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May 25, 2006
Crusader senior Bob Pedersen (Urbana, Ill./Urbana) has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), for his work in the pool and in the classroom, it was announced today.
May 22, 2006
Valparaiso University head swimming and diving coach Bryan Morrison has announced the addition of 26 new student-athletes that have signed National Letters of Intent to joint the Crusader program.
March 29, 2006
The College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has awarded Academic All-America honors to both the Crusader men's swimming and diving team and the Crusader women's swimming and diving team.
February 18, 2006
Valparaiso's swimmers broke two school records Saturday, marking five new records over the three-day meet, as the Crusaders concluded their season at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships in Indianapolis, Ind.
February 17, 2006
Valparaiso's 800 free relay team smashed the previous school record by almost six seconds as the Crusaders competed on day two of the Mid-Continent Conference Championships Friday in Indianapolis, Ind.
February 16, 2006
David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.) and Adam Jajtner (Port Washington, Wis./Port Washington H.S.) set new school records Thursday at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. Valparaiso sits in seventh place after the first day of competition.
January 21, 2006
David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.) and Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley H.S.) each won two events for the Crusaders Saturday afternoon, but Valparaiso dropped the dual meet to Eastern Illinois 139-92 at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
January 20, 2006
Valparaiso's men dropped a 130-68 decision Friday night to Cleveland State at the Athletics-Recreation Center pool.
January 06, 2006
Valparaiso ran into a tough opponent on Friday evening as the Crusaders dropped a 133-90 meet against Illinois-Chicago in Chicago.
December 20, 2005
Valparaiso University's Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after help post three victories in the Crusaders' 116-84 victory at Florida Southern last Friday.
December 16, 2005
Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley) and David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland) each won two individual events to pace Valpo to a 116-84 win over Florida Southern at Friday's dual meet in Lakeland, Fla.
December 03, 2005
Four different Crusader swimmers brought home multiple top-five finishes to lead Valparaiso to a fifth-place finish at the House of Champions Invitational this weekend in Indianapolis, Ind.
November 19, 2005
Valparaiso competed at the Ball State Invitational Friday and Saturday and came away with a fifth-place finish, notching 219 points.
November 16, 2005
Valparaiso University's men's swimming and diving team is ranked 25th in the nation in the latest Mid-Major poll according to collegeswimming.com.
November 13, 2005
Despite two top-two finishes apiece from Travers Smith (Huntley, Ill./Huntley H.S.) and David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.), Valparaiso lost to Wisconsin-Milwaukee 141-78 and to South Dakota State 112-91 Sunday in Milwaukee, Wis.
November 12, 2005
Valparaiso lost both ends of a double-dual meet in Green Bay, Wis. on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders fell to Wisconsin-Green Bay 121-70 and South Dakota State 132-70.
November 08, 2005
The Mid-Continent Conference has honored junior David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.) as Athlete of the Week following his impressive performance at last weekend's Panther Invitational.
November 05, 2005
David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Highland H.S.) won three events as Valparaiso finished fourth at the Eastern Illinois Invitational Friday and Saturday in Charleston, Ill.
October 25, 2005
Valparaiso University's David Peterson (Schererville, Ind./Schererville H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after posting five first place finishes last weekend in a pair of meets.
October 23, 2005
Valparaiso recorded a victory over Butler but fell to Evansville and Saint Louis on Sunday afternoon in a quadrangular meet held in Carmel, Ind.
October 21, 2005
Valpo dropped a 72-48 road decision to Xavier Friday night in Cincinnati, Ohio.
October 14, 2005
Valparaiso University's men's swimming and diving team has been picked to finish in fifth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships according to the preseason poll released on Thursday evening.
October 07, 2005
Valparaiso dove into the water for the first time in the 2005-2006 season on Friday evening and the Crusaders finished in 5th place out of seven schools at the Dennis Stark Relays hosted by Notre Dame.
October 06, 2005
Valparaiso's men's swimming and diving team will look to the versatility of their top swimmers to propel them to the top in 2005.
July 08, 2005
Valparaiso University head swimming and diving coach Bryan Morrison has announced the addition of 18 new student-athletes that will join the Crusaders program this fall.
July 06, 2005
Valparaiso University head coach Bryan Morrison has announced that Eric Skelly has joined the Crusaders' swimming and diving staff as a graduate assistant.
July 01, 2005
Valparaiso University swim coach Bryan Morrison has announced his 2005-2006 schedule and has put together a line-up that will have his Crusaders competing in a variety of meets, including several invitationals, a couple of dual meets, and several double-dual competitions.
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay