz (Valley View, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) ran to a fourth-place finish in the 5,000m run, while Chris Walsh (Pittsboro, N.C./Cary Academy) finished in fourth position in the decathlon as the Valparaiso men's track and field squad competed Saturday at the Chicagoland Championships in Chicago, Ill.
April 06, 2009
Head coach Ryan Moore announced a schedule change for the Valparaiso track and field squads today. Both the men's and women's teams will be heading to West Lafayette to take part in the Dave Rankin Invitational on Saturday, April 18 at 9 a.m. CDT. The meet replaces the previously scheduled event in Louisville, Ky. that weekend.
April 04, 2009
Christopher Stohs (Shawnee, Kan./Shawnee Mission North) registered three top-ten finishes on Saturday as the Valparaiso men's track and field team opened the 2009 outdoor campaign at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle, Ind.
March 01, 2009
Senior Tom Heun (Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) led the Valparaiso men's track and field squad in the final day of competition at the Horizon League Indoor Championships in Greencastle, Ind., posting a fifth-place finish in the 60m hurdles.
February 28, 2009
Nick Babbitt (Milwaukee, Wis./Nicolet) posted a fourth-place finish in the weight throw Saturday to lead the Valparaiso men's track and field team on the first day of competition at the Horizon League Indoor Championships in Greencastle, Ind.
February 21, 2009
Sophomore Steve Schubert (Lisle, Ill./Benet Academy) won the triple jump Saturday to lead the Valparaiso men's track and field squad as it competed at the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind. in its final tuneup for the Horizon League Indoor Championships.
February 14, 2009
Senior Tom Heun (Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) ran to a second-place finish in the 55m hurdles Saturday at the Chicagoland Championships in Chicago, Ill. to lead the Valparaiso men's track and field squad.
February 06, 2009
Jim Turchyn (Batesville, Ind./Batesville) and Leandro Schultz (Valley View, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) each posted sixth-place finishes on Friday to lead the Valparaiso men's track and field team at the Tiger Invitational in Greencastle, Ind.
January 31, 2009
Three Crusader men, led by a fourth-place showing in the pole vault by Philip Lohrmann (Battle Ground, Wash./Battle Ground [Clark C.C.]), posted top-ten finishes as the Valparaiso men's track and field squad competed Friday and Saturday at the Findlay Classic in Findlay, Ohio.
January 28, 2009
Former Valparaiso track and field standout Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) has qualified for the USA Track and Field (USATF) Indoor Track and Field Championships in the weight throw, to be held March 1 in Boston, Mass.
January 24, 2009
The Valparaiso men's track and field squad competed Saturday at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich., hosted by the University of Michigan.
January 16, 2009
Philip Lohrmann (Battle Ground, Wash./Battle Ground [Clark C.C.]) tied his own school record in the pole vault, while Tom Heun (Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) registered a fifth-place finish in the 60m hurdles as the Valparaiso men's track and field team competed Friday evening at the Mike Lints Alumni Open, hosted by Grand Valley State.
December 06, 2008
The Valparaiso men's track and field squad opened its indoor campaign on Saturday in Normal, Ill. at Illinois State's Redbird Open.
September 22, 2008
Valparaiso head track and field coach Ryan Moore announced today the indoor and outdoor schedules for the 2008-2009 campaign.
September 02, 2008
Valparaiso track and field head coach Ryan Moore announced that Peter McNaughton has joined the Crusader coaching staff as an assistant coach, responsible primarily for coaching the sprinters and hurdlers.
July 30, 2008
The Valparaiso track and field teams had four athletes honored as part of the Horizon League's Outdoor Track and Field Academic All-League squads for the 2008 campaign.
June 01, 2008
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) registered two top-20 finishes Saturday at the NCAA Mideast Regional in Fayetteville, Ark., while Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) recorded a top-20 placement of his own as the duo represented the Crusader men’s track and field squad.
May 10, 2008
Philip Lohrmann (Battle Ground, Wash./Battle Ground [Clark C.C.]) set a new school record in the pole vault Friday in Youngstown, Ohio as the Valparaiso men’s track and field team concluded the Horizon League Outdoor Championships in seventh place.  Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) was named the Championships’ Outstanding Field Performer, replicating his honor from the Indoor Championships, after winning both the discus throw and hammer throw Thursday.
May 09, 2008
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) set a school and Horizon League Championship record in the hammer throw Thursday and also won the discus throw, while Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) crossed the line first in the 3,000m steeplechase as the Valparaiso men’s track and field team competed on day one of the Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Youngstown, Ohio.
May 04, 2008
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) won the hammer throw to lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team Saturday afternoon as it competed at the Butler Twilight Meet in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 27, 2008
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) registered a runner-up finish in the discus throw, one of three top-ten finishes by the Valparaiso men’s track and field squad Saturday as it finished competing at the Hillsdale Gina Relays in Hillsdale, Mich.
April 26, 2008
The Valparaiso men’s track and field team tallied three top-20 finishes on the day as it competed at the Hillsdale Gina Relays in Hillsdale, Mich. on Friday.
April 22, 2008
Senior thrower Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) was named the Horizon League’s Male Track and Field Athlete of the Week today after qualifying for the NCAA regional meet in two events on Saturday.  The honor is Bartholomew’s second of the outdoor campaign.
April 19, 2008
Senior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) surpassed NCAA regional qualifying standards in the discus throw and hammer throw, setting a new school record in the latter event, as the Valparaiso men’s track and field team competed Saturday at the Puma Invitational in Rensselaer, Ind.
April 15, 2008
The Horizon League announced today that Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) has been named its U.S. Army Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week.
April 13, 2008
Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) and Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) each posted runner-up finishes Saturday to help lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team to a sixth-place finish at the Miami Team Challenge in Oxford, Ohio.
April 12, 2008
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) posted a season-best mark in the hammer throw Friday at the Miami Team Challenge in Oxford, Ohio as the Valparaiso men’s track and field squad kicked off competition at the two-day meet.
April 08, 2008
Sophomore thrower Chris Stohs (Shawnee, Kan./Shawnee Mission North) has been named the U.S. Army Horizon League Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week after his performance last weekend at the DePauw Invitational.
April 05, 2008
Led by a victory from Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) in the hammer throw, the Valparaiso men’s track and field team placed seventh Saturday at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle, Ind.
April 02, 2008
The honors continue to roll in for Crusader senior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township), as the Horizon League announced today that he was named the league’s Indoor Track and Field Male Athlete of the Year.
April 01, 2008
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) was named the Horizon League’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week today after his performance during the first weekend of outdoor competition.
March 30, 2008
Senior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) won two events Saturday to lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team as it placed third at the Ted Haydon Invitational in Chicago, Ill.
March 15, 2008
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) closed out the indoor season for Valparaiso Saturday at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark., finishing 16th in the weight throw.
March 11, 2008

Senior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) is one of 17 competitors selected to compete in the weight throw at the NCAA Indoor Championships, to be contested March 14-15 at Fayetteville, Ark.

March 07, 2008
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) won the weight throw Thursday afternoon at the Nebraska Last Chance Meet in Lincoln, Nebraska.
March 03, 2008
Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) ran the fastest time by a Crusader in the mile run in over 30 years to lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team Sunday in the final day of competition at the Horizon League Indoor Championships in Kent, Ohio.  Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) was named the Horizon League Outstanding Field Performer after his record-setting effort in the weight throw on Saturday.
March 02, 2008
Senior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) demolished multiple records Saturday in the weight throw at the Horizon League Indoor Championships in Kent, Ohio to lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team.
February 27, 2008
Senior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) has been named the Horizon League Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the second time during the indoor season after surpassing his own school record in the weight throw for the third time this year at the Panther Tune-Up in Milwaukee, Wis. last weekend.
February 23, 2008
The Valparaiso men’s track and field team beat Loyola (73-49) and Chicago State (81-46), but lost to Milwaukee (81-54) and UIC (70-63) at the Panther Tune-Up Friday evening in Milwaukee, Wis., scored as dual meets.  Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) once again bested his own school record in the weight throw to lead the Crusader squad.
February 16, 2008

Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) took top honors in the mile run with one of the best efforts in program history, while Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) won the weight throw for the fourth time on the season with yet another school-record effort as the Valparaiso men’s track and field team competed Saturday at the Chicagoland Championships in Chicago, Ill.

February 10, 2008
Senior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) owned Valpo’s school record in the weight throw entering the weekend, and proceeded to surpass it at both meets the Crusaders competed in this weekend.  Valpo sent Bartholomew and two others to the Meyo Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind., while the rest of the squad competed at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle, Ind.
January 27, 2008
Philip Lohrmann (Battle Ground, Wash./Battle Ground [Clark C.C.]) took top honors in the pole vault, while Jim Turchyn (Batesville, Ind./Batesville) captured the 3,000m run as Valparaiso competed Friday and Saturday at the Findlay Classic in Findlay, Ohio.
January 22, 2008
Senior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) was named the U.S. Army Horizon League Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week today following his winning performance last weekend at the Phoenix Invitational in Chicago, Ill.
January 19, 2008
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) and Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) each registered individual event victories for Valparaiso Saturday at the Phoenix Invitational in Chicago, Ill., helping the Crusaders to a fourth-place team finish.
December 19, 2007
Senior thrower Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) added to his impressive resumé on Wednesday, as he was named the Horizon League’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week following the Crusaders’ first meet as a league member.
December 08, 2007

Senior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) captured the victory in the weight throw Saturday at the Redbird Open in Normal, Ill., leading Valparaiso’s men’s squad in the season’s first meet.

December 03, 2007
Valparaiso men’s and women’s track and field head coach Ryan Moore has announced the Crusaders’ 2007-2008 indoor and outdoor schedules.  The season begins this Saturday, December 8, as the Crusaders travel to Normal, Ill. to participate in the Redbird Open.
May 25, 2007
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) concluded his 2007 outdoor campaign Friday at the NCAA Mideast Regional, finishing 21st out of 35 of the region's elite competitors in the hammer throw.
May 14, 2007
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) has been named to the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field All-Conference Team after recording two podium finishes at the outdoor championship meet.
May 12, 2007
Valparaiso closed out competition at the 2007 Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday in Kansas City, Mo., finishing the meet in fifth place. Philip Lohrmann (Battle Ground, Wash./Battle Ground [Clark C.C.]) and Brett Maynard (Pawcatuck, Conn./Stonington) each registered fourth-place finishes on the final day to lead the Crusaders.
May 11, 2007
For the second straight day, Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) posted a podium finish, coming in second place in the discus throw to lead Valparaiso on the second day of competition at the 2007 Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Kansas City, Mo.
May 10, 2007
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) posted a podium finish in the hammer throw to pace Valparaiso on the first of three days of competition at the 2007 Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Kansas City, Mo.
May 05, 2007
The Valparaiso men's track and field team completed its final tuneup for the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Championships Saturday, competing at the Butler Twilight meet in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 28, 2007
The Valparaiso men's track and field team finished with some strong individual performances on the last of three days of competition Saturday at the Hillsdale Gina Relays in Hillsdale, Mich.
April 27, 2007
Three members of the Valparaiso men's track and field team broke into the Crusaders' all-time charts Friday as Valpo took part in the second day of action at the Hillsdale Gina Relays in Hillsdale, Mich.
April 26, 2007
Emilie Marsicek (Spalding, Mich./Carney-Nadeau) and Lindsey Gilman (South Bend, Ind./Marian) competed in the first four events of the heptathlon, while Dustin Lawrence (Indianapolis, Ind./Lawrence Central) completed the first five events of the decathlon to kick off action at the Hillsdale Gina Relays Thursday in Hillsdale, Mich.
April 24, 2007
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week after breaking his own school record and qualifying for the NCAA Regional meet in the hammer throw last weekend.
April 21, 2007
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) posted an NCAA Regional qualifying mark in the hammer throw Saturday to lead the Crusader men's track and field team at the Puma Invitational in Rensselaer, Ind., hosted by Saint Joseph's.
April 14, 2007
The Valparaiso men's track and field team utilized strong performances in the throws Saturday to finish eighth at the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.
April 13, 2007
Ashley Billstrom (Hales Corners, Wis./Whitnall) posted the best finish of the three Valpo athletes competing at the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif. Friday evening.
March 31, 2007
The Valparaiso men's track and field team kicked off its 2007 outdoor season Saturday at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., hosted by Purdue.
March 23, 2007
The Valparaiso women's track and field team has been projected to finish fourth during the 2007 Mid-Continent Conference outdoor campaign, while its male counterparts have been picked fifth in preseason polling of the league's six head coaches, who were not allowed to vote for their own squads.
February 27, 2007
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) and Eric Smith (Portage, Ind./Portage) have received All Mid-Continent Conference accolades for their respective performances at the Mid-Con Men's Indoor Track and Field Championships.
February 26, 2007
The Valparaiso men's track and field team completed the final day of competition at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Monday in Bloomington, Ill. Eric Smith (Portage, Ind./Portage) led the Crusaders with a third-place finish in the shot put, pacing three Crusaders in the top-eight in the event.
February 25, 2007
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) and Philip Lohrmann (Battle Ground, Wash./Battle Ground [Clark C.C.]) broke school records Sunday in the weight throw and pole vault, respectively, as Valparaiso competed on day one of the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Bloomington, Ill.
February 20, 2007
Junior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Men's Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week, while sophomore Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) received the same honor on the women's side after the duo registered outstanding performances last Saturday at the Boilermaker Invitational.
February 17, 2007
Junior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) set a new school record in the weight throw Saturday as Valparaiso took to the track at the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
February 03, 2007
Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) captured his second individual victory this season in the 3,000m run, leading the Valparaiso men's track and field team at the Akron Open.
January 27, 2007
Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) led the Valpo men Friday and Saturday at the Findlay Indoor Track and Field Classic with a third-place finish in the 3,000m run.
January 20, 2007
Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) led a 1-2-3-4 finish for the Crusaders in the mile run Saturday at the Chicago Invitational, helping Valpo to a fourth place team finish.
December 09, 2006
The Valparaiso men's track and field team kicked off its indoor season Saturday at the Earlybird Invitational, hosted by Illinois State.
December 07, 2006
A solid base of experience, led by 2006 Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year Steve Bartholomew, will look to propel Valparaiso's men's track and field team into the top half of the Mid-Con in 2007.
November 30, 2006
Valparaiso track and field head coach Ryan Moore has announced the Crusaders' 2006-2007 men's and women's indoor and outdoor schedules, his first season at the helm of the program.
August 18, 2006
Ryan Moore, an assistant coach with the Crusader Track and Field program since 2003, has been named the new Valparaiso University Track and Field Head Coach, Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera announced today.
June 14, 2006
Valparaiso University head track and field coach Tyler Wingard has announced his resignation from the program because he has accepted a similar position at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Va.
May 26, 2006
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) closed out his spectacular sophomore season Friday against some of the nation's top competition at the NCAA Mideast Regional in Knoxville, Tenn.
May 16, 2006
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) has received Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week honors after being named the Mid-Con Athlete of the Year at the 2006 Mid-Con Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
May 15, 2006
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) earned Athlete of the Year honors, while Erik Lindamood (Bealeton, Va./Liberty H.S.) was also named to the All-Conference squad for their performances at the 2006 Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend.
May 13, 2006
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) used a record-setting effort in the discus Saturday to earn Athlete of the Year honors at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Macomb, Ill.
May 12, 2006
Valparaiso sits in fourth place after the second of three days of competition Friday at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Macomb, Ill.
May 11, 2006
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) won the hammer throw Thursday as Valparaiso competed on day one of the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Macomb, Ill.
May 09, 2006
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) has been honored by the Mid-Continent Conference as Athlete of the Week after his stellar performance last weekend at the Butler Twilight.
May 06, 2006
Valparaiso recorded victories in two throwing events as the Crusaders took to the track at the Butler Twilight on Saturday.
April 22, 2006
Valparaiso took to the track in Ypsilanti, Mich. Saturday, and brought home a fourth place finish at the Central Collegiate Championships, hosted by Eastern Michigan.
April 15, 2006
Valparaiso took home fourth place Saturday at the Pacesetter Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind.
April 14, 2006
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) obliterated the school record in the hammer throw and qualified for the NCAA Regional meet on the first day of competition Friday at the Pacesetter Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind.
April 08, 2006
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) posted two top-five finishes, leading Valparaiso to an 11th place finish Saturday at the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.
April 07, 2006
Inclement weather has suspended action at the Miami Invitational until Saturday morning.
April 03, 2006
Valparaiso graduate assistant Iryna Kharun is up for consideration as one of two Most Outstanding Student-Athletes of the past 25 years in women's track and field as the NCAA celebrates 25 years of women's championships.
April 01, 2006
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) set two new meet records, including a new school mark in the discus throw, as the Crusader throwing contingent led Valpo to a third-place finish at the DePauw Quad Saturday in Greencastle, Ind.
March 24, 2006
The Valparaiso men's track and field team has been picked to finish in fifth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Championships, according to the preseason poll released today.
March 18, 2006
Valparaiso opened its outdoor track season Saturday, competing at the Louisiana Classics, hosted by the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.
March 01, 2006
Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) earned a spot on the All Mid-Continent Conference Team following the indoor conference championships this past weekend.
February 27, 2006
A fifth-place finish in the shot put by Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) led the Crusaders Monday as they competed on the final day of action at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Bloomington, Ill.
February 26, 2006
Steve Bartholomew's (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) third-place finish in the weight throw led the Crusader contingent at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Bloomington, Ill. Sunday. Valpo sits in fifth place after the first day of competition.
February 18, 2006
Valparaiso placed tenth Saturday at the Chicagoland Championships in Romeoville, Ill.
February 11, 2006
Led by a victory by Tom Heun (Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights H.S.) in the 55m hurdles, Valparaiso finished fifth Saturday afternoon at the Carthage Pepsi Challenge in Kenosha, Wis.
January 28, 2006
Jim Turchyn's (Batesville, Ind./Batesville H.S.) performance in the mile was the best individual finish by a Valpo runner on the day, as the Crusaders concluded two days of action at the Findlay Indoor Track and Field Classic Saturday.
January 27, 2006
Valparaiso University's Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) led the Crusader squad on Friday on the first day of the Findlay Indoor Track and Field Classic in Findlay, Ohio.
January 21, 2006
Valparaiso, led by two top-three finishes from freshman Tom Heun (Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights H.S.), finished in fifth place Saturday at the Chicago Invitational, hosted by the University of Chicago.
December 10, 2005
Valparaiso registered five top-ten finishes, led by two from Jeff Swihart (Wakarusa, Ind./Northwood H.S.), as the Crusaders took part Saturday in the Earlybird Invtiational, hosted by Illinois State.
December 08, 2005
The Valparaiso men's track and field team has been picked to finish in fifth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Championships, according to the preseason poll released today.
December 08, 2005
The Valparaiso University men's track and field team will look to mesh youth with experience as they enter the 2006 campaign.
December 01, 2005
Valparaiso University head track and field coach Tyler Wingard has announced the Crusaders' 2005-2006 track and field schedule.
October 10, 2005
The third annual Track & Field Alumni/Awards Banquet last Saturday night drew it's largest crowd yet and provided an opportunity to celebrate not only the successes of the 2005 squad, but to remember the standout squads of the early 1970's and their coaches Ed Winrow and Terry Shy -- including Coach Shy's 1975 Indiana Collegiate Conference Championship team.
August 26, 2005
Valparaiso University track and field coach Tyler Wingard has announced the addition of two graduate assistants to his staff for the upcoming season. Joining the program are Iryna Kharun and Greg Lott.
August 23, 2005
Valparaiso University senior Wesley Kosko (Emporia, Kan./Emporia H.S.) was elected president of the Mid-Continent Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) during its summer meeting earlier this month.
May 28, 2005
Valparaiso University's Joshua Lee (Yellow Jacket, Colo./Montezuma-Cortez H.S.) concluded the 2004-2005 athletic season for the Crusaders on Friday evening, finishing in 25th place at the NCAA MidEast Regional Championships held in Bloomington, Ind.
May 16, 2005
Joshua Lee (Yellow Jacket, Colo./Montezuma-Cortez H.S.) and Todd Goodrick (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester H.S.) were both named to the All Mid-Continent Conference Teams from Valparaiso University following the completion of the Outdoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend.
May 14, 2005
Valparaiso finished in fifth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships which concluded Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.
May 13, 2005
Joshua Lee (Yellow Jacket, Colo./Montezuma-Cortez H.S.) won the long jump on Friday afternoon to help lead Valparaiso into third place through two days of competition at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Kansas City, Mo.
May 12, 2005
Through two events at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday, Valparaiso is in third place with seven points to begin the three day competition in Kansas City, Mo.
April 30, 2005
Bryan Bell (Bellevue, Neb./East H.S.) set a school record in the hammer throw as Valparaiso competed at the Stan Lyons Invitational on Saturday in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 22, 2005
Led by the field events, Valparaiso turned in a solid showing on Friday evening at the Eastern Michigan Twilight Invitational held in Ypsilanti, Mich.
April 16, 2005
Valparaiso turned in a seventh place finish at the Pacesetter Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind.
April 09, 2005
Valparaiso's field events scored the majority of the Crusaders' points on Friday and Saturday as the Brown and Gold finished in ninth place at the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.
April 02, 2005
Matt Larson (Arlington Heights, Ill./Saint Viator H.S.) set a new school record in the hammer throw as Valparaiso finished in third place at the DePauw Quadrangular on Saturday in Greencastle, Ind.
March 26, 2005
Valparaiso University's Todd Goodrick (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester H.S.) opened the 2005 outdoor track and field season on a positive note Saturday afternoon, setting a new school mark and winning two events at the Mike Villone Invitational in Rensselaer, Ind.
March 15, 2005
Valparaiso University head track and field coach Tyler Wingard has been named a Coaching Education Committee member in charge of Level 1 Schools by United States Track and Field.
March 02, 2005
Three track and field athletes from Valparaiso University earned All Mid-Continent Conference Team honors following the conference Indoor Championships held this past weekend.
March 01, 2005
Todd Goodrick (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester H.S.) set a new school record in the shot put helping to lead Valparaiso to a fifth place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Championships which concluded Tuesday in Flagstaff, Ariz.
February 28, 2005
Elliot Powell (Orange, Calif./Santa Ana H.S.) set a pair of school records to lead Valparaiso into fourth place after the opening day of the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Flagstaff, Ariz. on Monday.
February 19, 2005
Valparaiso finished its final tune-up for the Mid-Continent Conference Championships with a fifth place finish at the Chicagoland Championships held in Romeoville, Ill. on Saturday.
February 12, 2005
Valparaiso finished in ninth place in a field of 18 teams on Saturday at the DePauw Invitational.
February 04, 2005
Valparaiso University's Matt Larson (Arlington Heights, Ill./Saint Viator H.S.) was the lone Crusader to compete for the men on Friday evening at the Meyo Invitational held in Notre Dame, Ind.
January 29, 2005
Bryan Bell (Bellevue, Neb../East H.S.) set a new school record in the weight throw for Valparaiso on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders competed in the Redbird Invitational in Bloomington, Ill.
January 22, 2005
Valparaiso posted its first victory of the 2005 indoor season on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders took home top honors among the six schools at the Chicago Invitational.
January 18, 2005
Valparaiso University's Elliot Powell (Orange, Calif./Santa Ana H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after posting three top-three finishes at the Crusaders' season-opening meet this past weekend.
January 15, 2005
Valparaiso's men's track and field team opened its 2005 indoor season on Saturday afternoon with a third place finish at the Carthage Division I Invitational held in Kenosha, Wis.
December 10, 2004
Valparaiso University's men's indoor track and field team has been picked to finish fourth in the Mid-Continent Conference for the 2005 season according to the preseason poll as selected by the league's head coaches.
December 10, 2004
Valparaiso University track and field coach Tyler Wingard has released his 2005 men's and women's track and field schedule for both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
October 08, 2004
The USATF Level I Coaches' Education School that was scheduled for October 22-24 at Valparaiso University has been cancelled. The Officials' Certification Courses scheduled for Sunday, October 24 at 2:30 p.m. will still be held though.
September 02, 2004
Valparaiso University will hold a USA Track and Field Level I Coaching School from October 22-24 and a USATF Officials Certification Course on Sunday, October 24 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
June 03, 2004
Valparaiso University's Adam Wierciak (Ottawa, Ill./Marquette H.S.) has been named to the College of Sports Information Directors (CoSIDA) Academic All-District V First Team for track and field.
May 24, 2004
Valparaiso University head track and field coach Tyler Wingard has been selected to assist in conducting the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field YES Clinic to be held in Austin, Texas on June 12.
May 21, 2004
Valparaiso University's Todd Goodrick (Rochester, Mich./Rochester H.S.) and Bryan Bell (Bellevue, Neb./Bellevue East H.S.) concluded the 2004 outdoor season on Thursday and Friday throwing at the North Central College Invitational.
May 17, 2004
Valparaiso University had three representatives named to the All Mid-Continent Conference Team for Men's Outdoor Track and Field following the completion of the league championships held last weekend.
May 15, 2004
Valparaiso University's men's track and field team finished in fourth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which concluded on Saturday in Cedar City, Utah.
May 14, 2004
Valparaiso University will enter the final day of the Mid-Continent Conference Track and Field Championships in third place after totally 33.5 points through Friday's competition in Cedar City, Utah.
May 13, 2004
Valparaiso University's Bryan Bell (Bellevue, Neb./Bellevue East H.S.) set a new school record in the hammer throw on the opening day of the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Cedar City, Utah.
May 01, 2004
Valparaiso ran for the final time prior to the Mid-Continent Conference Championships on Friday and Saturday evenings at the Butler Twilight Invitational held in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 24, 2004
Valparaiso's depth paid off on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders won the Puma Invitational by 70 points over runner-up St. Joseph's (Ind.) in Rensselaer, Ind.
April 23, 2004
Valparaiso University's Matt Blume (Logansport, Ind./Pioneer H.S.) finished in fourth place in the 3,000m steeplechase on Friday evening at the Big Ten Preview Invitational held in West Lafayette, Ind.
April 10, 2004
Valparaiso's men's track and field team finished in seventh place at the Miami Invitational held on Saturday afternoon in Oxford, Ohio.
April 03, 2004
Valparaiso came out victorious at the DePauw Quadrangular meet on Saturday afternoon in Greencastle, Ind. The Crusaders totalled 215 points, 23 more than runner-up DePauw's total of 192.
March 27, 2004
Valparaiso's men's track and field team opened up its 2004 outdoor campaign on Friday and Saturday afternoon at the Purdue Open held in West Lafayette, Ind.
March 06, 2004
Valparaiso University's Elliot Powell (Orange, Calif./Santa Ana H.S.) brought the Crusaders' indoor track and field season to an end on Saturday, competing in the Alex Wilson Invitational held in Notre Dame, Ind.
March 02, 2004
Five members of Valparaiso University's men's track and field team earned All Mid-Continent Conference honors following the Mid-Con Indoor Championships held this past weekend.
February 28, 2004
Elliot Powell (Orange, Calif./Santa Ana H.S.) set a pair of school records on Saturday afternoon helping lead Valparaiso to a fourth place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Sterling, Ill.
February 27, 2004
Valparaiso University's men's track team is in fourth place after the first day of competition at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships held Friday in Sterling, Ill.
February 21, 2004
Valparaiso University's men's track and field team turned in a third place showing out of 15 teams on Saturday afternoon at the Chicagoland Championships held in Romeoville, Ill.
February 14, 2004
Valparaiso's men's track and field team set a pair of school records on Saturday afternoon at the Pepsi Challenge in Kenosha, Wis., while two individuals also competed for the Crusaders at the Iowa State Classic in Ames, Iowa.
February 11, 2004
Valparaiso University's Elliot Powell (Orange, Calif./Santa Ana H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week following his stellar performance last weekend at the DePauw Tiger Invitational.
February 07, 2004
Valparaiso University's Elliot Powell (Orange Calif./Santa Ana H.S.) set a school record in the 200m dash helping to lead the Crusaders to a third place finish in the field of 22 at the Tiger Invitational in Greencastle, Ind. on Saturday.
January 30, 2004
The Valparaiso University men's track and field team has been selected in a fourth place tie in the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships preseason coaches poll.
January 24, 2004
Valparaiso's men finished in second place at the Chicago Invitational on Saturday afternoon hosted by the University of Chicago.
January 17, 2004
Valparaiso University's men's track and field team set two new school records, including one meet record, as the Crusaders earned a third place finish in the eight team Carthage Division I Invitational held in Kenosha, Wis. on Saturday.
December 06, 2003
Valparaiso's men's track and field team opened its 2003 season on Saturday afternoon, competing in the Lewis Opener, a non-scoring meet.
November 25, 2003
Valparaiso University head track and field coach Tyler Wingard has announced his 2004 indoor track and field schedule.
September 25, 2003
Valparaiso University will hold a USA Track and Field Level I Coaching School from November 28-30 which will be led by Crusader head coach Tyler Wingard and assistant coach Aimee Dawson.
August 22, 2003
Aimee Dawson has been named a new assistant track and field coach at Valparaiso University by head coach Tyler Wingard.
May 31, 2003
Valparaiso University freshman Kristopher Schmautz (Missoula, Mont./Hellgate H.S.) finished in 22nd place in the javelin on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Mideast Regionals held in Columbus, Ohio.
May 30, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) finished in 17th place at the NCAA Mideast Regional on Friday evening in Columbus, Ohio.
May 29, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) has been named to the 2003 Verizon Academic All-District V Team for track and field and cross country.
May 19, 2003
Valparaiso University's Kristopher Schmautz (Missoula, Mont./Hellgate H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Newcomer of the Year and six Crusaders were named to the All-Conference Team following the completion of the Mid-Continent Conference Track and Field Championships.
May 17, 2003
The Valparaiso University men's track and field team recorded three victories on the final day of competition to help lead the Crusaders to a fourth place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Macomb, Ill. on Saturday. Valpo's place is its highest outdoor finish in school history.
May 16, 2003
Spurred on by second place finishes in both the decathlon and the long jump, the Valparaiso University men's track and field team moved up into fourth place on Friday, after two days of the Mid-Continent Conference Championships being held in Macomb, Ill.
May 15, 2003
The Valparaiso men's track and field team set a new school record in the hammer throw and the Crusaders have a decathlete in contention after one day of the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Macomb, Ill.
May 03, 2003
The Valparaiso University men's track and field team competed for the final time prior to the Mid-Continent Conference Championships on Saturday afternoon, splitting the team between the Butler Twilight meet and the Puma Invitational in Rensselaer, Ind.
April 30, 2003
Valparaiso University's Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week in men's track and field following his victory at the Boilermaker Open on Saturday.
April 26, 2003
Valparaiso University's Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) won the 800m run on Saturday afternoon at the Boilermaker Open in West Lafayette, Ind. going away. The red-shirt junior broke the tape in a time of 1:53.73, more than two seconds in front of his nearest competitor in the non-scoring meet for the second fastest time in school history.
April 24, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) earned a tenth place finish in the 5,000m run at the Drake Relays on Thursday evening in DesMoines, Iowa.
April 19, 2003
The Valparaiso men's track and field team finished in seventh place at the Pacesetter Invitational on Saturday afternoon held in Terre Haute Ind.
April 12, 2003
Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) won the 1500m run on Saturday afternoon at the Miami Invitational to help Valparaiso to a fifth place finish as a team in Oxford, Ohio.
April 08, 2003
The Valparaiso University men's track and field team has been selected to finish fourth in the Mid-Continent Conference for the outdoor season according to the preseason poll conducted by the league's head coaches.
April 05, 2003
The Valparaiso University men's track and field team won a quadrangular meet on Saturday afternoon in Greencastle, Ind. The Crusaders tallied 213 points to outdistance runner-up DePauw (176 pts.) and Indiana Wesleyan (174 pts.). Butler was fourth with 88 points.
April 01, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week the league announced today.
March 29, 2003
The Valparaiso men's track and field team opened its 2003 outdoor season on Friday and Saturday at the Purdue Open in West Lafayette, Ind.
March 29, 2003
Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) opened the outdoor track and field season in record-setting fashion over the weekend at the Stanford Invitational, setting a new Valparaiso University school record while qualifying for the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships to be held at the end of May.
March 08, 2003
The Valparaiso men's track and field team concluded its 2003 indoor season on Saturday afternoon with a pair of student-athletes competing at the Alex Wilson Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind.
March 04, 2003
Six athletes on the Valparaiso University men's track and field team were named to the All Mid-Continent Conference Team for the indoor season following their performances at the weekend's conference championships.
March 01, 2003
Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) won the mile and finished third in the 800m run leading Valparaiso to a fourth place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday afternoon in Sterling, Ill.
February 28, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) became the Mid-Continent Conference champion in the 3,000m run on Friday evening as the first day of the conference championships concluded in Sterling, Ill.
February 22, 2003
The Valparaiso men's track and field team earned a tie for ninth place while setting two school records at the Chicagoland Championships on Saturday afternoon in Romeoville, Ill. in the team's final tune-up for next week's conference championships.
February 15, 2003
Several members of the Valparaiso track and field team took to the oval on Saturday afternoon at the Canon Invitational in Indianapolis.
February 14, 2003
Valparaiso's Matt Larson (Arlington Heights, Ill./St. Viator H.S.) set a new school record in the weight throw as the Crusaders competed at the Lewis Series Meet on Friday evening in Romeoville, Ill.
February 11, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference men's Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week following his performance at the Meyo Invitational on Saturday.
February 08, 2003
Valparaiso University's Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) set a new school record in the 800m, while teammate Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) finished seventh in the 3,000m run on Saturday afternoon at the Meyo Invitational held in Notre Dame, Ind.
February 01, 2003
Valparaiso's Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) and Aaron Crague (Shererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) each posted event victories on Saturday as the Crusaders competed at the AllTel Classic in Findlay, Ohio.
January 31, 2003
The Valparaiso University distance medley finished in second place on day one of the AllTel Classic held in Findlay, Ohio on Friday evening.
January 25, 2003
Valparaiso's men's track and field team competed at the Stan Lyons Open on Saturday afternoon in Indianapolis in an unscored competition.
January 18, 2003
The Valparaiso men's team earned a finish in the top half of the standings at the Carthage Division I Invitational on Saturday afternoon with their fourth place finish.
January 16, 2003
The Valparaiso University men's team was picked sixth in the Mid-Continent Conference preseason indoor track and field poll as selected by the conference head coaches.
December 07, 2002
Matt Larson (Arlington Heights, Ill./St. Viator H.S.) opened the track and field season by setting a school record in the weight throw on Saturday afternoon at the Lewis Season Opener held in Romeoville, Ill.
October 31, 2002
Valparaiso University track and field coach Tyler Wingard has released his 2002-2003 indoor and outdoor track and field schedules.
September 30, 2002
USA Track & Field has awarded a Level I Coaching Education School to Valparaiso University November 29th through December 1st. Head track and field coach Tyler Wingard will lead the school.
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