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2005-06 Women's Tennis News
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May 12, 2006
Second seed Notre Dame ended Valparaiso's outstanding season on Friday afternoon as the Fighting Irish defeated the Crusaders 5-0 in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament in South Bend, Ind.
May 10, 2006
Valparaiso University, the Mid-Continent Conference regular season and tournament champions, had five tennis players recognized for their efforts by being named to either the First or Second Teams as the year end awards were handed out, while head coach Tim Maluga was named Coach of the Year for the third straight year.
May 08, 2006
The Valparaiso University Tennis Complex will host the 17th annual USPTA Tennis Across America program that is sponsored by the United States Professional Tennis Association this Saturday.
May 04, 2006
Valparaiso will take on Notre Dame at 12 p.m. CDT on Friday, May 12 at the Courtney Tennis Center in South Bend, Ind. in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.
May 03, 2006
Valparaiso University will make its second straight NCAA Tournament appearance close to home next Friday, May 12, as the Crusaders head to South Bend, Ind. to face #2 Notre Dame.
May 02, 2006
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week for the third time this season and seventh time in her three-year career after helping guide the Crusaders to the Mid-Con Tournament title and a second straight berth in the NCAA Tournament.
May 01, 2006
Valparaiso University's women's tennis team invites the public to join the Crusaders on Wednesday evening as the team watches the NCAA Tournament selection announcements at BuffaLouies located at 3300 North Calumet Avenue in Valparaiso.
April 29, 2006
Valparaiso is set for a repeat trip to the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships after defeating IUPUI 4-1 Saturday afternoon at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex to win the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament Championship.
April 28, 2006
Valparaiso will look to defend its Mid-Continent Conference Tournament title on Saturday morning after the Crusaders defeated Southern Utah 4-0 at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex on Friday.
April 24, 2006
Valparaiso University will host the 2006 Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Championships this Friday and Saturday at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex. The three-time regular season and defending tournament champion Crusaders will serve as the tournament's top seed and face Southern Utah on Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the semifinals.
April 23, 2006
Valparaiso did not drop a set in two matches on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders clinched their third straight Mid-Continent Conference regular season title defeating UMKC 5-0 and Chicago State 7-0 in Chicago, Ill.
April 22, 2006
Valparaiso bounced back after dropping the doubles point to register a 5-2 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday morning as the Crusaders improve to 6-0 in the Mid-Continent Conference this season.
April 21, 2006
Led by the strength at the bottom of the lineup, Valparaiso continued its dominance in the Mid-Continent Conference on Friday morning recording its 27th consecutive regular season league victory after the Crusaders defeated IUPUI 5-2 in Chicago, Ill.
April 13, 2006
Valparaiso faced a formidable opponent on Thursday evening and dropped a tough 7-0 match to Big Ten foe Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich.
April 09, 2006
Valparaiso capped off a 4-0 start in Mid-Continent Conference play on Sunday morning to remain in sole possession of first place in the league standings with a 6-1 victory over Oakland in Shreveport, La.
April 08, 2006
Valparaiso extended its Mid-Continent Conference regular season winning streak to 25 straight matches on Saturday as the Crusaders won a pair of contests. Valpo defeated Oral Roberts 4-1 in the morning and Western Illinois 4-0 in the afternoon on day two of the Mid-Con cluster in Shreveport, La.
April 07, 2006
Valparaiso opened 2006 Mid-Continent Conference play on Friday afternoon with a 7-0 victory over Centenary in Shreveport, La.
April 04, 2006
Valparaiso rallied after dropping the doubles point to take four out of the six singles matches as the Crusaders posted a 4-3 victory over IPFW on Tuesday afternoon in the team's first match at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex.
April 03, 2006
Valparaiso's men's and women's tennis matches scheduled for Monday afternoon against IPFW have been postponed due to rain and will both be made up later this week.
March 25, 2006
Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) posted a victory at number one singles for Valparaiso but it was the only point the Crusaders could earn on Saturday as the Brown and Gold dropped a 6-1 decision to Illinois State in Bloomington, Ill.
March 15, 2006
Valparaiso concluded its spring trip in Las Vegas, Nev. on Wednesday dropping a 6-1 decision to Colorado State.
March 14, 2006
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week for the second time this season and the sixth time of her career.
March 14, 2006
Whitney Chada (Downers Grove, Ill./North H.S.) and Kate Evangelist (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West H.S.) recorded the only victory of the afternoon for Valparaiso on Tuesday as the Crusaders dropped a 7-0 decision to Idaho State in Las Vegas, Nev.
March 12, 2006
Valparaiso saw its two-match winning streak come to an end on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders dropped a 5-2 match to San Jose State in Las Vegas, Nev.
March 11, 2006
Valparaiso posted its second straight victory over a Mid-Continent Conference opponent in non-conference action on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders defeated Southern Utah 5-1 in Las Vegas, Nev.
March 10, 2006
Valparaiso began its spring trip with a non-conference victory over Mid-Continent Conference foe Oakland 4-2 on Friday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nev. to improve to 3-2 on the season.
March 08, 2006
Valparaiso University women's tennis coach Tim Maluga has announced the addition of two matches to the Crusader schedule this spring.
February 25, 2006
Valparaiso was upended at Matchpoint Tennis Club on Saturday evening as the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 decision to the University of Toledo.
February 17, 2006
Kate Evangelist (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West H.S.) rallied from a set down to post a 3-6, 6-2, 10-5 victory over Bradley's Teri Chan at the third singles spot to help Valparaiso come from behind to defeat the Braves 4-3 on Friday evening at Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind.
January 27, 2006
Valparaiso's women's tennis team suffered its first defeat of the season on Friday evening, falling 7-0 at the hands of Xavier (Ohio) at Matchpoint Tennis Club.
January 24, 2006
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a season-opening victory over the University of Chicago on Saturday.
January 21, 2006
Coming off of the best tennis season in school history, Valparaiso opened the 2006 spring campaign with a 7-0 victory over the University of Chicago on Saturday afternoon at Matchpoint Tennis Club.
January 19, 2006
Coming off of back-to-back Mid-Continent Conference regular season championships as well as their first Mid-Con Tournament title and trip to the NCAA Tournament, expectations are high for the Valparaiso Crusaders as the women's tennis team readies itself for the 2006 spring season.
January 12, 2006
Valparaiso University's women's tennis team has been selected to repeat as Mid-Continent Conference champions in 2006 according ton the preseason poll voted upon by the league's head coaches.
November 18, 2005
Valparaiso University women's head coach Tim Maluga has announced his team's spring tennis schedule.
October 20, 2005
Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) ran into a tough qualifying draw at the ITA Midwest Championships on Thursday morning in East Lansing, Mich., dropping a pair of matches to Big Ten opponents.
October 18, 2005
Valparaiso University's Jill Dierberg (Saint Louis, Mo./Lutheran South H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after posting a 6-2 combined record last weekend at the Windy City Invitational hosted by Chicago State.
October 16, 2005
Jill Dierberg (Saint Louis, Mo./Lutheran South H.S.) won the consolation draw of the B Flight on Sunday morning and teamed with Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) to win a pair of doubles matches as the Crusaders wrapped up play at the Windy City Invitational.
October 15, 2005
Jill Dierberg (Saint Louis, Mo./Lutheran South H.S.) won a pair of matches to advance to the consolation final of the B Flight at the Windy City Invitational on Saturday in Chicago.
October 14, 2005
The doubles duo of Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) and Jill Dierberg (Saint Louis, Mo./Lutheran South H.S.) posted a first round victory on Friday afternoon at the Windy City Invitational held in Chicago, Ill.
September 28, 2005
Valparaiso University's scheduled women's tennis match for Wednesday afternoon at the University of Chicago has been postponed due to rain.
September 24, 2005
Rains came and washed away the conclusion of the DePaul Invitational on Saturday afternoon, but some matches were played throughout the weekend.
September 14, 2005
Valparaiso University's Charmaine Stanislaw (Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville H.S.) has been named the first Mid-Continent Conference Tennis Player of the Week on the season after her fourth singles championship at the DePauw Invitational over the weekend.
September 11, 2005
Valparaiso opened its 2005 fall tennis season with three flight victories over the weekend at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle, Ind.
July 01, 2005
Valparaiso University women's tennis coach Tim Maluga has announced that the Crusaders will play two weekends during the 2005 fall season.
W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 7 9th/12 (642)
Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
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
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M 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
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W 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