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Valpo's Kalita Earns Horizon League Honors
Josh Kalita is Valpo's first ever Horizon League Golfer of the Week. (Valpo Sports Media Relations)
Josh Kalita is Valpo's first ever Horizon League Golfer of the Week. (Valpo Sports Media Relations)

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Valparaiso University’s Josh Kalita (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton H.S.) has been named the Horizon League’s Golfer of the Week for his performance at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate on Monday and Tuesday.

The sophomore finished in a tie for 18th out of 67 individuals over the 36-hole event held in Spring Hill, Tenn.  Kalita carded rounds of 76 and 75 to finish at 151, his lowest 36-hole event of the season.

Kalita shared the team’s low tournament score with Kyle Henning (Brookfield, Wis./East H.S.), helping to lead the Crusaders to a shared ninth place finish as a team.

Kalita is Valpo’s earned Valpo’s first Horizon League honor since the university reinstated the golf program prior to the 2009-2010 season.