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Richardson Named Horizon League Runner of the Week
Jessica Richardson earned her first career weekly honor from the league office. (Ray Acevedo)
Jessica Richardson earned her first career weekly honor from the league office. (Ray Acevedo)

Monday, October 01, 2012

Valparaiso sophomore Jessica Richardson (Columbus, Ind./North) has been tabbed the Horizon League Female Runner of the Week after an impressive performance at the Notre Dame Invitational last Saturday.

Richardson covered the5K course at Notre Dame on Saturday in a career-best time of 17:51, good for a seventh-place finish and just three seconds off of the fourth-place finisher.  The sophomore has now earned top-ten finishes in each of the Crusaders’ three meets this season.  In addition, her time of 17:51 makes her the fourth-fastest runner over 5K in Valpo women’s cross country history.

Richardson and the rest of the Crusaders return to action on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Evansville Invitational in Evansville, Ind.  The meet is slated for an 11 a.m. CDT start.

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Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
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Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
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Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
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Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
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Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
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Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler