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2008-09 Women's Track & Field News
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May 05, 2009
Valparaiso placed a league-high four student-athletes on the 2009 women's indoor track and field Academic All-Horizon League squad, as Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan), Alyssa Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago), Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) and Windy Santa Cruz (Fall Creek, Wis./Fall Creek) were all honored by the league for their success on the track and in the classroom.
May 03, 2009
Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) picked up two podium finishes on Sunday, leading the Valparaiso women's track and field squad as it concluded competition at the 2009 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Lisle, Ill. The Crusaders finished the meet in seventh place.
May 02, 2009
Senior Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) lowered her own school record in the 100m dash Saturday as the Valparaiso women's track and field squad competed on the second of three days at the Horizon League Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Lisle, Ill.
May 01, 2009
Valparaiso kicked off the 2009 Horizon League Outdoor Championships in Lisle, Ill. on Friday evening as multiple athletes competed in both the 10,000m run and the hammer throw.
April 26, 2009
Senior Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) shattered her own school record in the 200m dash for the second straight week and also ran the fastest time in school history in the 100m dash as the Valparaiso women's track and field team competed Saturday at the Stan Lyons Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 18, 2009
Senior Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) broke her own school record Saturday in the 200m dash while also posting two other top-ten finishes as the Valparaiso women's track and field squad competed at the Dave Rankin Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
April 11, 2009
Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) took the event victory in the 200m dash and posted two other top-five finishes, leading the Valparaiso women's track and field team as it competed Friday evening 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
Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) posted a trio of top-ten finishes on Saturday as the Valparaiso women's track and field squad competed at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle, Ind.
March 01, 2009
Senior Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) was named the Most Outstanding Running Performer after her second Horizon League Championship record in as many days, while fellow senior Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) set her second school record of the weekend as the Valparaiso women's track and field squad finished fourth at the Indoor Championships in Greencastle, Ind.
February 28, 2009
Seniors Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) and Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) each set new school records Saturday, with Rolf taking the event victory in the 5,000m run, as the Valparaiso women's track and field team competed on the first day of the Horizon League Indoor Championships in Greencastle, Ind.
February 21, 2009
Senior Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) registered four top-two finishes on Saturday, including a school record-setting performance in the 200m dash, as the Valparaiso women's track and field squad competed Saturday at the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
February 20, 2009
Valparaiso junior Alyssa Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) has been named this week's U.S. Army Horizon League Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week for her achievements both on the track and in the classroom.
February 19, 2009
Crusader senior Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) has been named the Horizon League Women's Track Athlete of the Week for the second time this season.
February 13, 2009
Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) and Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) both earned top of the podium finishes Friday at the Chicagoland Championships in Romeoville, Ill., helping the Valparaiso women's track and field squad to a seventh-place team finish.
February 06, 2009
Senior Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) showcased her versatility Friday at the Tiger Invitational in Greencastle, Ind., winning the 200m dash and posting two other top-ten finishes to lead the Valparaiso women's track and field squad.
January 31, 2009
Senior Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan) posted season-best times in two events, leading to two top-ten finishes, as the Valparaiso women's track and field team competed Friday and Saturday at the Findlay Classic in Findlay, Ohio.
January 24, 2009
Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) won the 3,000m run for the second straight week and also posted a runner-up showing in the mile run to lead the Valparaiso women's track and field squad as it competed Saturday at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich.
January 22, 2009
The Horizon League named Crusader senior Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) its Women's Track Athlete of the Week today after her winning effort last Friday at the Mike Lints Alumni Open in Allendale, Mich.
January 16, 2009
Alyssa Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) and Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) each earned individual event victories on Friday evening as the Valparaiso women's track and field squad competed at the Mike Lints Alumni Open, hosted by Grand Valley State.
December 06, 2008
Senior Amanda Body registered top-ten finishes in all four of her events Saturday at the Redbird Open in Normal, Ill., including a razor-thin victory in the 200m dash, as the Valparaiso women's track and field squad kicked off its indoor season.
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.
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
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
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
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
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
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
M 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 Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25 Horizon League Tournament
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
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
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
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
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